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


SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER – South Coast Repertory seeks a Special Events Manager to provide staff leadership to create, plan, budget and implement special events for the theatre, including many high-level events for major donors. This position is a frequent collaborator with all the theatre’s departments. The Special Events Manager also works closely with the Director of Development to identify prospective event underwriters as well as cultivate rewarding partnerships and event sponsorships with businesses on a local and national level. Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment, and enjoy working with people. This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. Night and weekend work required. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in events planning required. Strong computer skills a must. Reports to the Director of Development as a member of an eight-person team. South Coast Repertory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in all areas of its operations. Email your resume, cover letter, and salary history to Kim Fleming, development executive assistant: kfleming@scr.org. No phone calls, please.


PACIFIC PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL INTERNSHIP – South Coast Repertory seeks interns to serve as production assistants in its annual Pacific Playwrights Festival (April 22-24). 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 18-24. In general, full availability during the day is needed, as well as one day for orientation the week before. This is a volunteer position. To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and a letter of recommendation (or references) to Literary Associate Kat Zukaitis at katz@scr.org. Applications are due March 1st. Interviews will take place during the first two weeks of March.


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 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.

​Ticket Services

PART-TIME TICKET SERVICES SUPERVISOR performs functions and duties associated with the operation of the Ticket Services department, including computerized ticket sales and exchanges in the Tessitura Ticketing System, data entry, and file maintenance, ensuring and maintaining the highest degree of customer service. This position also assists with group and VIP ticketing needs; provides subscription campaign support; generates daily, performance and deposit reports; and on part-time basis is the acting supervisor in the absence of the Ticket Services Directors. Ideal candidate excels in a fast paced environment, works well with others, and is a self-starter. Prior computerized box office ticketing knowledge and supervisory experience required; Tessitura preferred. Candidate must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Send cover letter and resume to: boxoffice@scr.org SCR is located at 655 Town Center Drive, in Costa Mesa, off Bristol Street. South Coast Repertory is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.

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