The Education Department is committed to employing a diverse teaching team of industry professionals and considers applicants on a rolling basis. To be considered for a future teaching position at The Rep, submit your resume to [email protected].
Box Office Associates
Focusing on assisting patrons in purchasing single tickets, subscriptions, or gift certificates, the Box Office Associate acts as the principal point of welcome to the Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Offering the highest levels of customer service to patrons in person, by telephone, and by email ensuring that each patron’s experience is enjoyable, Box Office Associates must be knowledgeable, courteous, and offer service with a smile. This is a part-time position that offers shifts during daytime, evening, and weekend hours.
Previous customer service experience required and familiarity with customer relations management software, particularly large databases, preferred.
Please email your interest to Zachary Rhodes, Box Office Manager, at [email protected]
The Rep is seeking a skilled Properties Technician to join our staff. The Properties Assistant works with the Properties Director in building and maintaining the props required for all of our productions and events. They take on a wide variety of projects for each production, and while their primary focus will be on carpentry and graphics, many other skills can and will come into play. Requirements include an applicable technical theater degree or equivalent training or experience, and a full range of skills, which should include several (but not necessarily all) of the following: carpentry, graphic design, furniture building, upholstery, stitching, draperies, sculpting, casting, foam work, puppet making, painting, faux finishing, metal working, electronics, and/or building practicals. Other general requirements include being comfortable working at height and the ability to lift 50 pounds, computer skills, strong communication and collaborative skills, and a healthy sense of humor. Prior experience working in a professional prop shop environment is preferred, but not required.
This is a full time, year round position with a planned start date of April 13th, 2020, but some flexibility with that date may be possible for prior commitments. Pay is hourly, non-exempt, $15.35 per hour plus OT. Relocation support may be possible for out of the area candidates, but permanent housing is not provided. The Rep offers an excellent benefits package that includes paid holidays/vacation/sick time, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, and more. Local applicants will also be considered for addition to our overhire list at their request. The Rep is an equal opportunity employer; we value and encourage diversity in all areas of our operation and strive to create an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all. All candidates who possess the required skills will be given consideration. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Joshua Marchesi, Production Manager. Links to website or online portfolio are also welcome. No phone calls please.
Lighting and Video Supervisor
The Rep is looking for an experienced lighting and video specialist to join its production leadership team. The position’s primary responsibilities are interfacing with designers and staff to coordinate and realize lighting and video designs for all Rep productions, designing 2-3 shows and events per season, and supporting all in-house lighting related activities. Other responsibilities include hiring, scheduling, and supervising full time lighting staff plus overhires, creating and administering departmental budgets and schedules, and inventory maintenance. Some show running will also be required for larger multi-crew shows.
The Rep produces a 5-6 show season of plays and musicals plus events, presentations, rentals, and partnerships with other local performing arts organizations. We are looking for an accomplished professional with a full range of skills and experiences. Qualifications include an applicable technical theater degree or equivalent training and professional experience in both design and technical support of designs, a minimum of two years of supervisory level experience managing lighting designs and installation, crews, and inventories in a theatrical setting, expertise with ETC control systems, moving lights, LEDs, and other advanced technologies, experience planning and fabricating custom practicals and effects. Video responsibilities are less frequent or complex, but familiarity with Watchout, Isadora, and/or and QLab Video, projectors, lenses, and networking are important skills. General requirements include dedication to the work, a strong sense of humor, being comfortable working at height, the ability to lift 50 pounds, and strong troubleshooting, planning, communication, and collaboration skills.
The Rep values and encourage diversity in all areas of its operations and is committed to creating a culturally diverse and equitable environment. All candidates who possess the required skills are encouraged to apply. This is full time, year-round position that is currently open. The position is exempt, with a salary of $825 per week, and the Rep offers a full benefits package that includes heath, dental, vision and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and more. Some relocation support is available for candidates from out of the area. Please email cover letter, resume and references to Joshua Marchesi, Production Manager. Links to design websites or portfolios are also encouraged. No phone calls, please.