Employment at Skylight Music Theatre

Technical Director- Full Time Position

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APPLY:
  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to DJ Haugen, Director of Production & Facilities at either; 158 North Broadway, Milwaukee WI 53202, or DustinH@SkylightMusicTheatre.org.
  • Skylight Music Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
  • Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position.   Phone inquiries welcome.

Lead House Manager- Part Time Position

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The House Manager for the Broadway Theatre Center is responsible that all front-of-house operations are conducted in a safe, courteous, and professional manner. The House Manager schedules, trains, recruits and supervises the Assistant House Managers and volunteer usher corps.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The House Manager will successfully:

  1. Recruit, schedule and train Assistant House Managers.
  2. Develop and maintain a master calendar for front-of-house supervision.
  3. Maintain an up-to-date schedule of ushers for all performances of Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. Ensure that the appropriate number of ushers are scheduled for each performance.
  4. Provide annual and ongoing usher training and recruitment. Communicate as needed with ushers for scheduling, training and recruitment.
  5. House Manager will schedule themselves on a regularly distributed basis. During this time most of the administrative work would be accomplished.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

The House Manager reports to the Director of Marketing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should have excellent people skills, a sense of humor, energy and drive. 

  • Experience in dealing with a wide variety of people in a multitude of situations in a polite yet direct fashion.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Superior strategic thinking and planning skills are required.
  • An ability to prioritize and excel at many different tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with the breadth of performing arts management is a plus.

PART TIME POSITION:

  • Each performance shift is approximately 4 hours, and compensation is on a per shift basis.
  • Events include theatre and cabaret performances (for Skylight Music Theatre and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre), rentals, weddings and daytime student matinees.

Start Date: August 2018

Interested individuals should submit by email a cover letter with resume no later than Monday, July 2 to

Deanna Gonzalez

Skylight Music Theatre

158 North Broadway

Milwaukee, WI  53202

deannag@skylightmusictheatre.org

Part Time Box Office Staff

We’re Hiring! Part-Time Box Office Associates

Do you have great customer service skills? Enjoy theatre & music? Then you might be the right person to join the Broadway Theatre Center (BTC) Box Office team!

Located in the Historic Third Ward, the BTC Box Office provides ticketing and customer service for three theatre companies; Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks.

We are looking for part-time associates who are detail-oriented, good at multi-tasking, and have a positive attitude and excellent customer service skills. This is a great opportunity for students, artists, retirees and those who enjoy being around the arts. Employees receive two complimentary tickets to every performance at the BTC.

The box office is the first point of contact with the Broadway Theatre Center and associates must provide the highest quality of customer service to patrons and the theatre companies.

Hours: This is a part-time position. Hours can range from 15 – 25 hours a week. Day, evening and weekend shifts available.

The box office is open Monday through Saturday, Noon – 6 pm. and two hours before every performance, which includes Sundays and evenings.  Summer hours are Monday through Saturday, noon -5pm, closed on Sundays. Summer hours are in effect June 11 through August 6, 2018.

To apply, download application here and email to info@skylightmusictheatre.org or visit us at 158 N. Broadway between noon and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday to fill out an application.

 

 

Assistant House Manager – Part Time

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Assistant House Manager for the Broadway Theatre Center is responsible that all front-of-house operations during performances and events are conducted in a safe, courteous, and professional manner.  The Assistant House Manager supervises the volunteer usher corps during these performances and events.

PART-TIME POSITION:

  • Each performance shift is approximately 4 hours, and compensation is on a per  shift basis.
  • Events include theatre and cabaret performances, rentals, weddings and daytime student matinees.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Assistant House Manager will successfully:

  1. Brief, assign and supervise ushers for each assigned performance.
  2. Maintain communication with Stage Manager for each performance to coordinate start time at top of and after intermission.
  3. Review front-of-house for safety and appearance before and after each show.
  4. Resolve any seating, patron or latecomer issues.
  5. Prepare report following each performance.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

The Assistant House Manager reports to the House Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should have excellent people skills, a sense of humor, energy and drive. 

  • Experience in dealing with a wide variety of people in a multitude of situations in a polite yet direct fashion.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in house management and/or ushering.
  • An ability to prioritize and excel at many different tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Interested individuals should submit by email a cover letter with resume to:

Deanna Gonzalez, House Manager

Skylight Music Theatre

158 North Broadway, Milwaukee, WI  53202

DeannaG@skylightmusictheatre.org