Auditions, Employment Opportunities & Play Submissions

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AUDITIONS FOR THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER

July 29th and 30th

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AUDITIONS

Auditions for Park Square's Holiday Main Stage show THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER! Directed by Ellen Fenster

  • Monday July 29th

  • 1:00-3:00 for adult non-equity actors ages 30's-40's
  • 3:00-6:00 for children and teens ages 7 - 18

  • Tuesday July 30th

  • 3:00-6:00 - for children and teens ages 7 -18
  • 6:00- 8:00 - for adults non-equity actors ages 30's-40's
  • These are paid positions

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER 

  • REHEARSALS
  • October 28 - November 23
  • Tech/Dress rehearsals Nov 25-27
  • (Off for Thanksgiving Nov 28,29)
  • Tech/Dress resumes Nov 30-Dec 3
  • Three evenings a week 4:00-8:00
  • Saturday and Sundays 10:00-4:00

Not everyone is called for each rehearsal in the first weeks.

PERFORMANCES

  • December 4 - December 22nd
  • Thursdays - Saturdays @ 7:00pm
  • Sundays @ 2:00
  • Four days of student matinees at 10:00am and 1:00pm

Children and Teen actors are paid a stipend of $60 per week.

Adult actors are paid our Non-Equity rates.

No preparation needed for the audition. You'll read scenes from the script.

Adult actors please bring a resume and headshot

  • Children and Teen actors please bring a photo of yourself (any kind of photo will do)
  • If you have a resume please bring that. If you don't have a resume no worries.

For more info email info@parksquaretheatre.org

  • Auditions will take place in our proscenium theatre at

  • 20 West 7th Place , St Paul, MN 55102

  • Enter through the theatre lobby doors

PLAY SUBMISSIONS

Park Square Theatre does not except unsolicited submissions of plays or musicals. We accept submissions from licensed theatrical agents only.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Currently Seeking:

ADVANCEMENT MANAGER

EQUITY STAGE MANAGERS

EQUITY STAGE MANAGERS

  • For the season
  • Park Square Theatre is accepting resumes for Equity Stage Managers for its 2024/25 season.
  • For our first production of Holmes/Poirot
  • We are looking more immediately for an Equity stage manager our fall production of the world premiere of Holmes/Poirot a new play by Jeff Hatcher and Steve Hendrickson. Directed by David Ira Goldstein. Featuring actors Steve Hendrickson, Bob Davis, Warren Bowles, Stacia Rice, Anna Beth Baker, Norah Long, David Andrew Macdonald, Olivia Osol and Dan Petzold. The production launches Park Square's 2024/25 season.

Park Square operates on an Equity SPT 5 contract. Pay for this position is $650 per week.

The production schedule is as follows (there is some flexibility with the schedule)

Pay period begins Sept 3 through Nov 3 (Nine weeks)

Sept 3 - 7 - SM Prep week

Sept 10- Oct 3 - Rehearsals

Oct 3 - 8 - Tech

Oct 9-10 - Previews

Oct 11 -Nov 3 - Performances (Thurs-Sat @7:00 / Sundays @ 2:00

Interested parties should send a resume to Austin Stiers, Director of Production

stiers@parksquaretheatre.org

Park Square Theatre is an equal-opportunity employer

ADVANCEMENT MANAGER

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Title: Advancement Manager

Reports To: Executive Artistic Director and Managing Director

Coordinates with: Resource and Development Committee and Park Square staff

www.parksquaretheatre.org

Status: Full-time, exempt 40 hours/week occasional evening and weekend work required-depending on events

Salary & Benefit Package: $60,000-$65,000, including full Health/medical with dental option and generous PTO plan.

Park Square Theatre is seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our team in the role of Advancement Manager. The Advancement Manager will have experience supporting external relations through development and marketing. Park Square Theatre is looking for an individual with a willingness to grow in leadership with a quickly advancing organization.

PST understands that not all candidates will meet all of the requirements of this role. If you feel you are a good fit and can adapt or learn skills quickly, please apply.

Mission Vision and DEI

Our mission is to bring generations together through stories and experiences that touch the heart, engage the mind, and uplift the spirit. Our purpose is to uplift audiences and artists through exceptional live performances, cultural experiences, and educational programs that foster connection, empathy, and inclusion. We envision a thriving artistic hub in downtown St. Paul where people of all ages and identities feel welcomed, engaged, and celebrated.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

This vital position will develop and implement effective strategies to build productive and rewarding external relationships to benefit the Theatre. This individual will be mature, articulate, and confident – thriving in social and business situations, one-on-one and with groups of all sizes.

RESPONSIBILITIES

General

● Serve as a core member of the staff

● Participate in staff and board committee meetings

● Manage CRM database

Marketing

● Coordinate marketing and communications to promote the theater’s activities

● Coordinate outside grant contractors

● Execute external marketing and communication strategies

● Coordinates marketing efforts including social media, emails, press materials and electronic or printed promotional materials, including programs

● Collaborate with Park Square Theatre staff on marketing calendar for all events and programs

● Work with Executive Artistic Director to respond to all necessary communications on social media, email as well as press releases or other media communications

● Update and edit the Park Square Theatre website

Development

● Builds and sustains individual giving through building relationships and detail-oriented execution of responsibilities.

● Manage gift processing and acknowledgements through Patron Manager

● Manage and maintain donor and foundation lists and maintain development calendar

● Supports board of directors in planning and executing fundraising events, including promotion and administrative support

● Build and sustain corporate and foundation giving

● Serve on the Resource Development Committee and guide committee assignments

● Work with contracted grant writers, ensuring deadlines are met for proposals and reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree in arts administration, marketing, communications or related or equivalent work experience

Minimum Experience:

● Experience working in development or marketing for a non-profit organization

● Familiarity with Twin Cities fundraising community

● Experience creating social media and or website and email content

● Excellent verbal and written communication skills

● Excellent time management, organizational and critical thinking skills

● Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion

● Experience working in collaboration with others in a team environment

Desired Experience:

● Design experience on digital platforms

● Experience using Marketing 360, Emma, Patron Manager, Canva and/or Coursestorm a plus

APPLY by August 9th, 2024

Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Stephen DiMenna

Park Square Theatre

408 St. Peter Street, Suite 110

Saint Paul, MN 55102

Fax: (651) 291-9180

email: dimenna@parksquaretheatre.org

Please submit as .pdfs labeled with last name, first name and identify item (cover letter, resume) ex. dimenna.stephen.coverletter.pdf

Please put email subject as -Advancement Manager

EOE/AA, women, people of color and people with disabilities encouraged to apply.

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