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Front of House Associate/Concessions/Usher

Position: Front of House Associate/Concessions/Usher
Department: Front of House
Classification: Seasonal, Hourly, part-time, (non-exempt)
Compensation: $18/hr


Mission: Geffen Playhouse is a non-profit, professional theater dedicated to enriching the cultural life of Los Angeles through plays and educational programs that inform, entertain and inspire.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Statement: In recognition of the essential examination of systemic racism and injustices, we at the Geffen Playhouse commit to continued analysis and expansion of our own institutional practices in order to be part of the solution. Our vision for the Geffen is that people of all races, faiths, sexual orientations, abilities, genders and backgrounds find it an easily accessible and highly relevant source of art that reflects the dynamic human experience and galvanizes a more equitable and vibrant community. In adopting this statement, we are amplifying our strategic and ongoing commitment to improving and increasing the cultural diversity, equity and inclusion of our audiences, staff, artists, board and programming.

Position Summary

Front of House Associates are the face of the theatre during performances and events. This is a customer service focused position. Must have evening and weekend availability. Hiring for a variety of roles.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Ideal candidates will be friendly, articulate, and approachable and attuned to patron needs.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and able to work in crowds and high-stress situations.
  • Positive attitude with the desire and ability to be a team player.
  • Respond to a wide range of customer services issues with sensitivity and care.
  • Prior experience working Front of House in a live theatre setting as well as events is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. and need to be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; and be able to submit shift availability for at least 3 shifts per week (with at least one of those falling on a Saturday or Sunday).
  • Must love theatre as this position involves being in the theatre during performances nightly.
  • Some roles may include: Usher, Concessions, Guests Services. Bartending experience is a plus for concessions roles.

Application Process

To apply, please submit a cover letter with general availabilty and resume in .pdf format at www.geffenplayhouse.org/apply. No phone calls, please.

Geffen Playhouse aims to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, in which we strongly encourage non-conforming and historically excluded individuals to apply for any and all available positions.

The Geffen Playhouse, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Geffen Playhouse provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or off-duty and off-premises use of cannabis. In addition to federal law requirements, Geffen Playhouse complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us via telephone at 310-208-6500 x148.

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