The Appell Center for the Performing Arts’ mission is to inspire, educate and entertain through professional performing arts experiences that bring together York County’s diverse voices.
We are fully committed to hiring high-caliber individuals of wide-ranging backgrounds to fill all open positions. We strive to provide our staff with a nurturing and inclusive environment, equal for all employees and optimal for their success individually and as a team. The Appell Center celebrates diversity and believes it enhances the work on our stages and augments our work environment.
The Appell Center for the Performing Arts provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
The Education & Community Engagement Director is a dynamic, creative, community connector responsible for the overall leadership, management, coordination and facilitation of the Appell Center’s education and community outreach initiatives. Those initiatives were set forth in 2020 via a multi-year Education and Community Engagement Strategic Plan and further focused during a Community Listening project in 2022. The Director will be responsible for implementing that plan while also having the opportunity to inform and redirect the plan for maximum impact. The Director will serve as a member of the Appell Center’s Senior Management team.Learn More
House Managers ensure that both audience and artists have a safe, relaxed, and pleasant experience at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts. In addition to the duties that all House Managers perform, each will occasionally serve as the ‘Bar Captain’, assisting volunteer bartenders during Strand Theatre performances.
The Operations Manager is the “experience maker” for events at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts (ACPA), meeting the non-production needs of shows, logistical support for rentals, leading a vibrant corps of volunteers and providing the best possible experiences to our patrons in all their front-of-house interactions at our venues.Learn More
The Senior Box Office Agent oversees all Box Office activity including building shows, staffing events, and working with all departments to make sure events run smoothly from inception to close. Senior Box Office Agents will seek ways to increase sales while also addressing customer service needs to guests. This position will also assist in daily operations of the box office as needed.