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From time to time, Long Wharf Theatre will announce employment opportunities for experienced theatre professionals.

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

Director of Philanthropy

Box Office Supervisor

Lighting Supervisor

Audio/Visual Supervisor

General Manager

Load-in Strike Crew

Scenic Carpenter


Long Wharf Theatre

Position (click to apply): Director of Philanthropy

Position: Box Office Supervisor

Classification: Part Time
Reports to: Patron Services Manager

Long Wharf Theatre seeks dependable, enthusiastic applicants for part-time, day/evening/weekend positions in the box office. Somewhat open/flexible availability preferred. Candidates should have excellent customer service, phone, and computer skills. Retail or customer service experience preferred (box office experience not required). A passion for live theatre or the performing arts is a must.

Primary Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

Pay is $17 per hour. Please send resume and cover letter to human.resources@longwharf.org or fax to 203-776-2287.

Long Wharf Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage BIPOC folx to apply.


Position: Lighting Supervisor 

Direct Reports: Lighting/Sound Swing 

Reports to: Director of Production (DOP) 

Classification: Full-Time, Annual 

The Invitation

Long Wharf Theatre is on an unprecedented journey where art and activism can live side by side. We are committed to building a boundary-breaking theatre with, for, and by the New Haven Community.  

The Overview

The Lighting Supervisor will oversee the electrics department and electrics requirements for all shows, events, and rentals. 

The Duties (including, but not limited to):  

The Skills & Expertise Needed: 

The Experience Needed: 

The Salary: 

The annual starting salary is $45,000 to $50,000 plus benefits (including health, dental, life insurance and PTO). 

LWT is on an unprecedented journey where art and activism can live side by side. We are committed to building a boundary-breaking theatre with, for, and by the New Haven Community.

We are seeking a Lighting Supervisor to oversee the electrics department and electrics requirements for all shows, events, and rentals. Responsibilities include collaborating with technical department heads, designers, and directors, hiring and supervising crews, tracking labor, maintaining equipment, rentals, budgets, and fabrication of custom practicals and effects. 

Candidates should be highly organized, detail oriented, have strong written and verbal communication skills, management experience, the ability to operate well under pressure, value a safe work environment and work well in a team atmosphere. Other responsibilities include plot preparation, running load-ins and strikes, and equipment maintenance. Position requires understanding of VectorWorks, Lightwright, ETC Ion, conventional lighting, automated lighting, and LED’s.

Candidates must be able to and comfortable with climbing ladders, work at heights for prolonged periods of time, possess a strong work ethic, the ability to work independently, possess a valid driver’s license required (subject to a motor vehicle record check), and have the ability to lift 50 Lbs.

All applicants will be considered. Annual starting salary range is $45 -50K plus benefits.  

Application: 

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter to human.resources@longwharf.org.   

 *Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment.


Position: Audio/Video Supervisor

Direct Reports: Lighting/Audio Swing

Reports to: Director of Production (DOP)

Classification: Full-Time, Annual, Exempt

The Invitation:

Long Wharf Theatre is on an unprecedented journey where art and activism can live side by side. We are committed to building a boundary-breaking theatre with, for, and by the New Haven Community.

The Overview:

The Audio/Video Supervisor will oversee the audio/video department for all shows, programming, and rentals.

The Duties (including, but not limited to):

The Skills & Expertise Needed:

The Experience Needed:

The Salary:

The annual starting salary is $45,000 – $50,000 plus benefits (including health, dental, life insurance and PTO).

SHORT AD:

LWT is on an unprecedented journey where art and activism can live side by side. We are committed to building a boundary-breaking theatre with, for, and by the New Haven Community.

We are seeking an Audio/Video Supervisor to oversee the audio/video department for all shows, programming, and rentals. 

Responsibilities include collaborating with technical department heads, designers, and directors, hiring and supervising crews, tracking labor, maintaining equipment, rentals, and budgets.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to plot preparation, running load-ins and strikes, and equipment maintenance. Position requires understanding of the following: QLab, Yamaha Consoles, Mac OS, Windows, Isadora, Watchout, ProTools, MSC, OSC.

Candidates must be capable of setting up mix positions, orchestras/bands, wired and wireless intercom, and wired and wireless microphone systems, system and equipment troubleshooting and repair skills, strong communication skills, possess a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently, be able to and comfortable with climbing ladders, work at heights for prolonged periods of time, a valid driver’s license required (subject to a motor vehicle record check).

3 – 5 years professional theatre audio and video experience preferred, but all applicants will be considered. Annual starting salary range is $45K – $50K plus benefits.

Application:

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter to human.resources@longwharf.org.  

*Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment.


Position: Scenery Load-in/Strike Crew 

Direct Reports: n/a 

Reports to: Master Carpenter

Classification: Overhire

The Duties (including, but not limited to):  

The Skills & Expertise Needed: 

The Experience Needed: 

Physical Requirements Needed: 

Pay Rate:

$20.00/hour

Application: 

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter to human.resources@longwharf.org.   


Position: General Manager
Direct Reports: Business Manager, Operations Manager, Associate General Manager
Reports to: Managing Director
Classification: Annual, Full-Time, Exempt

The Invitation:

Long Wharf Theatre is committed to building a boundary-breaking, anti-racist theatre that is a gathering place for the New Haven community. We are looking for a General Manager to join our growing community, as we work in partnership to reimagine the experiment that is the American Theater.

The Overview:

The General Manager will join LWT’s senior leadership team and oversee all aspects of the daily operations of a nationally renowned non-profit theatre, including finance, production contracting, human resources, and administrative operations.

The Duties:

The Expertise Needed:

The Salary Range:

$70,000 – $80,000 annually depending on experience and skill set, plus PTO and benefits

The Timeline:

Position is available immediately, priority will be given to applications submitted by July 30, 2021.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to human.resources@longwharf.org with “General Manager” in the subject line.

*Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment.