House Managers

GreenStage is looking for House Managers to join our 2021 Shakespeare in the Park team. Our summer season consists of three tours, each of which needs a house manager. We produce one full-length Shakespeare play, each with a cast of 9, and our Backyard Bard series consists of two shortened productions, both performed by the same four actors.

RELIABLE VEHICLE REQUIRED – Each production tours to up to 17 different locations in and around Seattle. House Managers are required to transport signs, programs, concessions, and other items to performance spaces.

The season runs from July 9 through August 14. We perform in public parks in Seattle, Fall City, and Normandy Park Performances are Friday – Sunday evenings, with matinees on weekends. Each production has around 18 total performances – 3 per weekend.

$400 stipend paid at the end of run**  based on a full season. It May be subject to change based on COVID-19 restrictions.

TO APPLY Email resume and letter of introduction to production manager Heather Bernadette

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

BACKYARD BARD

  • The Tempest and Twelfth Night

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have reliable transportation and up-to-date driver’s license.
  • Be outgoing and personable.
  • Must own a smartphone for processing credit card transactions
  • Must be personable, a good communicator, and have a loud voice for addressing the audience
  • Must be able to reconcile income accurately.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set up signboards to direct audiences to the performance space
  • Arrive at the performance location at least 1 hour before the curtain.
  • Manage distribution of concession items such as T-shirts, hats, coffee mugs, etc.
  • Hand out programs as the audience arrives
  • Make pre-show curtain speech to the audience
  • Reconcile income and make nightly reports, as well as preparing bank deposits.
  • May be required to be at production meetings and will be required to attend tech rehearsals.

TO APPLY Email resume and letter of introduction to production manager Heather Bernadette