Employment and Auditions

Stage Management Internships  •  Artistic Support volunteer

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

Employment Opportunities

​​Artistic

PACIFIC PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL INTERNSHIP (Production Assistant) – South Coast Repertory seeks interns to serve as production assistants in its annual Pacific Playwrights Festival (April 21-23). PPF interns will have the chance to work with and observe nationally recognized playwrights, actors and directors, and will have free admission to festival readings and productions as schedules allow. Responsibilities include offering logistical and operational support during rehearsals and performances, and assisting with festival hospitality. Applicants should be detail-oriented and organized, and should be available from April 17-23. In general, full availability during the day is needed, as well as one day for orientation the week before. This is an unpaid position. To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter, and a letter of recommendation (or references) to Literary Associate Kat Zukaitis at scrliterary@gmail.com. Applications are due March 1st. Interviews will take place during the first two weeks of March.

Facilities

OPERATIONS ASSISTANT – SCR seeks experienced​ Operations Assistant for a part time position for support of theatre, facilities, and events. This position is a guaranteed 20 hours with extra hours potential. Must be detail oriented, able to work independently and with a team, have minor electrical and plumbing skill set and be able to lift minimum of 50lbs. Letter and resume: Operations Manager, luis@scr.org, South Coast Repertory, PO Box 2197, Costa Mesa, CA 92628. No phone calls please. SCR is a non-profit organization that 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 Joshua Marchesi, Production Manager, at jyll@scr.org, or mail to his 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. 

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


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