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


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 (donor database management system), assisting with direct mail and email campaigns, and the annual First Nights campaign, fulfilling donor relations for the Friends of SCR. Experience with Tessitura or comparable database management system required. Should have strong customer service skills and be extremely detail oriented. Bilingual 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.


MARKETING INTERNSHIP (Digital Archiving) – South Coast Repertory seeks an intern to assist with the digitization of the company’s archives. The Archives Intern 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 FileMakerPro is helpful. Submit letter of interest and resume to tania@scr.org. SCR values diversity in all areas of its operation.


CUTTER/DRAPER, FIRST HAND, STITCHER, CRAFTS – South Coast Repertory is accepting resumes for OVERHIRE for its 2014-2015 Season. Primary responsibilities are the construction of costumes for SCR’s demanding season of 13+ plays, musicals and events; positions require a professional with experience in the designated position applied for and experience with industrial sewing equipment. Experience working in an environment in which multiple builds were juggled is desirable. Positions vary in length, dependant on project, for 2-6 weeks. SCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation. Send cover letter, resume and references to Amy Hutto, Costume Shop Manager, SCR, PO Box 2197, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-2197, email amyh@scr.org

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.

Union Talent - SCR casts its season on a show by show basis. Photos and resumes from Los Angeles area actors may only be submitted for specific productions. As a rule, auditions are not held outside the L.A. area.

Non-Union Talent - From time to time, in accord with the guidelines of Actors Equity and the League of Resident Theatres, SCR is able to hire non-union talent. Photos and resumes accompanied by a cover letter 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