Employment

The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts welcomes individuals from all backgrounds, identities, and walks of life to be a part of our team. From full-time jobs to internships, we often have positions available at the theatre. Available positions are listed below.

The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts is a division of the City Of Coralville, an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Looking for volunteer opportunities? Our theatre family includes hundreds of volunteers each year - you can join the team! Check out our volunteer programs.

Theatre Designers, Directors, Stage Managers, and Production Staff

Independent Contractor, Stipend

We regularly hire indepndent contractors to make our productions possible. City Circle Theatre Company and Young Footliters Youth Theatre rely on skilled local theatre-makers to create more than a dozen productions annually. If you have an interest in joining our production teams, please contact CCPA Programming Supervisor and Artistic Producer Elizabeth Tracey, or call 319.248.9374.

Theatre Production Assistant

Regular, Part-Time

Are you interested in building, painting, and helping bring a whole season of shows to life? The Theatre Production Assistant takes charge in our Scene Shop to keep everything working smoothly. This person works closely with designers and the Artistic Producer of City Circle and Young Footliters. Our Theatre Production Assistant will balance their time between assisting with creative projects and the regular functions of maintaining, organizing, and stocking the scene shop. Averaging about 12 hours per week, you'll work the equivalent of one regular day (or two half-days) each week assisting designers and volunteers. Additional hours might include assisting with the load-in and load-out of sets at the theatre, special projects for upcoming shows, and training or skill development. This is an hourly position beginning at $13.25 per hour.

Questions? E-mail CCPA Programming Supervisor and Artistic Producer Elizabeth Tracey or call 319.248.9374.

Apply Here.

Event Services Assistants and House Managers

Event-based, Part-time

Do you enjoy working with the public and putting on a wonderful event? Join our Front of House team to make sure each an every show is a welcoming experience for our community. With over 150 performances annually, the CCPA is always seeking friendly, detail-oriented, flexible team members to sell tickets, work in our concessions stand, and oversee events as house managers. 

Questions? E-mail Marketing & Patron Services Supervisor Nancy Mayfield or call 319.248.9372.

Apply Here.

Technical Assistants and Specialists

Event-based, Part-time

Do you have an interest in theatre lighting, live sound, or electrics? The technical team at the CCPA is behind the scenes nearly 250 nights annually to make sure every event and rehearsal is accomplished safely and effectively. Regular duties include rental supervision, load-in and load-out of events, and stage/deck crew. We are eager to train interested individuals in sound board and light board operation to develop your skills and support our renters.

Questions? E-mail Operations Supervisor Eric Burchett or call 319.248.9373.

We are not currently hiring Technical staff, but encourage interested individuals to contact us for future need.