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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 2017

Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2016 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.

Positions

Position Start Date End Date
Company Manager May 19, 2017 August 17, 2017
Assistant Company Manager/PR Assistant May 19, 2017 August 17, 2017
House Manager/Assistant House Manager June 12, 2017 August 15, 2017
Assistant Stage Managers May 24, 2017 August 14, 2017
Stage Management Interns May 24, 2017 August 14, 2017
Box Office Manager/Assistant Manager May 19, 2017 August 16, 2017
Box Office Staff May 23, 2017 August 16, 2017
Assistant Concessions Manager May 30, 2017 August 15, 2017
Assistant Facilities Manager May 30, 2017 August 15, 2017
Facilities and Concessions Staff June 6, 2017 August 15, 2017
Master Electrician May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Assistant Master Electrician May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Electricians May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Lead Carpenters May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Carpenters May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Sound Engineer/Operator May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Wardrobe Supervisor June 6, 2017 August 15, 2017
First Hands May 23, 2017 July 29, 2017
Stitchers and Stitcher Interns May 23, 2017 July 29, 2017
Dressers and Dresser Interns June 6, 2017 August 14, 2017
Properties Master May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Assistant Properties Master May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Scenic Artist May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
Assistant Scenic Artist May 22, 2017 August 15, 2017
2017 Employment Brochure 

Download the 2017 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 Decision Desk. 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 to Work at Porthouse Theatre

Porthouse at SETC

Representatives from Porthouse Theatre will be in attendance at the 2017 SETC Conference in Lexington, Kentucky.


For More Information

For more information about working at Porthouse Theatre, please contact

Karl Erdmann
Production Manager
330-672-0117
kerdmann@kent.edu