Job Opportunities

Job Openings: Account Executive and Advocate, Maintenance PersonnelAssistant to the Director / Acting Teacher / Stage Manager, Carpenter, Costume Shop Assistant, Properties Assistant, Properties Master, Scenic Charge Artist

Capital Repertory Theater : Account Executive and Advocate

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a strong love of the theatre and experience with arts administration, marketing and project management. This full-time position will manage projects related to seasons, subscriptions, shows and events for Capital Repertory Theater. This position has the complete support and resources of the Proctors marketing team of twenty professionals. (TheREP is under management by Proctors.)

Assume lead role (liaison) with theREP and internal departments including marketing, operations, finance and administration. 

Work closely with the marketing department of twenty FTEs to proactively and effectively promote shows and manage projects, including subscriptions, etc. 

Manage marketing projects and clients with respect to workflow, timelines and budgets. 

Review key projects at critical stages of production (concepts, proofs, final product).

Continually look for ways to improve agency and vendor relationships.

Build strong professional relationships with internal team.

Maintain accurate account files (job folders, accounting, etc.), including archives.

Additional duties as required.


The ideal candidate has a strong, demonstrated love of theatre and the performing arts with related coursework, experience on and off the stage. Marketing and project management experience is a plus.

Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed (opening night, special events, etc.)

Computer literate. MS Word, Excel, etc required, experience with ticketing software a plus.

Reliable transportation for travel. 



Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Kathleen at No phone calls, please.



Maintenance Personnel 

Position Description 

Maintenance Personnel at Capital Repertory Theatre are part time employees managed by the Operations Manager. Maintenance Personnel are assigned by the Operations Manager to all duties and assignments and should report directly to the Operations Manager. 


Maintenance Personnel will perform and oversee a variety of janitorial, custodial and/or light maintenance tasks to maintain clean and safe buildings and grounds. 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities 

Observes appearances and conditions of premises and equipment; reports needed repairs, safety hazards, or conditions requiring services to Operation Manager

Cleans and services restrooms

Vacuums and mops all floors

Gathers and disposes of rubbish and waste materials properly

Dusts and cleans such items as furniture, cabinets, and counters

Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, mirrors and fixtures using both step
and extension ladders

Completes light maintenance work such as replacing light bulbs, painting etc.

Cleans and clears walkways of debris, snow, and ice; dispenses rock salt

Maintains an inventory of cleaning and toiletry supplies

Loads and unloads supplies using dollies or handcarts

Completes errands related to cleaning and maintenance when necessary

Sets up and breaks down tables, chairs, tablecloths, etc. for events

Stocks bar and vending machine

Performs related work as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools, and equipment of the janitorial service

Knowledge of proper use of chemical, occupational hazards and safety rules

Ability to follow detailed instructions

Ability to operate and use janitorial tools, equipment, and supplies

Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs, climb ladders, and lift 50 lbs. safely

Ability to work independently

The Maintenance Personnel position is a part time hourly position starting at $8.75 per hour, non-exempt less than 20 hours per week. 


Assistant to the Director / Acting Teacher / Stage Manager

Capital Repertory Theatre is looking for an Assistant to the Director / Acting Teacher / Stage Manager for their new Summer Stage Young Acting Company. Summer Stage takes place July 20 – August 16, 2015.

The ideal candidate will be a college student, or recent graduate, with aspirations in directing, acting, and working as a teaching artist. Interested parties must be collaborative, organized, able to notate blocking, clear in their abilities to communicate with students and the production team, and able to foster a rapport with the programs students (ages 10-19). Individuals with experience in directing and working with kids will be given preference.

Responsibilities / Duties include:

1.     Taking attendance and assuring proper dismissal of students

2.     Leading group warm-up

3.     Take careful blocking notes for the Director during rehearsals with the Company

4.     Preparing and conducting acting ‘classes’ in areas such as character development, stage movement, speech for the stage, etc. (as assigned by the Director)

5.     Conducting break out sessions to reinforce scenes previously directed and facilitate line memorization (as assigned by the Director) for skillful implementation during the performance

6.     To work in collaboration with the program staff in order to ensure a successful, educational experience for students in the program

  1. To assist in the supervision of the students in the program throughout the day as assigned

8.     To act as a mentor and role model for the students, and SYEP (Summer Youth Employment Assistants) in the program by demonstrating a commitment to mutual support, respect and dedicated work

