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.



City Theatre Company, a professional theatre committed to the production and development of new plays, seeks a full-time MARKETING & SALES ASSISTANT. Now entering its 42nd season, City Theatre annually produces a six-play subscription season along with 1-2 specially booked-in presentations. This new position will be shared between two departments: Box Office and Marketing.

Box Office responsibilities will include taking and processing single and subscription ticket sales via phone and at occasional performances, working closely with the Tessitura ticketing software. The position will have a regular rotation and hours as a box office associate handling sales, exchanges, inquiry and general information calls, and mailings.

Marketing tasks will include creating and scheduling email campaigns (through Mail2); managing lists for mailings (both email and direct mail) utilizing Tessitura and TRG; tracking marketing campaigns (data comparison from web/social media, CRM, emails, etc); assisting on social media campaigns and website monitoring and updating (currently WordPress); and representing City Theatre at promotional events and activities.

The position will report to the box office manager and marketing director as duties warrant. The successful candidate will: have strong interpersonal skills and a “customer-first” attitude (read: be pleasant and affable!); be highly organized and meticulous; have past sales and arts marketing experience; and have a passion for the arts. Experience with mentioned software and platforms a plus. Position requires some evenings and weekends and includes a competitive benefits package; and salary is commensurate with experience, with possible commission opportunities. Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Laura Greenawalt at No calls, please.

Additional Info


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