Theatre Management

Resume posted by sophiephirsch in Theatre.
Desired position type: Full-Time.
Location: Philadelphia Pennsylvania, United States


Hello! My name is Sophie Hirsch and I am recent graduate from Drexel University, with a B.S degree in Entertainment Management with a minor in Business Administration. I have been involved in many areas of theater, but my primary interests are casting, directing, and producing. I am also an actor. I love being able to collaborate with many people to create something special!


  • Customer Service,
  • Detail Oriented,
  • phone skills,
  • public speaking,
  • Scheduling,
  • time management


    Spoken Languages

    • English


    Drexel University, Class of 2016
    B.S in Entertainment and Arts Management,
    Minor in Business Administration
    Graduated Cum Laude
    Drexel University’s Performing Arts Scholarship, 2012-2016
    Cumulative GPA: 3.55
    Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Tessitura (Basic), MailChimp (basic)
    EMC Actor
    Experience in theatre casting, producing, and directing


    • Philadelphia Theatre Company
    Development Intern to Development Associate
    Drafted letter, brochures, and proposals for current season
    Maintained company database of donors for annual Gala
    Monitored Opening Night seating charts and distributed tickets

    • Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company
    Administrative Intern
    Coordinated FOH needs for both productions
    Assisted in social networking initiatives
    Performed load in and strike production duties

    • Mauckingbird Theatre Company
    Managing Intern Managed all ticketing and sales for both productions
    Created online content on their website as well as E-blasts
    Assisted with casting for both the company and artistic director

    • Walnut Street Theatre
    Casting/Literary Intern
    Filed and processed actor submissions for the Greater Philadelphia Annual Auditions
    Handled actor appointments for universities and individual actors
    Assisted in the logistical management of the three day long audition

    • Arden Theatre Company
    Artistic Intern
    Communicated with artists regarding upcoming auditions and appointments
    Set-up, prepared and monitored audition appointments (both at AEA and Arden)
    Updated database information frequently

    Directing/ Producing Experience
    • MisKast Cabaret at Drexel University
    Created budgets and time lines in order for show to be fully produced
    Directed students on the creativity and personalization of their songs
    Profited from the cabaret with a 100 seat, sold-out performance

    Groups & Associations

    • Actors' Equity Association


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