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House Manager for 2023-2024 Season

Quantum Theatre is in search of a House Manager for their 2023-2024 Season. This position is considered part-time seasonal and is classified as non-exempt according to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations. This position is not eligible for health, retirement, dental or vision benefits but does qualify as employment for Workers’ Compensation.

You will be paid a rate of $20/hour for the general call time and performances. Ideally, this position will go to someone who will be scheduled for all three productions, but anyone who is available for specific shows should apply as well. See below for show schedule and further details.

2023-24 Show Schedule:

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk at Rodef Shalom Congregation

  • Training Day: 10/22/23 at 6pm to 10pm
  • Performances: 10/25/23 to 11/26. Performance schedule is Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm and 8pm. No performances on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and 11/20 through 11/24.

Scenes from an Execution (Location is TBA)

  • Training Day: 4/4/24 at 6pm to 10pm (Approx 4 hour call each performance)
  • Performances: ~4/5/24 to 4/27/24. Performances times are being finalized but estimated to be: Tuesdays through Sundays at 8pm (Approx 4 hour call each performance)

The House Manager will oversee front of house operations for night of performance, including:

  • Managing the box-office and check-in system
  • Welcoming the public to the theatre
  • Addressing patrons questions and needs
  • Managing and leading volunteers
  • Seating patrons
  • Coordinating distribution of program books
  • Overseeing the safety and well-being of audience members before, during, and immediately after the show
  • Ensuring patrons are able to safely exit
  • Creating a lasting positive impression of authentic hospitality to all patrons
  • Warmly inviting audiences to attend again and invite their friends
  • Assisting ushers in clean-up duties once the house has cleared
  • Communicating with the Stage Manager and/or Technical Staff to coordinate closing the house once all patrons have left the theater
  • Other various duties as assigned

Skills and Experience

  • Positive, “Can-Do” approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to balance multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Able to identify and proactively solve issues regarding house management and patron experience and follow-through with organized, concise, and timely communications and actions that uphold the professionalism of Quantum Theatre
  • Experience with House Managing or running box office is preferred but not mandatory

Other Requirements

  • Willingness to work all show call times
  • Current driver’s license and/or access to reliable transportation
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is required

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

Finance and Operations Director

Quantum Theatre
Pittsburgh, PA
$45,000 to 48,000 a year – Regular Part-time, benefits limited to holidays/paid time off

Quantum Theatre is a professional theater company that produces experimental productions in non-traditional performance spaces around the Pittsburgh area. Founded in 1990 by Karla Boos, current Artistic Director, the company aims to incorporate influences from world culture and the international theater scene. The theater enjoys a strong local reputation and strives to be a model nonprofit workplace for a diverse workforce, ensuring that all staff members are paid a living wage and offered competitive benefits, meaningful opportunities for professional development, and career advancement.

Quantum is seeking a Finance and Operations Director (FOD) who is passionate about our mission and has a strong financial background with knowledge of non-profit entities. The FOD will serve as the Chief Financial Officer and a member of senior management, reporting to and working in concert with the Executive Director in the strategic direction and optimal efficiency of the company. The FOD will also oversee administrative systems, including the company’s accounting software, Google Workplace system, I/T, etc. The Director of Operations oversees most Human Resources functions, including payroll, benefits, and employment policies. The position also holds responsibility and is point of contact for other vendors/agreements such as insurance, leases, legal services, and contracts.

Our ideal candidate has experience with non-profit organizations, particularly financial aspects, and is familiar with fiscal best practices and efficient operations. Our ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, an excellent communicator, and possesses strong problem solving skills.

This position is not eligible for Quantum Theatre’s full complement of benefits, but will have:

  • 10 paid holidays, four paid vacation days, and four paid sick days
  • Hybrid (virtual and in office) work environment
  • Professional development opportunities

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Management

  • Serve as chief financial officer of the company. Oversee the organization’s financial management in compliance with all applicable regulations and meeting the highest standards for best practice, integrity, and ethics.
  • Develop the company’s annual budget, utilizing a collaborative process with the Executive and Artistic Directors, the Board of Directors, and the Finance Committee.
  • Supervise the company’s outsourced bookkeeping service, and work collaboratively with them to trouble-shoot issues and utilize best practices. Suggest process improvements as needed to serve the company’s financial reporting needs and comply with accounting rules. Ensure payables are kept current and receivables are recorded accurately.
  • Generate accurate and easy-to-understand financial reports on a regular monthly schedule, and as otherwise required, including reports to funders.
  • Complete analysis of financial statements as needed to track trends and provide information to the full team. Utilize the full capacity of QuickBooks for effective and useful reporting.
  • Serve as point of contact with the audit firm to complete an audit and tax returns annually, in close collaboration with the Audit Committee.
  • Oversee bank and investment accounts.
  • Monitor financial policies and work with Board of Directors to revise as needed to keep current.

