COME JOIN OUR TEAM

Below are the current opportunities available to join the Orpheum Theatre Group team.

Technical Director

Department: Operations
Reports to: Vice President and COO
Supervises: Associate Technical Director, Production Coordinator, Local IASTE stagehands
FLSA Status: Full Time; Exempt
Minimum Salary: $70,000 annually

At the Orpheum Theatre Group, you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!

The Technical Director oversees and ensures the successful operations of the technical department, directly supervises the technical team and the IATSE local crews. The Technical Director works with the Executive Vice President & CFO, Vice President/ COO and Director of Booking and Events to manage all technical aspects of the show/event productions to ensure successful performances. This position requires that the individual work well within deadlines and under pressure both as an effective team member and independently on assigned projects.

This role will work collaboratively with the Associate Technical Director and Production Coordinator to ensure all aspects of the of the Orpheum Theatre Group’s technical operations in both the Halloran Centre and Orpheum Theatre run smoothly and safely.

How You Will Contribute

Technical Direction

  • Communicates with CFO, COO and Director of Booking on technical rider portion of contract to determine lighting, audio and other stage and set-up requirements, equipment needed and feasibility of plan with equipment available. 
  • Order and track supplemental gear for shows as needed
  • Coordinates with union crew all technical elements including lighting, rigging, video, sound systems and equipment set-up.
  • Advance technical aspects of all shows including in-house productions at The Orpheum Theatre, including sound, lights, video, and crew/personnel requirements.
  • Supervise IATSE stagehands during performances, ensuring the Orpheum Theatre is adhering to union and performance rider agreements while maintaining the quality control of the productions.
  • Act as a technical department liaison between the Orpheum Theatre and outside Production teams.

Administrative Duties

  • Prepare payroll for IATSE crew
  • Maintains inventory and orders specialized supplies
  • Make recommendations to theatre leadership regarding capital purchases and upgrades of technical equipment.
  • Use a working knowledge of building HVAC system to adjust spaces for client comfort
  • Plan, develop and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of systems.
  • Attend management and general staff meetings.

Safety and Compliance

  • Ensures stagehands perform work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures
  • Monitor the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arrange for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; perform preventive maintenance on equipment; ensures larger repairs are sent out in a timely fashion.
  • Performs safety checks on equipment and facilities ensuring safety guidelines are being met.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Department and Organization Participation

  • Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals.
  • Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned.
  • Interact with co-workers in the spirit of cooperation, collaboration, and teamwork.
  • Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events.
  • Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity.

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

  • 7 or more years of experience in related position or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Knowledge of IASTE stagehand regulations
  • Experience working touring Broadway shows
  • Supervisory: 5 years
  • Working knowledge of the following:
    • Construction and set design
    • Lighting
    • Stage rigging
    • Audio and sound reinforcement
    • Stage/production management
    • Knowledge and clear understanding of professional standards of stage safety

Preferred Skills

  • Problem Solving: Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills in situations with a variety of variables and limited standardization.
  • Initiative and Creativity: Plan work and carry out tasks without detailed instructions; prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; respond to situations as they arise with minimal supervision.
  • Communication: Communicates clearly and accurately across all functions of the business in a timely manner.
  • Policy and Procedures: Analysis and application skills that result in understanding, creating, enforcing, and adhering to standardized policies and procedures for the organization as well as for events.
  • Commitment to Safety: Understand, encourage, and carry out compliance with safety policies and procedures; take personal responsibility for safety.
  • Microsoft Office suite (particularly, advanced knowledge of spreadsheets)
  • Requires standing and walking about 70% of the time; may lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs.; Push or pull objects up to 100lbs using appropriate equipment; may climb stairs and ladders; may bend, twist, kneel, stoop, and reach overhead; ability to work at heights.
  • The noise level in the environment ranges from quiet in the office to moderate to loud during events.
  • Skilled in safely operating a scissor and personal man lift.
  • May be exposed to irregular ranges of humidity and temperature.
  • Maintains irregular and extended working hours as needed to support event-based schedule.

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

  • 401(k)and 401(k) matching
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Parking provided
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A diverse team of colleagues
  • Volunteer and committee opportunities
  • Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available
  • Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center

Our Mission

The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education.

Our Vision

The Orpheum Theatre Group will strive to be a world-class performing arts organization, serving as a cultural beacon and catalyst for positive change.

