Job Opportunities

Current Openings (Audition information below)

We’re always looking for talented, motivated people to join our team. Check back often for new job listings.

Production Manager

Production Manager

Reporting to: Producing Artistic Director

Working with: Managing Director, Production General Manager, Freelance Creative and Producing Teams

 Responsible for: Technical Team


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • realizing the theatre’s productions within the agreed upon budget parameters and available resources
  • scheduling and managing pre-production timelines and production schedules to maximize efficiency and minimize staff costs; also overseeing the recruitment and management of casual production crew for this period
  • overseeing the realization of all physical production elements, ensuring these are created / constructed to the highest possible standards and are fit for purpose
  • support and liaison with production creative teams and producing personnel
  • quality control of all production aspects throughout production runs
  • management and support of the theatre’s in-house union Technical Staff (LOCAL 8)
  • building an appropriate technical staff team for the season and scheduling their time in the most effective manner; also be the management first point of contact in respect to any discussions regarding pay and conditions for the Technical Staff and, if directed by Producing Artistic Director or Managing Director, negotiate the same
  • ensuring that technical staff receive appropriate training and development
  • ensuring a safe working environment at all times, in compliance with the PTC Employee Handbook and all safety and licensing regulations, including acting as liason with relevant authorities; ensuring best practices are upheld for all employees and guest artists at PTC
  • ensuring effective financial management including consistently following approved financial procedures and providing budgetary information when required
  • ensuring that the theatre’s technical equipment, resources and facilities are properly maintained and managed
  • any other duties required, commensurate with the scope of the role

 Essential Skills:

  • experience in a producing theatre, preferably across a range of technical departments at a senior level
  • proven expertise in production budgeting and financial control
  • commitment to achieving high standards with limited resources
  • up-to-date knowledge of safety legislation and practice
  • strong personnel management and team leadership skills
  • commitment to equality of opportunity and staff development
  • a flexible approach to working, including the ability to work unsocial hours
  • ability to plan and prioritize work effectively
  • a commitment to the work and culture of the theatre

 Desirable Skills:

  • detailed understanding of working within the terms of national union agreements
  • experience and contacts in out-sourcing set, prop and costume making
  • experience in working with and supporting freelance creative teams
  • experience in co-production and/or collaboration with a variety of partners
  • working within a building-based arts organization
  • awareness of current trends in theatre technology
  • computer literacy: word processing, spreadsheets and CAD/similar

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume by email to

Development Intern

Development Intern


PTC Internships are unpaid and part time, and can be flexible to the candidate’s schedule.  Development interns will assume staff level responsibilities under the supervision of the Development Department.  Interns can expect to perform basic, everyday administrative tasks for the benefit of PTC, such as answering phones, filing, making copies, data entry and organizing documents. These tasks will not be the primary focus of the internship, but are essential to the operation of PTC’s Development Department. Other projects will include solicitation mailings, prospect research; drafting of letters, creation of Board presentations, and management of event logistics.  Interns will also be given the opportunity to learn how the department works, as well as exposure to other departments.  Office is open from 9:30 to 5:30, some evenings and weekends.


PTC offers school credit and would prefer a candidate be available for an entire semester.


  • Enrolled in College or University
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability work independently and within a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good sense of humor
  • Interest in Theatre and Performing Arts

Please send cover letter and resume to Jessica Pasquariello, Development Manager, by email or mail to

Philadelphia Theatre Company
215 S. Broad Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107



Volunteers are essential to the efficient operation of Philadelphia Theatre Company, and we are grateful for your interest in joining our family. We currently have the following volunteer opportunities available:

Volunteer Ushers

Volunteer Ushers

Volunteer to usher and see shows for free! Philadelphia Theatre Company is calling all enthusiastic arts-lovers to usher at the beautiful Suzanne Roberts Theatre. Everyone is welcome – all you need is a positive attitude and willingness to provide a great experience to fellow theatregoers! House Managers may assign ushers to greet and direct patrons, stuff and distribute programs, assist with seating, collect ticket stubs, and help with light upkeep after the performance. Arrival time is one 1 hr. & 15 min. prior to curtain, and appropriate all-black dress is required. Parking is available at local parking garages, lots, and meters. All volunteers are encouraged to invite friends to join them in ushering and are invited to watch the performance. To express interest in joining our team, or for more information, please contact Marlyn Logue, Patron Services Coordinator, at or 215.985.0420 x105.

Casting & Auditions

Upcoming Auditions
PTC EPAs will be held Monday, March 19th, 10-6pm (lunch 1-2pm).
Where: Philadelphia Theatre Company
480 S. Broad St.,  2nd floor studio
Philadelphia PA 19146
In attendance:
Paige Price, Producing Artistic Director
Justin Emeka, Director, Sweat (Pls note Mr. Emeka must leave by 3 pm)
Mark Martino, Director, Bridges of Madison County
Amanda Morton, Musical Director, Bridges of Madison County.
Philadelphia Theatre Company will also participate in the Greater Philadelphia Annual Auditions on April 2 and 9.

Seeking: Equity actors for various principal roles in the upcoming season shows Sweat, The Bridges of Madison County and How to Catch Creation. (For character breakdowns, click HERE). Non Equity will be seen if time permits, following Equity auditions.  We will make every effort to see all actors who attend this call.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided, the producer will run all aspects of this audition. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

Actors will be seen on a first come, first seen basis.  An accompanist and a reader will be provided. (Please bring music in a binder, or taped together).  No a capella auditions, please.

Please prepare a brief monologue or brief musical selection in the style of the show.  In addition, you may sing or read from the show – songs and sides are available upon request. A link or source for materials will be posted by Monday, March 5th.

General Information
Philadelphia Theatre Company casts on a per show basis. Auditions are held in Philadelphia and New York. Audition notices are posted on this website, on PTC’s casting hotline (215.985.1400 x305), on the Philadelphia AEA hotline, on the Theatre Alliance website, and elsewhere. If you’re not already on file or have updated information for our files, please send headshot/resume to:
  • Attn: Casting
    Philadelphia Theatre Company
    215 S. Broad Street, Suite 304
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
No phone calls or email submissions, please.