Hennepin Theatre Trust COVID-19 Updates

Part-Time Floor Captain, Historic Theatre Group, LLC

The Historic Theatre Group is now hiring part-time positions for the Front of House Management team. We are looking for upbeat, creative problem solvers with great customer service and interpersonal skills. Previous experience in the live entertainment industry is preferred; supervisory and customer service experience is a plus. Evenings and weekends will be required.

Location:                    Minneapolis, MN

Employee Type:        Part-Time

Industry:                    Arts; Live Music & Theatre

Job Type:                   Live Entertainment Event Business

Experience:                Minimum of two years experience

Reports to:                 House Services Manager, Historic Theatre Group, LLC

Summary: The Floor Captain accomplishes a vital role in creating an enjoyable experience for all guests on behalf of Historic Theatre Group. They work closely with the Event Manager to manage the event and supervise the Ushers in their assigned areas of the theatres. In addition, the Floor Captain is charged with streamlining communication and processes for a successful event.


  • Works with and takes direction from HTG Managers and Event Manager to uphold company service standards, providing exemplary customer service and maintaining smooth operational procedures
  • Supervises, coaches and provides clear direction to Usher staff
  • Prevents lags in service by assessing and identifying needs in assigned area(s), delegating to staff and jumping in where needed
  • Identifies and removes safety hazards as they may occur throughout the event
  • Manages conflicts that may arise, maintaining awareness of and responding to surrounding patrons and activities
  • Promptly gathers accurate information for Incident Reports as needed
  • Assists and directs security team as needed based on established event policies
  • Works with tour/show clients to execute their Front of House needs
  • Informs and assists the Event Manager in providing a full and accurate event summary for HTG management to review
  • Aids in the execution of emergency plans, including providing direction to Front of House staff and guests based on company procedures
  • Ensures the cleanliness and order of the theatre space and property prior to and during events
  • Participates in routine supervisor meetings with HTG Managers
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required

Job Requirements:

  • Effective communication skills, including clear and concise verbal communication
  • Quick and efficient decision-making skills; ability to improvise and think outside the box
  • Demonstrated ability in a supervisory capacity
  • Proficiency in customer service skills
  • Proven experience in conflict resolution
  • Ability to work independently and take direction
  • Experience in the live entertainment industry
  • Willingness to work a variety of hours, primarily evenings and weekends
  • College degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferred

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time
  • Bend, squat and climb stairs
  • Talk and hear
  • Lift and/or carry up to 40 lbs.
  • View items/text at a close and distant range
  • Use basic computer functions, including email

Broadway Across America recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Broadway Across America may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Equal Employment Opportunity. Broadway Across America strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation or preference, medical condition (including pregnancy) or protected disability where it is unrelated to the ability to perform a job, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other category prohibited by federal, state, or applicable local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Persons seeking to be considered for this position should include a cover letter and references.

To request an application, contact:

Sarah Paquin, Assistant House Services Manager