Work at Q

Q Theatre is a bustling building with a big and diverse team required to keep it running smoothly - from the office and admin team, to the expert technicians, and brilliant box office, ushers and hospitality crew.

We're always on the lookout for people to help deliver amazing theatre and dining experiences to our hirers and audiences.

The following position is currently available:
TWO Roles: Chef de Partie and Kitchen Porter

Shift-work contract

Want to work in the theatre but not centre stage? 

Each day at Q Theatre (located in the heart of Auckland’s arts quarter), we put on our own production in Citizen Q (café and bar) and we are currently looking for 1 Chef de Partie and 1 Kitchen Porter to supplement our team.

You will be able to “learn on the job” under the guidance of our experienced Lead Chef.

Every day is different at Q and we host a large variety of shows and events.

We look after our staff and understand the importance of maintaining a good work/life balance.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, benefits include flexible working hours and tickets to see our shows.

What we require from you:

  • Positive “can do” attitude
  • An understanding of kitchen processes and interest in food
  • Flexibility to work shifts including weekends and some public holidays
  • Be customer focused and produce quality meals in a timely manner
  • Be conscientious, reliable, responsible and have the ability to work well in a small team environment
  • Good level of spoken and written English

Please send your CV to and we will arrange a time to meet with you.

Eat & Drink at Citizen Q

Visit Q

So you’re coming to Q. You’ve even picked a show and bought your tickets. You’ll need to know how to get here. But that’s just the beginning. Arrive early and head to the cafe, you can have dinner or just a snack. You’re only missing one thing - a drink. It’s lucky we’ve got a great bar then... more

Support Us

Whether you’re an individual who loves the theatre, or a company who’s looking to forge a new creative partnership, we’d love to hear from you.

More about Supporting Q

  • This February our Q Heroes kicked off a year of adventurous theatre-going with an exclusive summer brunch, shared with Q staff and board, and a range of artists taking part in the Auckland Pride and Auckland Fringe Festival.

  • THANK YOU for coming along for the ride with us,
    for supporting the arts in Auckland, and for making what we do count! Here's whe we are open over Christmas & January 2017