House Manager Position at the Dragon Theatre
Each night of every performance at the Dragon Theatre we need to have one person working the box office to sell tickets, follow up on the day’s emails and voicemails, and handle the will call walkups. This is a position that begins 90 minutes prior to the show time and ends after the cleanup of the show. The Box Office staff will work closely with the stage manager and the concessions volunteers during the show.
For more information about the Dragon Theatre and the kinds of shows we produce, please visit www.dragonproductions.net.
Job type: Part time contract. Flexible hours. There are multiple opportunities to sign up to house manage for shows and you can choose to sign up for ones that fit your schedule.
Pay: $50 stipend per show that you work
To succeed in this position you must…
- Have and maintain a positive attitude
- Be organized and be able to manage competing demands in a hectic environment
- Be detail oriented
- Be comfortable interacting with people and being a friendly face at the front of house
- Be patient and have good customer service skills
- Be comfortable answering emails and phone calls
- Be reliably on-time to your shifts and follow-through on shifts you sign up for
- Be able to keep track of a changing schedule
- Have basic computer proficiency
To apply, you will need…
- Cover Letter
- 2 references
Please send your resume, cover letter, and 2 references to Ellie at tickets (at) dragonproductions.net by July 13th. We will reach out to selected candidates to schedule interviews.
Redwood City Youth Theatre is looking for teaching artists! We are a brand new education program parented by Dragon Productions Theatre Company and Broadway by the Bay bringing the best theatre education to our students. We have designed courses for the fall to expose students of all ages to a variety of theatrical subjects and are also looking to add some master workshops. Because we are currently building the program, this is a unique opportunity to create classes based on the skills of our theatre teaching community to ensure the students are receiving the best education. What do you love to teach? What age range is your subject appropriate for? We would love to hear from you! Not interested in teaching children? We teach adults as well! Please contact the Education Director, Justine Bechler, at rwcyteducation (at) gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
Dragon Productions Theatre Company is looking to grow its pool of house technicians!
We are looking for responsible and friendly technicians to staff our special events and rentals. Our House Technicians are Dragon's representative to our renters and visiting artists who come in for special events and responsible for our venue's safety and continued operation. Our house technicians get an opportunity to work on a wide range of shows from circus to music acts to meetings, workshops and classes.
Opening up the space and preparing it for the upcoming event.
Welcoming the renter/visiting artists to the space and make sure they know relevant details about the venue.
Coordinating with the artist/renter and house management to make sure event runs smoothly and on time.
Working with house management and renter/visiting artist to ensure the space is reset and locked up or ready and handed off for the next event.
Solid foundation in lights and sound Operation (ETC Express / Qlab)
Ability to problem solve when there are technical problems
Ability and desire to interface with renters and visiting artists in a friendly and helpful manner.
Willingness and desire to develop expertise on our venue and its technical capabilities
Attention to Detail
Pay: $25/hour on average. Varies slightly from event to event.
If you're interested in joining our overhire technician pool and training on our venue tech, please contact max (at) dragonproductions.net
Actors: Please see our auditions page.
We hire Actors, Directors, Administrative Assistants, Stage Managers, and other Technical Staff on a show-by-show basis. Opportunities will be listed here.
1. We are always looking for more directors for our files.
2. Actors, you can sign up for our mailing list and be among the first to hear about all our upcoming auditions.
3. We are always looking for designers and occasionally back stage run crew.
All positions are paid a stipend on a per/show basis and based on experience. Thanks so much for spreading the word. Can't wait to hear from you!