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 2022

Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2022 and has positions open in company management, stage management, costumes and wardrobe, scenic construction and art, electrics and lighting, sound, box office, and facilities.

Available Positions

Position Dates of Employment
Company Manager May 20 – August 17, 2022
Assistant Company Managers May 20 – August 17, 2022
Facilities Manager May 31 – August 16, 2022
Concessions Manager May 31 – August 16, 2022
Assistant House Manager June 14 – August 14, 2022
Assistant Stage Managers May 24 – August 15, 2022
Stage Management Interns May 24 – August 15, 2022
Box Office Managers/Assistant Managers May 23 – August 16, 2022
Box Office Staff May 25 – August 16, 2022
Facilities and Concessions Staff June 6 – August 16, 2022
First Hands May 23 – July 29, 2022
Stitchers/Stitcher Interns May 23 – July 29, 2022
Wardrobe Supervisor June 8 – August 16, 2022
Dressers/Dresser Interns June 8 – August 16, 2022
Props Manager May 23 – July 29 or August 16, 2022
Assistant Props Managers May 23 – July 29 or August 16, 2022
Assistant Technical Director/Master Carpenter May 23 – July 29, 2022
Carpenters May 23 – July 29 or August 16, 2022
Scenic Charge Artist May 23 – July 29, 2022
Scenic Artists May 23 – July 29 or August 16, 2022
Master Electrician May 23 – August 16, 2022
Assistant Master Electrician May 23 – August 16, 2022
Electricians May 23 – August 16, 2022
Sound Engineer May 23 – August 16, 2022
Sound Mic Technician May 23 – August 16, 2022

How to Apply

Employment applications are now open!

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.

For More Information

For more information about working at Porthouse Theatre, please contact

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