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Hale Center Theater Orem’s Costume Shop produces costumes for 12 mainstage productions and 5 youth productions per season, running year-round. We are preparing for significant growth (including 2 additional mainstage productions) with the upcoming opening of our new theater building: The Ruth, later this year. We are seeking an Assistant Draper to work in our Production Shop; hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 
Our Assistant Draper will assist our Head Cutter/Draper in the creation and alteration of costumes for productions. They will assist with patterning and cutting, and will frequently use standard sewing equipment, including domestic and industrial sewing machines, domestic and industrial sergers, blind hemmer, industrial irons, and handwork tools. Drapers must have solid patterning, draping, and sewing skills, preferably with more advanced skills specific to costuming, and see garments/projects through from start to finish. 
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • At least 3 years of patterning experience at professional and/or grad-school level
  • At least 3 years of experience sewing both by hand and on machine
  • Master’s or Bachelor degree in Costuming or Garment Construction a plus
  • Experience with various techniques, especially tailoring
  • Experience with a wide variety of fabric types
  • Works quickly, and with precision
  • Takes direction well, hits deadlines, and can work in a space with diverse personnel
  • Patterns & drapes, cuts fabric, and constructs costumes based on instructions of the Cutter/Draper
  • Operates a variety of sewing machines, including (but not limited to) single needle industrial sewing machines; domestic sewing machines; industrial and domestic sergers
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Cutter/Draper
  • Completes alterations from fittings and notes from dress rehearsals
  • Assists with wardrobe repairs if necessary
  • Monitors and inventories costume shop supplies
  • Must be able to both sit and stand for long periods of time; periodic lifting is required

Job Type: Full-Time, Hourly. $22/hour + benefits.
Estimated Start Date: May - July 2024

Submit resume, portfolio, and cover letter to - please use “Draper Position” in the subject line.


Assistant House Managers ensure each patron has a safe, smooth and enjoyable experience during their visit.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Engage with patrons as they enter the theatre
  • Listen to and address patron issues, questions, and concerns in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Work with Box Office Representatives,Wardrobe Staff, and Technicians to coordinate the smooth operation of the house before, during, and after performances
  • Maintain the tidiness and accessibility of patron areas
  • Prepare and distribute observant and detailed House Management Reports after performances, communicating any specific challenges and successes
  • Be knowledgeable about the company, our mission, values, current productions, current season, and upcoming events
  • Create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere through honest, clear communication with patrons, staff, and teammates
  • Some prior experience performing high volume customer service-related work
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
Part-time hourly position (with the potential for off-season project hours)

5-15 hours/week, weekday and Saturday evenings, with occasional mornings and afternoons

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Fiona Hartvigsen, House Manager at Please include your name and ‘Assistant House Manager’ in the subject line.


Hale Center Theater Orem is accepting resumes for directors, musical directors, choreographers, designers (scenic, costumes, hair & makeup, lighting, sound and projection) and stage managers on a rolling basis. We currently have limited positions available but keep resumes on file for consideration for future productions or other special projects.

Apply: If you are interested, please email us at and include your resume, cover letter, and if you have, a portfolio. Be sure to include your name and the position title in the subject of your email!


Hale Center Theater Orem is accepting applications for Front of House Staff. Front of House Staff is responsible for preparing and maintaining public areas for patrons, greeting and helping patrons find their seats, and selling concessions.

This is a part time hourly position. Shifts are mostly evenings and Saturdays, with occasional mornings and afternoons.

To apply, email, or drop off at the box office, a resume and application (Download here) to Fiona Hartvigsen, Front of House Manager at Please include your name and 'Front of House Application' in the subject line.


