Theater on the Lake
Chicago, IL

Expires: 06/27/19

Job Dates

June 23 - August 31


$16/hour biweekly

House Manager - Theater on the Lake 2019

ProgramThe 67th season of Theater on the Lake Summer Theater Festival will remount 6 plays from Chicagos most talented and innovative off-Loop theater companies, as well a robust schedule of co- programming. The festival is scheduled to run from June 23 to August 31, 2019, with limited preproduction for technical staff beginning May. Performances will take place at Theater on the Lake (2401 N Lake Shore Drive) as well as other parks in the Chicago Park District. (Schedule below)

General Description
Candidates should be outgoing and personable, with the ability to address unexpected challenges calmly and professionally. The ideal candidate will have at least two years experience working in direct customer service in a theatre setting- Front of House or Box office experience preferred, as well as additional experience in customer service, hospitality or similar service industry work. Excellent customer service skills and strong attention to detail are required. A person with a passion for improving access for people with disabilities to meet the goal of high quality experiences for all patrons is highly desired.

House Manager will:
- assist the audience with seating and other on-site accommodations as needed
- serve as on-site liaison between the box office and company management during the festival
- serve as point of contact for the festivals Saints and volunteer ushers
- in conjunction with the Audience Services Manager, Production Manager and Managing
Director, develop and maintain best practices around the festivals accessibility needs, including
the set-up and maintenance of equipment.
- Coordinate the set up and strike of the audience lounge before and after performances
- Support the set up and strike of post-show festival programming
- Co-ordinate with the vendors staff regarding vehicles on site, valet issues, and other FOH
related concerns.
- Other duties as assigned

- Must be a Chicago resident.
- Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
- Background check and fingerprinting required.

$16/ hour, billed biweekly via invoice
Estimated 20-25 hours per week, with limited pre-season support starting in early June.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter, resume and a minimum of three professional references to Angelique.Grandone@chicagoparkdistrict.com


Sara Beaman

Production Manager



Business Address

2401 N Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60614

Posted: 06/05/2019 13:16:00 EST

Last Updated: 06/05/2019 17:00 EST

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