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

​Box Office

PART-TIME TICKET SERVICES ASSISTANT – seeks an individual to join our ticket office team to maintain SCR’s excellent customer service while assisting patrons with ticket sales, will call, and other duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (1) Processing ticket orders for individual sales, subscriptions, and groups (2) Maintaining SCR’s patron database in Tessitura (3) Handling will call on performance dates (4) Making outbound sales calls to potential subscribers (5) Representing SCR as the first line of contact for patrons. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Strong customer service skills required. Ticket office experience or other arts organization a plus. Computing skills: Microsoft Office, database management, Tessitura experience a plus. Must be confident working with the public and have a pleasant demeanor and excellent phone etiquette. Ability to suggestive sell is needed. Maintain superb customer service skills working under pressure and within deadline. The ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Bilingual is a plus. To Apply: This is a part-time position, 15-20 hours per week. $10 per hour. Please send a resume and cover letter to:  boxoffice@scr.org No phone calls, or drop-ins, please.

ASSOCIATE TICKET SERVICES DIRECTOR - Under the direction of the Ticket Services Director, this position performs all functions and duties associated with the operation and management of the Ticket Services department. Responsibilities include daily management of single ticket, subscription, and exchange sales, including reconciliation and reporting. Trains and supervises part-time ticketing staff (initial hire and ongoing). Provide resolution of customer service issues in a timely and professional manner. Assist in season set up, management, and reporting using Tessitura Ticketing Software and T-Stats. Ideal candidate is a self-starter, who excels within a fast-paced team environment. Exemplary customer service skills are required. Candidate must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Prior computerized ticketing knowledge and supervisory experience is preferred. Send cover letter and resume to: Amber Jackson, Ticket Services Director, South Coast Repertory, P.O. Box 2197, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-2197; e-mail: amber@scr.org. No phone calls please. SCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in all areas of its operation.


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.


GRAPHICS DESIGNER (in-House) – SCR seeks a Graphic Designer to act as principal designer, manage in-house graphics studio, set design standards and oversee staff. Ideal candidate excels at graphic design, illustration, typography and is proficient in print, digital and Adobe Creative Suite. HTML5 a plus. Must have strong organizational and communication skills, flexibility and collaborative spirit. BA/equivalent, minimum 4 years experience. Salary + benefits. Send resume, salary requirements and portfolio link to: bil@scr.org. No phone calls, please. 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 tiffany@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. 

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