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Seeking House Manager

WaterTower Theatre (WTT) is now hiring a part time House Manager/Box Office Associate. The House Manager is responsible for running all front of house activities during WTT productions and ensuring that all patrons have an enjoyable and positive experience. The Box Office Associate will assist WTT staff with selling of individual and season tickets to each WTT show utilizing a computerized box office accounting system. Most of the work will entail will call and lobby sales during evening and weekend performances. WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply.

Specific job duties will include, but are not limited to:

House Manager

  • Act as WTT representative to patrons at all performances
  • Facilitate the standby/student rush programs at each performance
  • Provide curtain speeches and other announcements at performances as determined
  • Resolve seating and ticketing problems
  • Open and secure of Front of House spaces for each performance
  • Ensure the appearance and cleanliness of all public area (including lobby, house, restrooms, etc) and concessions area outside of standard janitorial services
  • Implement emergency procedures
  • Manage volunteer ushers during performances
  • Report building maintenance issues as necessary
  • Complete all required paperwork for each performance
  • Secure building at end of performances
  • Provide outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Other duties as assigned

Box Office Associate

  • Assisting with special events as needed
  • Answering incoming phone calls
  • Answering requests for general information from the public
  • Processing ticket requests for WTT shows
  • Processing subscriber exchanges for WTT shows
  • Will Call for tickets

This position reports directly to the Education & Community Services Manager and/or House Manager. As House Manager, supervises ushers, volunteers, box office/concessions staff at performances.

Position begins early to mid-March. Pay is $10 to $12 an hour depending on experience. Work hours are Wednesday through Sunday during the performances with the possibility of some non performance week hours.

This position requires excellent customer service, organization, phone, computer and money-handling skills. TABC certification will be required if hired. 

Please send your resume and letter of interest to:

Janeth Farnsworth
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

or email to jfarnsworth@watertowertheatre.org
or fax to 972.450.6244

Auditions
Auditions for BRIGHT HALF LIFE

WHAT:          Bright Half Life
                     
By Tanya Barfield

Tanya Barfield's funny new play tells the story of Erica and Vicky, and their relationship which spans decades. Moments of the past collide with fragments of the present in this kaleidoscopic telling of the loves and losses of coupledom. A contemporary play with a theme as timeless as the ages.

WHO:            Directed by Garret Storms
WHEN:          Monday, February 8   (6pm-10pm)
WHERE:        Addison Theatre Centre Boardroom
                    
15650 Addison Road
                     
Addison, TX 75001

ROLES: Please note the role of Erica has been pre-cast.

Vicky - Female, African-American, 20s-30s. She meets, falls in love, and marries Erica over the course of the play; was Erica's supervisor at work--steadier, more reliable than Erica; grounded and warm; sensible, but not risk-averse; a good sport. Please note that actor must be available for day-time rehearsals May 2-6, 2016.

PERFORMANCE DATES:            May 21 - June 12, 2016
REHEARSALS BEGIN:               May 2, 2016

OTHER:         Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
                     
Audition appointment, headshot and resume are required.
                     
Equity and Non-Equity roles are available.
                     
Scripts are available for perusal at WTT Box Office
                     (open Tues-Fri 12-6) and S.T.A.G.E.
                     
These roles are local hire only. No housing or travel can be provided.

TO BOOK AN AUDITION APPOINTMENT: Call 972.450.6277 or email kervi@watertowertheatre.org

WaterTower Theatre
at the Addison Theatre Centre
15650 Addison Road
Addison, Texas 75001
PH: 972.450.6230
FX: 972.450.6244
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