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Jobs

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.”





    Tour Technical Director

    Job Summary : Manages the technical aspects of BACT touring production

    The duties of the Tour Technical Director shall include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, develop, schedule and provide the technical support needed for touring production.
  • Keep track of budget expenses; receive written approval from Executive Director or Director of Production before making purchases that exceed prior approved budget
  • Attend all production meetings prior to tour
  • Communicate with designers as needed
  • Collaborate with the Director of Production and tour stage manager on truck pack
  • Be present at first load-­in to direct and instruct the crew, staff, and actors on the use and handling of scenery
  • Perform repairs on tour as needed in conjunction with Tour SM; includes set, props, costumes etc.
  • Attend tech rehearsals
  • Manage and assist with transporting the set and props from one performance venue to the next
  • Monitor the condition of sound equipment; confer with the Director of Production on the repair and replacement of equipment and perform preventative maintenance on equipment. Maintain records, and report incidents involving the use of equipment.
  • Technically advance performance venues with tour SM
  • Lead load in with local crew
  • Manage lighting focus and programming to maintain consistency of the show at each venue
  • Set up sound equipment and perform sound check with actors at each venue
  • Lead load-­out and strike for all venues
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times
  • Coordinate storage and/or disposal of used set pieces in the scene shop at end of tour
  • Run sound at all performances
  • Drive up to 20' truck
  • Have a valid and up to date driver’s license
  • Assist Tour SM in leading the tour team

    Pay is DOE and will include a per diem. Housing on the road is provided.

    To Apply: Please send cover letter and résumé to Frances Hughes, Director of Production, frances@bactheatre.org, with the subject line “Tour Technical Director Search.”





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

    NOW HIRING FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR!

    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.

    Qualifications:

    • 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.

    Qualifications:

    • 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.

    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