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STAGES St. Louis is the region’s foremost professional, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit theatre company, committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education. STAGES, now celebrating its 33rd year of producing Broadway-quality theatre, employs a full-time staff of twenty-five and a seasonal company from May to October, presenting 140 performances to nearly 50,000 patrons.

STAGES employs the best Musical Theatre artists available regionally and nationally for all productions. By holding auditions in St. Louis and New York, STAGES is able to attract not only Broadway talent, but also further its commitment to support professional St. Louis actors. In addition, STAGES educates thousands of students each year at its Performing Arts Academy, the region’s only year-round arts school with a comprehensive curriculum run by a professional theatre company.

STAGES St. Louis is taking every effort for the health and safety of the volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Disinfectant is used to clean all areas before and after occupancy and all volunteers, patrons, and staffs are dedicated to wearing masks while inside the buildings. There is still a high degree of uncertainty as to the impact of the pandemic over the next few months and its effect on our ability to bring staff together in the shop, office, and on stage. However, we are currently planning, hoping, and moving forward with our best-case scenario.

STAGES St. Louis strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Academy

Program Director - Access the Arts

Stages Performing Arts Academy is looking for part time Director for their all inclusive Access the Arts program. Access the arts is a program designed to integrate students with special needs as well as typically developing students into a full scale production through the course of the year. The director will lead a team of trained teaching artist, handle communication with parents and staff and direct the production. Stages PAA is dedicated to cultivating confidence, discipline, and excellence in aspiring artists. We are look for professional, energetic teachers to join our team.

Unique within the St. Louis region, our ATA Program consists of classes, workshops and performance opportunities that enable neurodiverse youth and students living with disabilities to fully participate in the musical theatre arts. The program director must have experience working with students with disabilities and is responsible for developing participants’ skills in acting, singing, and dance (and thereby the related areas of communication skills, speech and gross motor development) adapting their weekly curriculum to meet the needs of all participants.

**To apply, please send your resume to cstevenson@stagesstlouis.org**

Teaching Artist - Technical Theatre

It is always SPAA’s goal to provide opportunities for students on and off the stage. We are looking for someone with knowledge and expertise of technical theatre to inspire the next group of behind-the-scenes superstars. In this role, you will help students learn how to design and develop all technical aspects of a musical theatre production through weekly instruction.

**To apply, please send your resume to cstevenson@stagesstlouis.org**

Teaching Artist (Intermediate & Advanced Tap)

Dance is an essential aspect of any musical theatre artist’s training, and tap is no exception! SPAA is searching for an engaging, energetic, and experienced tap instructor who is comfortable teaching a variety of levels and developing semester – long dance curriculums for upper-level students ranging in grades 3 – 8.

**To apply, please send your resume to cstevenson@stagesstlouis.org**

Teaching Artist (Advanced Acting)

Do you have a passion for developing the next generation of serious acting professionals? SPAA is looking for a qualified instructor to teach our highest levels of high school and adult acting classes. The ideal candidate would have both professional and educational experience in a variety of acting techniques.

**To apply, please send your resume to cstevenson@stagesstlouis.org**

Academy Internship (Paid)

We are looking for part time interns to provide quality assistance with all classes, productions and general management of the academy. Interns will have the opportunity to work with and learn from seasoned theatre professionals, while receiving hands on arts administration and theatre education training.

**To apply, please send your resume to cstevenson@stagesstlouis.org**

Administrative

Accounting/Payroll Assistant (Part-time)

Title:  Accounting/Payroll Assistant (Part-time)

Status: Part Time – International Students Welcome to Apply

STAGES St. Louis is the region’s foremost not-for-profit company committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education.  We are located in Chesterfield.  Our performances take place at the new Kirkwood Performing Arts Center.  In 2021, STAGES celebrates its 35th year of producing Broadway-quality musical theatre.

Position Summary:

The Accounting Assistant is an important part of Finance at STAGES St. Louis.  *The primary role is Payroll Processing.* Because we have a “season” the hours fluctuate accordingly, more details below.

 Responsibilities:

  • Weekly duties: include preparing bi-weekly payroll in ADP TotalSource, as well as weekly seasonal payroll between May-Oct. Lead in processing employee information from hire to separation. Assist in personnel recordkeeping. Payroll processing is the primary role.

Also, weekly Accounts Payable entry in Quickbooks, and filing.

  • Monthly duties: include preparing 4 bank account reconciliations. Assist with credit card reconciliations for our Production Department.  Assist in the monthly close process ensuring accurate and timely reporting.
  • Annual duties: assist with annual budget process and preparation of reports for the annual financial audit.
  • Ongoing duties: include ensuring accounting processes and procedures are followed. Provide exceptional internal customer service and support to other departments. Assist Finance Manager as assigned.  Work with other employees and departments cooperatively and professionally, treating all with courtesy, honesty and respect.

Qualifications:

We are committed to excellence at Stages St. Louis and are looking for a candidate with strong attention to detail, good organization skills, ability to meet deadlines, loyalty and a positive attitude! STAGES St. Louis employs a terrific team of diverse individuals who enjoy working collaboratively toward a common goal.

  • Education – Some college work in Accounting required.
  • Experience – 1-2 years working in an Accounting position preferred.
  • Other –ADP experience strongly preferred. Excel experience required.

 

Schedule:

This position is part time, 2-3 days per week. Because of the seasonal nature of our theatre, hours will typically range from 16 hours per week in October-March, then increase to 24 hours per week, April – September, Monday thru Wednesday. Wage determined by academic and accounting experience, ranging from $18- $20 an hour.  We are closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s.  The position is hourly, non exempt, and not benefit eligible.  Ideal for a student.  International students are welcome to apply!

 

Apply To:   eanderson@stagesstlouis.org.  Please send resume with an email or cover letter indicating how you meet the qualifications and how the flex schedule would work for you.

 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  THANK YOU.

Box Office

Usher

This is a part-time, seasonal position.

The successful candidate will:
-Be friendly and courteous
-Possess excellent customer service skills
-Have an interest in live musical theater and the arts

Job requirements:
-Must have evening, weekend, and daytime availability from August 6th through October 24th.
-Must be able to commit to a minimum of five 4-6 hour shifts per week.
-Able to work at our Kirkwood Performing Arts Center location.
-Able to stand for several hours at a time.
-Must be able to comply with the dress code of black pants or skirt, white button down shirt, and black dress shoes.

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to khodge@stagesstlouis.org.

Internships

Producing Intern

A new position at STAGES St. Louis, the Producing Intern will report directly to the Executive Producer and Associate Producer while working on a number of administrative projects through the 2021 Season.

Throughout the internship experience, the Producing Intern will work in a variety of areas related to theatre administration including, but not limited to:

  • Theatrical Producing
  • Development & Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Social Media & Design
  • Box Office
  • Finance
  • Human Resources

 

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • A passion for the musical theatre arts and theatre administration
  • Strong communication, multi-tasking, and problem solving skills
  • Quick thinker/problem solver who works well in a fast-paced office environment
  • The ability to work both days and evenings either at the Kent Center (Chesterfield) or Kirkwood Performing Arts Center (Downtown Kirkwood)
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of programs
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms (primarily Facebook and Instagram)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Andrew Kuhlman (Associate Producer) at akuhlman@stagesstlouis.org.

Production

There are no available positions at this time.