Employment | Porthouse Theatre | Kent State University

Employment

Spend your summer at Porthouse! Every year, Porthouse Theatre welcomes dozens of professional and student designers, technicians, and staff, who along with actors and musicians, comprise the Porthouse Theatre company. 

Work For Porthouse Theatre in 2019

Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2019 and has positions open in company management, stage management, costumes and wardrobe, scenic construction and art, electrics and lighting, sound, box office, and facilities and concessions.

Available Positions for 2019

Position Start Date End Date
Company Manager May 17, 2019 August 18, 2019
Assistant Company Manager/PR Assistant May 17, 2019 August 16, 2019
Facilities and Concessions Manager May 28, 2019 August 14, 2019
House Manager/Assistant House Manager June 11, 2019 August 14, 2019
Assistant Stage Managers May 21, 2019 August 13, 2019
Stage Management Interns May 21, 2019 August 13, 2019
Box Office Manager/Assistant Manager May 17, 2019 August 14, 2019
Box Office Staff May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Assistant Concessions Manager May 28, 2019 August 14, 2019
Assistant Facilities Manager May 28, 2019 August 14, 2019
Facilities and Concessions Staff June 4, 2019 August 14, 2019
Master Electrician May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Assistant Master Electrician May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Electricians May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Master Carpenter/Carpenters May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Sound Engineer/Operator May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Wardrobe Supervisor June 4, 2019 August 14, 2019
First Hands May 20, 2019 July 28, 2019
(Some flex)
Stitchers and Stitcher Interns May 20, 2019 July 28, 2019
(Some flex)
Dressers and Dresser Interns June 4, 2019 August 14, 2019
Stitcher/Dresser Interns June 4, 2019 August 14, 2019
Assistant Properties Master May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Scenic Artist May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
Assistant Scenic Artist May 20, 2019 August 14, 2019
2019 Employment Brochure 

Download 2019 Porthouse Employment Brochure


Benefits

  • All Porthouse employment positions are paid.
  • You may be eligible for free housing if your permanent address is outside of a 50 mile radius from Kent, OH. If you live within a 50 mile radius of Kent, OH and would like to use housing (if available), your stipend will be reduced by 10%.
  • Each company member is entitled to complimentary tickets to each Porthouse production.

How to Apply

Porthouse Theatre accepts applications online through Acceptd. Please fill out application completely and submit it for consideration. Applicants will need to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references.

Apply for Employment at Porthouse Theatre

Application Instructions
Acceptd Instructions
  1. Click on the Acceptd link provided below. The link will take you to the Porthouse Theatre landing page on Acceptd.
  2. On the left hand side of the page under "Start An Application" select Porthouse Theatre Employment as the program.
  3. Click "Apply to Porthouse Theatre Employment".
  4. Create an Acceptd account as prompted or login if you already have one.
  5. Complete the application as instructed
Porthouse at SETC

Representatives from Porthouse Theatre will be in attendance at the 2019 SETC convention in Knoxville, TN.


For More Information

For more information about working at Porthouse Theatre, please contact

Karl Erdmann
Production Manager
330-672-0118
kerdmann@kent.edu