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 Finance and Administration ($80,000-$100,000/year, Full-Time)
The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for the effective management and implementation of accounting and financial activities of The Actors Theatre of Louisville.  Reporting to the Executive Artistic Director, the Director of Finance and Administration guides the organization’s financial policies and direction while also being an active partner with the executive leadership team in planning the organization’s future strategy and implementing ongoing operations.  This position will be responsible for creating a long-term fiscal strategy that articulates impact, rate of growth and the financial model required to support Actors Theatre of Louisville’s transformation. Click to view the full job description and application instructions.

Building Services Member ($15/Hour, 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.  Click to View More.

Production Technician ($17/hour, Full-time) 
Actors Theatre of Louisville has two openings for the Production Technician position.  The Production Technician is responsible as part of the team effort for the creation and safe implementation of all production elements as directed by the department heads.  This position will also act as a member of the show run crew for productions and assist with all load-in and strike of productions. Click to View More

Wardrobe Assistant ($17/hour, Temporary)
The Over Hire Wardrobe Assistant is responsible for the care and maintenance of costumes during tech and run of the production of Dracula. 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. Click to View More

Guest Services Manager ($31,263/year, Full-Time @32 hours per week)
The Guest Services Manager is a public facing position responsible for contributing to radical hospitality and extravagant welcome by engaging with patrons for their ticketing and donation needs, and managing many logistical aspects for ticket sales and donations. Click to View More

 

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.

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 / Hour, 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 / Hour, Overhire)
This position is primarily responsible for setting up and programing 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 / Hour, 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 in 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 / Hour, 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 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.
 

House Manager ($18 / Hour, part-time)
The House Manager is the Radical Hospitality Team Leader responsible for creating a welcoming, safe and inclusive environment rooted in anti-racist, anti-oppression and conflict resolution practices in all the Theatre’s facilities before, during, and after a performance. This position will work in
collaboration with the Lobby Manager, Stage Management/Artistic & Production staff and the Radical Hospitality Team to navigate any challenges that arise during in-person performances. The House Manager will answer questions, listen to and engage with guests, and uplift the necessary health and safety protocols that enable Actors Theatre of Louisville to continue in-person operations.  All House Managers must be certified and capable of performing CPR and First Aid (the Theatre will provide certification training) and must be comfortable with taking charge in an emergency situation and disturbances. Other responsibilities will include unlocking, locking and alarming all theater spaces. Position will be required to work on evenings and weekends and may require the ability to lift items up to 30 pounds. 

Lobby Manager ($18 / Hour, part-time)
This position is responsible for maintaining the safety, cleanliness, and appearance of the theater lobbies as welcoming and healthy spaces for all people, especially for those belonging to historically excluded communities and identities and who may not have felt welcomed at the Theatre previously. Lobby Managers will work in close collaboration with House Managers and will sometimes be asked to take on responsibilities typically covered by the House Manager. Therefore, all Lobby Managers must be certified and capable of performing CPR and First Aid (the Theatre will provide certification training) and must be comfortable with taking charge in an emergency situation.
The position will be required to work on evenings and weekends and may require the ability to lift items up to 30 pounds. 

Radical Hospitality Team Members  ($15 / Hour, 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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