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

House Manager/Bartender

City Theatre is currently accepting resumes for the position of House Manager/Bartender.  This is a part-time position and requires evening and weekend availability.  Employee would be alternating between House Managing and Bartending; this is not two separate positions.  This position would start in September; with potential training happening the last week of August (training dates are flexible).

House Manager responsibilities:

  • Greeting patrons as they enter the theatre, and managing any questions or conflicts that may arise before the show has started
  • Delivering the pre-show Usher meeting
  • Keeping in close contact with the Box Office and Stage Management to ensure the performance starts on time
  • Reseating patrons that get up mid-performance
  • Sending a House Manager Report after every performance
  • Locking and arming the building before leaving

Bartender responsibilities:

  • Making drinks for patrons (beer, wine, simple cocktails)
  • Checking ID for any patron who appears to be under 30 years of age
  • Taking payment through Square Register; both cash and credit
  • Filling out and sending the sales report for the day; also on Square Register
  • Stocking bar before leaving
  • Cleaning up the bar and lobby tables

 

We are looking for motivated employees with a background in customer service. Applicant must have the capacity to solve a problem quickly and effectively, while maintaining professionalism.  Applicant must be comfortable overseeing 6-8 volunteers at once.  Applicant must have evening and weekend availability. Basic bar knowledge and cash handling skills is preferred, but not required.  There will be some light cleanup involved with both positions.  Applicant must be physically able to move 20+ pounds. A love of theatre is encouraged!

To apply, submit a brief cover letter and resume to:

Jenna Wilkin
Supervisor, Front of House Operations
City Theatre Company
jwilkin@citytheatrecompany.org

No phone calls.


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. 


 

Additional Info

Questions?

To reach City Theatre’s artistic team, please contact
Reginald L. Douglas, Artistic Producer, by email or by calling: 412.431.4400 x274.