Improv Asylum/Laugh Boston

216 Hanover St.
Boston, MA 02113

Date Posted:
August 14, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Usher (Improv Asylum)


General Description. Responsible for assisting with all customer service needs, helping seat guests, general crowd control and management, and maintaining a clean and organized theater venue.

Responsibilities include:

  • Safely guiding guests and crowd management during seating, turnovers, and closing.

  • Communicating show details and times clearly and effectively

  • Managing audience interactions with cast during performances

  • Cleaning theater venue, employees spaces before, during, and after performances

  • General trash removal and organization

  • Effectively communicating customer service needs to House Manager as needed

Improv Asylum (Boston) is an improv theater company that opened in the Summer of 1998. Improv Asylum has been operating in Boston for the last 20 years.


Skills Needed:

  • Full evening and weekend availability; some daytime availability required

  • Be able to stand for 1 hour or more

  • Be able to carry 50 lbs or more

  • Be able to work indoors and outdoors year round.

  • Apple products proficient

  • Excellent speaking, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Performs well under pressure and in chaotic environments while juggling multiple competing tasks and demands as necessary

  • Adaptive decision making

  • Must have exceptionally polite and have a positively eager to help personality

  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older

Skills Desired:

  • An interest in live entertainment and comedy performances

  • Previous theater or usher experience.

  • Familiar with the Boston improv scene

How To Apply:
Interested candidates should fill out an online application here. We hire on a rolling basis.  No phone calls please.  
Apply by:
September 15, 2019
12.50/hr starting
About this Organization:
Improv Asylum is a comedy theater that features improvisation and sketch comedy. We’ve been described as Whose Line is it Anyway? meets Saturday Night Live!. Opened in 1998, Improv Asylum has performed over 3,500 shows, for over 500,000 people. We’ve been featured on HBO, and we’ve performed in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, Aspen and throughout the country. Improv Asylum also offers unique corporate training, hilarious customized corporate shows and a student training center. We strive to provide the best comedic theater experience.

Laugh Boston is our sister stand-up comedy club to Improv Asylum, Boston’s improv & sketch comedy theater located in the North End. Laugh Boston is owned by Chet Harding & Norm Laviolette of Improv Asylum and John Tobin of Theatre District Productions. Laugh Boston opened the doors to its 300-seat state-of-the-art comedy theater in September of 2013. The venue features premier stand-up comedy, including a weekly show called Boston Accents, as well as national acts. Laugh Boston is located in Boston’s Seaport District in the Westin Waterfront Hotel directly across from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Laugh Boston features a full bar and a light fare, quick-serve menu.