Employment

Stage West has the following job openings:

Cook/Food Prep

Prep and plating of menu offerings available in Stage West’s Lobby Café.  Position reports directly to Café Chef.

WAGE:

$15/hour

EXPERIENCE:

Prior restaurant and service experience is a plus but not required.

SCHEDULE:

The Lobby Café is open approximately 28 weeks per year, serving the public before performances at Stage West. Shift schedules are typically Thursdays 4:00-9:00pm, Friday and Saturdays 4:30-9:30pm, and Sundays 11:30pm-4:30pm. Shift times vary with the shows and not every waiter works every shift.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure ingredients and final products are fresh
  • Follow recipes, including measuring, weighing and mixing ingredients
  • Bake, grill, fry and steam: meats, vegetables, fish, poultry and other foods
  • Present, garnish and arrange final dishes
  • Occasionally serve food
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, including handling utensils, equipment and dishes
  • Handle and store ingredients and food
  • Maintain food safety and sanitation standards

Some cooks may be in charge of assigning shift work for other cooks and performing shift leader duties, taking ownership of the kitchen.

Stage West is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates.

To apply contact Café Manager Pam at phuie55 [at] gmail.com


Waitstaff

Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and an enjoyment of people are needed to properly execute this job.  Position reports directly to Cafe Manager.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

Lobby Cafe

EXPERIENCE:

Prior restaurant and service experience is a plus but not required.

SCHEDULE:

The Lobby Café is open approximately 28 weeks per year, serving the public before performances at Stage West. Shift schedules are typically Thursdays 5:00-10:00pm, Friday and Saturdays 5:30-10:30pm, and Sundays 12:30pm-5:30pm. Shift times vary with the shows and not every waiter works every shift. Patrons are almost exclusively made up of theatre-goers, actors and technicians.

WAITSTAFF GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet guests; take drink and food orders 
  • Stay attentive to the needs of guests in the dining area
  • Deliver food from the kitchen to the guests
  • Ensure food orders are made correctly by kitchen staff and looks presentable for guests
  • Follow health code standards with regards to the handling of food
  • Perform shift duties like delivering racks of cups to the bar station, rolling silverware, pre-bussing tables, wiping tables and removing debris and more
  • Ability to carry up to 15lbs and climb stairs

Some servers may be in charge of assigning shift work for other servers and performing shift leader duties, taking ownership of the dining room and guests.

Stage West is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates.

To apply contact Café Manager Pam at phuie55 [at] gmail.com


Associate Media Producer

Regional theatre seeks an entry level individual to assist marketing director in creation of web and social media content. We need everyday documentation of our production process as well as creative pieces for marketing purposes. We are looking for someone familiar with the arts. We are looking for potential and are happy to work with the right candidate to build skills.
 
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Comfortable in front of and behind a DSLR and video camera
  • Comfortable editing video and audio into short pieces for website, social media, grants, etc.
  • 2-3 years creating photographic, video, and audio content
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (specifically AfterEffects, Premiere, Photoshop, LightRoom) and Final Cut Pro
  • Comfortable with words and collaborating on scripts
  • Basic understanding of AV equipment
  • Basic understanding of lighting techniques
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Content creation and Social Media - Can make diverse pieces of media into coherent marketing or development products for (primarily) social media and web
  • Seeks input from team members
  • Can perform as part of a team or work solo as necessary
  • Manage content projects with the Marketing Director from conception to final deliverable
  • Adept at creating and sticking to timelines
  • Participates in photo shoots and photo editing as needed
  • Some social media scheduling and posting, as needed by Marketing Director
  • Assist with tidy maintenance of digital files.
  • Attend opening nights and ancillary programs as schedule allows. 
  • This position will be asked to open the building and lock/arm it as needed.
All Stage West employees are expected to center, model and champion Stage West’s core values of Artistic Excellence, Community, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Fiscal Responsibility.
 
This position is full-time. Compensation is between $29k and $31k depending on skill level and experience. 
 
The typical schedule for this role will vary based on the dynamic schedule of a theater.
 
Stage West is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates.
 
This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. 
 
This position falls under company member like all others at Stage West. All company members work on additional tasks outside of this job description. Tasks can include working ancillary events, cleaning, and strikes, among other things that may arise from time to time.  Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and relevant work samples/portfolio to: jen [at] stagewest.org
 

Company Profile:

Stage West, a prominent regional theatre in North Texas, has been a leading figure in performing arts for over four decades.  Its mission is to engage audiences with bold and exciting theatre that entertains, inspires and challenges.  Stage West is staffed by a positive and fun group of artists excited to have a like-minded, talented individual join their team.