Staffing

STAFFING

Actors Theatre of Louisville is actively looking for engaged community members to join our team in the roles listed below.

We are committed to the ongoing disruption of the cycles of oppression, marginalization, and exploitation. Anti-racism and anti-oppression are essential in an ecosystem that profits from the historic antecedent of plantation capitalism. By supporting the fully flourishing local and global community committed to equitable service, we have animated and operationalized our values in staffing, governance and programming.

All prospective employees must have completed a full series of vaccination against COVID-19 and must wear a mask at all times while working in the facilities. Additional information and requests for documentation will be provided during the interview process.

FULL & PART-TIME POSITIONS

Director of Development ($60,000-$90,000/year, Full Time)

The Director of Development will facilitate growing revenue and social capital as they prospect and maintain donor portfolios, build donor pipelines, and execute personalized solicitation and stewardship strategies in collaboration with leadership. Focus will be on the stewardship of individual list segments as well as corporate relationship building, sponsorship development and earned income generation.

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Radical Hospitality Coordinator ($50,000/year, Full Time)

The Radical Hospitality Coordinator serves as a vital organizer between the Theatre’s staff, volunteers, guests, and artists. Principal responsibilities include recruiting, hiring, onboarding and managing Radical Hospitality staff and volunteers, assuring artist housing is stocked and suitable for guests, and daily tasks such as scheduling, creating shift sign-ups, approving payroll, booking travel, and contributing to all Actors Theatre events, productions, and rentals, with a shared value on creating a welcoming environment of belonging for all. Applications open through June 1, 2024.

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Learning and Creative Engagement Coordinator ($50,000/year, Full Time)

The Learning and Creative Engagement (LACE) Coordinator cultivates strong and lasting relationships for Actors Theatre of Louisville and acts as a bridge that connects the organization and our community. Using tools rooted in life-long learning, this position is tasked with facilitation of our existing programs including in-school residencies and student matinees, and with developing new avenues for creative engagement. Applications open through June 1, 2024.

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TEMPORARY AND HOURLY POSITIONS

If you would like to be added to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) technicians, please complete this form with your specific areas of interest or expertise! We generally have the greatest need for load-in/strike carpenters, electricians, build carpenters, and stitchers, but would be glad to know more technicians, of all persuasions.

Building Services Staff Member ($15/hr, part-time)

The Building Services Staff Member is responsible for effective completion of standard daily cleaning procedures, specialty cleaning, support services for events and maintaining the overall appearance of the Actors Theatre’ facilities.

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Scenic Carpenter ($17/hr, Overhire)

This position is primarily responsible for assisting in the construction, load-in, and strike of scenic elements for assigned productions and events. Candidates should have a broad knowledge of carpentry, metal working, rigging, tools and theatrical products; ability to weld is a plus. Also requires the ability to read and execute construction drawings. Scenic Carpenter may be required to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition large objects weighing up to 50 pounds either alone or with a team. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) Scenic Carpenters.

Scenic Charge ($20/hr, Overhire)

This position will work as the primary artist on all aspects of the paint process from lay-in through completion. Will conduct tests and provide samples for approval by the Scenic and Lighting Designers. Requires the ability to project cost and schedule painting of scenery, set properties, and occasionally hand properties through consultation with Production Team. Additional skills using Photoshop and AutoCAD to assist with the creation of digital images to meet format requirements for printing is a bonus. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) Scenic Charges.

Stage Crew ($17/hr, Overhire)

This position is primarily responsible for assisting Stage Management with assigned tasks during technical rehearsals and performances. Stage Crew will assist with large scene changes involving movement of furniture, set pieces, and properties. Work to resolve issues involved with moving scenery as well as coordinate with the Prop Manager and Technical Director to maintain and repair all physical equipment related to show operation after opening night. Stage Crew may be required to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition large objects weighing up to 50 pounds either alone or with a team. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) Stage Crew.

Props Artisan ($17/hr, Overhire)

This position is responsible for assisting in the sourcing, fabrication, altering, repairing, dressing, load-in, and strike of Prop elements for assigned productions and events. They may also be asked to assist in the packing and transporting of furniture and props between two locations as well as helping with the ongoing organization and maintenance of our prop stock. Candidates should have a broad knowledge of period styles pertaining to furniture and hand props. An ideal candidate would possess basic skills in carpentry, craft work, soft goods, sewing, research, and computer graphics. Experience with metalworking, molding/casting, special effects, electronics, painting, furniture construction and finishing techniques, or upholstery is a plus, along with a valid driver's license. The Props Artisan may be required to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition large objects weighing up to 50 pounds either alone or with a team. Collaborative personality, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both independently and with a team are a must. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (overhire) Props Artisans.

Lighting Technician ($17/hr, Overhire)

This position is primarily responsible for assisting in the load-in, maintenance, and operation of theatrical lighting and atmospheric equipment for assigned productions and events. Lighting Technicians will be required to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition large objects weighing up to 50 pounds either alone or with a team. Candidates should also be able to work at heights of 40 feet on ladders, lifts, truss, and catwalks; this includes harness work. Familiarity with theatrical lighting is a plus. This position may be required to work on evenings and weekends. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) Lighting Technicians.

Lighting Board Programmer ($17/hr, Overhire)

This position is primarily responsible for setting up and programming the lighting console for an assigned production as well as assisting in the load-in, maintenance, and operation of theatrical lighting and atmospheric equipment on notes calls during the technical rehearsal period. Candidates should be familiar with theatrical lighting and also have experience (academic or professional) with programming on the ETC Eos of consoles. Lighting Board Programmers will be required to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition large objects weighing up to 50 pounds either alone or with a team. Candidates should also be able to work at heights of 40 feet on ladders, lifts, truss, and catwalks -this includes harness work. This position will be required to work on evenings and weekends. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) Lighting Board Programmers.

Lighting Board Operator ($17/hr, Overhire)

This position is primarily responsible for operating the lighting console for an assigned production as well as ensuring the functionality of all lighting and atmospheric equipment and the integrity of the lighting design through daily checks. Lighting Board Operators may also assist in the load-in, maintenance, and operation of theatrical lighting and atmospheric equipment on notes calls during the technical rehearsal period. Lighting Board Operators will be required to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition large objects weighing up to 50 pounds either alone or with a team. Candidates should also be able to work at heights of 40 feet on ladders, lifts, truss, and catwalks -this includes harness work. Familiarity with theatrical lighting and ETC Eos Family consoles is strongly recommended. This position will be required to work on evenings and weekends. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) Lighting Board Operators.

Dressers ($17/hr, Overhire)

Dressers are responsible for the care and maintenance of costumes during tech and run of the production. They will provide hands-on assistance with pre and post show duties, quick changes, emergency repairs and laundry as assigned by the Costume/Wardrobe supervisor. Candidates should have an understanding of how to run a wardrobe track backstage. Able to lift and carry 50 pounds while navigating stairs and work in confined spaces with low visibility. This position will require you to work on weekdays, weekends, and evenings as scheduled. Responding to this listing will add your name to our roster of part-time, hourly (aka overhire) Dresser positions.

Radical Hospitality Team Members ($15/hr, part-time)

Members of the Radical Hospitality Team work together to foster a welcoming environment for all people, especially for those belonging to historically excluded communities and identities. Specific roles and responsibilities will be flexible on a shift-by-shift basis and include greeting guests, verifying vaccination documentation, scanning tickets, responding to accessibility needs, providing assisted listening devices, ushering and assisting guests with way finding through the theater and lobby spaces. The position will be required to work on evenings and weekends and may require the ability to lift items up to 30 pounds.

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