Current Employment Opportunities

Please find below a list of open positions at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. To view the position details and/or apply to an open position, click on the position title and it will take you to the appropriate page on jobs.gmu.edu.

Staff Positions

  • General Stagehand (PT)
    Requires a basic understanding of technical theater and working with artists.  Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed and must be attentive, able to follow instructions and a team player.  Must be able to push, pull, lift and carry up to 30 lbs for short distances.  For more information and to apply please contact Chris Burrell at cburrel2@gmu.edu
  • Driver / Runner (PT)
    Must be 21 years or older, have a clean driving record, be able to drive 12 passenger vans, be comfortable driving into DC, and be physically able to assist with luggage.  This person will pick up rental cars, transport artists between airport, hotel, train station and venue and run errands for inhouse artists and their artistic staff.  For more information and to apply please contact Diane Burrell at dburrel5@gmu.edu.

For available part-time Ticket Office positions, please contact jstern5@gmu.edu

For available part-time Usher positions, please contact sadams14@gmu.edu


Summer 2022 Marketing Internship

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) at George Mason University seeks a qualified marketing and communications intern for the summer of 2022. This position will work with the CVPA, Center for the Arts and Hylton Performing Arts Center marketing staff to promote performances, events, and programs.

Internships may have various areas of focus including:

  • General marketing support including reviewing and editing patron-focused communications and website content; 
  • General publicity support including compiling earned media coverage, updating press contacts, and entering events into external calendars;
  • Multimedia (videography/photography) collection support; 
  • Grassroots outreach;
  • Email Marketing editing.

12-15 hours/week minimum preferred. Scheduling is flexible and all work will be done remotely.  Internships are unpaid.

Necessary skills:

  • Ability to independently manage time-sensitive projects;
  • Strong writing, editing/proofreading skills; 
  • Familiarity with MS Office applications (Mac experience is a plus).

For full consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to Kirstin Franko/kfranko@gmu.edu by April 22, 2022.

Spring 2022 Development Intern

The Development Department at Mason’s Hylton Performing Arts Center seeks a Development Intern for the Spring 2022 semester to raise funds for the Hylton Center’s programs and performances. The intern will have the opportunity to engage in all areas of Development operations for the Hylton Center, with a heavy emphasis on development events. Other areas of opportunity include the annual fund, Capital and Endowment Campaign, Corporate and Foundation relations, and volunteer engagement. Specific internship opportunities can be tailored to the interested candidate.

This internship is hybrid friendly; some on-site presence will be required (to include presence at a schedule of events and performances; appx. 12-15 events); some work can be coordinated from a remote location.

Internship will be appx. 10 hrs/week, with flexibility and credit hours available pending University approval.

Submit cover letter and resume, or questions, to:

Emily Robinson, Interim Director of Development, erobinse@gmu.edu