Job Opportunities at EPAC

"There's no business like show business."

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center has proven itself a regional artistic force by consistently producing only the highest quality theatrical productions. EPAC, which has always relied on local emerging acting talent, is growing its professional staff as well! If you are seeking a professional challenge in a rewarding professional environment, EPAC is for you! Please take the time to look at the position descriptions below and become a part of theater that matters today.

EPAC is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Box Office Sales Associate
Sound Designer/Operator
Set Designer/Scenic Artist

Box Office Sales Associate
The Box Office Sales Associate is a part time hourly position with variable hours including nights and weekends. This position will require flexibility as well as a wide variety of skills with the primary mission of promoting sales and providing superior customer service to all EPAC customers. Operating and maintaining this ticketing system is an integral part of all box office operations.

Requirements include:
At least 2 years customer service or sales experience
Superior computer data entry skills
Superior verbal & written communication skills
Some experience with box office software and ticketing systems preferred

Responsibilities include:
Execute subscription, single-ticket & group sales for all EPAC productions and events
Maintain proper data entry and configure all show and ticket packages
Maintain EPAC subscriber database
Execute Complimentary Ticket Policy
Maintain and report all ticket sales numbers
Execute proper box office financial reconciliation in conjunction with Book keeper
Provide information for website updates to reflect current show status
Assist with mailings
Ensure proper maintenance of all box office equipment
Report any known special need patron requirements to House Manager

The Box Office Sales Associate reports to and is under the supervision of the Office Manager. The Box Office Sales Associate is also accountable to the Comptroller regarding any financial reconciliation.

Interested persons should contact the Office Manager (

Sound Designer/Operator
The Sound Designer/Operator is responsible for creating all sound effects and a mic plot, as well as operating the sound board for each performance.

Responsibilities include:
Attend production meetings to discuss sound issues / sound effects with director
Procure, edit, or create all sound effects needed for the show
Create and implement a mic-plot
Work during turnover to set up the sound system (including pit mics/monitors)
as required for the show
Work with actors to ensure proper mic placement / use
Attend all tech rehearsals to run sound
Turn mics on at beginning of night, de-battery at end of night
Perform mic check according to procedures
Inform TD of any issues with mic or sound system immediately
Run sound board for every performance
Strike sound equipment after the run of the show

Reports to: Technical Director
This is a paid, stipend per show position.

Interested persons should contact Artistic Director Edward R. Fernandez (

Set Designer/Scenic Artist
The set designer/scenic artist is responsible for creating/implementing the set from concept to completion.

Responsibilities include:
Read script to determine necessary functions of the set
Participate in production meetings to create overall concept/aesthetic for show
Work with production team to create a set that meets needs of production/fits overall concept
Create ground plans, models, and renderings as necessary to illustrate design to production team
Work with Technical Director to create construction drawings, schedule, and discuss budgeting
Participate in set construction
Discuss necessary floor props/set dressing with props manager
Paint/Dress set

Reports to: Artistic Director
This is a paid, stipend per show position.

Interested persons should contact Artistic Director Edward R. Fernandez (

EPAC also offers internships for qualified students and a fulfilling volunteer usher program.

Address (Physical)
320 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Community Park
Ephrata, PA 17522

Address (Mailing)
PO Box 173
Ephrata, PA 17522
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