Auditions and Employment

City Theatre operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Depending on the available roles for any given production, City Theatre hires both equity and non-equity actors.

UPCOMING AUDITIONS

There are no upcoming auditions at this time.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Stage Electricians Overhire

Description and Requirements:

  • Stage Electricians will assist in the load-in, hang, and focus of show elements, under the direction of the Master Electrician and in accordance with the concepts set forth by the Lighting Designer.
  • Must be knowledgable in the proper hang and use of theatrical lighting instruments.
  • Must have an understanding of proper setup and use DMX technology as it pertains to stage lighting.
  • Dates are limited and vary as-needed based on the demands of each production, beginning ASAP.
  • Hours may vary anywhere from 4-12 hours and will be established prior to each shift by the ME.
  • Must be comfortable working with heights or in enclosed spaces for prolonged periods.
  • Have excellent communication skills – written, oral, visual. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work productively under severe time pressures and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with staff, management, vendors and artists.
  • Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and carry up to 30 pounds, as well as be comfortable working at heights up to 15’ on ladders.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, climbing, standing and sitting for long periods of time, and/or walking.

 

To apply please send resume and a brief cover letter to Greg Messmer at gmessmer@citytheatrecompany.org. Feel free to contact with any inquiries.

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Box Office Associate

City Theatre is currently accepting resumes for the position of Box Office Associate. This part-time position is great for someone with daytime, evening and/or weekend availability or a student. The position would start as soon as possible with hours ranging between 10 to 20 hours per week, dependent upon our production schedule.

Position Description:

This is a part-time, as needed, clerical and customer service position. Excellent customer service skills, both in person and on the phone, and the ability to work evenings and weekends are required.

Example of responsibilities:
– Greet patrons entering the Box Office and answering incoming telephone calls.
– Process single ticket sales, subscription ticket sales, and subscription ticket exchanges using Tessitura ticketing software.
– Answer questions and provide information regarding City Theatre and our upcoming performances and events.
– Perform clerical tasks including filing, copying, and other various office duties.
– Managing cash, checks, and credit card transactions in a responsible manner.
– Assists other departments of the organization (i.e. Marketing, etc) with other tasks as assigned.

Professional requirements:

We are looking for motivated employees with experience in customer service and general clerical/secretarial work who possess strong oral and written communication skills. Employees must have excellent customer service skills, the capacity to manage a high volume of customer traffic, the propensity to use independent judgment, and the ability to work flexible hours. We are looking for employees who display strong organizational skills, who work with a high level of accuracy and professionalism, who can maintain confidential information, and who have a basic understanding of various computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience using Tessitura ticketing software is preferred though not required. A love or appreciation of theatre/the arts is encouraged.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to:
Joel Ambrose
Director of Ticketing & Patron Services
City Theatre Company
jambrose@citytheatrecompany.org

No phone calls.
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Thank you.

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Costume Shop Overhire

Job Description

– Overhire will work closely with the Costume Shop Manager in all aspects of building and altering of costumes for the season

– This is short term/ part time hiring on an “as needed” basis. Overhire will be notified when the shop needs assistance.

– Help prepare shows by unpacking, measuring/ rehanging/ steaming/ and altering costumes.

– Restocking/reorganizing of the costume stock once shows are struck & preparing for the next

– Assist in returning shopped items to stores when needed

– Opportunity to move around departments might be available: please note if you have experience in carpentry, props, or scenic painting

Requirements:

– Experience working as a stitcher or first hand in a professional costume shop (at least 2 years)

– Skills in both hand sewing and machine sewing (domestic & industrial)

– Alteration techniques

– Available for flexible hours on an “as needed” basis starting ASAP

– Can work anywhere from 4-12 hours in a day

– Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and carry up to 30 pounds, as well as be comfortable working at heights up to 15’ on ladders.

– Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, climbing, standing and sitting for long periods of time, and/or walking.

– Possess a valid driver’s license

– Experience in patterning, crafts &/or dyeing fabrics is a plus

– Have excellent communication skills – written, oral, visual. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work productively under severe time pressures and meet deadlines.

– Ability to interact effectively and professionally with staff, management, vendors and artists. 

To apply, please send your resume & a brief cover letter to mhack@citytheatrecompany.org

Please also feel free to email with any questions.