House Manager

  • Contract / Stipend
  • Chicago

Website (sub)version productions, LLC

Resist. Reimagine. Redefine

(sub)version productions, LLC is seeking a House Manager for the 2022 production of The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque, running Dec. 1-31st. The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque has become a Chicago institution, an alternative re-telling of the holiday classic, and performed for thousands of people over the last six years. The show this year will be directed by Miguel Long (Trap Door Theatre, The Fly Honey Show).

Performances are Dec. 1st-31st, Thursday-Sunday (no show on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day), with closing on December 31st, including a catered NYE party following the show. Training begins Nov. 30th. Evening performance call time is 6:30pm, with an approximate end time of 10:15pm, Sunday matinee call time is 1:30, with an approximate end time of 4:15pm. House Management, along with crew, assists with audience management during pre-show, and post-show clean up.

(sub)version productions, LLC follows both the Chicago Theatre Standards (CTS) and the Burlesque Community Against Unsafe Spaces (BCAUS). House Management is an integral part of keeping the environment a safe space for risky work.

BIPOC, LGBTQ, and Women especially encouraged to apply. (sub)version productions, LLC is trans, BIPOC, and queer led.

Instructions to Apply:

Please send resume and brief letter of interest.

To apply for this job email your details to

Pay Rate/Range*: $1,000