9.     To help in creating and maintaining a binder with all information pertaining to the production for program archival purposes

10. Transition into stage manager during technical rehearsals and for the run

As Stage Manager: run all sound cues for the production; help set up and clean up of the show;

11. To be present at all actor rehearsals and technical rehearsals in conjunction with the Theatre’s technical staff and artistic staff of the program

12. To attend any and all production / program staff meetings

13. To attend all previews and performances

14. Other duties as assigned by the director

Stipend $1400.00

Agreement is for 4 weeks (8:30am-4:30pm with a 1 hour – off the clock – lunch)

Program Dates: July 20 – August 16, 2015.

Performance Dates: August 12-16, 2015

Interested parties should send a cover letter, headshot and resume to Margaret Hall (Assistant to the Artistic Director) at



Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY is in need of a Carpenter for our upcoming 2015-2016 Season. The carpenter is responsible for ensuring the construction and installation of scenery for each production. As necessary the carpenter will build specialty props and furniture. The carpenter should be thoroughly versed with the proper use and maintenance of all hand and power tools, construction materials, and various methods of building and rigging for a durable and economical set and an efficient load-in and strike of each production. The carpenter is also responsible for maintaining high standards of quality for unfinished scenery, set dressings, and constructed props. The carpenter will diligently acquire and strengthen skills and knowledge as necessary to ensure continued efficiency and productivity of the shop.

Please send resume to Brandon Curry Production Manager


Costume Shop Assistant

Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY is in need of a Costume Shop Assistant for our upcoming 2015-2016 Season. The Costume Shop Assistant is responsible for assisting the Costume Shop Manager in the creation, rental, maintenance, and storage of costume materials and finished costumes, dyeing fabrics and doing craft projects as needed, as well as advising the Costume Shop Manager as to supplies needed. The Costume Shop Assistant is also responsible for daytime maintenance of running productions, laundering and ironing costumes when the wardrobe staff cannot complete the duties during their normal hours.

The bulk of productions at Capital Repertory Theatre are rented, pulled, or bought with the specialty items being built, so much of the work in the shop is alterations of existing items. The Costume Shop Assistant should have a good knowledge of basic men’s suit alterations as well as a broad knowledge of modern and period construction techniques.

Please contact Brandon Curry Production Manager at


Properties Assistant

Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY is in need of a Properties Assistant for our 2015-2016 Season. The qualified candidate should have a strong working knowledge of upholstery, carpentry, time period research, and working within a budget. If you think that is you please send a resume and portfolio to Brandon Curry Production Manager.


Properties Master

Capital Repertory Theater in Albany, NY is searching for an experienced Properties Master for our upcoming 2015-2016 Season. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years professional experience as a Props Master. The qualified individual will be able to work within a fixed budget to find, build and/or create all furniture, hand props, consumables, and set dressing for a production according the specifications of the Scenic Designer and Director. The properties master should ideally have some knowledge and/or the available resources to ascertain the knowledge of a range of time period items in order to be able to contribute efficiently to an overall design concept independently and with the consent of the Scenic Designer.
Please send resume and portfolio to Brandon Curry Production Manager.


Scenic Charge Artist

Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY is looking for a Scenic Charge Artist for our upcoming 2015-2016 Season. The Scenic Charge Artist has the primary responsibility for the creation of all painted scenic elements for all productions at the theatre. The Scenic Charge Artist has direct responsibilities over all issues pertaining to painting in scenic design, including creating and managing the department budget, selecting and hiring crew, painting or supervising painting of all scenic elements to meet the artistic standards of the theatre, purchasing/acquiring materials and creating work schedules to meet deadlines. The Scenic Charge Artist must be a highly educated, skilled artist with at least a B.A. Degree in Theatre Design, Graphic Design or Art (painting). The Scenic Charge Artist must be able to read ground plans, interpret paint elevations and possess a broad scope of current knowledge about a variety of materials, treatments and practices of the Theatre. The Scenic Charge Artists reports to the Production Manager, but works independently and collaboratively with the production designer, scenery, prop, and costume shops. The Scenic Charge Artist must possess effective communication skills and an ability to get along with diverse personalities in order to work with designers, vendors, outside consultants and members of the paint crew (1-3 painters).
Please email resume and portfolio to Brandon Curry Production Manager