Theatre Manager at Joy of Motion

Job Posting

Joy of Motion Dance Company

Want to work in a dance studio? Joy of Motion Dance Company is looking for a part-time Theater Manager!

Part-Time Weekend Hours, required primarily Saturday and Sunday evenings. Hours are typically Sat 4:30-10:30pm and Sunday 5-10pm. Hours are also based on the production schedule. Some months there will be shows every weekend, other months there might only be 1-2 shows. You must be available for both Saturday and Sunday of a weekend to accept the show.

JOMDC FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS &
The Jack Guidone Theater
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015

http://www.joyofmotion.org/about-us/employment-volunteer-opportunities/

Theater Manager

Job Responsibilities:

-This individual will report directly to the Production Manager.

-To oversee the actual running of performances at the Jack Guidone Theater.

-To act as the House Manager during performances.

-Manage all aspects of the production set up and break down for the theater space.

-Be in communication with individual working the Box Office.

-To make necessary JOMDC announcements before the show begins.

-To work with the Lighting Designer and assist/manage run crew for the show.

-Oversee and assist with set up and breakdown of the theater space before and after the show including but not limited to:

-moving risers and chairs

-moving collapsible wall

-ensuring proper functioning of stereo and speakers

-assisting with light board set up and breakdown

-vacuuming lobby

-sweeping and mopping stage spaces pre and post performance

-locking and securing studio spaces and equipment

-additional cleaning of spaces including trash removal and cleaning mirrors

-report payroll and hours worked for all work study crew members directly to Production Manager

-handle cash box and cash reports for box office

-maintain necessary communication with the Production Manager to report any equipment needs, or other problems that may arise

Qualifications:

-Individual must be punctual and manage time well.

-College student/graduate or equivalent (Must be at least 19 years of age).

-Knowledge of theater operation and management.

-Some dance knowledge and experience.

-Strong organizational and people skills.

-Individual must have the ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs.

Hours/Benefits:

-Part-Time Weekend Hours, required primarily Saturday and Sunday evenings. Hours are typically Sat 4:30-10:30pm and Sunday 5-10pm. Hours are also based on the production schedule. Some months there will be shows every weekend, other months there might only be 1-2 shows. You must be available for both Saturday and Sunday of a weekend to accept the show.

-$12-15/hr depending on experience

– Individual will also receive free dance classes at all JOMDC locations.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to production@joyofmotion.org with the subject line of “Theater Manager Resume”

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