An Usher is responsible for the customer service of the audience before, during and after a performance and is mostly situated within the auditorium.
Although there are not any specific qualifications you need for this role, here are some subjects that could be useful to have:
Search opportunities in front of house here.
These are the desirable skills you'll need to be a desirable candidate for an Usher role:
You can also search for Usher positions using The Stage Jobs website here.
You can gain a role as an Usher at entry level and either cross over to Front of House or Box Office roles. With more experience you can look at moving up to Senior or Supervisor Front of House, to Front of House Manager, to Relations Manager. Working as an Usher can also be a great job to have in between other theatre jobs. Read our blogs 'What do Front of House staff do?' and 'What does a Front of House Manager do?'
Pay for an Usher can be between £7.50 per hour - £15 per hour depending on the theatre and the duties you are expected to undertake.
Find theatre vacancies with The Stage Jobs here
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Published: 23 May 2019