Current Openings:

Artistic Director: 

Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré (LPT) invites applications from creative, curious, and collaborative theater professionals to serve as the next Artistic Director for New Orleans’ oldest small professional theater. The role will be a visible leadership position not only within the theater, but also with the broad and diverse New Orleans creative community; the right candidate will embrace the opportunity to build community connections, foster education opportunities, and engage new audiences while also considering a loyal subscriber base. The Artistic Director will serve as a key member of a small, but collaborative and supportive team.

This search is being led by Management Consultants for the Arts. Please follow the link for more details



Development Manager: 

Le Petit Theatre is searching for a Development Manager. A member of the full-time team and reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager is responsible for the fundraising initiatives of a theatre that produces a five-show subscription season plus additional off-subscription and educational programming.  

About the role:

The Development Manager shall work with the Executive Director to oversee the contributed income goals for the theatre through the annual fund, government and foundation support, corporate sponsorship, major gifts, and special events including an annual gala. They will be an articulate and enthusiastic spokesperson for the organization and will communicate the importance of its programs to a wide range of constituents. The Development Manager will work with executive leadership and the board to grow and deepen existing and new donor relationships locally and nationally.  

Duties of the role include:

While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.   


This is a full-time position. Regular office hours are M-F 10am–6pm. Some evening and weekend work required. Competitive starting salary and benefits package.      

Le Petit welcomes, values, and celebrates diversity. Le Petit is an EEO Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Applicants should send a cover letter with minimum salary requirement, resume, and references to Jobs@LePetitTheatre.com


Part-Time Box Office Associate: 



2022-2023 Season (shows run 3 consecutive weekends Thursday-Sunday)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams, March 9 - April 2, 2023

August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned, April 20 - May 7, 2023

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens, based on the book by Mark Haddon, May 18 - June 4, 2023

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter (optional) to Jobs@LePetitTheatre.com

Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, a 501(c)3 organization, is passionately dedicated to presenting the highest quality theatrical performances to entertain and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of the greater New Orleans area. By offering a full season of contemporary and classic dramas, comedies, musicals, and children’s productions, as well as master classes and special events, the theater embraces the work of the city’s professional artists both onstage and backstage, all the while nurturing and mentoring up-and-coming talent with its array of outreach programs. 

New Orleans’ most historic playhouse, Le Petit Théâtre Du Vieux Carré, has played an important role in our nation’s theatrical history since 1916. Located just off Jackson Square, we have called our current stage at 616 St. Peter Street home since 1922. 

Le Petit Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.