Performing Arts

Actress to portray Alice Paul for summer programming

Job Listing
Posted November 21, 2019

Historic Philadelphia, Inc. (HPI) in partnership with Independence National Historical Park, seeks an adult actress to portray, Alice Paul (1885 – 1977) for programming in 2020 celebrating the Women’s Vote Centennial.

Alice Paul was a leading suffragist who founded the National Woman’s Party, the group of radical women who paraded, picketed and protested to win the vote for women. After the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment which granted the vote to women, she crafted the Equal Rights Amendment to assure that women would have full equity under the law.

Actress to portray Frances Ellen Watkins Harper for summer programming

Job Listing
Posted November 21, 2019

Historic Philadelphia, Inc. (HPI) in partnership with Independence National Historical Park, seeks an adult actress to portray, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825 – 1911) for programming in 2020 celebrating the Women’s Vote Centennial.

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was a writer, poet, public speaker, and champion of both the abolition and women’s suffrage movements. Born a free woman in Maryland, she lived much of her adult life in Philadelphia where she lent her powerful voice to social justice causes, especially as they pertained to African American women.  

Actress to portray Lucretia Mott for summer programming.

Job Listing
Posted November 21, 2019

Historic Philadelphia, Inc. (HPI) in partnership with Independence National Historical Park, seeks an adult actress to portray, Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880) for programming in 2020 celebrating the Women’s Vote Centennial.

Lucretia Mott spent most of her life in Philadelphia where she rose to fame as leader in the abolition, woman’s suffrage, and human rights movements in the mid-1800s. She was a physically tiny committed Quaker, who was fearless in her advocacy of causes which furthered equity among men and women, black and white.

Interim Marketing Associate - 30 hrs/week

Job Listing
Posted November 19, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:  Interim Marketing Associate (PT)

Job Classification:  Non-Exempt

Reports to:  Executive Director                      Supervises:  NA

Box Office Supervisor

Job Listing
Posted November 8, 2019

Box Office Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Box Office supervisor is a part-time position (approximately 15-29 hours per week) and is responsible for providing excellent customer service and fostering a professional atmosphere within the Box Office. The position will be required to manage the box office during show times on a rotational basis.

 

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Arts Administration Internship - Winter/Spring 2020

Job Listing
Posted November 4, 2019

Learn by doing. Bowerbird, a presenter of music, dance, and related art forms, is seeking individuals interested in gaining hands on experience and participating in the planning and implementation of our Winter/Spring 2020 season.

Ruddigore - Call for Audition!

Job Listing
Posted October 31, 2019

Call for leads, chorus, and backstage!  The Savoy Company, Philadelphia’s internationally award-winning and oldest amateur Gilbert & Sullivan Company in the world, is looking for new members to stage Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera/musical comedy RUDDIGORE in spring 2020.

Recruitment and Admissions

Job Listing
Posted October 31, 2019

Call for leads, chorus, and backstage!  The Savoy Company, Philadelphia’s internationally award-winning and oldest amateur Gilbert & Sullivan Company in the world, is looking for new members to stage Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera/musical comedy RUDDIGORE in spring 2019.

Drama Coordinator

Job Listing
Posted October 25, 2019

Are you a creative thinker who is passionate about giving children the opportunity to tell their own stories and who is committed to strengthening communities through partnership and collaboration? Do you believe after school isn’t just a time when kids get to “be” themselves, but rather a time they get to BECOME themselves through experiences that teach important skills and broaden horizons? 

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is looking for a new Drama Coordinator who is eager to help schools, rec centers, and libraries engage and inspire youth in Philadelphia through the dramatic arts.  

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience creating drama programming, lesson plans, or activities, especially for younger students (grades K-3)
  • Be capable of managing multiple priorities and timelines, such as event planning, promotion, and production
  • Have experience with grassroots outreach and enjoy working collaboratively with a dedicated team of peers
  • Be excited about challenging themselves and ASAP Drama to be a leader in Philadelphia’s out-of-school time and arts communities

OVERHIRE TECHNICIANS

Job Listing
Posted October 23, 2019

Storybook Musical Theatre, a professional, Equity children's theatre company in it's 28th season, is looking to add to its overhire list for carpenters and electricians. Some experience desired. Will probably be used to assist our staff in putting pre-made sets back together or holding ladders, running cables and hanging instruments. Have 8 load-ins and outs from early December to early August. 

 

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