Employment and Auditions
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South Coast Repertory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.
PART-TIME TICKET SERVICES ASSISTANT
South Coast Repertory seeks an individual to join our ticket office team to maintain SCR’s excellent customer service while assisting patrons with ticket sales, will call, and other duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (1) Processing ticket orders for individual sales, subscriptions, and groups (2) Maintaining SCR’s patron database in Tessitura (3) Handling will call on performance dates (4) Making outbound sales calls to potential subscribers (5) Representing SCR as the first line of contact for patrons. Additional duties as assigned by management. Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent. Strong customer service skills required. Ticket office experience or other arts organization a plus. Computing skills: Microsoft Office, database management, Tessitura experience a plus. Must be confident working with the public and have a pleasant demeanor and excellent phone etiquette. Ability to suggestive sell is needed. Maintain superb customer service skills working under pressure and within deadline. The ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Bilingual is a plus. To Apply This is a part-time position, 15-20 hours per week. $14 per hour. Please send a resume and cover letter to: email@example.com No phone calls, or drop-ins, please.
ASSOCIATE GENERAL MANAGER/HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR – South Coast Repertory is seeking an Associate General Manager/Human Resources Coordinator (AGM/HRC) to join a dynamic team of artists and staff in growing one of the nation’s best regional theatres. The AGM/HRC will work with the General Manager in overseeing aspects of the daily operations of the theatre company as well as takes a lead role in coordinating the Human Resources needs for the organization. This position supervises the Part-Time Receptionists. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, guest artist contracting; internal budgeting; and overseeing Human Resources functions in coordination with the General Manager and Business Department. 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.
DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS – South Coast Repertory seeks an experienced messaging strategist to manage the communication plan for a 4-stage season, theatre conservatory and annual Pacific Playwrights Festival. This position manages media relations, in-house publications and digital/social media strategies. She/he supervises a staff of two and reports to the Marketing and Communications Director. Strategic planning, writing, editing, photography, strong interpersonal skills and five years’ experience in media relations required (theatre experience preferred). Send resume, cover letter and writing samples to MediaPRSearch@scr.org. SCR is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCTION MANAGER – South Coast Repertory seeks an Associate Production Manager to be an essential member of the production team working with exciting directors, designers, and our experienced staff over a 12 show season that includes new works, festivals, youth conservatory and a summer outdoor repertory. Applicants should have three (3) years professional theatrical production management experience, knowledge of technical theatre, strong communication skills, think creatively, be self-motivated as well as work collaboratively as a team member, and maintain a positive attitude. 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.
COSTUMES– 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.
SOUND AND VIDEO SUPERVISOR South Coast Repertory is seeking an experienced Sound and Video Supervisor to join our production team. This position requires experience as a Sound Lead/Supervisor; familiarity with Vocia paging/monitor systems, networking, 70-volt systems, HME/Clear Com systems; fluency with Mac, PC and standard audio programs and technologies. This is a full-time, year-round, exempt position with benefits. 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.
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.