Position: Head of Lighting & Media
Job Type: Full-Time, Salary
Estimated Start Date: May 2024
Job Summary: Bring your extensive experience and creative vision to the forefront as the Head of Lighting and Media. This pivotal role requires a seasoned professional with 8-10 years of hands-on experience in lighting, projections, and team management. Lead our technical team in the seamless integration of lighting and media elements, elevating the visual storytelling of our productions. This role demands a blend of artistic creativity, technical expertise, and strong leadership skills.
Responsibilities (please note, this list is not exhaustive, but rather a representation of job duties):
  1. Design and Conceptualization: 
    • Collaborate closely with directors, set designers, and other departments to conceptualize and design innovative lighting and media elements.
    • Lead the development of lighting plots, media content, and visual effects, ensuring alignment with the director's artistic vision.
  2. Team Leadership: 
    • Manage and lead the lighting and media teams, providing mentorship, guidance, and fostering a collaborative work environment.
    • Coordinate with other technical departments to ensure cohesive integration of lighting and media with set design and overall production requirements.
    • Develop and execute advanced training programs for team members to enhance their skills.
  3. Execution and Operation: 
    • Oversee the setup, programming, and operation of lighting consoles and media systems for rehearsals and performances.
    • Collaborate with electricians, lighting designers, and media technicians to achieve complex visual effects.
    • Troubleshoot technical issues swiftly and provide effective solutions for all productions.
  4. Equipment Maintenance: 
    • Establish and implement a comprehensive maintenance schedule for lighting and media equipment.
    • Ensure proper storage, maintenance, and readiness of all equipment at all times.
  5. Budgeting and Procurement: 
    • Develop and manage the departmental budget, collaborating closely with the Production Manager & Technical Director to allocate resources effectively.
    • Source and procure cutting-edge lighting and media equipment within budgetary constraints.
    • Cultivate relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms.
  6. Collaboration: 
    • Work collaboratively with other technical departments to achieve a seamless overall design for productions.
    • Attend and actively contribute to production meetings, providing expert input on the technical feasibility of lighting and media designs.
  7. Documentation: 
    • Create and maintain detailed documentation of lighting and media designs, including cue lists, equipment manuals, and technical documentation.
    • Organize and maintain an extensive library of media content, ensuring proper licensing and usage rights.
  • 8-10 years of hands-on experience in lighting and media design and operation for theatrical productions.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and leading teams in a technical production environment.
  • Expertise in advanced lighting consoles, media servers, and related technology.
  • Strong knowledge of safety regulations related to lighting and electrical systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse production teams.
  • Annual Compensation: $60,000 - $70,000 per year (based on experience).
  • Benefits: Health insurance, dental plans, 401k, life insurance, long & short-term disability, paid time off, and other company-specific benefits.
How to Apply: If you are an experienced and visionary leader with a passion for creating impactful visual experiences in theatre, please submit your resume, portfolio (if applicable), and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience to
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Hale Center Foundation for the Arts and Education is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace.


Hale Center Theater Orem is accepting resumes for temporary positions on a rolling basis including, but not limited to, Wardrobe and Stage Crew, Electric Technicians, Scenic Carpenters, Scenic Artists, Props, and Costume Construction. We currently have limited positions available but keep resumes on file for consideration for future productions or other special projects. Positions may be paid hourly or by stipend depending on position and length of call. Enthusiasm, intelligence, reliability, and punctuality are as important as experience.

Apply: If you are interested, please email us at and include your resume, cover letter, and if you have, a portfolio. Be sure to include your name and the position title in the subject of your email!


As a member of the run crew for a production, Sound Board Operators/A2s are an important and integral part of the production team. It is crucial to the success of the tech rehearsal and performance process that you conscientiously fulfill your responsibilities. 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Turn on all audio equipment needed for the production.
  • Prepare microphones for performers.
  • Assign preset EQs to performance DCAs
  •  Live mix microphones and music for live performances.
  • Troubleshoot sound issues during performances.
  • Collect microphones after performances.
  • Sanitize microphones.
  • Shut down all audio equipment.         
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong live mixing skills
  • Experience in mixing live musicals
  • Calm under pressure in high stress situations
  • Positive attitude
  • Basic knowledge of Yamaha digital consoles
  • Basic knowledge of wireless microphones
In addition to all scheduled performance shifts, there is required attendance for the following:
  • Design Run of the upcoming show.
  • Every tech rehearsal during tech weeks.
  • Staff meetings as scheduled.
Performance call for actors is typically 60 minutes before curtain. Sound Board Operators/A2s will be scheduled to begin their shift a minimum of 90 minutes before curtain. Some shows will require more time to preset, so schedules may vary from show to show. It is expected that mics will be ready and distributed before actors are called.
The Sound Board Operator reports to the Technical Supervisor, Head of Sound, and Technical Director
Job Type: Part time; hourly. 
Pay: Rates begin at $20/hour, based on experience.
Apply: If you are interested, please email us at and include your resume. Be sure to include your name and the position title in the subject of your email.


