Road Construction in Traverse City: Watch for detours when visiting the Playhouse in May, 2024!

Front of House Manager

Responsible to the OTP Executive Director for the management of all aspects of interactions with patrons. Front of House serves as a first impression to the theatre. They must exhibit a professional demeanor at all times and act as a bridge between the theatre and the patron. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the house is ready on time. 
  • Ensure the safety and enjoyment of all patrons. 
  • Coordinate an evacuation in the event of an emergency. 
  • Conduct a briefing prior to every event to ensure volunteers are assigned roles and provided with specific event information. 
  • Assist volunteers when needed (For example: the Front of House Manager will assist volunteers in resolving patron issues). 
  • Coordinate Initial Curtain and Intermission with the Stage Manager.
  • Complete an incident report for any issues with patrons or FoH volunteers during a production.