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We seek an experienced and qualified Technical Director for a full-time, year-round position. The Technical Director is responsible for the realization of scenery, mechanical and technical solutions for all REP productions including musicals, dramas, festivals and new works. Position is responsible for managing the Scene Shop including budgeting, hiring, scheduling, payroll, and managing the workflow of the 6-10 members of the scene shop, paint, and properties departments. Position works collaboratively with the designer, director, and other production departments to support the production designs and achieve the intended aesthetic of each show at the highest standard. Ideal applicants will have extensive experience in scenery construction, technical design engineering, and automation, with demonstrated staff management and progressive budget management experience. The successful applicant will possess extensive knowledge of construction methods, shop and stage operations, rigging and mechanical design; have superior communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and be able to creatively problem solve to meet the REP’s high production standards.
Technical design and management
Essential Job Functions:
5- 8 years of experience as a Technical Director, MFA Degree in Technical Theatre or equivalent combined school/work experience
5-8 years experience as a Technical Director, MFA Degree in Technical Theatre or equivalent combined school/work experience, valid driver’s license, and flexible schedule including nights and weekends. Competitive salary and benefits. Position available until filled. Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are central values to our work at San Diego REP and are deeply embedded in our hiring process. We encourage candidates who identify as a person of color; a person with a disability; a member of the LGBTQIA+ community; or a member of any underrepresented group(s) to apply.
San Diego Repertory Theatre Internships offer professional experience opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students throughout the calendar and academic year. Internships are designed to provide students professional development opportunities working within our artistic and production areas. Interns will work with a SD Rep staff member and receive mentorship in their respective discipline.
Testimonials from former interns:
“The internship in the Literary Department was one of the most valuable experiences I had during my work on my M.A. in Theatre Arts at San Diego State University. I had opportunities to research and develop audience engagement materials for current productions at the REP and make real contributions toward the development of the REP’s upcoming seasons. The whole team at this top San Diego theatre were fantastic. I was treated like an equal collaborator, a real member of the artistic team.” – Joel Castellaw (former intern)
“At any one time, the REP has several young interns working in their Development, Marketing, Production, and Artistic departments. When I approached the REP for an internship, they designed a cross-departmental experience that would be most fulfilling for me. This personalized touch indicated a care and hospitality at the REP's core. It has been my pleasure and good fortune to work here—a fantastic introduction to professional theatre.” – Kayla Cohen (former intern)
Internships may fulfill academic requirements, which would be determined by the respective applicant’s academic institution if applicable. Internships are unpaid learning opportunities. Prior theatre experience, while helpful, is not required.
To apply: Please submit a cover letter detailing your specific interests and qualifications, a resume and one letter of recommendation and your availability to email@example.com.
San Diego Rep is currently seeking the following internship position(s):
Potential interns should have a strong interest in exploring the day-to-day operations of an artistic department. The successful candidate must have excellent computer, writing and organizational skills, and should have an interest in casting, new play/musical development and artistic administration.
Responsibilities vary by department and may include a variety of administrative tasks and occasional errands. Specific duties may include:
Applications are accepted year-round. There are both full-year, flexible, and summer internship time slots available.
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San Diego REPertory Theatre is happy to accept scripts from agents and theater professionals with whom we have an existing relationship. In general, we no longer accept unsolicited scripts from unrepresented writers. However, we continue to offer an open submission policy for plays and musicals from Latino(a) writers across the country because we are committed to supporting today’s Latino(a) voices. In addition, local writers residing in the Southern California area may submit a query letter about their new work that includes a current email contact and:
Our six-show season can include full-length plays, musicals with a small cast and band, solo pieces, and adaptations performed on one of two stages (250-500 seats) for about 4 weeks. Past programming has highlighted voices of the Latino, African-Americans, and Jewish communities. Before submitting, please make sure that your script is aligned with our mission. It is also advised that you attend some of our productions to become more familiar with our sensibility.
If we are interested, we will contact you to request a copy of the full script within a few months.
San Diego REPertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101