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Employment Opportunities

The Alley Theatre does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes are only accepted for specific job openings. Job openings may be advertised here, in the Houston Chronicle or in the national Theatre Communication Group's (TCG) publication entitled "ArtSearch." The Alley Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please click on the position you are interested in for job description and application process.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

The Alley Theatre (LORT B and C) in Houston, TX seeks an experienced, self-motivated and detail-oriented individual for Technical Director. The Alley is committed to equality and diversity in its workforce and encourages all interested parties to apply. The TD manages all aspects of scenery construction and the coordination of technical elements, supervises scene shop personnel, oversee backstage operations, maintains department equipment, and manages the physical spaces of the scene shop, theatres, and support areas.  The TD oversees a staff of 15 in a state of the art 17,000sqft shop and newly renovated theatre. The Alley produces 14 shows in two spaces throughout the year. A Master’s degree in Technical Theatre and/or eight years of professional theatre experience preferred.  This position is full-time salaried, with a benefits package including paid vacation, family health and dental, and a 401k retirement plan. Click here for a full job description. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Raymond Inkel, Production Manager, productiondept@alleytheatre.org with “Technical Director” in the subject line. No phone calls please.  EOE

Subscription Sales and Fundraising 

Job Description:

  • Telesales subscription positions available
  • Telefunding subscription positions available
  • Part-time, year round job, 16-28 hours a week (flexible hours)
  • Opportunities for bonuses and advancement available for employees who exceed standards
  • Average earnings with commission $11-15 per hour and cash bonuses for top earners
  • Complimentary tickets to shows available as a benefit for committed work

Requirements:

  • Resume and references required, PDF attachments to email ONLY
  • Must be dependable and on-time
  • Must be willing to learn and take direction
  • Must be articulate and comfortable talking on the phone
  • Basic computer skills and basic knowledge of theater is a plus
  • Demonstrating knowledge of Alley Theatre, its season, and its education programs is a plus
  • Location of the job is within the theatre buildings - no parking provided

Our Environment:

  • A learning-based, positive work environment. You must be comfortable learning in a team and one-on-one setting.
  • Constant coaching to exceed goals and provide excellent customer care  – super supportive environment toward your growth.
  • Equality and diversity is welcome and makes the team stronger.

To apply send the following to Leigh Mumford at lmumford@sdatel.com:

  • No phone calls or meetings will be considered prior to this step
  • Your Resume in PDF format only
  • Include References at the bottom of your Resume
  • A brief Cover Letter in PDF format only, with three reasons why you think you would be a good candidate for this job
  • Please include References at the bottom of your Resume.

OVERHIRE CARPENTER

The nationally recognized Alley Theatre (LORT B and C) in Houston, TX seeks qualified individuals to fill overhire Carpenter positions for productions in the 2015/2016 season. The Alley Theatre produces 14 shows in two spaces each year. Ideal candidates will be team players with strong organizational, interpersonal, and time-management skills. REQUIREMENTS: local to the Houston area and have experience building, loading-in and striking scenery. Stage Rigging experience and/or advanced finish carpentry skills, a plus. Candidates must be able to lift 50+ lbs. with no restrictions. Salary is commensurate with experience. Ability to work with varied personalities and timetables a must. Position is hourly, DOE, and eligible for overtime. No travel or housing compensation is available for this position. Please email letter of interest, resume and references to productiondept@alleytheatre.org with “Overhire Carpenter” in the subject line. No phone calls please.  EOE. Click here for a job description.

 

CARPENTER

The nationally recognized Alley Theatre (LORT B and C) in Houston, TX seeks an experienced and motivated Carpenter for the Scenery Department Staff. The Alley produces 14 productions in two performance spaces each year and recently completed a $46M renovation of the theatre facility. Candidates must have excellent carpentry, welding and rigging skills. Experience with CNC routers and stage automation systems a plus. The ideal applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills, a keen eye for detail and possess the ability to thrive in a team environment. This position is full-time hourly, eligible for overtime and includes paid vacation, health and dental benefits and 401(K) retirement plan. Email resume and references to Raymond Inkel, Production Manager, at productiondept@alleytheatre.org with “Carpenter” in the subject line. No phone calls please. EOE. Click here for a full job description.

PROPERTIES ARTISAN

The nationally recognized Alley Theatre (LORT B and C) in Houston, TX seeks a motivated, Props Artisan for the Properties Department Staff. The Alley produces 14 productions in two performance spaces each year and recently completed a $46M renovation of the theatre facility. Skill set should include: strong furniture, carpentry and re-finishing, faux and scenic painting, graphic design and layout, sculpting, carving and casting, and metal work. Additional duties will include set decoration, load-in and strikes of productions, pulling rehearsal props. The ideal candidate will combine artistic ability with knowledge of period styles and fine workmanship, work with varied personalities and tight timetables. This position is full-time hourly, eligible for overtime and includes paid vacation, health and dental benefits and 401(K) retirement plan. Email resume and references to Karin Rabe, Properties Master, at productiondept@alleytheatre.org with “Props Artisan” in the subject line. No phone calls please.  EOE. Click here for a full job description.

WIG CREW

The nationally recognized Alley Theatre (LORT B and C) in Houston, TX seeks experienced and creative individual for the position of Wig Crew. The Alley produces 14 shows in two spaces each year and recently completed a $46M renovation of the theatre facility. Responsibilities include working with cast through half hour and running shows, daily wig and facial hair maintenance, and building and fronting wigs. Skills required include ventilating, setting and styling wigs and hair pieces, and familiarity with historical hairstyles. Ideal candidates will be team players with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and backstage experience. The position is full time hourly, eligible for overtime and includes paid vacation, health and dental benefits and a 401k retirement plan. Please email letter of interest, resume and references to Amy Solomon, Wig Master, at productiondept@alleytheatre.org with “Wig Crew” in the subject line. No phone calls please.  EOE. Click here for a full job description.