Employment Opportunities

Development and Community Outreach Director

The State Theatre is looking for a Development Director to create new donor relationships, manage existing ones, and maintain a strong connection with the community.

The ideal candidate will be this type of person: diplomatic; strategic and analytical thinker; people-oriented and friendly; strong written and verbal communication skills; influential; creative and resourceful; able to execute plans; self-directed; team player and collaborator; and connected to the State College community.

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Event Staff

The position is mainly evening and weekends: for concerts, movies, theatre performances, etc. Seeking customer service oriented individuals with strong teamwork and self-motivation. You will be working with a small group mostly focused on bar service, concessions, ticket sales and event clean up.

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Stage Crew – Lighting and Sound Board Operators – Part Time

We are looking for qualified individuals to help with events; including concerts, theater, dance and film. The Stage Crew job includes: assisting with loading and unloading artist gear from the truck before and after the show. Helping to set-up artist equipment, sound, lights, backline, etc.

Lighting and/or Sound board operators are needed on a show call basis. Training available. We are also looking for Stage Manager positions on a show call basis. Prior experience is preferred but not required.

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We need volunteers all the time, generally to usher and take tickets, but oftentimes for other fun or meaningful tasks. Volunteer gigs often come with perks, like FREE tickets to shows. Check out the listings below to see what tickles your fancy. To volunteer, just download our Volunteer Application (DOC) PDF), complete it, and drop it off at the Box Office.


Ushers take tickets and get to see performances for FREE. That’s it. Just download the Volunteer Application above, complete it, and drop it off at the Box Office or send it to statetheatreushers@gmail.com.

Volunteer Street Team

Volunteers are needed to help with event marketing. We are forming a nice group of dependable people for street marketing, which includes (but is not limited to) posters, flyers, and handout distribution. It’s a fantastic opportunity to gather a few friends and work together. For more information, drop us a line.