Quantum Theatre accepts resumes and headshots year round. The company is very committed to local actors and Pittsburgh area actors are encouraged to submit.

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Auditions: Thursday, May 4, 2023 from 4-8pm
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Employment Opportunities

Associate Director

$62,000 – 65,000 a year – Full-time, with benefits

Quantum Theatre offers a generous and competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefit options, employer pays full amount
  • Paid life insurance
  • 10 paid holidays additional to 10 paid vacation days
  • 403 B (with up to 3% employer match)
  • Hybrid (virtual and in office) work environment
  • Professional development opportunities

General Description:

Quantum Theatre is a professional theatre 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 theatre scene. The theatre 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.

The company seeks a dynamic problem-solver, who will report to and work closely with the Executive Director, to develop and implement organizational strategy to maximize earned and contributed revenue, grow and diversify our audience and raise public awareness of the company. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, not afraid to jump in and figure things out, a skilled and personable
communicator, and a collaborative team player. Opportunities to learn, grow breadth of responsibilities, and explore innovative concepts will be encouraged and supported.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Quantum’s leadership team to establish organizational goals.
  • Direct the efforts of Quantum’s professional consultants and Database Manager to accomplish organizational fundraising and communication goals. 
  • Plan and execute Quantum’s highly personalized individual giving campaigns and ensure customer service of the highest quality across the board. 
  • With the help of Quantum’s Database Manager and professional consultants, conduct analysis and evaluation to measure performance and refine strategies as needed to meet goals and capitalize on opportunities. 
  • Lead the planning and execution of the annual benefit gala (the QBall) and other events, such as pre- and post-show activities, behind-the-scenes tours, and other donor stewardship events.
  • Develop and implement strategies to build and maintain Quantum’s volunteer usher corps and otherwise ensure that the administrative needs of the production team are met.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Executive Director to attract and fulfill deliverables for corporate sponsors and foundation and government funding. 
  • Participate actively as a member of Pittsburgh’s arts and philanthropic communities. Attend events and performances as a representative of the company and develop professional relationships to support the company’s work and strategic initiatives.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director to create a positive, professional and productive work environment.

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 analyze opportunities, and follow-through with organized, concise, and timely communications
  • Experience planning special events, working with donors, and supporting volunteer leaders

Other Requirements:

  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  •  Current driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to by May 9, 2023.

Teaching Artist

General Description:

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:
Erick Hoffman, 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.

Quantum Theatre is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quantum does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.