428 Front St S, La Crosse WI 54601Box office: 608-784-9292info@lacrossecommunitytheatre.orgMon.–Fri. 11 am–5 pmShows & Tickets

Employment

Are you looking to work in a creative, fun, and fast-paced environment? La Crosse Community Theatre may be the place for you!

Part-time Positions

Front-of-House Representatives

Front-of-House Representatives are needed to assist with box office and house management activities for La Crosse Community Theatre and the Weber Center for the Performing Arts.

Ideal candidates will be interested in both Box Office and House Management, but candidates interested in, or available for, only one area may be considered.

Box Office

Box Office responsibilities include: selling tickets through the OvationTix database; providing efficient and courteous customer service in person, over the phone, and via email; and executing data management projects as needed. Candidates must be reliable, organized, personable, and able to make quick decisions with grace while under pressure. Experience with computerized ticketing systems is preferred, but not required.

We are currently seeking representatives to fill daytime shifts on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (10:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.). Interested parties must be available for at least one of these days each week. Some evening and weekend hours will also be required during performance weekends, dependent on availability. Performance weekend hours are Thursday-Saturday from 5:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On average, there are 3 performance weekends a month.

House Management

House Management responsibilities include: preparing and opening the theatre house for performances, supervising the lobby, communicating with production staff, training and supervising volunteer ushers, ensuring the comfort and safety of patrons, and preparing reports. Candidates must be reliable, organized, personable, and able to make quick decisions with grace while under pressure. Experience with house management is welcome, but not required.

Work schedule is typically Thursdays – Saturdays from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. during performance weekends. On average, there are 3 performance weekends a month.

Compensation:

Starting wage is $9.50 an hour.

To apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume, and two references to Interim Patron Services Manager, Brenna Gustafson. You may also mail them to 428 Front Street South, La Crosse, WI 54601. No phone calls please.

 

Guest Directors

Responsibilities

  1. Supervise ALL visual and performance elements of the production.
  2. Hold open auditions as scheduled.
  3. Provide a cast list to the Executive Director following the completion of auditions. All casting decisions are subject to final approval of the Executive Director.
  4. Organize and execute rehearsals for all aspect of the performance.
  5. Hold at least ONE production meeting per week during the rehearsal process.
  6. Coordinate the efforts of the cast, crew, production staff, and LCT full time staff.
  7. Collaborate with the rest of the production staff to achieve the highest artistic achievement possible.
  8. Create a general rehearsal calendar and submit it in writing to the Executive Director for approval prior to auditions. Once the production is cast, submit an updated rehearsal schedule adjusted to accommodate conflicts.
  9. Attend and lead all rehearsals as scheduled.
    1. Rehearsals are to be scheduled between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday based on availability of performers.
    2. Technical and Dress Rehearsals begin Sunday prior to opening.

Compensation

Based on production

Search is ongoing

For complete details of our 2017-2018 Season, click here.

If you are interested in this contract position, please email your resume and letter of interest to Tom Desjarlais, Interim Executive Director.  Priority given to those who have community theatre experience.

Guest Musical Directors

Responsibilities

  1. Supervise ALL musical elements in the production including the vocals and instrumentation.
  2. Make final recommendations to the director on ALL musical elements including vocal parts, instrumentation, musical cuts and additions, tempos, etc.
  3. Attend auditions as scheduled.
  4. Assist the Director and Choreographer in casting.
  5. Teach and rehearse the vocal music to performance level.
  6. Coordinate the instrumental music with the vocal music.
  7. Fill in on piano in the pit orchestra in the event of illness or other conflict.
  8. Collaborate with the rest of the production staff to achieve the highest artistic achievement possible.

Compensation

Based on production

Search is ongoing

If you are interested in this contract position, please email your resume and letter of interest to Tom Desjarlais, Interim Executive Director.  Priority given to those who have community theatre experience.

Guest Choreographers

Responsibilities

  1. Create the dance choreography for all musical numbers assigned by the director.
  2. Teach and rehearse all dance elements of the show to performance level.
  3. Collaborate with the Director to create the entire movement style of the production.
  4. Assist the Director and Music Director in casting.
  5. Assign and train a “Dance Captain” to supervise and maintain the artistic integrity of the dances throughout the run of the show.
  6. Attend auditions scheduled.
  7. Collaborate with the rest of the production staff to achieve the highest artistic achievement possible.
  8. Attend all rehearsals as scheduled per agreement with the Director.

Compensation

Based on production

Search is ongoing

If you are interested in this contract position, please email your resume and letter of interest to Tom Desjarlais, Interim Executive Director.  Priority given to those who have community theatre experience.

 

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