The House Manager position is a part-time position with shifts mainly in the evenings and on the weekends. The House Manager (HM) is responsible for all aspects of the front of house operation of the theater during performances.
- Count and maintain the accuracy of all monies
- Fill out all nightly paperwork and send nightly emails
- Maintain cleanliness of theater spaces, bathroom facilities, building façade, etc. before and after performances
- Put out and oversee the selling of all concessions
- Manage door list, greet and work with patrons upon entry of the theater including checking names off of a door list and selling tickets at the door as necessary
- Ensure the comfort and safety of all patrons before, during and after performances
- Responsible for management of volunteer(s)
- Make pre-show welcome announcements to audience
- Be sure refrigerators are fully stocked and communicate any need for inventory to the appropriate people
- Ensure proper signage is posted to direct patrons to correct doors
- Coordinate with the Technician for house opening and start of show
- Coordinate with Technician to ensure performer(s)’s needs are fulfilled
- Ensure theater spaces are fully cleaned and ready for next show
- Ensure security of building at all times while on duty
- Assist Technician as needed and able
- Host post-show receptions
- Other duties as requested by a supervisor
House Managers are required to arrive 90 minutes prior to the performance start time unless otherwise instructed by a supervisor. Performances run anywhere from 60-120 minutes plus additional intermissions when necessary. Clean up and close up time following a performance is generally 30 minutes.
All San Francisco House Managers receive $65 per show.
On the rare occasion of a talk-back, reception, or an extra lengthy performance, House Managers’ compensation may be raised. This will be decided by The Marsh management team and HM’s will be informed accordingly.
Please reply to this position by contacting Brian Williamson firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (415) 641-0235.
Technician & Stage Manager (Lighting/Sound Board Operator)
The Technician/Stage Manager position is a part time position with shifts mainly in the evenings and on the weekends. The position also requires availability during weekday daytimes as needed for technical load-ins and rehearsals. The Technician/Stage Manager is responsible for successful execution of all technical aspects of the performance and back of the house responsibilities.
• Coordinate tech rehearsals and load-ins with Producing Manager
• Participate in hang and focuses for assigned shows
• Be at all necessary technical rehearsals
• Operate sound and lighting boards as discussed and practiced for assigned performances
• Ensure the performer(s)’s needs are fulfilled
• Ensure all technical equipment is functioning properly before each performance
• Inform Producing Manager of any issues with equipment or the needs of any accessories or expendables
• Ensure booth spaces are fully cleaned and ready for next show and other technicians
Stage Manager Duties
• Ensure all seating is properly set up per the audience count for each performance
• Ensure cleanliness of stage (swept and mopped) and backstage areas for performer(s)
• Maintain comfortable temperature of performance space before and during performances (i.e. cool off or heat up space as needed)
• Coordinate with the House Manager for house opening and start of show
• Communicate with performer(s) to give time leading up to show time
• Ensure security of building at all times while on duty
• Assist the House Manager as needed and able
• Other duties as requested by a supervisor
Technicians/Stage Managers are generally required to arrive 2 hours prior to the performance start time unless otherwise instructed by a supervisor. Performances typically run 60-90 minutes plus additional intermissions when necessary. Clean up and close up time following a performance is generally 30 minutes depending on the Technician and House Manager. Occasionally performances will be followed by receptions or talk-backs. Technicians are informed in advance in most cases when available.
All Technicians receive $70 per show & $16.50 per hour for technical rehearsals, and $25 per hour for any rehearsal hours that goes over the allotted time.