Kylie Galloway applied for her “first real-real job” on Thursday at the . The newly renovated movie house is set to open next week, and its management team was interviewing candidates for about 15-20 open positions.
“I will do anything! I will take the tickets, I will work the counter, I will clean … I would just love to have the job,” Galloway said.
The incoming junior at heard about the job openings a few weeks ago when she was walking by the theater and met one of the managers.
Word on the street spread quickly that the interviews were being held on Thursday. A line of eager teenagers extended down Orange Avenue, from the theater past .
“Ever since I was little, I wanted to buy the place and redo it,” 17-year-old Animae Thompson-Koller said of the theater. “And so when I heard it was reopening, I wanted to come and apply for a job.”
Meanwhile, Renee Artigues, another teenage applicant, was just looking for an excuse to get out of the house.
“My parents are making me,” the recent high school graduate said. “They told me, ‘You’re on house arrest until you get a job!’”