Bay Area Children's Theatre is currently accepting applications:

Front of House Team Member

Job Summary: Help create a smooth front of house experience for all patrons

The duties of the Front of House Team Member include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work to ensure that patrons have a positive experience at the theatre.
  • Greeting patrons as they arrive
  • Answering any questions that patrons might have
  • Assisting patrons with ticket purchases and seating
  • Assisting patrons with merchandise and concessions purchases
  • Assisting patrons with the donation process
  • Setting up the Lobby, activity tables, merchandise, and concessions stands
  • Preparing for check-in
  • Resetting after each performance
  • Working with team members and other BACT staff in a positive, collaborative, and supportive manner.
  • Arriving on time for shifts
  • Communicating effectively with managers and team members
  • Being proactive and anticipating team needs

    Pay is $15.59/hr.

    To Apply: Please send résumé to Logan Moody, Patron Services Manager, logan@bactheatre.org, with the subject line “FOH Team Member Search.”

    Development Associater

    Job Summary : The Development Associate is responsible for supporting the Development Director and the Development Department with the planning, organizing, and execution of all of BACT’s fundraising including, the individual donor program, yearly fundraising campaigns, and special events. The Associate works closely with the Development Director and members of the Board of Directors Committees in all development and fundraising endeavors.

    The duties of the Development Associate shall include but are not limited to the following:
    ● Development data entry and gift processing.
    ● Maintain accurate donor files with gift/acknowledgment documentation.
    ● Maintain donor recognition for programs, listings and in lobby sponsorship displays.
    ● Record notes and background information on donors to assist in achieving higher level and increased gifts
    ● Maintain and support annual fundraising plan including mailings and annual fundraising campaigns.
    ● Assist with the creation of publications and fundraising materials to support fundraising activities.
    ● Document all donor communication, supporting moves management steps.
    ● Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with individual donors.
    ● Assist in securing financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
    ● Oversee and support FOH/Lobby fundraising efforts.
    ● Research and help maintain grants/foundation calendar and matrix.
    ● Maintain and organize foundation and grant files with gift/ reporting /acknowledgment documentation
    ● Assist with grant writing, research and reporting requirements.
    ● Support and help execute special events - including donor engagement events, board meetings, and
    special fundraising events.
    ● Perform other related duties as requested.

    Competitive salary, subsidized healthcare, and flexible time off, enjoyable work environment.

    To Apply: Please send cover letter and résumé to Nina Meehan, Executive Artistic Director, nina@bactheatre.org, with the subject line “Development Associate Search.”

    Musical Theatre Directors, Assistant Directors, Choreographers, Music Director & Counselors


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


    • Ability to direct groups of children in a fun and engaging manner.
    • Excellent classroom management skills.
    • Experience teaching musical theater or dance to youth.
    • Commitment to building strong relationships with children and their families.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Administrative skills and experience with GoogleDrive.
    • Team player.
    • Experience directing MTI Kids and Jr. shows is preferred.
    • Must have reliable transportation.
    • Summer camp: full-days and half-days AND/OR School Year: Part time after school hours.

    Click here to see Available Positions & Apply!

    You may send resume and cover letter to classes@bactheatre.org with the subject line "Teaching Artist Search."

    Technical Theatre Teacher

    Bay Area Children's Theatre's Education Program seeks enthusiastic, qualified, experienced tech theatre teachers for after school musical theatre productions in various bay area locations. Ages vary from elementary to high school.


    • Ability to direct groups of children in a fun and engaging manner.
    • Plan, develop, and facilitate tech theatre classes for students involved in tech crew at “on-site” at designated school after-school productions
    • Teach basic equipment operation to students - spotlights, light board, sound cues (off of computer), backstage crew, stage management (calling the show)
    • Setting up equipment each day and supervising break-down (when necessary)
    • Support, schedule and provide the technical support needed for each production
    • Be present and assist with load-in and strike at every venue hired for
    • Attend all technical rehearsals and performances
    • Stage managing: keeping track of time, ensuring that all students are functioning as highly as possible
    • Communicate with technical theatre/crew members families about schedule and expectations
    • Maintain a safe working environment at all times
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Click here to see Available Positions & Apply!

    You may send resume and cover letter to classes@bactheatre.org with the subject line "EP Tech Teacher 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:

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    At Bay Area Children’s Theatre, we embrace the joy and wonder of diversity and support equity and inclusion in all our endeavors, for only with diversity, equity and inclusion can we enrich our art, our workplace and the communities we serve.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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