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Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at Capital Stage. We have many ways for you to collaborate and participate in our community. 

Capital Stage’s mission is to be a dynamic leader in the evolution of contemporary theatre in Sacramento and to passionately engage audiences in the art of live storytelling with bold, innovative plays performed by professional artists, in an intimate, up-close setting. We uphold a strong commitment to expanding the base of working artists in the greater Sacramento region by engaging actors, directors, writers, designers, and technical staff who are dedicated to bringing bold, lively productions of contemporary and classic plays to our community. 

 

Apprenticeships/Interns

Gain valuable experience working with Sacramento’s bold, intimate, professional theatre company. Please see our Apprenticeship page for more information.

 

Auditioning

To perform in a Cap Stage production, please see the Audition page for more information.

 

Design/Production

Capital Stage is always looking for designers, theatre technicians and backstage crew members. To be considered for a production position, please submit a letter of introduction and your resume to employment@capstage.org.

 

Front-of-House Staff

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of:

HOUSE MANAGER

CONTACT: Keith Riedell, General Manager Capital Stage | 2215 J St. Sacramento, CA 95816 | 916-476-3116 x2 | kriedell@capstage.org

HOURS: Must be able to start ASAP. Approximately 25-35 hours per week depending on production.  Performance week hours:  Performances are Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat evenings, and Saturday and Sunday afternoons, plus additional hours as scheduled. Candidate’s schedule must be able to accommodate performance week hours.  The house manager has minimal hours during non-performance weeks.

DUTIES: Coordinate and ensure the smooth operation of the Front of House (FOH). Other duties will include: upkeep of public areas of the theater, preparation of the seating area for each performance, orientation of volunteer ushers, coordination of curtain timing with box office and stage management and monitoring of patron activity.  Ensure the safety of patrons, volunteers, and staff through the proper implementation and enforcement of emergency procedures.  Coordinate the use of the patron lounge for receptions including set up, decoration, food presentation and clean up. The house manager will also function as a back up to box office staff and as such will process ticketing and donation transactions as needed.

SKILLS: Successful candidates will possess excellent customer service skills, demonstrate basic computer skills and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word on a Windows platform.  The candidate will show effective communication abilities, exhibit a high attention to detail, ability to remain cool under pressure, demonstrate punctuality, and be a self-starter capable of multi-tasking.

PERFORMANCE COMPETENCIES AND CRITERIA:

  • Maintain a professional, mature image
  • Efficient organization to accomplish the many facets of FOH
  • Building strong relationships to provide a harmonious environment
  • Responsive and considerate of the customers needs
  • Ethical consideration in all duties

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

PAY: Depends on experience.

To apply, please submit a resume and a letter of interest to Keith Riedell, General Manager at kriedell@capstage.org or via US Mail to 2420 N St. Suite 120, Sacramento, CA. 95816

 

Script Submissions

To submit a script to Cap Stage, please see our Script Submission page.

 

Volunteering

To help our non-profit theatre achieve its goals and create positive experiences for our patrons, please see our Volunteer page.

 

Upcoming Shows

Upcoming Events

Sun 27

Marjorie Prime

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun 27

Post Show CapChat

May 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 30

Marjorie Prime

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 31

Pre Show CapChat

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Thu 31

Marjorie Prime

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm