Job Opportunities

Current Openings:

Santa Cruz Shakespeare (SCS) seeks a TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / PRODUCTION MANAGER for the summer season. The position has primary responsibility for organization of load-in, technical rehearsals, and repertory change-overs of our outdoor summer season. Supervision of all aspects of physical production, including scenery, lights, costumes, props, and sound for three mainstage rep productions. Strong background in technical theater, with an emphasis on technical direction, a must. The successful applicant will be taking over production management from an administrative manager who will have coordinated pre-production with designers and directors, as well as collaborated on hiring seasonal technical staff. The TD/PM position is seasonal full-time from June 1 – August 31 , with optional extension until Sept. 15, and includes housing in Santa Cruz. To apply, email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to jobs@santacruzshakespeare.org . Open until filled, with priority given to applications received prior to March 15, 2017. EOE.

BOX OFFICE MANAGER: The Box office manager will be responsible for overseeing ticketing and event set-up for all productions in the Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2017 summer season. The Box Office manager will provide leadership to box office staff and be responsible for box office management for all summer productions. This position is seasonal, hourly (plus overtime) from date of hire through September 2017.  For more information and a detailed job description, click here. Open until filled, with priority given to applications received prior to April 1, 2017. EOE.

SCS is also prioritizing the hiring of Box Office Staff and parking attendants / concessionaires. Please email resume and cover letter prior to May 1.

Seasonal Positions:

Santa Cruz Shakespeare hires seasonally, and will be accepting applications for the following positions. Positions begin in June and run through early September.

  • Technical positions including assistant stage managers (non-union), carpenters, electricians, sound engineers, stitchers, wardrobe/dressers, run crew.
  • Front of house positions including box office staff, front of house operations manager, house managers, concessionaires, and parking attendants.

If you have any questions about the seasonal job experience at SCS or wish for more information, please contact us via email. EOE.