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Asheville Community Theatre values and welcomes diversity in its workforce, and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals based on job-related qualifications and the ability to perform a job.  ACT does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, ethnicity, skin color, age or disability in any of its activities or operations.

Please read our COVID policy here.

Volunteer:

ACT is a volunteer-driven theatre where everyone is welcome! If you’re enthusiastic about learning a new skill or sharing your talents with us, we’d love to have you!

All volunteers will be required to wear a mask at all times. Please read our full COVID policy here.

Volunteer Orientation Sessions

We hold Volunteer Orientation sessions for all other volunteer positions throughout the year. Sessions usually last about one hour. You do not need to sign up in advance – just come on!

Upcoming sessions:
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Usher Training Sessions

Would you like to be a volunteer usher for our 2021-22 Mainstage season? Ushers help out before and after the show, and during intermission – and get to see the show for free! You only need to attend one and you do not need to sign up in advance. Remember to wear a mask when you get to the theatre!

To be updated about future volunteer opportunities, please subscribe to our bi-weekly e-newsletter!

Note: Asheville Community Theatre policy prohibits participation by anyone on any sex offender or sexual abuse registry to any activity sponsored by Asheville Community Theatre. The only exception is being a member of an audience of an event sponsored by ACT.


Internships:

Custom Internships

In the past, we have been able to customize internships tailored to individual interests or requirements. If you’re interested in connecting with Asheville Community Theatre about a possible internship, please email Amanda Klinikowski, our Education Director.


Jobs:

Business Manager

The Business Manager position is part time (non exempt) and is expected to be 24 hours per week. The Business Manager manages all tracking of financial data; provides financial and administrative support to the Managing Director. The Business Manager takes the lead on facility issues, obtaining royalties & scripts, creating contracts, and managing rental agreements.

Education and/or Experience: The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. While a four-year degree is not required, a bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience with Quickbooks and Microsoft Office (especially Excel) is required.

ACT values and welcomes diversity in its workforce, and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals based on job-related qualifications and the ability to perform a job. ACT does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, ethnicity, skin color, age or disability in any of its activities or operations.

See full job description: Business Manager Job Posting

To apply, please send resume to Tamara Sparacino, Managing Director on or before May 13, 2022.

Marketing Director

This is a full time, salaried (exempt) position. The purpose is to effectively inform the public about events and programs at Asheville Community Theatre and communicate the organization’s public relations in an engaging and meaningful way.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing, business or public relations is strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (including Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and Google Suite required.
  • Experience with InDesign, WordPress, and graphic design software a plus.

ACT values and welcomes diversity in its workforce, and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals based on job-related qualifications and the ability to perform a job. ACT does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, ethnicity, skin color, age or disability in any of its activities or operations.

See full job description: Marketing Director Job Posting

To apply, please send resume to Tamara Sparacino, Managing Director on or before May 27, 2022.


Artistic Team & Teaching Artist Positions:

If you are interested in an artistic position (director, music director, choreographer, designer) for a future Mainstage or Tanglewood Youth Production Class show, please submit your information using the Artistic Team & Teaching Artist Portal. We look to hire people within the WNC region, and do not provide stipends for travel or lodging. Submissions will be processed on a rolling basis.

Artistic Team & Teaching Artist Portal

Productions in our 35below season are proposed by and produced by individuals from the WNC region. We are currently not accepting applications for 35below, as we are unsure when we will be able to reopen that space due to COVID-19. Please check the 35below page on our website for more information.