Job Opportunities

Job postings from non-SDPAL member organizations can be listed for a fee of $30/listing/month. Payments are required before posting and can be made online with a credit card HERE.

Please submit job openings to Radka Bartholomew at .

  • Public Relations Associate posted on 02/24/2017

    The Old Globe Theatre

    The Old Globe is seeking Public Relations Associate to work with both the media and directly with the public to promote our Arts Engagement and production programs and engage with audience members about the work of the theatre.

    Ideal candidates will have excellent writing, proofreading, and administrative skills and experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop. Candidate must be able to multitask in a fast-moving environment and be a self-starter.

    Qualifications include a BA or equivalent or 1-3 years PR-related experience and/or training; flexible schedule allowing for evening and weekend events; theatre or arts-related background a plus. Bilingual Spanish is preferred.

    Full-time position with benefits. Send cover letter, resume, and writing samples (press releases preferred) to with PR in the Subject line of your email.

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  • Technical Director posted on 02/14/2017

    San Diego Musical Theatre

    San Diego Musical Theatre is seeking a Technical Director. This position would be responsible for the build, load in, technical rehearsals and strike of each of our MainStage musicals at The Spreckels Theatre downtown, as well as our secondary smaller venue, The Horton Grand. This a freelance, per show contract typically spanning four or five weeks per show. Must have their own tools and be willing to work in numerous locations

    Remaining season includes First Date, Pump Up the Volume, Damn Yankees & Billy Elliott. Familiarity with any of these productions is not required. Sets and Costumes are typically rented or augmented from own inventory. The Technical Director will be vital in helping to secure these rentals while working with the designers to produce a fresh and new take on these shows.

    Experience level will inform salary. Please send cover letter and resume to .

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  • Light/Sound Operator posted on 01/30/2017

    Point Loma Playhouse

    Wanted person to run lights/sound for small theatre production. Some experience. Paid position. Call 760-403-0504.

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  • Group Sales Manager posted on 01/25/2017

    North Coast Repertory Theatre

    The ideal candidate is a highly motivated team player, must be committed to maintaining a superior level of customer service at all times and must be detail-oriented, customer-focused and results-driven. Candidate will work closely with Marketing Director to identify and maximize group & flex ticket sales opportunities.

    Duties will include managing group sale campaigns in addition to:
    •Creating and fostering relationships with new and current groups
    •Call prospective group leaders Human Resource Dept. to set up appointments, see in-person, and send materials
    •Process all group & flex ticket orders taken over the phone, online, or by other means •Keep track of deposits and payments for group sales transactions
    •Follow-through with groups attending performances
    •Generating database analysis of past groups & flex ticket buying trends
    •Researching opportunities in tourism and the group sales market
    •Leading occasional Group and VIP tours of the theater
    •Generating mailing lists from Theatre Manager ticketing software system
    •Coordinating and running annual Group Sales Event for area group leaders
    •Developing relationships and sales opportunities with outside vendors and neighborhood partners
    •Contact lapsed subscribers via phone for renewal and sell to new prospects
    •Contact lapsed flex tickets buyers and market to new prospects
    •Must learn our season by reading the plays
    •Groups are 10 or more people
    •General phone sales as needed
    •Computer proficiency a must (MS Word, Excel, Gmail) – experience with ticketing software and knowledge of the Theatre Manager ticketing software a plus
    •Must have 3 years experience as a sales rep
    •Must have own car
    •Additional duties as required

    Part-Time – 29 hours

    Email: - Please no phone calls

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  • Senior Associate Director of Development posted on 01/25/2017

    The Old Globe Theatre

    The Old Globe seeks an experienced, results-oriented, development professional to oversee the operations of its development department, supervising the organization of development plans, events and activities, and donor stewardship.

    The Old Globe is nation’s sixth largest regional theatre with an upcoming annual budget of $24 million and an annual fundraising goal of more than $8.5 million.

    This new position reports directly to Director of Development and works with accomplished development team of eleven.

    Position attends to personnel and operations, allowing Director to work with leadership donors, Board of Directors and senior staff leadership to grow contributed income exponentially through a series of strategic funding initiatives.

    Duties include:
    • Supervising and working with development staff to execute focused and comprehensive strategies for identifying, engaging, soliciting and stewarding donors of all levels and from all constituencies
    • Helping to design and implement strategies to increase the number of and upgrade donors
    • Managing key development projects, such as the annual Gala
    • Leading the annual fund initiatives for the Friends of The Old Globe (donors under $2,500), and overseeing research of donors

    Successful candidate must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and have familiarity with moves management systems.

    Master's degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or four to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Must be able to pass background check. Valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and vehicle required.

    Reply with cover letter and resume to: Human Resources,

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  • Assistant Stage Managers posted on 01/17/2017

    New Village Arts Theatre

    New Village Arts is currently seeking non-union Assistant Stage Managers for production of "An Iliad", directed by Jacole Kitchen and starring Linda Libby and "Having Our Say" starring Sylvia M’Lafi Thompson.

    "An Iliad" ASM will begin January 19, previews begin January 27, opens January 26 and closes February 24.

    "Having Our Say" ASMs will begin May 2, previews begin May 12, opens May 20 and closes June 11. Performances are Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 3pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm.

    There is pay. Please email resume to our production manager at


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  • Patron Services Representative posted on 01/17/2017

    Cygnet Theatre Company

    The Cygnet Theatre in Old Town is now accepting resumes for part-time Patron Services Representatives to start immediately.

    Hours: 10-15 hours a week, MUST BE AVAILABLE WEEKENDS

    Pay: Starting at $12/hour

    Preferred Availability:
    Wednesday thru Friday: Noon to 9:30pm
    Saturday: Noon to 10pm
    Sunday: 11am to 9pm

    The primary responsibility of this position is to provide theatre patrons with excellent customer service at Cygnet Theatre by assisting them in purchasing and/or picking up tickets to Cygnet Theatre events, providing information on performances and special events, selling items from our concessions bar before the show and at intermission and assisting other front of house departments as needed to ensure a high-quality patron experience.

    • Provide all guests a positive first impression of Cygnet Theatre by offering superior customer service.
    • Operate the computerized ticketing system and all wireless technology devices (iPads, ticket scanners).
    • Provide information regarding Cygnet Theatre events via face-to-face, telephone and e-mail communication.
    • Provide assistance to all company members with ticket reservation needs.
    • Handle concessions sales before performances and at intermission.
    • Assist with front of house tasks as needed, including but not limited to assisting the house management team or with event set-up.
    • Assist with miscellaneous box office projects as directed.

    • Strong customer service skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Ability to operate wireless technology devices (iPads, ticket scanners)
    • Ability and willingness to handle and sell alcohol products
    • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment

    Please send work resumes only. NO actor resumes.
    You can email submissions to

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