Our Values

  • Innovative: The Orpheum Theatre Group takes risk and invests in new ideas.
  • Inclusive: The Orpheum Theatre Group is welcoming and accepting to all.
  • Inspirational: The Orpheum Theatre Group motivates positive change through the performing arts.
  • Integrity: The Orpheum Theatre Group acts ethically and considers all viewpoints.
  • lmpactful: The Orpheum Theatre Group provides meaningful opportunity.
  • Transformative: The Orpheum Theatre Group changes lives, Memphis and the world.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

We are dedicated to equity, inclusion, and respect. We commit ourselves to listening to and elevating voices that have been systemically silenced.

The Orpheum Theatre Group is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

Interested candidates should submit an application and resume to hr@orpheum-memphis.com.


Associate Technical Director

Department: Operations
Reports to: Technical Director
Supervises: Production Coordinator
FLSA Status: Full Time; Exempt
Minimum Salary: $50,000 annually

At the Orpheum Theatre Group, you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!

The Associate Technical Director is mainly responsible for the technical operations of the Theatre, Board Room, Rehearsal Hall, Dance Studio and Classroom equipment for The Halloran Centre. This includes lighting, sound, video, scenery, projections, smartboard and all multi-media.

This role will work collaboratively with the Technical Director and Production Coordinator to ensure all aspects of the of the Orpheum Theatre Group’s technical operations in both the Halloran Centre and Orpheum Theatre run smoothly and safely.

How You Will Contribute

Technical Direction

  • Communicates with VP of Operations for the Halloran Centre, Halloran Centre Sales Manager and/or VP or Education and Community Engagement on technical rider portion of contract to determine lighting, audio and other stage and set-up requirements, equipment needed and feasibility of plan with equipment available. 
  • Coordinate and advance technical requirements for Halloran Centre productions and rentals, including the Education and Community Engagement Department productions.
  • Order and track supplemental gear for shows as needed
  • Operate, maintain, and safeguard the technical assets, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities
  • Setup and operate lighting, projection, and AV system for Halloran Centre. Assist guest designers and engineers as needed.
  • Orient facility renters and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics, and other areas of facility operations; facilitate the use of the technical facilities by others engaged by or renting the facility.
  • Supervise additional labor that may be required to maintain the quality control of the productions.

Administrative Duties

  • Supervise the scheduling (internal/external) of the spaces within the Halloran Centre using digital scheduling platform, EMS
  • Assist in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff for individual shows.
  • Maintains inventory and orders specialized supplies
  • Make recommendations to theatre leadership regarding capital purchases and upgrades of technical equipment.
  • Use a working knowledge of building HVAC system to adjust spaces for client comfort
  • Plan, develop and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of systems.
  • Partner with Education and Community Engagement team and The Orpheum Theatre to provide quality technical training to students in all areas of theatre production.
  • Attend management and general staff meetings.

Safety and Compliance

  • Ensures stagehands perform work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures
  • Safely operate and maintain motorized rigging equipment
  • Monitor the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arrange for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; perform preventive maintenance on equipment; ensures larger repairs are sent out in a timely fashion.
  • Performs safety checks on equipment and facilities ensuring safety guidelines are being met.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Department and Organization Participation

  • Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals.
  • Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned.
  • Interact with co-workers in the spirit of cooperation, collaboration, and teamwork.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward change.
  • Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events.
  • Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity.

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

  • 2 or more years of experience in related position or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Supervisory: 1 year
  • Working knowledge of the following:
    • Construction and set design
    • Lighting
    • Stage rigging
    • Audio and sound reinforcement
    • Stage/production management
    • Knowledge and clear understanding of professional standards of stage safety

Preferred Skills

  • Problem Solving: Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills in situations with a variety of variables and limited standardization.
  • Initiative and Creativity: Plan work and carry out tasks without detailed instructions; prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; respond to situations as they arise with minimal supervision.
  • Communication: Communicates clearly and accurately across all functions of the business in a timely manner.
  • Policy and Procedures: Analysis and application skills that result in understanding, creating, enforcing, and adhering to standardized policies and procedures for the organization as well as for events.
  • Commitment to Safety: Understand, encourage, and carry out compliance with safety policies and procedures; take personal responsibility for safety.
  • Microsoft Office suite (particularly, advanced knowledge of spreadsheets)
  • Requires standing and walking about 70% of the time; may lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs.; Push or pull objects up to 100lbs using appropriate equipment; may climb stairs and ladders; may bend, twist, kneel, stoop, and reach overhead; ability to work at heights.
  • The noise level in the environment ranges from quiet in the office to moderate to loud during events.
  • Skilled in safely operating a scissor and personal man lift.
  • May be exposed to irregular ranges of humidity and temperature.
  • Maintains irregular and extended working hours as needed to support event-based schedule.