Hale Center Theater Orem is looking to hire stage managers for our 2024 & 2025 seasons. This position is a member of the production team dedicated to making the production run smoothly and efficiently within the resources provided.

Responsibilities: (please note, this list is not exhaustive, but rather a representation of job duties)
  • Attend and manage all rehearsals and production meetings as well as calling performances.
  • Work with the Production Manager and Director to maintain rehearsal schedules and ensure that all elements are rehearsed prior to and during technical rehearsals.
  • Conduct auditions with the directorial team, including coordinating audition form info.
  •  Handle script distribution and collection.
  • Open and prepare theater or rehearsal space for all rehearsals. 
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized working environment.
  • Clean up after all rehearsals and performances spaces.
  • Coordinate rehearsal props and furniture as necessary. This also includes creating and maintaining a master props list.
  • Develop preset lists and scene shift lists.
  • Organize backstage storage areas for rehearsals and performances in cooperation with the technical director.
  • Write and distribute daily rehearsal, production meeting, and performance reports in a timely fashion.
  • Facilitate and maintain communication between production staff members and cast members as necessary, i.e. costume fittings, program proofing, etc.
  • Manage the production callboard, including sign-in sheets, and announcements.
  • Manage the transition of all show elements from the rehearsal room to the mainstage.
  • Create and maintain a production book and calling script, in advance of the first technical rehearsal, that is the hub of all information and kept in a secure and accessible location.
  • Collaborate with the lighting and sound technicians to ensure proper execution of cues and timing during performances.
  • Supervise and support the stage crew, ensuring they are well-prepared and aware of their responsibilities.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues that may arise during rehearsals or performances.

 Qualifications & Qualities:
  • Previous experience as a Stage Manager in a theater or live event production setting.
  • Proficient knowledge of stage management techniques, including cueing, blocking, and scheduling.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills, sense of timing, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy of work.
  • Strong leadership abilities, with the capability to manage a team effectively.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with diverse personalities.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with members of HCTO staff as well as contracted artists.
  • Sensitivity to the needs and concerns of participants from diverse backgrounds
  • Optimism, sense of humor, creativity, problem-solving abilities, and the ability to work under time constraints with creative team members, HCTO staff, and working on projects alone.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and solve problems in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in maintaining a prompt book and calling performances.
  • Ability to read and interpret ground plans and design drawings.
  • Must be available to work weekday evenings and Saturdays as required by the production schedule.
  • Must be comfortable with physical activity, including but not limited to walking, standing, lift of up to 30 pounds. 
  • Must be comfortable with varying work environments, including but not limited to quiet and loud spaces.
  • Ability to run a QLab sound file efficiently during rehearsals and performances. 
  • Experience running a light and/or sound board is a plus.

Job Type: Contract rate for pre-production, rehearsals, and tech. Hourly pay for performances. More permanent positions will also come available as we open our new theater in Pleasant Grove.
Pay: Contract rates begin at $3250. Performances are compensated at $20/hr
Production Schedule:
  • Pre-production: 32-35 weeks prior to opening (production meetings, auditions, callbacks)
  • Rehearsals: 8-10 weeks
  • Tech: 2 weeks
  • Performances: 8-13 weeks
Apply: If you are interested, please email and include your resume and, if you have, a portfolio/production book example. Be sure to include your name and the position title in the subject of your email.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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