Working at Pioneer Theatre Company

To maintain our high artistic standards, we are always looking for quality personnel. Backstage help is needed for all our shows. If you want to see what life is like backstage and be paid for it, consider working on our Costume, Deck or Wig crews. All positions are paid and hiring for crew work generally begins about four weeks before each opening, and lasts for about four weeks. For more information on backstage support contact Stage Management at 801-585-5632.

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Full time production and administrative positions in Pioneer Theatre Company are posted and recruited via the University of Utah. Any applicant to be considered for these positions must first submit their application through the University.

Front of House Positions

Concessions workers are frequently needed (for serving, among other things, coffee light and sweet) but we are currently fully staffed. This position features flexible scheduling, a fun work environment and free theatre tickets. For more information, contact Matt Bennett.

Electrics Department Positions

The Electrics department is seeking candidates for a paid internship in the lighting department for our 2015­-2016 season. The season runs from August through late May and will include four musicals, 3 plays, a musical concert and a series of three new­play readings. The lighting internship will provide the selected candidate with hands on professional experience and training. They will have the opportunity to work alongside professional lighting designers as well as a full time professional staff. The intern will work alongside our resident Master Electrician throughout the production process, prepping shows, building practicals and hanging and focusing. The intern will be responsible for the programming and running of a minimum of one show, with the potential for programming and running up to three. Intern will be a followspot manager/coordinator for musical productions. A successful candidate will have experience in the programming and operation of ETC Eos Family consoles, a working knowledge of Vectorworks and Lightwright. Candidates should be able to lift 50 lbs, and be comfortable with heights. Experience with moving lights and other special effects is a plus. Compensation: $350/week. Please send cover letter and resume to Alexander Weisman, Master Electrician:

The Electrics department is always on the lookout for additional help. For staffing needs and more information you can contact our master electrician, Alex Weisman or visit the electrics department page of our website.




"You need three things in the theater - the play, the actors, and the audience, - and each must give something."
Kenneth Haigh