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

  • 401(k)and 401(k) matching
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Parking provided
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A diverse team of colleagues
  • Volunteer and committee opportunities
  • Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available
  • Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center

Our Mission

The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education.

Our Vision

The Orpheum Theatre Group will strive to be a world-class performing arts organization, serving as a cultural beacon and catalyst for positive change.

Our Values

  • Innovative: The Orpheum Theatre Group takes risk and invests in new ideas.
  • Inclusive: The Orpheum Theatre Group is welcoming and accepting to all.
  • Inspirational: The Orpheum Theatre Group motivates positive change through the performing arts.
  • Integrity: The Orpheum Theatre Group acts ethically and considers all viewpoints.
  • lmpactful: The Orpheum Theatre Group provides meaningful opportunity.
  • Transformative: The Orpheum Theatre Group changes lives, Memphis and the world.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

We are dedicated to equity, inclusion, and respect. We commit ourselves to listening to and elevating voices that have been systemically silenced.

The Orpheum Theatre Group is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

Interested candidates should submit an application and resume to hr@orpheum-memphis.com.


Patron Services Associate

Department: Box Office Manager
Reports to: Box Office Manager, Assistant Box Office Manager
Supervises: N/A
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hourly Pay: $15

At the Orpheum Theatre Group, you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!

A Patron Service Associate provides the highest level of customer service to ticket buying patrons for the Orpheum Theatre and Halloran Center. The Patron Service Associates are the first impression customers receive of the Orpheum Theatre Group. We are selling experiences, not just tickets.

How You Will Contribute

  • Provide Single and Season ticket sales in box office phone room, ticket windows, Halloran Centre and concierge desk upon occasion for Orpheum productions and theatre rentals including during nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Provide detailed and accurate event information for all shows on sale
  • Assist with Season ticket holder renewals, exchanges, and special needs
  • Learn and manage a great deal of information about concerts, events and promotions to best answer patrons’ questions pleasantly, confidently, and efficiently
  • Monitor and respond promptly to patron emails requesting information or assistance
  • Other duties as assigned by box office management.

Department and Organization Participation

  • Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals.
  • Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned.
  • Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events.
  • Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity.

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

  • High School diploma
  • Minimum 1-year customer service experience
  • Cash handling experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Software proficiency with Ticketmaster and Archtics preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of the ticketing industry preferred

Preferred Skills

  • Professional, personable and patron-service oriented individuals
  • Capable of providing great attention to detail during high-volume phone and in-person sales
  • Enthusiastic team member interested in working closely with others
  • Possesses strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills
  • Willing to maintain flexible schedule which includes weekdays, evenings and weekends
  • Adept at clear and personable communication with patrons in both oral and written form
  • Proficient at utilizing multiple computer programs simultaneously

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

  • Parking provided
  • Overtime pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Flexible scheduling when possible
  • Paid training
  • A diverse team of colleagues
  • Volunteer and committee opportunities
  • Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available
  • Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center
  • Our Mission
  • The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education.
  • Our Vision
  • The Orpheum Theatre Group will strive to be a world-class performing arts organization, serving as a cultural beacon and catalyst for positive change.
  • Our Values
  • Innovative: The Orpheum Theatre Group takes risk and invests in new ideas.
  • Inclusive: The Orpheum Theatre Group is welcoming and accepting to all.
  • Inspirational: The Orpheum Theatre Group motivates positive change through the performing arts.
  • Integrity: The Orpheum Theatre Group acts ethically and considers all viewpoints.
  • lmpactful: The Orpheum Theatre Group provides meaningful opportunity.
  • Transformative: The Orpheum Theatre Group changes lives, Memphis and the world.
  • Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • We are dedicated to equity, inclusion, and respect. We commit ourselves to listening to and elevating voices that have been systemically silenced.
  • The Orpheum Theatre Group is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

Please send all cover letters and resumes to hr@orpheum-memphis.com. If you would like to apply in person you can obtain an application at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts, 225 S. Main St between the hours of 10am-2pm Monday-Friday. You can also download an application.


