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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 2018

Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2018 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 2018

Position Start Date End Date
Assistant Company Manager/PR Assistant May 18, 2018 August 16, 2018
House Manager/Assistant House Manager June 11, 2018 August 14, 2018
Assistant Stage Managers May 22, 2018 August 13, 2018
Stage Management Interns May 22, 2018 August 13, 2018
Box Office Manager/Assistant Manager May 18, 2018 August 15, 2018
Box Office Staff May 21, 2018 August 15, 2018
Assistant Concessions Manager May 29, 2018 August 14, 2018
Assistant Facilities Manager May 29, 2018 August 14, 2018
Facilities and Concessions Staff June 4, 2018 August 14, 2018
Master Electrician May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Assistant Master Electrician May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Electricians May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Lead Carpenters May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Carpenters May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Sound Engineer/Operator May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Wardrobe Supervisor June 5, 2018 August 14, 2018
First Hands May 22, 2018 July 28, 2018
(Some flex)
Stitchers and Stitcher Interns May 22, 2018 July 28, 2018
(Some flex)
Dressers and Dresser Interns June 5, 2018 August 14, 2018
Assistant Properties Master May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Scenic Artist May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
Assistant Scenic Artist May 21, 2018 August 14, 2018
2018 Employment Brochure 

Download 2018 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 2018 SETC convention in Mobile, AL in March 2018.


For More Information

For more information about working at Porthouse Theatre, please contact

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