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Student Employment

Our student technical and house management crew positions support events in Stewart Theatre and Frank Thompson Hall.

Event Operations student positions support a variety of performances and programs in Stewart Theatre and Thompson Hall produced by various campus organizations — including the NC State LIVE performing arts series — ranging from departmental lectures to full-scale touring productions. Whether your schedule dictates you need to work in the evening or during the daytime, build your flexible work plan around the numerous work calls available to choose from.

Event operations staff assisting load-in in Stewart Theatre

in the following areas

Technical crew positions

Applicants should have basic knowledge of theatrical lighting, live sound operation or backstage crew operations. Advanced lighting, sound and crew training is available; creating opportunities for advancement in position, pay, and level of responsibility. Student technical supervisors regularly manage all technical aspects of an event.

  • Load-in/out
  • Installation/running sound & lights
  • Followspot operators
  • Projection operators
  • Stage Management

House crew positions

The University Theatre house crew responds quickly and courteously to patron issues, works in a team environment, and has the ability to make quick decisions while maintaining a good attitude.

  • House Management
  • Ushers
  • Audience & Production Liaison

Benefits of working at UT

• Flexible schedules 
• Tickets to performances in UT venues
• Client relations skill-building
• Theater and event industry experience
• Résumé builder

Pictured: Representative images of the types of events supported by the Events Operations crews.

Need more experience in the technical theatre arena to apply…consider volunteer opportunities at UT

Not confident in your skill level to work as a student tech, yet? Simply need more training? Consider the volunteer opportunities at University Theatre on a production crew. Strengthen your abilities. Build up your confidence. Learn from creative professionals with years of experience in theatre production. Visit Backstage and Shops for more information.