Employment and Auditions

Stage Management Internships

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

Employment Opportunities


MARKETING INTERNSHIP (Digital Archiving) – South Coast Repertory seeks an intern or ​volunteer to assist with the digitization of the company’s archives. The ​assistant will help with the inventory and digital archiving of SCR’s historic files to support a growing online database. This internship is unpaid; it may qualify for credit dependent upon university or college requirements. The work may be of interest to students studying or majoring in library science, arts management, historic preservation, history or a similar field. Desirable skills include digital and paper-based methods; familiarity with digital imaging (scanning photos and printed programs); and data entry. A basic knowledge of Photoshop and good organizational skills are helpful. Submit letter of interest and resume to tania@scr.org. SCR values diversity in all areas of its operation.


SOUND AND VIDEO SUPERVISOR – South Coast Repertory is seeking a person with strong technical, interpersonal and organizational skills to manage its Sound and Video department. Duties include working with the Production Manager and designers to support the audio/video design process for all SCR productions, planning and supervising installations, strikes and technical rehearsals and managing all departmental staff and budgets. Requires an applicable degree or equivalent training/experience and at least one year of supervisory experience in a theater environment. Desirable skills include strong knowledge of sound and video technologies and equipment, ability to assess feasibility and cost of sound and video plots, familiarity with QLab, Yamaha mixing desks, Watchout and/or Isadora video control, Protools and other standard audio editing programs. Sound and/or video design skills are also a plus, but not required. Must have strong troubleshooting and equipment repair knowledge and the ability to lift 50 pounds. SCR values and encourages diversity in all areas of its operation, and non-traditional candidates who possess the required skills will be given consideration. This is a 49 week seasonal position which normally runs July-June. Compensation is competitive and includes full, year-round benefits. Please send cover letter and resume with references to Michele Jones, Production Office Manager: email to michele@scr.org or mail to South Coast Repertory, P.O. Box 2197, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-2197. No phone calls please.

OVERHIRE PRODUCTION TECHNICIANS, ALL FIELDS – South Coast Repertory, Orange County’s Tony Award winning regional theater, 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 all areas of its operation, and non-traditional candidates who possess the required skills will be given consideration. 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 a cover letter and resume to Michele Jones, Production Office Manager, at michele@scr.org, or mail to her attention at P.O. Box 2197, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-2197. No phone calls please.

​​Ticket Services

PART-TIME TICKET SERVICES ASSISTANT – South Coast Repertory is currently seeking people with a strong customer service background to assist our patrons in person and over the phone. The part-time Ticket Services Assistant is responsible for single ticket and subscription package sales, outbound sales calls to current and potential subscribers, and general office duties as assigned by management. Experience in box office and/or customer service preferred. Must be confident working with the public and have a pleasant demeanor. Excellent phone etiquette and computer skills required. Ability to suggestive sell. Maintain superb customer service skills working under pressure and within deadline. Office is open daily and most holidays. Various shifts are available, must have some evening (3pm to 8pm) and weekend availability. Bilingual is a plus. Familiarity with theater or the arts is helpful. Starting pay for this position is $10/hour. Position works 15-20 hours per week. Interested candidates may submit resumes to boxoffice@scr.org. Please, no phone calls

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 to the Casting Director. 

Photo: Sue Cremin, Rob Nagle and Libby West in Rest, by Samuel D Hunter in 2014. Photo by Debora Robinson