1st Stage

1524 SPRING HILL ROAD | TYSONS, VA 22102 | (703) 854-1856


Currently we are not holding auditions but submissions of headshots and resumes are always welcome at casting@1stStageTysons.org

or mail to:

1st Stage
PO Box 9384
McLean, VA 22102

Employment Opportunities

Box Office Associate

Box Office Associate
PART-TIME Contract Position
1st Stage – Tysons, VA

1st Stage seeks to hire up to two Box Office Associates to run all aspects of box office and ticketing on site during 1st Stage performances.

General Statement of Responsibilities:
The Box Office Associates will strive to ensure that patrons are provided with an outstanding experience when purchasing and receiving tickets for 1st Stage performances and events.

This position is expected to work cohesively with all employees and service providers of 1st Stage in maintaining a high level of guest service. Applicants for this position must be available during evenings and weekends (Thursday-Sunday).


  • Ensuring that patrons receive a positive impression of 1st Stage through superior, individualized guest service.
  • Maintaining all aspects of the Altru ticketing system while on site.
  • Maintaining ticket and subscription sales through the physical box office, telephone, and on the web while on site.
  • Reconciling ticket sales with the financial department, as necessary.
  • Providing rapid response for critical box office issues. Maintaining concessions bar and inventory as necessary.
  • Receiving and supervising volunteer ushers


  • Must be available evenings and weekends during 1st Stage performances.
  • Must be personable, friendly, and a strong problem solver.
  • Must be able to work well independently.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities in high volume situations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and other Windows applications as required.
  • The ability to work with the public and positively resolve conflicts.

Hours during performance run (Box Office Associate will need to be available for at least 3 performances per weekend):
Thursdays and Fridays 6:15pm – 10:30pm
Saturdays: 12:15pm – 4:30pm, 6:15pm – 10:30pm
Sundays: 12:15pm – 4:30pm

Per-show stipend

To Apply:
Please email a resume and cover letter.

Position will remain open until filled.