Employment

JOIN THE TEAM!

Do you or someone you know love theatre? Have you always wanted to be a part of the Cabaret Team? Now’s your chance to join our growing team of passionate individuals!

 


STAGE MANAGER

Downtown Cabaret Theatre a professional non-profit theatre in Bridgeport CT is seeking a Stage Manager for our productions of The Bodyguard and Matilda. Candidate must have at least a college degree in theatrical production with minimum 2 of years professional or equivalent educational experience. Responsibilities include scheduling and running all rehearsals and performances, keeping a well maintained and organized prompt script, writing and distributing rehearsal and performance reports, coordinating with all departments, and leading a professional crew for the duration of each production. Candidate must have exceptional organization and communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This is a paid position commiserate on experience. Email cover letter and resume to Phill Hill at Phill@mycabaret.org. Cut and paste to the subject line of your email Stage Manager MST to ensure your application is correctly filtered.

 


LIGHTING DESIGNER

Downtown Cabaret Theatre a professional non-profit theatre in Bridgeport CT is seeking Lighting Designers for our 2019/20 season. Designs for 10 productions a year (5 Children’s Theatre and 5 Main Stage productions). Candidate must have at least a college degree in theatrical lighting design with minimum 2 of years professional or equivalent educational experience. Designers will be mostly confined to the extensive rep light plot made up of a combination of LED, moving lights and conventional gear. Designers will also program their own show. Experience on GrandMA .2 lighting console a must. The cueing process if often less than ideal, i.e. not dark and quiet while writing cues. Pay rates $1,000 per Children’s Theatre production and $1,250 per Main Stage production.  Email cover letter and resume to Phill Hill at Phill@mycabaret.org. Cut and paste to the subject line of your email Lighting Designer DCT to ensure your application is correctly filtered.

 


GENERAL APPLICATION

Don’t see a job posting you’re suited for but still interested in joining the Cabaret team? Let us know what skills you have to offer the Cabaret by filling out our General Application FOUND HERE.


 

VOLUNTEER USHERS

The Downtown Cabaret Theatre is always looking for enthusiastic, customer service-oriented individuals to become volunteer ushers.  Our volunteer ushers provide invaluable services by assisting patrons to their seats, answering questions, and most importantly, creating a pleasant and welcoming environment for our patrons. As a volunteer, you will have an opportunity to meet many new and exciting people as well as having the opportunity to see quality performances.  Some of the requirements for becoming a volunteer usher are:

• Must have excellent customer service skills.
• The willingness to work as a team and a dedication to patron service.
• The ability to climb stairs and stand for extended periods of time.
• Must be 16 years old
• Must wear and provide your own white shirt, black slacks and solid black flat shoes, no open front or back.

Please e-mail a letter of interest to our House Manager, Victoria Keiffer-Rinkerman at vicki@mycabaret.org with “DCT Usher” in the subject line.