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


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.


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.

PROP ​MASTER – ​SCR is accepting applications for Prop Master. The Prop Master is responsible for managing all Prop related activities and processes for SCR’s 13 show season, plus conservatory shows, workshops and large events. Duties include working with designers and directors to define properties needs for all productions, creating budget estimates and build/acquisition plans, engineering solutions to challenging elements, purchasing materials, creating maintenance plans, tracking and adhering to show and departmental budgets, managing department staff and overhire, and installation and strike of all shows and events. Requirements include: B.A. in technical theater or equivalent experience/training plus a minimum of two years of supervisory experience, demonstrated expertise in prop-related technologies and techniques, strong communication, organization, multitasking and collaborative skills, and familiarity with Vectorworks, CAD and standard office and graphic design software. This full time, seasonal position is available August 17th, and runs mid- June. Competitive salary plus excellent benefits. SCR values and embraces diversity in the workplace, and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter, resume and references to josh@scr.org, or mail to Attn: Joshua Marchesi, Production Manager, South Coast Repertory, 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