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


PART-TIME MORNING RECEPTIONIST – SCR seeks an enthusiastic self-starter with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to work part-time Monday –Friday as morning Front Desk Receptionist (regular hours 9-1pm with some flexibility and additional hours possible.) The Receptionist's primary responsibilities are to answer phone calls and greet and direct visitors and deliveries. This position also provides clerical support as needed to all departments within the organization. Must be capable of multi-tasking and should be familiar with MS Outlook, Word and Excel. Begins immediately. This minimum wage position is defined as permanent-part time and does not include benefits but is eligible for comp tickets. SCR is a non-profit organization that values diversity in all areas of its operation. EOE. Send cover letter, resume and references to: Assistant General Manager, South Coast Repertory, PO Box 2197, Costa Mesa, CA 92628 or email to kim@scr.org. No phone calls please.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, INDIVIDUAL GIVING – SCR is seeking a dynamic Associate Director of Development for Individual Giving, to join its fundraising team. This full-time position works with the Director of Development and members of the Board of Trustees on comprehensive fundraising campaigns for individual gifts up to $10,000. Responsibilities include planning, overseeing and evaluating the campaigns for four distinct constituencies—the Friends of SCR, Silver Circle, Golden Circle and Platinum Circle​—as well as the exclusive opening night subscription series for major annual donors. Experience with Tessitura or comparable donor database management system is required. Should be well-versed in digital fundraising strategies (email, social media, online giving, etc.) with a proven track record of success. Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus. Send resume, cover letter, writing samples 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.


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.


PART-TIME COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT – SCR seeks detail-oriented person to provide support for our communications team. Maintains communications projects matrix; conducts research; maintains databases; proofreads/fact-checks materials; archives digital photos; distributes press releases; manages press files; light writing and photography. 20 hours per week.  Must be a multi-tasker and highly organized. BA, equivalent or 1-3 years related experience; MS Office, Photoshop and database proficient. Theatre/arts background a plus. Send cover letter, three writing and photography samples and resume to: tania@scr.org SCR is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.


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 josh@scr.org, or mail to his attention at P.O. Box 2197, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-2197. No phone calls please.

​Ticket Services

PART-TIME TICKET SERVICES ASSISTANT – ​SCR is accepting applicants for our 2016-2017 Season. The part-time Ticket Services Assistant is responsible for single ticket and subscription package sales via phone and in person, outbound sales calls to current and potential subscribers, and general office duties as assigned by management. Experience in box office and/or customer service is preferred. Must be confident working with the public and have a pleasant demeanor. Excellent phone etiquette and computer skills are required. Ability to suggestive sell is needed. 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. Position pays $10/hour and 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