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House Manager

TITLE: House Manager
STATUS: Part-Time / Seasonal / Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Front of House Manager


The Geffen Playhouse seeks a talented and professional House Manager to join our dynamic team. This position is the main public contact during performances and special events. The House Manager provides customer service, supervises usher staff and volunteers, and oversees public safety during performances and events. This is a part-time position with evening and weekend hours.


  • Manage the front of house operations and security during performances
  • Prepare the theatres and lobby spaces prior to each production
  • Ensure cleanliness and timely maintenance of all front of house areas
  • Maintain the supply of playbills, stuffers, and additional marketing materials for patrons and visitors
  • Ensure that Geffen patrons have a superior experience at the theatre
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Expected to lead by example; giving feedback to staff and peers


  • Experience in the performing arts, preferably theater
  • Previous experience as a Housemanager preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Must be able to work and think independently or as part of a team
  • Must love working with all kinds of people
  • Be able to supervise, delegate, and take initiative
  • Must thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Must be skilled at problem solving
  • Must be able to take direction and feedback


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume in .pdf or .doc format at No phone calls, please. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this open position by listing the specific website or posting location.

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 or genetics. 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.

Geffen Playhouse expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Geffen Playhouse’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.