Career Opportunities

Duluth Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer in all positions, programs and services without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identification, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and communities to apply.


Marketing Director

Duluth Playhouse is seeking an imaginative storyteller and true collaborator to manage the marketing of its extensive programming. Specifically seeking an individual with a knowledge and passion for the art of theatre. This  individual will collaborate closely with the Executive Director, Producing Artistic Director and cross-functional teams to assure clear communication and brand identity among Playhouse marketing, public information, and messaging.

The successful candidate will have experience with:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • WordPress & Framer
  • Creative copywriting 
  • Graphic, layout, user experience
  • Web and print design
  • Constant Contact
  • Microsoft Excel 
  • Social Media
  • Audience View 

The successful candidate will be:

  • A self motivated team member who takes initiative
  • A resourceful and innovative problem solver
  • A passionate artists with a “can do” attitude 
  • An organized professional with the ability to meet deadlines
  • A clear and honest communicator 
  • A collaborator who appreciates feedback
  • A marketing professional with extensive knowledge of theatre

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Promoting musicals, plays, classes, workshops and camps
  • Overseeing content calendar across all channels 
  • Designing and building promotional material
  • Designing and building production programs
  • Overseeing video and photo shoots
  • Ensuring the Playhouse brand is presented in a clear, cohesive manner
  • Creating content and updating social media platforms
  • Researching and developing audience base
  • Connecting with local media outlets and scheduling interviews
  • Optimizing patron engagement across website and email
  • Creating advertising agreements, selling advertising in partnership with Ad Sales Team
  • Maintaining archive of production and promo photos for each season

The office environment is interactive, very fast-paced, and tightly connected between departments. The Marketing Director should be comfortable with spontaneous meetings and participate in collaborative discussions offering team support.


Send a cover letter, resume, 2-3 references, and any additional supporting documents you would like to provide to Wes Drummond at with the subject “Marketing Director”. No phone calls.

Job listing will remain open until filled.

Design and Production positions

The 2023-24 season is almost there, and it’s time to start accepting applications for design and production positions! We’re thrilled to continue to offer all of our shows from the growing Historic Arts and Theatre District (HART District) in Downtown Duluth.

Applications and questions for all positions can be sent to a central email address – Our artistic and production staff will be reviewing submissions on a regular basis and reaching out as we’re ready to start our interview and contracting process for each show. Submissions will be accepted at any time, but we’ll start filling positions as soon as we’re able. We are looking forward to being overwhelmed with amazing talent and outstanding collaborators. Please pass this along to anyone you know that may be interested.
Thank you for considering being a part of our team!


Front of House Specialist

Job Description:
The Box Office/Front of House Specialist position provides excellent customer service in-person, over the phone and online. The Box Office/Front of House Specialist handles ticketing services in the box office, serving the Duluth Playhouse’s three performance venues and the School of Performing Arts. This position focuses on managing the front of house for performances; providing front line interaction to patrons and ensuring events run smoothly. As part of this team the Box Office/Front of House Specialist will represent the high quality and professionalism of the Duluth Playhouse. 

DPH Front of House Specialist


We are always in need of costume volunteers, backstage crew, ushers, construction crew, and more.

View the Volunteer Overview, and see what opportunities are currently available! Then, download and fill out the Volunteer Application below.


Email it to If printing the form, mail it to our office or drop it off during business hours (currently closed to walk-ins):

NorShor Theatre Box Office
211 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802


Theatre internships provide the opportunity to learn the conventions and protocol of producing, marketing, developing, and publicizing the arts. A theatre internship will be a hands-on internship, enabling the intern to learn numerous aspects of a theatre and arts organization, while also developing skills that can be applied to many areas in any professional career.

View what internship opportunities are currently available with The Duluth Playhouse below, and if interested in one or more, please fill out and submit our Internship Application.


Email your application to If printing the form, mail it to our office or drop it off during business hours:

NorShor Theatre Box Office
211 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802