Jobs & Auditions

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages inquiries about these opportunities from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Current Job Openings

Production Associate/Shopper Buyer

Job title: Production Associate/Shopper Buyer

Seasonal Position: July – March 20

Salary: $580/week with benefits

Reports to: Director of Production


The Repertory Theatre St. Louis (LORT B) is accepting applicants for the position of Production Associate/Shopper Buyer. The Production Associate assists production management staff with administrative tasks and secondly is the purchaser for all the production departments. In the production office, the associate will assist in purchasing and payroll data entry, scheduling, and other day-to-day tasks associated with running a production department. The associate will work with department heads to purchase materials and supplies. The associate will work closely with all members of the production department and will report directly to the Director of Production.


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is committed to creating a culturally diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.



  • Production Management
    • Daily check-in with director of production to set schedules and goals.
    • Work with production management to generate and maintain paperwork; including but not limited to calendaring, contracting, scheduling, and other administrative PM office needs.
    • Assist in the review, processing, and reconciliation of weekly production payroll.
    • Assist in the coordination and maintenance of all contact information for visiting actors, directors, designers, and staff.
    • Help with supervision of tech rehearsals and previews.
  • Purchasing
    • Purchase materials and supplies for all production departments (scenic, costumes, lights, sound, and media).
    • Assist other departments with pick-ups and deliveries as time permits.
    • Accurately transmit purchase information to Director of Production, related department head, and/or finance department.
    • Function as the voice and face of RTSL with vendors by maintaining good relationships with regulars and seeking out seeking new ones.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Embraces RTSL’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion by  acting as an internal advocate in growing the employee’s competencies in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; modeling inclusive behavior; maintaining a safe working environment free from any aggressions; interrupting behaviors that hinder our diversity and inclusion efforts; and demonstrating a high degree of skill in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion that enhances relationships with all staff members; particularly those belonging to historically marginalized groups including but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, language, ability and socioeconomic status.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people with diverse and demanding artistic talents/personalities.
  • High school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience in a professional theatre environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite—Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Valid driver’s license, clean record, and the ability to drive up to 26’ trucks in an urban environment.
    • Preferred to also have a Class C license.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize on a wide range of projects.
  • Ability to accurately enter data
  • Clear communication skills
  • Comfort cold calling for materials quotes and ordering
  • Preferred to own a smartphone to communicate with pictures to department heads, shop online while being mobile, and GPS.
  • Great work ethic and personality.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to assist lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, sometimes at length 2-4 hours at a time.
  • Ability to operate a computer.

To apply: Email [email protected].

Sound Engineer

Reports to: Sound Supervisor

Job Purpose: The Sound Engineer is responsible for operating audio console, mixing the show, and recording, if necessary, all mainstage shows at the Repertory Theatre. Engineer will prep, install, and dismantle all necessary audio equipment specified for each production.

Sound engineers are deft around sensitive audio equipment and experts in using them to produce quality sound. We expect you to be knowledgeable about different audio recording and editing techniques.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Sound Supervisor in providing pre-production, production and post-production services. Also assist in the maintenance of the audio systems and equipment.
  • Possess a working knowledge of and be responsible for the proper operation, maintenance and installation including supervision of the following equipment categories:
    • Digital and Analog consoles
    • Wireless microphone systems
    • Closed Circuit video systems
    • Understanding and experience with In Ear personal monitor systems
    • Touring and portable sound reinforcement/monitor and other equipment that is rented for specific shows
  • Ability to mix concert (FOH and Monitor), speech, multi-media events, and Musical Theatre
  • Supervise and delegate work responsibilities to other production personnel working within the department and /or production, including Conservatory audio students
  • Work with Sound Supervisor and Production Manager to accomplish the following:
    • Analyze and implement improvements on department related systems for efficiency, operations effectiveness and safety.
    • Provide input pertaining to equipment purchases, rentals, repairs and upgrades
    • Assist with maintaining inventory of department related spare parts, tools and supplies.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required and/or assigned.


  • Training in technical theatre including but not limited to theatrical rigging, video/projections, and sound.
  • The ability to read and interpret sound plots and corresponding paperwork
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Qlab, Ableton, Digico and Dante is highly preferred
  • Time management skills, ability to work well under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Team player with outstanding problem-solving abilities and creative solutions that can work independently
  • Ability to manage and oversee crews, as assigned, including but not limited to Conservatory students
  • Must be able to lift 60lbs, and able to climb and work from ladders.
  • Must have the vision, hearing and dexterity to safely operate in a construction environment, operate hand and power tools, stage rigging and fine detailing work if necessary.

Hours required for this position include (but not limited to) prep, load in/load out, tech and dress rehearsals, and all performances. 

Pay rate and benefits are governed by The Rep’s agreement with IATSE Local 6.

Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Process:


Electronic submissions will be accepted by email to: [email protected]


Applications accepted until the position is filled. Target start date is August 6, 2019.

Parking Ambassadors

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is looking to Parking Ambassadors to join our staff for the 2019/2020 Season.

Job Responsibilities Include:

- directing cars
- greeting patrons
- answering questions
- occasional handling of cash

*not a valet position

Job Requirements:

- ability to stand for hours at a time (shifts are 2 to 4 hours long) - friendly demeanor
- ability to work as a team
- stay calm in occasional high-pressure situations
- good communication skills via phone and email.
- ability/willingness to stand outside in various weather conditions

Shifts available:

Tuesday - Sunday. Early evening and weekend availability is a must. Shifts 2 to 4 hours long. The position starts Wednesday, October 16th and goes til Sunday, April 12th.

* This job is outside in all manner of weather. We provide umbrellas and ponchos during rain and snow, hand, feet, and body warmers during cold weather. We are looking for consistency and reliability!

Pay Rate: $ 10.00 - $12.00

To Apply:

Email: [email protected]

Audition Information

The Rep operates under a LORT (League of Resident Theatres) B/D contract with the Actors Equity Association and The Rep's Imaginary Theatre Company operates under a TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) contract.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages inquiries about these opportunities from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

No Current Auditions

The Rep does not currently have any open auditions. Check back here or follow us on social media to keep up to date on any new postings.