Child Wranglers/Guardians


The Ogunquit Playhouse seeks two Child Wranglers/Guardians for our holiday production of ELF THE MUSICAL at The Music Hall in Portsmouth. Dates of Employment: Tuesday, November 13 – Sunday, December 16, 2018.

Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervise and assure the safety of multiple children cast in ELF

  • Develop the responsibilities of children working within a professional theatrical setting

  • Continually monitor the child’s needs

  • Be attentive to cues and announcements to ensure the show runs smoothly and children are in the right place at the right time

  • Ensure that all children are dressed and prepared for their moments on stage

Candidate MUST have past experience caring for children. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, focused, and works well in a fast-paced environment. These positions are non-exempt and paid on an hourly basis.

PLEASE NOTE: during rehearsals (Nov. 13 – Nov. 27) the work schedule will be determined by the frequency which the children are needed in rehearsals (most likely evenings/weekends). From November 28 – December 16, the work schedule is based on the ELF performance schedule, which can be viewed at

Please send letter, resume and references to Leslie Randazzo, Manager of Human Resources and Risk Management at Please include ELF CHILD WRANGLER/GUARDIAN in the subject line.