Employment Opportunities

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Performers can mail headshots and resumes to:

Patrick Parker
Associate Artistic Director
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive Millburn, NJ 07041
E-mail: Patrick Parker

On Stage

Audition Notices are posted on this page (as the information becomes available). Audition Notices are also posted in the Backstage Newspaper two weeks prior to the auditions. These notices contain the name and address of the audition location, audition times, the roles available, what we are looking for, and requested audition material.

Paper Mill Playhouse does not accept unsolicited script submissions. All inquiries and agent submissions may be sent to Patrick Parker, Associate Artistic Director at Paper Mill Playhouse.

Child and Teen Performers

Are you interested in performing? Please see the Education menu above for information on acting classes and auditioning for the Paper Mill Summer Conservatory. For more information, please email our Education Department at Classes@PaperMill.org



Off Stage

Sales Representative

Reporting directly to the Box Office Manager, the primary responsibility of this position is to provide superior customer service in assisting all guests in person or on the phone with purchases of single tickets, subscription packages, ticket exchanges and gift certificates. Knowledge of ticketing software a plus. Must have the ability to work varying hours during the week and/or weekend, must work well under pressure, and be courteous to both coworkers and theatre guests. Interested parties should email resume to APollock@PaperMill.org or send a resume and cover letter to Anne Pollock, Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ  07041, fax 973.315.1418. No calls please.

Telesales Rep

Paper Mill Playhouse is currently accepting applications for salespeople to work on our season Subscription and Membership drives. Interested candidates need to be well spoken, dependable, and sales oriented. Must be able to work well under pressure. Paid training, ongoing sales support, complimentary tickets to our main season shows. Hourly rate plus incentives and bonuses.

A minimum of 4 shifts per week are required. Shifts currently available are:

  • Monday – Friday 12PM to 3:30PM
  • Monday – Thursday 4PM to 7:30PM

Please e-mail your resume to Sean McGinity at SMcGinity@PaperMill.org.

Concession Worker

Paper Mill is seeking staff for the concessions bar. Duties include: setting up and breaking down the snack bar, maintaining an accurate inventory count during each show, preparing coffee, handling cash and credit card transactions with guests. Candidate must be able to:
• do simple math calculations without use of a calculating device.
• be able to lift at least 20 lbs.
• stand for long periods of time and
• have ability to work well under pressure.
• communicate well with customers.

Customer service experience required. Bartending experience is a plus but not required.

This is a part-time position, hours begin two hours before each show and must be available through the first two hours of the show (clean up after intermission).
We need people for Thursday matinees specifically, between 11:30am-3:30pm.
Pay rate begins at $10/hour.

Resume and cover letters may be sent to Anne Pollock, Human Resources Manager, 22 Brookside Dr. Millburn, NJ 07041 Fax 973.315.1418, APollock@PaperMill.org. No phone calls please.


Volunteers are needed to assist us during performances in the theater and during office hours in administration. There are many different kinds of opportunities available for people with different areas of interest, skill sets, and time availability.

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To apply for an internship please e-mail your resume along with a cover letter which describes your areas of interest, your relevant skills, and details about your availability to: internship@papermill.org

For high school students

Paper Mill’s Theatre School Internships are open to high school students who assist with Theatre School classes for two hours per week. A number of special benefits, including complimentary tickets and shadowing opportunities are available to Theatre School Interns. Theatre School internships run from September through April and applications are usually available the preceding June.

For college students and college graduates

Paper Mill offers non-paying internships in all areas of administration, including education programming, marketing, fundraising and finance, company management, casting, and non-union production management. Internships are available only during the presenting season from September through June. Paper Mill Playhouse does not provide housing for interns and internships are not available during the summer months.