FULL-TIME POSITIONS

PART-TIME POSITIONS

PATRON SERVICES ASSOCIATE

PATRON SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Imagination Stage is seeking dynamic and detailed-oriented individuals to work up to 25 hours per week in our Patron Services Department. This position will be a job share with the majority of its workload coming from work as a Registrar but will have other duties as a Box Office Associate assisting with ticket and subscription sales. Some weekend work occasionally required.

 

REGISTRATION WORK

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Update classes in Tessitura
  • Be familiar with and enforce registration policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all registration information is entered chronologically and efficiently so as to limit registration errors in data entry
  • Communicate with Education Department to trouble shoot problems
  • Create and maintain Waitlists
  • Complete End of Day Finance report Daily

BOX OFFICE WORK

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processing of daily ticket sales and subscription sales through Tessitura
  • Customer service assistance as well as provide information via phone and in-person
  • Will-Call ticket handling
  • Miscellaneous filing, organizing, paperwork
  • General assistance to manager on duty

EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Candidates should have excellent organization and pleasant demeanor as well as a love of theatre and children. Previous box office work preferred but we are willing to train for the right candidate.

Compensation: $10.75/hour

 

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and cover letter and three professional references to bantin@imaginationstage.org

RECEPTIONIST

RECEPTIONIST
APPLICATION DEADLINE |  UNTIL FILLED

The Receptionist is responsible for supplying information regarding the organization to the general public, attending to visitors and dealing with inquiries on the phone and face-to-face. Receptionist is also responsible for other duties as delegated by the Office Manager & Facilities Associate. This is a part-time position, 20 hours/week or less, which includes Saturdays, Sundays, and occasional evenings, weekdays, and holidays.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Open and close the building as needed
  • Monitor front entrances; greet, assist, and direct incoming patrons
  • Print and post morning schedule and room reports
  • Answer phone, take and return messages, and direct calls to the appropriate person(s)
  • Respond to requests for information on the phone and in person
  • Distribute mail; collect and meter outgoing mail
  • Provide for pick-up of letters, packages, etc. by courier or other services
  • Ensure that reception and lobby areas are kept clean and neat
  • Post building notices/messages for incoming patrons
  • Adhere to Imagination Stage policies and procedures
  • Take on other duties as assigned

 

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and cover letter and three professional references to aschlogel@imaginationstage.org

WEEKEND SALES ASSOCIATE

WEEKEND SALES ASSOCIATE

Imagination Stage, an exciting and inspiring regional not-for-profit professional children’s theatre and arts education organization is looking for friendly Weekend Sales Associates to assist patrons in our Just Imagine gift-shop. These are part-time, weekend positions (hours of operation for the shop are Sat. 10am-9pm and Sun 11am-6pm).

Responsibilities include customer assistance and sales transaction completion, maintenance of the appearance of the Just Imagine gift shop; advising customers on gift shop merchandise; troubleshooting customer problems, fielding customer inquiries and reconciliation of daily receipts.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • People skills (friendly and personable, enjoy working with the public);
  • Excellent customer service skills a must;
  • Ability to handle several things at once (multi-task) essential;
  • A team-player, must work well with others;
  • The ability to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative environment;
  • Computer literacy required;
  • Retail experience preferred;
  • Counterpoint SQL experience a plus
  • A sense of humor mandatory.

Compensation: $10.75/hour

 

TO APPLY:

Please send cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to boutique@imaginationstage.org

TEACHING POSITIONS

TEACHING ARTIST

TEACHING ARTIST

Imagination Stage is always looking for experienced teachers for its onsite classes and satellite programming in DC, MD and Northern VA.  Imagination Stage teaching artists are contracted on a freelance basis and work a variety of schedules based on semester needs and teacher availability. Both weekday and weekend hours available.

 

For lead teaching artists, ideal candidates have a BA in Theatre, Theatre/Music Education, or Early Elementary Education and 2+ years of teaching theatre for young people.

 
CREATIVE DRAMA/ACTING

Seeking teaching artists comfortable creating and leading creative drama and/or technique based curriculum.

 
DANCE INSTRUCTORS/CHOREOGRAPHERS

Seeking experienced dancers to instruct classes in Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre Dance, Modern, and/or Hip Hop dance. Choreographers are also needed for Musical Theatre camps and productions.

 
VOCAL INSTRUCTORS/MUSIC DIRECTORS

Our instruction model requires our vocal instructors/music directors to have piano accompaniment skills. Music Directors are also needed for Musical Theatre camps and productions.
 
EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS

We seek teachers with a background in theatre artistry and early education as well as experience in implementing lessons that utilize storytelling, mulit-sensory play, and that integrates the theatre arts with early childhood development.
 
INCLUSION FACILITATORS
An inclusion facilitator is a member of the classroom staff who helps to facilitate friendships between students with and without disabilities, models class activities and positive and respectful ways for students to interact, and collaborates with the classroom teacher to support positive behavior, provide accommodations, and create an inclusive environment for students with disabilities.
 
ASSISTANT TEACHERS
Assistant teachers support the classroom teacher in preparation and implementation, and models classroom work for the students

 

 

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to:

Nikki Kaplan

Associate Director of Education

nkaplan@imaginationstage.org

Please list all the teaching positions you are interested in.

EARLY CHILDHOOD ARTS INTEGRATION RESIDENCY TEACHER

EARLY CHILDHOOD ARTS INTEGRATION RESIDENCY TEACHER

Imagination Stage is looking for experienced early childhood teachers for a pre-school arts integration residency in Washington DC for 3 and 4 year old children. Applicants should demonstrate a vested interest in young children and the arts. We will provide on-site training to familiarize successful applicants with our teaching philosophy and methods and provide guidance with curriculum and lesson planning.


This is a 40-week commitment starting in late August that will have a total of 6, morning to early afternoon teaching hours per week, Monday-Friday. Additional teaching hours with Imagination Stage may be available. Compensation is $41 per teaching hour. We will contact you directly to set up an interview.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working from a provided curriculum outline and support materials, including age-appropriate developmental goals, create lesson plans for each week
  • Implement lesson plans, incorporating various teaching aids and props, to create a multi-sensory experience
  • Report to the Satellite Education Programs Coordinator for weekly check-ins and provide written weekly updates

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience required (with age 3-5 population)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speakers preferred
  • Creative Drama, Music, Movement, and/or Visual Arts experience preferred
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Elementary Education, or Theatre Education preferred

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Danielle Pampinella, Satellite Education Programs Coordinator:
dpampinella@imaginationstage.org

VOLUNTEERS

USHERS

USHERS

Imagination Stage is looking for friendly and responsible volunteer ushers in our professional theatre. Responsibilities include taking tickets, selling concessions, seating patrons and assisting with patron concerns. Flexible schedule includes weekend mornings and afternoons, with occasional evenings.

 

TO APPLY:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to emurphy@imaginationstage.org

 

Imagination Stage is an SSL approved organization. Students ages 15 and up can earn community service hours by volunteering at Imagination Stage.

 

AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS

Imagination Stage operates under an Actors Equity Theatre for Young Audiences contract and does not participate in the Equity Membership Candidate program. We hire Equity and Non-Equity actors who are 18 years and older. If we are in need of an actor who is under the age of 18 this information will be clearly stated on all casting materials.

 

For general inquiries or more information about auditioning at Imagination Stage, please email audition@imaginationstage.org

Imagination Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It does not tolerate discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.