Live professional theater under the trees
of Mt. Gretna... since 1927!

Staff Positions

STAFF AND TECH

Updated 7/10/2015
 
NOW HIRING:
 
MANAGING DIRECTOR
 
One of south central’s only professional, and one of the oldest summer theatres in the United States, Gretna Theatre is seeking a Managing Director in Mt. Gretna, PA.
 
This position will oversee all business functions including financials and budgeting, develop and manage internal controls, oversee the grant application process, assist the Marketing Director with various initiatives including advertising; sponsorships and program development, manage facilities and leases, research and identify opportunities for relationships with outside organizations, coordinate volunteer groups and committees and other duties as needed. This role will partner with the Operating Committee of the Board of Directors and the Artistic Director.
 
Candidates must have at least 5 years professional experience managing an office or programs that demonstrate creative skills, management of a staff of professionals, including hiring, setting objectives, and achieving results. Broad business and leadership experience as well as experience managing financial and operational controls is required. Proven abilities to integrate and interact with peers as well as the outside community are also highly desired. Knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel is also required.
 
For immediate consideration please submit resume and cover letter resumes@rklcpa.com.
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Directors, Director/Choreographers, Designers, Musical Directors, Musicians, Staff:  Resumes  are welcome at any time, particularly during the primary hiring months of November through February.  Please note your particular interest once our season is announced.  Email is preferred.   Note that Musicians are hired locally only.

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LOCAL VOLUNTEERS FOR LOAD-INS AND LOAD-OUTS:

If you are interested and available for crew work as we load in and load out the wonderful sets, costumes and props for each show – we can use your help!  Assist our professional crew on Sunday evenings after the final matinee of each show to dismantle and load out our sets, costumes and props and then Monday day and into evening as available to set up the next show.

VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH PROVIDING DINNER FOR CAST AND CREW DURING TECH REHEARSAL:

We try to provide a hot meal to our actors and crew during their long technical rehearsal day on the Tuesdays before we open each show for anywhere from 20 to 45 people (on Tech Day everyone is pretty tired, and it is a long, tedious day of setting lights, set changes, costume changes, sound levels, and more for all of the actors, designers, directors and crew). We ask volunteers to provide a hot or cold dish – a main meal (such as a hot pot of stew, hot pot of franks and kraut, lasagna, pasta dishes, etc.), side dishes (large salads, veggie platters), desserts (cakes, pies, cookies) and cold drinks (iced tea, lemonade, etc.).  We are usually set up at 6pm and we ask the volunteers to assist with set up and clean up after.

Those who Interested is helping us make Gretna Theatre great should Email their contact info and note their interest to Renee Krizan, Associate Artistic Director, immediately!