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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Employment Opportunities with Sunset Playhouse.  Please view information below. 

Box Office / Front of House Representatives at Sunset Playhouse.

Sunset Playhouse seeks part-time Box Office/Front of House Representatives for our vibrant theater located in Elm Grove, WI.  The ideal candidate will be hired and trained as a Box Office Representative or a Front of House Representative or both. Hours will be approximately 5-20 per week based on Sunset performance schedule and your availability. Previous theater experience is not a prerequisite for this position. 

In the role of Box Office Representative, you will be the primary contact for Sunset’s patrons. As the Front of House Representative, you will be Sunset’s link to our patrons and volunteers.

Responsibilities as a Box Office Representative include:

  • Act as the main customer service representative for the Ticket Office.
  • Process telephone, mail, and walk up ticket orders. Other tasks as assigned.
  • Assist and respond to patrons with information about our theater.

 Responsibilities as a Front of House Representative include:

  • Interact with patrons and volunteers and maintain audience safety and comfort.
  • Ensure the bar and concession areas are fully-stocked.
  • Make end of night deposit.

 Preferred Qualifications for Box Office / Front of House Representative:

  • Ticket Office and/or sales experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills preferred
  • Computer, data entry, basic math skills, and cash handling and reconciliation experience preferred
  • Reliable and prompt
  • Theater experience not required, but a love of the arts  preferred

We are interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people of all ages (over 18). This would be an ideal position for a person looking for a long-term part-time position offering approximately 6-15 hours per week, based on your availability.  Theater experience is not needed – we will train you. Hourly rate is commensurate with your experience.  Depending on your interest and Sunset needs, you may elect to train for either a Front of House Representative or a Box Office Representative, although a willingness to learn both areas is idea. 

Interested applicants should email their Sunset Employment Application or your resume to Brooke Olson at Please include the words BO/FOH Representative Position in the subject line of your e-mail.

Sunset Playhouse
700 Wall Street
Elm Grove, WI 53122
262-782-4431 X233

We are currently accepting resumes for the Assistant  Stage Manager for possible future opportunities. We will train an Assistant Stage Manager.

We are also accepting resumes for future Stage Manager positions.  A stipend is paid for this position and prior Stage Management experience is required.  

These positions could be used as an internship for a college student if the college attended offers such an opportunity and is an excellent learning opportunity.

Stage Managers attend rehearsals, taking blocking notes for director, maintain the calendar, supervise the cast, assist with props and scene changes if needed, and other duties as assigned.  The Stage Manager is expected to attend all performances and is fully in charge of the production during performances.   

 Assistant Stage Managers attend rehearsals once per week during the rehearsal period and nightly starting with Tech week through all performances. A small stipend is available.  This position could be used as an internship for a college student if the college attended offers such an opportunity and is an excellent learning opportunity for a theater student or someone interested in the arts/stage management.

To apply for this position, email your resume and a cover letter to Brooke Olson at Please include the words: Stage Manager Position or Assistant Stage Manager Position in the subject line of your e-mail.

Sunset Playhouse is accepting resumes for possible future openings for the position of part-time SOUND DESIGNERS/SOUND ENGINEERS

SOUND DESIGNERS/ENGINEERS  Prior experience programming sound cues and microphones is required.  Sound Designer is responsible for programming cues into the sound board, setting up body and hand-held mics, speakers, and monitors as needed, working with performers, and operating the sound board during the production. 

We are accepting resumes for future sound openings as more items are added to our season.

Your duties as SOUND DESIGNER/SOUND ENGINEE for 2024-25 Season will include:

    • Meeting with the production’s director to determine sound requirements
    • Being available for production meetings on a mutually agreeable dates if needed
    • Attending tech week
    • Programming body or hand-held mics, practical sound cues, setting sound levels, and performing any necessary sound adjustments during the run of the show. SCS software

    • Running Sound for the selected production for all performances of the musical or securing and training additional sound operators, if needed.

    • In case of emergency or illness, finding a substitute sound operator

      Stipend will be based on previous experience and the time commitment required for selected production.

      Note: Sound Designers are employed on a per show, part-time basis and paid via stipend.  We do not provide housing or transportation.  Applicants should be located within a 60 minute commute to Sunset Playhouse. 

      For more information or to apply for a Sound Designer position, please email:

      To apply, please include your resume and 2 references.

      Thanks for your interest!

Sunset Playhouse is not currently seeking part-time technicians. All positions are filled

Technicians are responsible for the setup and tear down of technical elements used in our Musical MainStage Concert Series, SideNotes Cabaret Series, and guest rentals. Hours are flexible and vary from week-to-week based on performance schedule and rentals. This position requires someone who is looking for a (very) part-time position and who can work independently and has strong problem-solving skills.


  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and climb stairs
  • Available 3-10 hours per week (hours vary depending on performance schedule – flexible time frames)

Hourly rate: TBD based on experience

Sunset Playhouse School for the Arts offers a wide variety of performing arts classes for all ages and all interest levels taught by the area’s top professional teaching artists.

As a growing company we are always looking for experienced, energetic, skilled, teachers to join our organization so that they can be a positive influence in the lives of children ages 2 – 15. We are always growing our teacher pool for future opportunities.  Part-time, flexible positions

Teachers needed in: acting, improvisation, musical theater, preschool theater, play writing, and others.

Experience with directing and/or teaching students of all ages is requested.  This individual must have great initiative and organizational skills as well as the ability to adjust curriculum and goals on the fly.

We are currently accepting applications for future opportunities. For questions please call email Erika Navin at

Hourly rate: $20-$25 per hour based on experience.