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

​Business

TEMPORARY EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTANT – SCR is in need of temporary support in the Accounting department to assist with cash receipts, receivables, payables, account analysis, reconciliations  and general ledger entries. Applicant should be computer proficient, experienced with MAS90 or similar accounting system database, as well as Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Non-profit accounting experience is preferred. Position would start as soon as possible for a  Monday through Friday standard 8-hour day. Temporary assignment will last at least four weeks.Hourly rate range of $15 to $20 depending on experience. Submit letter of interest and resume by email to The Controller, Terry Schomburg, at terry@scr.org with Subject as Temporary Accountant Submittal.

Development

DONOR SERVICES ASSISTANT– SCR is seeking a Donor Services Assistant to join its fundraising team. This part-time position is responsible for the input and tracking of all gift income and reporting for the theatre’s Development campaigns. Duties include gift entry, donor pledges, billing, and matching gift processes, as well as donor recognition, technical support and analysis using Tessitura, assisting with the annual First Nights campaign, fulfilling donor relations for the Friends of SCR, and support for special events, including First Nights. Experience with Tessitura or comparable donor database management system is required. Should have strong customer service skills and be detail oriented. Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus. Send resume, cover letter, and salary history to susan@scr.org. No phone calls, please. SCR is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.

​Front-of-House

FRONT-OF-HOUSE MANAGER – South Coast Repertory seeks a full-time Front-of-House Manager with exemplary customer service skills to oversee operations for a 13-show season plus readings, conservatory shows and special events in a three venue complex. This position is responsible for the comfort and safety of patrons, purchasing and maintaining the inventory for concession and theatre shop, managing lobby bar, and preparing Front-of-House reports. Manager will schedule, train, and supervise Front-of-House staff including part-time house managers, bartenders and volunteer ushers. Successful candidates must be able to manage a diverse work force, make quick decisions, juggle multiple requests and tasks in a hectic environment and handle emergency situations with grace under pressure. Preferred qualifications include a bachelor degree or equivalent experience in the performing arts or related field; computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office – Word/Excel/Outlook/Access and Tessitura ticketing database helpful; and knowledge of ADA regulations. The position requires an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and some holidays. Competitive salary including benefits. Submit letter of interest and resume to General Manager Lori Monnier at lori@scr.org

Marketing

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.

​Production

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.

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