May 11, 2020

Theatre Management Intern

  • TrulyHired
  • Surprise, AZ, USA
Full-time Athletics & Activities

Job Description


Theatre Technician






Community Education











SUMMARY: The primary function of the Theatre Management Intern is to provide technical and administrative support for The Vista operations. This position requires a flexible work schedule in order to meet the needs of the operation, with night and weekend work required.

  • Assists the Theatre Technician with technical duties in the Vista (lights/sound/backstage).
  • Maintain technical inventory paperwork as needed.
  • May assist with the artist hospitality on performance days and/or fill technician function as assigned by Theatre Technician.
  • May assist House Manager with will-call and at-the-door ticket sales in theatre lobby prior to scheduled events.
  • Performs administrative support duties as required, including clerical functions.
  • Represents The Vista to the public in a positive manner; provides customer assistance and service to patrons.
  • May be required to attend other local events to sell tickets and provide public relations and information.
  • Acts as a Dysart team member along with other staff members.
  • Establishes and maintains good rapport with students, employees, community members and vendors.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.


Minimum requirements: High School Senior.


Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides comparable knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.

  • Obtain and maintain a valid Arizona Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (AZ IVP FPCC).
  • Standard Technical Theatre knowledge of Lighting, Audio, Stage Management, etc.
  • Standard office and customer service practices and procedures.
  • Standard Box Office policies and procedures.
  • Computer programs including MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Folio box office program, donor programs, e-mail, publication programs; Social Media such as Facebook.
  • Safe working practices and standard procedures in a theatrical environment; cash management, credit card processing, and financial record keeping.
  • Working independently and with little supervision.
  • Understanding written and verbal instructions and applying them to the task at hand.
  • Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Performing a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness, integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly.
  • Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing to discern verbal instructions, communicate effectively in person and by phone, hear sounds within normal range of conversation, distinguish emergency warning sounds, and determine the direction of sounds; sufficient vision or other powers of observation to comprehend written work instructions, review, evaluate, and prepare a variety of written/typed production materials, set up lighting, sound, and audio equipment, and direct a crew of workers; and sufficient manual dexterity to operate theatre equipment and other related equipment.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25-50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an indoor Theatre where the employee may be exposed to moderate risk; and moderate exposure to inadequate lighting, movement restrictions and intense noise. Continuously stand or sit for an extended period of time.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

The Dysart Unified School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Dysart Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories : Athletics & Activities > Theater Production
Career Education > Theater
Contact Information
  • Dysart USD HR Department
  • 15802 North Parkview Place
  • Surprise, Arizona 85374

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