Imagination Stage, Inc. is a fun and exciting place to work. Whether it is as an employee, faculty member, apprentice, intern, designer, actor or volunteer, being part of the Imagination Stage family is a rewarding and inspiring experience.
Full Time Opportunities
Group Sales Coordinator
The Group Sales Coordinator is an independent and supportive position for the Patron Services department, Marketing and Communications department, and box office. While the mission of the group sales department is generally separate from the box office, it is instrumental to the Patron Services and Marketing and Communications departments. The position is primarily responsible for actively courting potential groups, as well as accepting and maintaining inbound requests to attend performances in both the Lerner and Reeve Theatres. Responsibilities include promoting, selling, and booking all group sales to meet the stated annual revenue goals, researching and cultivating relationships with school and non-school group leaders, working with house management staff to meet groups upon arrival, enforcing payment policies, troubleshooting customer complaints, maintaining updated group contact lists, and creating group sales reports for the Marketing and Communications department. For more information, including how to apply, click here.
Development Manager/Individual Giving
The Development Manager/Individual Giving is responsible for expanding individual giving in support of Imagination Stage’s professional theatre, theatre education and outreach programs. Reporting to the Director of Development, this position will oversee individual giving programs up to $4,999. The position is responsible for an annual fundraising target of $150,000 and managing a base of 800+ individual donors. The DM/Individual Giving will also serve as Board Secretary for the Board of Directors and various board committees. For more information, including how to apply, click here.
Development Manager/Institutional Giving
Development Manager/Institutional Giving is responsible for expanding institutional giving in support of Imagination Stage’s professional theatre, theatre education, and outreach programs. Reporting to the Director of Development, this position will oversee grant requests and contribution solicitations from government, foundation and corporate foundation sources. The position is responsible for an annual fundraising target of over $900,000 in county, state, and federal government grants and for over $400,000 in foundation grants. Part-time and/or telework schedules will be considered for the right candidate. For more information, including how to apply, click here.
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Part Time Opportunities
Patron Services Associates
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. For more information, including how to apply, click here.
Weekend Sales Associates
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 position (hours of operation for the shop are Sat. 10am-9pm and Sun 11am-6pm). For additional information, including how to apply, click here.
Imagination Stage is looking for friendly and responsible paid 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. For more information on how to apply, click here.
We are always in search of qualified, professional teaching artists to join our faculty for classes located in DC, MD and VA. Please send resume and cover letter to the appropriate education director as listed below
• Drama/Acting Teachers (for grades K-12) job description>>
•Dance Instructors/Choreographers (hip hop, modern, ballet, tap, jazz, etc. for grades K-12) job description>>
• Early Childhood Teachers (interdisciplinary arts for ages 1-6) job description>>
• Music Directors/Teachers (for ages 6-18) job description>>
Imagination Stage is currently recruiting inclusion facilitators to assist in onsite and satellite theatre arts programming in DC, MD, and Northern VA for ages 3 through high school. Weekday and weekend part-time positions are available. For additional information, including how to apply, click here.
Professional Theatre Apprenticeship: one-year intensive for recent college graduates inthe areas of Development, Theatre Management, Theatre Education, Marketing and Technical Theatre. Program Description & Application info>>
Imagination Stage hires a select number of unpaid interns every semester. Tasks are based on the intern’s strengths and organizational needs. These may include assisting with mailings, filing, data entry, creating supplies for classes, working in the box office, or gift shop.
Those interested in applying to intern at Imagination Stage must meet the following criteria:
- be at least 15 years old
- completing the internship for school credit
- willing to contribute at least two hours of work per week
- able to work over the course of a full semester (or full summer holiday)
- A cover letter specifying your interest in theatre and what you would like to learn from an internship with Imagination Stage.
- A resume or letter of reference
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.
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.
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.