Park Square Theatre’s programming is intentionally diverse and we are committed to radical inclusivity from the Board of Directors to the Box Office. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to affirmative action and a welcoming work environment for people of diverse communities and needs. Your demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with people of diverse ethnic, economic, racial and cultural backgrounds, together with competency in another language in addition to English is always a plus.
If you’re someone who has a passion for theatre and enjoys working with people we have an opportunity for you, (yes you.). Our volunteer ushers help the rest of the front of house team ensure that all of our patrons have the best experience possible. We are looking to fill these positions with fun, friendly, customer-service oriented individuals. There are opportunities to work both evening and matinee performances for all of our productions. If you would like to donate a few hours of your time by joining our team of volunteer ushers and see some great live theatre, please contact Judy Bartlett at email@example.com or 651.895.9833
Scenic Carpentry applicants fabricate, install, and strike scenery. Must be experienced with the following: safe operation of power tools; ability to read draftings; fabrication of wood and metal scenic elements; rigging; sewing; and welding a plus, but not required. Applicants will assist with the load-ins and load-outs.
Sound Board Operators:*
The sound Board operator uses the sound equipment to play back sound effects for a specific production. The sound board operation is responsible for knowing how to use each piece of sound equipment involved in the production. He/she must attend all technical rehearsals and performances. Prior experience with Q-Lab and Q-Lab programming a plus.
Run Crew/Backstage Crew:*
The Stage Crew is responsible for prepping onstage and backstage, teching, and running the show under the supervision of the Technical Director and Stage Manager. Stage Crew appears on stage, as necessary, to shift props/scenery and perform any other duties as assigned by the Technical Director or stage management. Attend backstage prep, all technical rehearsals, and performances. Complete pre-show and post show duties as assigned, including cleaning the stage and backstage, setting up and striking props and scenery, and scenery maintenance. Assist in shifting all props and scenery as assigned. Represent the theatre’s technical resources as required by the Production Manager for theatre programs including, but not limited to: additional performances, special events, and education programming.
Wardrobe Crew maintains the costumes, wigs and make-up designs through the run of a production which includes but is not limited to laundry, repairs and dry cleaning for each production. This position is responsible for overseeing daily notes, laundry, and the wig maintenance. Wardrobe will train production run crew dressers as needed, work with contract designers to inventory costumes, schedule dry cleaning pickups, check in and check out all costumes when sent to dry cleaning and keep a clean and orderly laundry room.
This internship is unpaid and all applicants must be at least 18 years old, and working towards a career in theatre. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. We are looking for a 10-15 hours a week commitment during the entire internship span. Also, during one week per production those hours will be expanded to support the stage manager in the hall. This commitment will be governed under AEA SPT & TYA rules and will vary depending on which AEA contract (expect 34-40hrs). Responsibilities include general office duties, auditioning, artist contracting, rehearsal support, literary review, workshop new plays and a little bit of everything production-related. Production interns will often be called upon to assist in all areas of production, including one week’s direct support to an AEA stage manager during the second week of rehearsal.
*To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Megan West, Production Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to C/O Production Manager, Park Square Theatre, 408 St. Peter Street, Suite 110, Saint Paul, MN 55102