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, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Current Openings:

Development Manager: 

Le Petit Theatre is searching for a Development Manager. A member of the fulltime 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

Volunteer Opportunities:

Le Petit relies on a core group of volunteers to assist during every production. Ushers play an essential role at Le Petit, and we look forward to welcoming new and returning volunteers during each show. Our volunteers receive complimentary tickets to our productions, and get a first look into upcoming events at the theatre. To join us, please submit the Volunteer Application Form and you will be contacted with details on how to sign up.