H/R and Employment Practices

  • Oversee the company’s payroll and ensure it runs accurately and on-time, including working closely with the Director of Production to process withholdings and payments to actor unions as required. Onboard new employees. Ensure tax compliance.
  • Oversee the company’s suite of employee benefits, including health/vision/dental insurance, Simple IRA, paid time off, etc. Serve as point of contact for vendors; gather information on plans to collaborate with senior management to make decisions when changes are necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws and best practices; collaborate with senior management and Board of Directors to revise policies as needed.

Organizational Systems

  • Make and implement recommendations to establish efficient operations throughout the organization to maximize staff resources, reduce redundancy, and promote collaboration.
  • Oversee the company’s systems such as Google Workspace, email marketing, etc. Ensure the company utilizes these tools to their full potential in the most efficient way. Coordinate training for staff as needed to build staff knowledge and capacity.
  • Provide regular updates to the Executive Director regarding the organization’s operations and systems, and share reports to the Board of Directors and Finance Committee as requested.
  • Serve as point of contact for insurance, leases, contracts, etc. Collaborate with senior management team and Board of Directors to determine if/when changes are needed and gather necessary information to make an informed decision. Negotiate best deals and terms as needed.
  • Exhibit knowledge of fundraising/development to collaborate with the team on proposals and reports to funders/sponsors/donors. Likewise, working knowledge of and experience with marketing/communications to collaborate with staff and integrate organizational systems for maximum efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or similar major or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in accounting or finance, including experience with non-profit organizations.
  • Strong leadership, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with QuickBooks, Salesforce, Google Suite, and Google Workspace.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management, HR and employment practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, Board of Directors, donors, funders, vendors, and other stakeholders.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to by September 25, 2023.

Teaching Artist

Quantum Theatre seeks passionate teaching artists experienced in devised theater. Quantum’s Education program has been in operation for over 15 years, providing High School and Middle School students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools with a range of previous theatrical experience a 6-8 week devising experience and culminating “Education Day” at one of Quantum’s environmental venues where original works are shared and students have the opportunity to both experience a portion of the anchoring production and engage with its artists.

Principal Responsibilities:

Classroom Instruction

  • Meet with Education Director and classroom teachers to understand learning objectives and align residency lesson plans
  • Over the course of 6-8 weeks of classroom visits:
  • Lead students through a devising process where they create short original works inspired by the themes of Quantum’s environmentally created shows.
  • Engage students with a wide variety of previous creative theatrical experience in the artistic process.
  • Rehearse and prepare students for a culminating Education Day performance located at one of Quantum’s site-specific venues.
  • Maintain regular communication with teachers and Education Director on progress of the devising process, classroom instruction and changing needs of students
  • Maintain flexibility in the classroom and be present for all scheduled visits


  • 3+ years’ experience as a teaching artist working in theater arts.
  • Experience creating devised theater projects strongly desired.
  • Must have or be able to attain necessary clearances for work in schools with children.
  • Must provide own transportation.

Classification and Pay:

Part-Time, Non-Exempt
$20/hr while training, $40/hr when approved to lead residencies (1-2 semesters)

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Julie Deseyn, Executive Director of Quantum Theatre


Quantum Theatre regularly seeks interns to work as production assistants on its season of environmentally produced works. $1,000 stipends are available, and we will complete any paperwork needed for students to gain college credit. Interested parties should submit resume to & inquire for more information.

Directors and Designers

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Karla Boos, Artistic Director.


As a volunteer usher, you are an integral part of the Quantum Theatre experience. Your customer service and positive attitude affect the experience of each patron. Quantum patrons rely on you to find each new venue and how to navigate the new area. You may be asked to work outdoors. Volunteer Ushers are permitted to watch the performance for free (space permitting).


  • Provide the primary level of guest assistance.
  • Direct patrons to the venue from the street.
  • Direct patrons to parking area.
  • Direct patrons to performing area.
  • Pass out programs.
  • Sell and tally concessions.
  • Assist in clean up as needed.
  • Act upon all comments/complaints in a prompt and friendly manner.


  • 16 years of age or older.
  • Willing to work outdoors.
  • Ability to stand for approximately 1 hour.
  • Friendly and personable. Excellent customer service skills a plus.
  • Must be available nights and weekends.
  • All Volunteer Ushers are to report to the venue 1 hour prior to the start of the performance and report directly to the House Manager.
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Quantum Theatre welcomes diversity in all forms, and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, gender expression, race, color, creed, ethnicity, origin, lineage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military or veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.