Kristen Paulicelli and Ensemble of Carousel. Photo courtesy of Brett Thomas.

Employment


Walnut Street Theatre is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

Costume Shop Manager

Walnut Street Theatre, America's oldest theatre with the largest subscription base in the world (over 50,000 subscribers), is seeking an experienced Costume Shop Manager. The Costume Shop Manager is responsible for all costume-related purchases, construction, and rentals. Duties include collaborating with designers and directors to identify costume needs, creating budget estimates, adhering to departmental budgets, maintaining costume shop and stock, managing labor of costume shop staff and apprentices, and overseeing fittings, build, tech, and strike for all productions. Qualified applicants should have 3 years professional supervisory experience, demonstrated expertise in costume-related technology and techniques, and strong communication, organization, time management, and collaborative skills. This is a full-time, seasonal position, salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include employer-paid single HMO coverage and life insurance. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Joel Markus, Production Manager, at wstproductionjobs@gmail.com.

About: Walnut Street Theatre will be celebrating its 206th season in 2014-2015. WST produces a 5-show mainstage (1,100 seats) season which consists of 3 musicals and 2 plays, a 5-show season in its Studio 3 Theatre (80 seats), 5 shows for kids (on the mainstage), and educational outreach tours. WST is also in the planning stage of designing and building a 377 seat theatre-in-the-round next door to our existing theatre.

Teaching Artists

Walnut Street Theatre seeks teaching artists for Walnut Street Theatre School and for Walnut's Educational Residency programs in local schools. Looking for experienced teaching artists to teach classes to adults and children in acting, singing, dancing and acting for the camera. Particular need for musical theatre teaching artists and accompanists. If interested please send resume and cover letter to Walnut Street Theatre, Attn: Thomas Quinn, Director of Education, 825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. No e-mail submissions or phone calls please.

Ticketing Services Agents

Walnut Street Theatre has openings for full and part-time Ticketing Services Agents to handle incoming telephone tickets sales and exchanges. Work in a friendly, organized atmosphere and see all productions for free. Apply in person at Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street, Monday through Friday between 10AM and 5PM. No phone calls or emails please. EOE.

Tele-Sales Operators

Sell Walnut Street Theatre subscriptions over the phone. This is part-time, independent contractor work. Shifts are Sunday 5-8pm (mandatory), and Monday through Thursday 6-9pm (three out of four shifts minimum). Pay is weekly, base versus commission, and averages between $11 and $25 per hour. $10 per hour guaranteed during first two weeks of training. FREE TICKETS to shows! Call 215-574-3550, ext. 598 and follow instructions.

Walnut Street Theatre Internships

College Students, High School students and others are placed from time to time in unpaid internships and job shadow opportunities. Each internship or experience is individually designed to meet the educational goals of the candidate and the needs of WST. If interested, send your resume and a letter which describes in detail your goals, availability and if applicable school requirements to: Thomas Quinn, Director of Education, 825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.