Job Openings

Led by Artistic Director Peter C Brosius and Managing Director Kimberly Motes, Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is the world’s leading theatre for young people and their families and is one of the 20 largest producing theatres in the United States. A winner of the regional Tony Award, CTC creates extraordinary theatre experiences that educate, challenge and inspire young people. It has set standards of excellence in the quality of its productions, commitment to new work, and innovative education and community partnerships.

As a national leader in the field of theater for young audiences, Children’s Theatre Company is dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. CTC is committed to a future when our theatre is a home for all people, all families, reflective of our community.

Information on Internships can be found here.

Current Openings
Ticket Office Associate– Part Time
Part-Time Front of House Associate
Student Matinee Coordinator

Reports to: Technical Director

Position Summary
The Carpenter/Draftsperson works in the scene shop producing the scenic elements for all CTC productions and drafts construction drawings to be used by the carpenters/welders to build and install scenic elements.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Drafting: Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2010 and theatrical drafting.
  • Carpentry: Framing, finishing and detail work.
  • Welding: MIG process, gas cutting and brazing.
  • Sculpting: Foam and woodcarving, texture work.
  • Stitching: Drops, layout, cutting and sewing of fabric.
  • Rigging:Cable make-up, maintenance, hanging of scenery, special projects.
  • Load-in: Installation of scenery, and storage.
  • Electrical/mechanical: Build and/or repair of general theatre equipment.
Requirements and Qualifications:
  • 3 years or more of experience in regional theater or commercial scenery production, or a combination of equivalent experience and training.  
  • Working knowledge of basic scenic carpentry, welding, rigging, sewing, hydraulics, pneumatics, and theatrical automation including the following tools and their accessories: radial arm saw, table saw, band saw, cold saw, planer, jointer, drill press, miter box, wood lathe, router, sanders, MIG welding equipment, sewing machine, electrical and pneumatic power hand tools.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2010 or later, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Working knowledge of standard theatrical construction drafting techniques.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices to reduce the risk of injury.
  • Requires flexibility, creative problem solving skills, clear communication skills, and the ability to build positive working relationships.
Position Status:
Seasonal full time hourly.  Includes comprehensive benefits plan.  Position included in collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local 13, AFL-CIO

Position open until filled.  Start date flexible.
To apply, email letter of interest and resume, in pdf format, with “Carpenter/Draftsperson” in the subject line to
Ellen Baker, Production Manager, at

Position Title:
Ticket Office Associate– Part Time

Reports to:
Ticket Operations Manager & PT Ticket Office Performance Supervisors

Position Summary:
Provide service to customers in a manner consistent with the high quality performance and service standards of the Theatre by following customer service policies and procedures.  Process single ticket, season ticket, and Theatre Arts Training class orders over the telephone, through the mail, and at the ticket office.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Answer ticket office phone lines and help patrons in person at the ticket office in a pleasant and timely manner, providing a consistently high level of customer service.
  • Process single ticket, season ticket, and Theatre Arts Training orders by phone, mail or in person.
  • Complete necessary data entry, paperwork and procedures for accurate record-keeping and sales.
  • Accurately process all forms of payment for reservations, including occasional cash transactions.
  • Represent Children’s Theatre Company at both internal and external events as requested
  • Attend trainings and meetings as required
  • Provide additional ticket office and marketing support as required.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Preferred candidates will have a professional attitude with pleasant disposition and a desire to be a team player.  Previous sales experience desired with a proven record of exemplary customer serviceCandidate must also have excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people, as well as good attention to detail and sound decision making ability.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills:
Experience with computerized ticketing system (preferably Tessitura) and phone sales preferred.  Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel a plus.  Previous experience in a non-profit or arts organization a plus.

Position Status:       
Part Time evenings, and/or weekends with a varying flexible schedule
Number of hours available to work each week will vary depending on show and event schedules, with a limit of up to a maximum 30 hours available per week as assigned by your supervisor.
Must be available a minimum of 10 hours per week.

Starting Salary:        
$9.70/hour; non-exempt To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Resumes will be evaluated as they are received.  Deadline to apply is September 30, 2016.

Position Title:
Part-Time Front of House Associate

Reports to:
House Manager

Position Summary: To provide excellent customer service and assist the rest of Front of House staff in ensuring that productions and events are safe, entertaining, and efficiently run.  While the primary duties of this position will be front of house to start with, all employees will also be cross-trained in a variety of different departments including ticketing, safety and security, and events.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Assist in making sure the lobby, theatre, and concession stand are set up before patrons arrive.
  • Provide friendly service to patrons as they arrive, tear/scan tickets, help patrons find their seats, direct them to restrooms, answer questions about the theatre and shows, help with late seating, and watch the house for any general issue that arise before and during the performance.
  • Work assigned concessions lanes and gift shop prior to the show, during intermission and post show in a quick and efficient manor while making accurate transactions using the Square sales system.
  • Assist in making sure that the patrons all leave the theatre safely post performance.  Help clean the theatre and restock concessions and gift shop for the next performance.
  • Represent Children’s Theatre Company at both internal and external events as requested
  • Attend trainings and meetings as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the House Manager and/or Performance Supervisor.
  • Project the brand image of CTC through actions and behaviors at events and at the theatre
Requirements and Qualifications:
Positive, professional attitude with pleasant disposition and a desire to be a team player.   Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people.  Good attention to detail and sound decision making ability during all types of situations, including ones involving high stress.  Must be able to work independently and self-motivate. Must be able to lift and move items up to 50lbs, assist patrons up and down steps repeatedly, and stand for long periods of time.  Must have a willingness to provide and wear the required uniform (CTC provided shirt and black pants/skirt) Applicants must be at least 16 years old.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills:
Previous ushering or customer service experience in a non-profit or arts organization.

Position Status:
Part Time

Position Schedule:
flexible schedule including morning, night, and weekend hours based on performance calendar

Starting Salary:           
$9.50 /hour; non-exempt To apply please send resume and cover letter to  Deadline to apply is Friday, September 18.

Position Title: Student Matinee Coordinator
Reports to: Senior Audience Services Manager

Position Summary
Process, promote, and maximize school matinee ticket sales. Develop methods for building relationships with the goal of acquiring new group business and partnerships by actively pursuing new audiences.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Take and process group reservations for all CTC Student Matinee performances, including phone reservations, issuing contracts, seat confirmations, billing and payments, and all required follow-up to secure payment and attendance.  Attention to detail is a must. 
  • Actively work on increasing school group sales by prospecting and cultivating new school group sales opportunities. In addition, develop and implement strategies to deepen relationships with current buyers.
  • Coordinate Educator Preview Nights and Season Kick Off Events
  • Work closely with Marketing, Neighborhood Bridges, Access, Development, and Theatre Arts Training on cross promotions and multi-departmental initiatives. 
Requirements and Qualifications:
Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Arts-related background preferred. Proven work experience requiring a strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently.  Must be goal oriented and have the ability to obtain a pre-determined result.  Strong organizational skills with the ability to complete work within given deadlines.  This position involves a large amount of inbound/outbound phone calls and is very technology focused. 

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills: Bachelors or Associate Degree Required.  Previous customer service and sales experience required.  Experience with electronic ticketing system preferred; experience with Tessitura a plus.

Position Status: Full time, non-exempt
Salary: low $30,000s
Benefits: Full comprehensive benefits plan available

To apply please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to  Deadline to apply is October 14, 2016.

We are committed to diversity in the workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any employment decision on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, marital or veteran’s status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. We do require a full background check for all of our employees.

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