Employment and Auditions

Audition/Casting Information  •  Artistic Support Volunteer

South Coast Repertory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.

Employment Opportunities

​​Development

DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS & RESEARCH MANAGER - South Coast Repertory is seeking a Development Operations & Research Manager (DORM) to join our dynamic and growing team. This newly created position is responsible for the entry and analysis of all gifts, prospect research and supporting the department operations.  This database position will also play a critical role at the top of the fundraising cycle, analyzing contributed revenue and external audiences to launch donor cultivation and solicitation. Full position description and application instructions may be found here. SCR is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.

​Production

ASSISTANT PROPS SUPERVISOR/ARTISAN –  South Coast Repertory is seeking an experienced Assistant Props Supervisor/Artisan to join our production team. This position requires a BA in theatrical construction or equivalent training; experience working in a professional prop shop environment or equivalent; strong prop artisan skills. This is a full-time, seasonal position with benefits, starting at $18.75/hr. based on experience. Full position description and application instructions may be found hereSCR is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.

COSTUME​S The Costume Department is currently taking resumes for cutter/drapers, first hands, and crafts artisans. These are short term assignments varying from two to eight weeks as the production requirements demand. The Costume Shop operates from 9:00-6:00 Monday thru Friday. SCR values and encourages diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must have training and professional experience in a theater setting to be considered, and must be local, living within reasonable driving distance of the theater. No housing is provided. All positions are paid hourly rates. Please email your resume to Production@scr.org. No phone calls please.

HAIR & MAKEUP POSITIONS –(Pay rate is $18/hour) SCR is seeking qualified local over-hire persons as a Hair, Makeup and Wig Assistants, and Run Crew throughout the upcoming 2019-20 Production Season. Positions sought include wig maintenance support, and hair & makeup run crew. Previous experience working in a producing theater setting is preferred, and desirable skills include wig maintenance, wig and hair styling and application, and stage makeup application. Cosmetology license is a plus, as are crafting skills and wardrobe experience. These temporary positions range in length from part time for a few days to full time for several months, and some piece work is possible. Build and Maintenance technicians must be available for any required work shifts, and Run crew must have full availability for all rehearsals and performances. Season runs from September ‘19 – June ’20.  Pay is competitive, but housing is not provided. SCR values diversity in all areas of its operation, and non-traditional candidates with equivalent skills and experience are encouraged to apply. Please email your resume to Production@scr.org. No phone calls please.

OVERHIRE PRODUCTION TECHNICIANS, ALL FIELDS – South Coast Repertory is accepting resumes for its Production Overhire lists. Each year, SCR supplements its full time staff with up to 150 overhire technicians to help build and run its productions. Positions regularly hired include carpenters, automation technicians, deck crew, props artisans, painters, electricians, follow spot operators, audio technicians, video technicians, wig and makeup technicians, dressers, tailors, cutter/drapers, stitchers, craftspeople, costume design assistants, production assistants and more. All technical fields are encouraged to apply. SCR values and encourages diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must have some training and/or professional experience in a theater setting to be considered, and must be local, living within reasonable driving distance of the theater. No housing is provided. All positions are paid, and engagements can run from a few hours to several weeks, depending on the position. Please email your resume to Production@scr.org. No phone calls please.

SCENIC ARTIST OVERHIRE South Coast Repertory is seeking experienced Scenic Artists to join our overhire pool for our 20/21 season. These positions require a range of skills: layout, color matching and mixing, cartooning, sculpting, faux finishes, detail painting techniques, and experience with spray equipment. Fine art background and experience working in a fast-paced shop environment are a plus. Overhires are hired on a project to project basis. Starting rate begins at $17/hr. based on experience. SCR is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation. Please email your resume to Production@scr.org. No phone calls please.

Audition/Casting Information

South Coast Repertory operates its Segerstrom and Argyros Stage theatres under LORT (League of Resident Theatres) B and D contracts. The theatre also produces three Theatre for Young Audiences productions that operate under a TYA contract.
 
SCR casts its season on a show by show basis. Photos and resumes from Los Angeles area actors may be submitted by mail only to the Casting ​Office.  

​Priority for non-equity roles is given to graduates of SCR's Acting Intensive Program.


Photo: Ella Saldana North, Esperanza America, Cástulo Guerra and Ruth Livier in SCR's 2016 production of ​​​Destiny of Desire by ​Karen Zacarías. Photo by ​Debora Robinson.