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.


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 include:

  • 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 include:

  • 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 cover letter and resume to:

Jenna Wilkin
Supervisor, Front of House Operations
City Theatre Company

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




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.