Work at Geva

Employment Opportunities

When openings become available they will be posted here under the Job Openings tab.  Geva Theatre Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Critical to Geva Theatre Center’s core values is an institutional culture of dignity, trust, and mutual respect. We are committed to upholding the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our programming, casting, hiring of guest artists, and recruitment of staff in all departments.

As Rochester’s professional theatre, we take particular responsibility to reflect the community we serve. To that end, for all employment opportunities, we actively encourage applications from women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities. All are welcome here.

Career Development Opportunities

Geva Theatre Center provides a variety of opportunities for tomorrow’s artists and leaders to hone their craft alongside our professional staff.

Are you a college student or early-career theatre artist? For information about internships, apprenticeships and fellowships, please click here to learn more.

 

 

 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Geva

Critical to Geva Theatre Center’s core values is an institutional culture of dignity, trust, and mutual respect. In every decision we make, we strive to uphold the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion, and to facilitate artistic excellence and risk.

The character descriptions below are written as they are identified in the script and in collaboration with the creative team.

  • We list race/ethnicity when specific to the character as written by the playwright, but are otherwise actively seeking all races and ethnicities.
  • We recognize that most characters are written on the gender binary, and so we invite gender non-conforming, genderqueer, transgender, and non-binary actors to submit for the roles with whom they most identify.
  • As an ADA compliant theatre, we welcome performers of all abilities and will make all possible and reasonable accommodations to cast performers in any role possible.
  • We recognize that no community is homogenous and identity is complex. To that end, the above three guidelines were written with our intention of intersectionality, and are meant to be viewed holistically.

Overall, we seek to cast our productions as expansively, inclusively, and mindfully as possible.

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns, and if there are any accommodations we can provide.

Geva Casting

Geva is a member of the national League of Resident Theatres and works under an agreement with Actors Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers. By agreement, most but not all adult actors are required to be members of the union and Geva uses casting director Paul Fouquet of Elissa Myers Casting in New York City for all Equity casting. Please address all resumes/headshots to his attention at:

Elissa Myers Casting

250 West 54th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Local non-union casting is done by the artistic staff in Rochester. Each year, General Auditions are held before the beginning of the new season at which time area adult actors present monologues and/or songs appropriate to the upcoming season. Any actor can audition every two years at Generals. Check this site for audition dates and requirements.

 

 

Box Office Associate

Geva Theatre Center is currently seeking motivated, service-oriented people to join our team in the role of Box Office Associate. Interested individuals must be personable, demonstrate excellent customer service skills, possess problem-solving abilities, and be able to maintain a consistent work ethic. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel and Outlook) and comfort with using a computer-based ticketing system (Patron Manager) is important. Previous experience working in a professional box office is preferred but is not required.

The Box Office Associate is the point of contact for all ticketing matters including single-ticket purchases, group sales, subscriptions, internal comp ticket & certificate requests, and more. They work closely with the Front of House staff during the pre-performance entry period to solve any patron or ticketing issues that may arise. The Box Office Associate will also work on database upkeep, patron engagement, and other office administration tasks as assigned.
 
We are currently looking for part-time and full-time associates. Candidates should be available weekday afternoons and weekends on an ongoing basis. Positions start at $12.50 an hour. Interested applicants should apply here.
 
Geva is committed to upholding the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racist theatre in the recruitment of staff in all departments. We actively encourage applications from women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities. Geva Theatre Center is an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome here.

Scenic Charge

Geva Theatre Center, a LORT B&D regional leader in Western New York, seeks applicants for Scenic Charge Artist. This position is responsible for managing the Scenic Art Department and the execution of texture and paint treatments for scenic elements. Candidate should have strong leadership & communication skills, self-motivation, working knowledge of computers and 2+ years experience in scenic painting. College degree and experience as a charge a plus. This position is seasonal full time, starts 6/21/21 and includes benefits. Pay range of $17.50-19.50 an hour. Please complete the online application form here and include a cover letter, resume and references.

Geva is committed to upholding the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racist theater in recruitment of staff in all departments. We actively encourage applications from women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities. Geva Theatre Center is an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome here.

Staff Carpenter

Geva Theatre Center, a LORT B&D regional leader in Western New York, seeks applicants for staff carpenter. This position reports to the technical director. Responsibilities include construction/installation/strike of scenery, maintaining shop tools and inventory, and overseeing over hire staff. Candidate should have experience working in a shop and skills in wood working. Professional theatre experience, experience with Creative Connors stage automation, pneumatics, hydraulics and rigging is a plus. Candidate will also swing into stage operations position on some shows, where responsibilities include daily show preparation and operation, supervising backstage crew and operating cues as needed for run of show. This position is seasonal full time, starts 6/21/21 and includes benefits. Pay range of $13.30-$15.50 an hour. Please complete the online application form here and include a cover letter, resume and references.

Geva is committed to upholding the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racist theater in recruitment of staff in all departments. We actively encourage applications from women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities. Geva Theatre Center is an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome here.