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PRODUCTION MANAGER (posted 6/14/21)

Playhouse Theatre Group is hiring a Production Manager for Playhouse on Park and the Connecticut Shakespeare Festival. Production Manager is a full time position averaging 40 hours weekly, with busier or slower weeks depending on each production. Annual salary begins at $40k.

Applicants from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal applicant is kind, organized, and able to manage their own schedule, as well as the schedules of others, effectively. The Production Manager position includes managing the theater calendar; creating, managing, and maintaining the production budgets; managing the production team of each show on a broad scale; and hiring & managing over hire technicians.

The Production Manager reports to the Executive Director, and will work closely with the Technical Director, Artistic Directors, and Stage Manager. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to info@playhousetheatregroup.org.

HOUSE MANAGER (posted 6/14/21)

Playhouse Theatre Group is seeking personable individuals for the role of House Manager at Playhouse on Park and Connecticut Shakespeare Festival. The House Manager’s primary responsibility is to ensure the safety and security of our theater patrons, ensure those patrons have a positive experience, and manage a new group of volunteer ushers for each performance. Experience in customer services & excellent customer service skills are a must. They are expected to act in a polished and professional manner and present as one of the main faces of the theater to our audiences. They will need to be familiar with all of our productions and other offerings.

The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about the arts and looking for a part-time job with hours in the evenings and on weekends, but may be flexible for the occasional afternoon performance. Pay is on a per-performance basis.

This job will begin in late September, with the potential to train in the summer.

Please contact Mollie Cook, interim Office Manager at MCook@PlayhouseTheatreGroup.org with a cover letter, three references, and your resume.

BOX OFFICE / ADMINISTRATOR (posted 6/14/21)

Playhouse Theatre Group is seeking personable individuals for the role of Box Office / Administrator at Playhouse on Park & Connecticut Shakespeare Festival, as well as Playhouse Theatre Academy. The administrator’s primary responsibilities are selling tickets to patrons, acting as receptionist during classes with Playhouse Theatre Academy, as well as supporting Playhouse Theatre Group on an administrative level. Comfort with computers (iOS, Google Suite, Dropbox, Microsoft Office), experience in customer service & excellent people skills are a must. They are expected to act in a polished and professional manner and present as one of the main faces of the theater to our audiences. They will need to be familiar with all of our productions, education program, and other offerings.

The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about the arts and looking for a part-time job between the hours of 10am- 6pm, and the potential for additional hours in the evenings and on weekends during productions (but may be flexible for the occasional afternoon performance).

Shifts are available immediately.

Please contact Mollie Cook, interim Office Manager at MCook@PlayhouseTheatreGroup.org with a cover letter, three references, and your resume.


SEEKING TEACHING ARTISTS

Playhouse on Park seeks teaching artists in the fields of Theatre and Musical Theatre. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to teach weekly in-person and online classes for Playhouse Theatre Academy to students ages 4-18, as well as after school programming to local elementary students. Teaching artists are responsible for creating their own lesson content and preparing any necessary materials for their classes in coordination with the Director of Education, as well as preparing students for an informal share day at the end of each semester.

Ideal teaching artist candidates will...

• be motivated, energetic, and organized

• be able to work locally in the Greater Hartford area.

• have a strong professional background in acting and/or and musical theatre; music directing ability is a plus!

• have experience teaching online, as well as teaching in-person and online simultaneously. Assistance will be provided in this model. 

• have experience teaching children ages 4-18, preferably in an urban school setting; qualified to be a strong role model for inner-city youth.

• have experience in rehearsing and directing/choreographing performances.

• have a passion for teaching literacy content to young people through the performing arts. Playhouse on Park is committed to developing a work environment that is reflective of the diverse community that it serves. Applicants from all populations and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Consideration for employment will be given to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or ability.


Please email your resume and cover letter to Michael Hinton, Interim Education Director

 


HANDY MAN

Playhouse on Park seeks a part time volunteer "handyman" - could trade time for a couple of season tickets.  We need someone capable of taking care of general building maintenance and minor repairs (carpentry, plumbing, painting, special projects, cleaning). For more information, contact Tracy Flater tflater@playhousetheatregroup.org or 860-523-5900 ext 10.

ONGOING NEEDS
Playhouse on Park is always seeking qualified over-hire theatre Technicians; Carpenters, Artisans, Painters and Electricians. The 2019-2020 Season spans August through July with opportunities throughout. Ideal candidates work quickly while maintaining our high production values. Please send letter, resume, and references to Info@PlayhouseOnPark.org or Playhouse on Park 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119