Job Opportunities

Current Openings

Part-time Grant Coordinator

Part-time Grant Coordinator

Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) seeks a creative, strategic, and enthusiastic Grant Coordinator to aggressively identify foundation funding opportunities and generate awards; to research and write successful grant proposals; to work collaboratively with other PTC staff to identify and develop fundable programming; to help manage and supervise of stewardship for PTC relationships with all sources of corporate, foundation, and governmental funding. Coordinate the development of grant proposals and reporting working at the direction of the Director of Institutional Advancement; fulfill all grant award reporting requirements. Support development and execution of concepts for funding proposals which align with the strategic priorities of the organization.


  1. Writing proposals, preparing applications and supporting documents
  2. Researching and identifying new government, corporate, foundations and private funding prospects.
  3. Generating revenues for PTC programs through timely submission of well researched, well written and well-documented grant/fund-raising proposals.
  4. Maintaining and implementing a calendar of funding activities
  5. Writing reports to government, corporate, foundations and other funding sources
  6. Identifies funding opportunities and new program areas to match client’s priorities, using relevant research tools.
  7. Engaging program officers at foundations to solicit invitations to submit proposals.
  8. Other duties as assigned

Ideal candidate for the Grant Coordinator will have two- to four years’ experience in grant writing, preferably for the performing arts or a related field, and have outstanding organizational, multi-tasking, writing, and communication skills. In addition, the Grant Coordinator should have a proven track record in grant writing and program development. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be proficient in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently. The Grant Coordinator will uphold a tone of cooperation, respect, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is a necessity, knowledge of Google programs, and other research tools preferred but not required. College degree required.

The Grant Coordinator is a part-time, year-round position.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Philadelphia Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email cover letter and resume to with Grant Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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.  Interns will be invited to attend selected events and Board Committee meetings to enhance their education. 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. Spring positions are available now.


  • 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 Colleen Gill, Development Associate, by email or mail to

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

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


Philadelphia Theatre Company has intern positions available in every facet of production and administration. Internships can be catered to the specific educational goals and interests of the student, or there are formalized internships available in the following areas:


Between September through June production interns get exposure to a number of areas which may include production administration, casting, company management, stage management, and design. For an internship tailored to a specific area of production such as lighting design or stage management, interns must be available at least forty hours a week for 4 to 6 weeks. Otherwise, time commitment varies depending on the nature of the internship. Appropriate candidates should have some production experience at the college/university level or community theater.

We are currently not accepting interns for this department. Thank you for your interest.


Interns in the Literary Department are expected to read and evaluate 2-4 scripts per week, assist with special events such as staged readings and artist panels, and occasionally assist with dramaturgy. Best for those with an interest in playwriting, dramaturgy, and literary management.

We are currently not accepting interns for this department. Thank you for your interest.


During the school year, interns support educational and outreach programming at the administrative level as well as in the theatre and classroom, aid in development of the 10 out of 12 student program, and help maintain the resource library and archives. During the summer, interns aid with all aspects of our ActOut Summer Session. Ideal candidates have acting, directing, playwriting, or design experience on at least a university level and an interest in learning about teaching artistry and theatrical outreach. Interns must be available for a minimum of 10 hours a week, for at least 12 weeks.

We are currently not accepting interns for this department. Thank you for your interest.


Interns assist the Marketing and Press departments in all aspects of marketing, including mailings, layout, events, strategy, and promotions. Candidates should have strong writing and communication skills, computer literacy, and a creative and flexible thought process.

We are currently not accepting interns for this department. Thank you for your interest.


Some applicants wish to learn about all aspects of non-profit theatre. To serve these interests we offer a general internship where interns spend time with Production, Marketing, Development/Capital, Education, Artistic and Management. Ideal applicants should be available 20 hours a week days a week for at least 12 weeks. Some evenings required.

We are currently not accepting interns for this department. Thank you for your interest.


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 Alexander Rioh, Audience Services Coordinator, at or 215.985.0420 x105.

Casting & Auditions

Upcoming Auditions
No auditions are scheduled at this time.


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, 10th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
No phone calls or email submissions, please.