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House Manager

Chicago Opera Theater is seeking 2 House Managers for their upcoming opera, Becoming Santa Claus. House Managers are primarily responsible for ensuring that COT patrons have a positive experience at the theater.

Location: Studebaker Theater, 410 S Michigan Ave

Call Times:

  • Saturday, December 11th @ 5:30pm
  • Friday, December 17th @ 5:30pm
  • Sunday, December 19th @ 1pm
  • Optional Dress rehearsal: Wednesday, December 8 @ 6pm


  • Promote a positive and safe atmosphere for COT patrons
  • Assist patrons to their seats as needed
  • Manage the volunteer Saints ushers
  • Field patron questions and concerns about COT and the Studebaker Theater (primarily restroom, exit, and elevator locations).
  • Assist with medical or emergency situations
  • Ensure cleanliness of lobby, theater, and restrooms.
  • Ensure guests follow COT’s mask protocols (to be worn at all times).
  • Alert supervisor of any issues
  • Perform other related duties as requested


  • Helpful, positive demeanor
  • House management experience preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated customer service or guest relation skills
  • Ability to work with crowds
  • Able to stand, walk, descend and ascend stairs for the duration of the shift.

Proof of vaccination and masks are required.

Chicago Opera Theater is an equal-opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. As such, COT encourages applicants of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, and ages to submit for auditions and open positions.

To Apply:

Send a resume and brief introduction to Adam Lord,
All candidates will be considered for future House Management opportunities with COT. Pay is $18/hr.

Contact Info:
Adam Lord
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago, IL 60605