Job Opportunities

 

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

General Manager

Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) seeks a General Manager to join the company during an exciting time of restructuring and rebuilding. Full-time position with health benefits; some nights and weekends required. Reporting to the Producing Artistic and Managing Directors, the GM will contribute to the work of the Theatre by fostering a positive and inclusive environment for artists and staff and supporting the Executive Leadership as needed.

The GM oversees aspects of production, budgeting, office management, artist hospitality, production payroll, Accounts Payable and contracting. Responsibilities include: primary liaison with theatrical unions; administration of licensing agreements and royalty payments; monitor and review insurance; oversee casting, and other support as needed.

General Manager

The ideal candidate has a passion for theatre and for supporting theatre artists, a positive, team-focused attitude, willingness to “roll up sleeves,” and consistent application of confidentiality, diplomacy and tact.

Requirements: business or arts administration degree or demonstrated experience in non-profit theatre, with 2-4 years of management experience; familiarity with G-Suite, Microsoft Office (moderate to advanced Excel), Tessitura; strong project management, administrative and interpersonal skills, experience with contracts, familiarity with theatrical unions (Equity, SDC, USA, IATSE); excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail;  ability to juggle multiple priorities effectively while maintaining personal accountability and professionalism.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; includes health, vision and dental insurance, access to pre-tax contributions to 403(b) retirement plan.  Some nights and weekends required.

TO APPLY
Philadelphia Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information, visit www.philatheatreco.org.  Please email cover letter and resume to: Philadelphia Theatre Company: [email protected]
Full job description General Manager


Head Electrician/Lighting Supervisor

PTC is seeking a Lighting Supervisor for the 2018-2019 season. This opening is for an hourly, seasonal position and is represented by the collective bargaining agreement between IATSE Local #8 and the Philadelphia Theatre Company. The primary function of this position is the supervision and execution of prep, load-in, tech and load-out of scenic and flown elements for all PTC main stage productions and SRT rentals.  The Lighting Supervisor will be directly responsible for supervision of the electrics crew during all work and maintenance calls and will maintain a safe, clean and healthy work environment.

Head Electrician

Preferred applicants will have a bachelor’s degree plus at least five (5) years’ experience as a theatrical electrician/stage hand with at least two (2) years as a department head with a live performing arts organization or equivalent real-world experience. Applicant should possess exceptional organizational, leadership and communication skills as well as advanced knowledge and skills required in ETC console programming and operation, Vectorworks, Lightwright, other industry standard lighting programs, as well as some use of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, and Dropbox.  Previous experience working with and leading union crews is strongly preferred.  Touring experience is a plus.

Compensation is hourly with benefits based upon the current IATSE rate for this position in effect during the period of this agreement.  For more information, visit www.philatheatreco.org.  Please email cover letter, resume and three references to: Philadelphia Theatre Company: [email protected]
Full job description Head Electric PTC


Props Master

PTC is seeking a Props Master for the 2018-2019 season. This opening is for an hourly, seasonal position and is represented by the collective bargaining agreement between IATSE Local #8 and the Philadelphia Theatre Company. The primary function of this role is to design, fabricate, pull, purchase, acquire, alter, and maintain props for all productions, and activities produced by PTC.

Props Master

Preferred applicants will have a bachelor’s degree plus at least five (5) years’ experience as a theatrical electrician/stage hand with at least two (2) years as a department head with a live performing arts organization or equivalent real-world experience. Applicant should possess exceptional organizational and communication skills as well as advanced knowledge and the ability to use a variety of tools, processes, and materials to fabricate props. Tools include, but are not limited to power tools, sewing machines, and heat guns. Materials include, but are not limited to foam, fiberglass, fabric, plastics, adhesives, wood, and steel. PTC uses elements of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, and Dropbox.  Previous experience working with and leading union crews is strongly preferred. A degree in Technical Theatre preferred or equivalent professional experience. Touring experience is a plus.

Compensation is hourly with benefits based upon the current IATSE rate for this position in effect during the period of this agreement.  For more information, visit www.philatheatreco.org.  Please email cover letter, resume and three references to: Philadelphia Theatre Company: [email protected]
Full job description Props Master


Audience Services and Group Sales Supervisor

Philadelphia Theatre Company is looking to add a motivated and enthusiastic person to our Marketing Team as the Audience Services Supervisor.

The Audience Services Supervisor is managed by the Director of Marketing and the Audience Services and Marketing Tessitura Manager to deliver a high level Patron experience in person and over the phone. The position works as part of the Audience Services team, with additional responsibilities in Group Sales. Flexible scheduling, guaranteed 20 hours a week, with hours divided between Audience Services and Group Sales efforts. Nights and weekends during the Fall, when our 2018/19 Season begins may be needed.

Audience Services and Group Sales Supervisor

Job Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Conduct inbound and outbound calling, solve patron issues, managing will call, selling subscriptions, memberships, single tickets, exchanging tickets, printing and mailing tickets, run will call during production
  • Supervise part-time AS staff and ensure they are supporting the overall team’s sales efforts and communicating effectively.
  • Work with the Director of Marketing to identify Group Sales opportunities, make outbound calls, and follow-up to close the sale, enter the order and collect funds.
  • Responsible for increasing Patron information collection, specifically increasing percentage of records with email and phone contacts.
  • Help manage seasonal mailings including subscription renewals and other special promotions.
  • Additional project management as the department grows and needs are determined.

Requirements:

    • Enthusiasm for customer service
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Professional demeanor
    • Able to maintain focus on various issues as they arise during the workday, switching between long term projects and time sensitive needs of patrons
    • Detail oriented and organized
    • An interest in theatre and comfort in discussing plays with patrons
    • Team oriented with the ability to get along well with others
    • Experience in Tessitura a huge plus

TO APPLY
Philadelphia Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information, visit www.PhilaTheatreCo.org.  Please email cover letter and resume to: Philadelphia Theatre Company: [email protected]


Volunteers

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 [email protected] or 215.985.0420 x105.

Casting & Auditions

General Audition 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 the AEA website, 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.