Halloran Centre Concierge

Department: Halloran Centre Operations
Reports to: Halloran Centre VP of Operations and Halloran Centre Event Manager
Supervises: N/A
FLSA Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Hourly Pay: $15

At the Orpheum Theatre Group, you will find amazing talent on our stages and throughout our dedicated staff. We are committed to serving the Mid-South through our nonprofit mission, which includes our numerous education and community engagement programs and our commitment to equity and diversity. Our Orpheum Theatre Group team is dynamic, creative, innovative, and community-minded, and we are ready to welcome you!


The Halloran Centre Concierge position contributes to the organization’s success by providing customer service to employees and visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them to their respective locations within our facility. This position is also responsible for monitoring the security of building and telecommunications at the desk. As the first and/or last person in the building, the concierge is responsible for locking/unlocking doors and making sure the building is secure. Reliability and a strong work ethic combined with great communication skills are a must, as well as familiarity with all necessary office equipment, software, and procedures.

How You Will Contribute

Position Requirements

• Greet staff and guests and set a positive environment.
• Answer multi-line telephone system; transfer calls to appropriate department; take messages.
• Provide information to patrons/visitors regarding shows, events, etc. Must have a thorough knowledge of upcoming shows and events.
• Greet and welcome visitors, answering or referring inquiries; maintain office security by screening visitors; secure assistance from the appropriate department for visitors.
• Maintain employee and department directories.
• Accept and document deliveries and notify appropriate staff member and/or department; arrange for pick-ups from UPS, FED EX, and other suppliers and vendors.
• Assist with mailing of materials for all departments as needed.
• Turn off lights and secure and lock both the Halloran Centre and Orpheum Theatre (as needed) at end of day.
• Assist Event Manager with setups as needed.
• Keep track of caterer, vendor, client, and guest arrival/departure times.
• Communicate with bar staff, Box Office, housekeeping, valet, event manager, and Technical Director any details that might improve client/patron satisfaction.
• Coordinate and monitor HC parking lot.

Department and Organization Participation

• Contribute to department and organizational goals as well as individual goals.
• Assist as needed on all department duties as assigned.
• Support the organization’s fundraising initiatives and assist as needed at fundraising events.
• Contribute to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and commitment to equity.

How You Stand Out

Preferred Experience and Education

• High school diploma or equivalent experience
• Successful work experience in a front office setting or in another customer service position.
• Strong working knowledge of building procedures.
• Ability to effectively use and maintain office equipment.
• Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Outstanding communication skills
• Great organizational and multitasking abilities

Preferred Skills

• Fosters a high regard for exceptional customer service.
• Adept at clear and personable communication with donors, patrons, sponsors, vendors, and other important partners
• Possesses strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills.
• Willing to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends, as requested.
• Must be physically able to move furniture or signage if asked.

How We Stand Out

Benefits and Perks

• Parking provided
• Overtime pay
• Holiday pay
• Flexible scheduling when possible
• Paid training
• A diverse team of colleagues
• Volunteer and committee opportunities
• Tickets to select Orpheum and Halloran Centre events as available
• Campus located in the heart of downtown Memphis with a historic theatre and modern performing arts and education center


Our Mission

  • The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education.

Our Vision

  • The Orpheum Theatre Group will strive to be a world-class performing arts organization, serving as a cultural beacon and catalyst for positive change

Our Values

  • Innovative: The Orpheum Theatre Group takes risk and invests in new ideas.
  • Inclusive: The Orpheum Theatre Group is welcoming and accepting to all.
  • Inspirational: The Orpheum Theatre Group motivates positive change through the performing arts.
  • Integrity: The Orpheum Theatre Group acts ethically and considers all viewpoints.
  • lmpactful: The Orpheum Theatre Group provides meaningful opportunity.
  • Transformative: The Orpheum Theatre Group changes lives, Memphis and the world.
  • Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • We are dedicated to equity, inclusion, and respect. We commit ourselves to listening to and elevating voices that have been systemically silenced.
  • The Orpheum Theatre Group is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, we will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

Please send all cover letters and resumes to hr@orpheum-memphis.com. If you would like to apply in person you can obtain an application at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts, 225 S. Main St between the hours of 10am-2pm Monday-Friday. You can also download an application.

Close Email Signup

JOIN OUR EMAIL CLUB