Jobs

Bay Area Children's Theatre is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

BACT's Mission & Culture Statement




Front of House Staff Member

Bay Area Children's Theatre is currently seeking energetic, approachable, team players to join our Front of House staff! Must be 18yrs or older to apply.

Position​:​ Front of House Staff Member ($12.86 hourly; average 5-12 hours/week)
Reports to​:​ Front of House Lead

The Front of House staff reports to the House Lead and is responsible for helping our patrons with seating as well as assisting with pre-show and post-show tasks on performance days. Pre-show and post-show tasks will vary depending on the production and venue.

BACT’s Mainstage season performs at several Bay Area theatres such as Freight & Salvage (Berkeley), Berkeley Rep’s Peet’s Theatre, and the Children’s Creativity Museum Theater (San Francisco). Performances typically take place at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays throughout most of the year.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Show up on time based on the call time given
  • Report to House Lead for each show’s pre-show and post-show tasks (varies by venue)
  • Knowledge of show run time, intermissions, seating layout, restroom locations, and specific rules to each venue (food/drink, patron accessible areas, lock up procedures etc)
  • Supervise and assist volunteer ushers for every performance
  • Provide customer service regarding any questions about BACT’s season, classes, or upcoming events

Please review our Mission & Culture Statement to see whether BACT's working environment is a good fit for you.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to drew@bactheatre.org with the subject line "Front of House Staff Search."





Musical Theatre Directors, Choreographers & Assistants

Bay Area Children's Theatre's Education Program seeks qualified, experienced musical theatre directors, assistant directors and choreographers for after school ensemble based musical theatre classes for youth ages 5 – 14 in various east bay locations.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to direct groups of children in a fun and engaging manner.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching musical theater or dance to youth.
  • Commitment to building strong relationships with children and their families.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Team player.
  • Experience directing MTI Kids and Jr. shows is preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Part time after school hours only.

Please review our Mission & Culture Statement to see whether BACT's working environment is a good fit for you.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to classes@bactheatre.org with the subject line "Teaching Artist Search."




BACT's Mission & Culture Statement

Bay Area Children’s Theatre is a vibrant company that comprises a rapidly growing theatre for young audiences program and a theatre education program for children ages 2-16. BACT serves children all over the San Francisco Bay Area with nationally recognized work for family audiences. Its mission ​is to inspire young audiences with imaginative productions, introduce children of all backgrounds to the excitement of live theatre, and create an engaging, entertaining, and educational environment in which children and their families can explore and enjoy the arts.

As artists, arts educators, and arts administrators, we share a cultural ideal and uphold values that make Bay Area Children’s Theatre a uniquely satisfying place to work:

Professionalism
We strive for excellence in all we do. We deliver on our commitments. We work collaboratively, and respect each other’s time. We admire and support each other’s skills and abilities, understanding that the diversity of our experience builds capacity and strengthens our overall creative impact. We are accountable for our actions and our decisions. We solve problems constructively and politely, with good will. We keep the company’s best interests in mind.

Respect
We treat everyone as we would like to be treated. We think the best of each other and help each other succeed. We support each other’s artistic growth. We communicate kindly, openly and directly. We listen and respond to our patrons, and we are cognizant of the diversity in the communities we serve.

Flexibility
We understand that working in the performing arts requires us to be nimble. We value positive outlooks and the ability to respond quickly and efficiently to unexpected needs. We focus on what we need to accomplish, and keep each other informed.

Creativity
We know that the future of the company depends on the imagination and innovation we bring to our work. We welcome new ideas, and help create an atmosphere in which everyone feels empowered to grow artistically. We share the fun and excitement of everything we are doing.

Bay Area Children's Theatre  |  Phone: 510-296-4433  |  info@bactheatre.org