Careers in Theatre


Videos and ​Department Descriptions

At the beginning of the pandemic, we asked several staff members to tell us about themselves and their jobs. Get to know them in our Meet a Theatre Pro video series.

Joanne DeNaut
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Casting Director
SCR's Casting Director, Joanne DeNaut, tells us what a casting director does.

PDF: CASTING
How a Play Finds Its Actors

Jen Stringfellow
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Scenic Charge Artist
Meet Jen Stringfellow as she tells you about the artistry of set painting.

PDF: SCENIC PAINTING
Adding Color to the World

Steven Garry
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Development Assistant
Meet Steven Garry as he talks all about how to fundraise at a non​-profit theatre.

PDF: DEVELOPMENT
Building Relationships and Fundraising

Nicholas Pilipil
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Communications Associate
​Nicholas Pilapi​l explains what this job title means and talks about projects he's created.

PDF: MARKETING
Connecting an Audience to the Art

Estela Garcia
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Teaching Artist
Meet Estela Garcia. Learn from her more about the art of teaching theatre and more.

PDF: EDUCATION
Guiding the Next Generation of Artists

Van Holts
MEET ​2 THEATRE PROS: Digital Media Manager and Conservatory Manager
There's backstage and then there's also behind the scenes. Learn more about these SCR theatre administrators—and twins!—and their ​work in marketing and education.
Cat Kerr
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Prop Supervisor
Kat V. Kerr helps us understand what a Prop Supervisor does and answers the question "Prop or not a prop?"
Jon Lagerquist
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Technical Director
Meet Jon Lagerquist​. In this video he answers your questions about technical direction, how a set gets built and more.
Andy Knight
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Literary Manager
Andy Knight gives you the deets on what a Literary Manager does.

PDF: LITERARY
What's a Dramaturg?

Allison Lowrey
MEET A THEATRE PRO: Hair and Makeup Supervisor
Meet Allison Lowery to learn all about wigs, makeup, and more.

Additional ​Department Descriptions

We'll be adding videos to these descriptions in the future.

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HOUSE MANAGEMENT
Supporting the Patron Experience
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BUSINESS
The Business of Show Business
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STAGE MANAGEMENT
Calling the Shots

Photo: ​Teenagers at a recent career fair.