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

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 micrphone systems
    • Closed Circuit video systems
    • Understanding and experience with In Ear persnal 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 imprvements on department related systems for efficiency, operations effectiveness and safety.
    • Provide input pertaining to equipment purchases, rentals, repairs and upgrades
    • Assist with maintaining inventry of department related spare parts, tools and supplies.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required and/or assigned.

Qualification:

  • 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 includes (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 sart date is August 6, 2019.

Development Assistant

The Development Assistant is an integral part of the development team, primarily responsible for data entry and maintenance of the donor database system. The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis uses PatronManager (based on Salesforce) ticketing and CRM software. The position also supports the department with events and volunteer management.

 

Reports to: Director of Development

 

Position Responsibilities:
 

  • Daily entry of gifts received in database
  • Provide daily reports to development and finance departments
  • Reconcile monthly with Finance department and prepare annual supporting documentation for audit & 990
  • Generate donor acknowledgment letters, membership renewals and solicitation letters using extracted data from database sources and Microsoft Office applications
  • Manage and track donor campaigns and pledges
  • Prepare periodic comparative and projection reports
  • Manage fulfillment of donor benefits
  • Assist with donor cultivation and response to donor requests
  • Provide support and reporting for both fundraising and donor cultivation events
  • Assists with coordination and production of all materials needed for solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of contributions.  This includes brochures, letters, invitations, program articles, donor lists, etc.
  • Coordinate gift entry and acknowledgments with outside telemarketing firm, when necessary
  • Assist with prospect research
  • Coordinate with the marketing department on website and social media
  • Provide administrative support to Volunteer Board, as requested
  • Work on other development department projects and events as needed

Qualifications:
 

  • Must have good computer skills and aptitude.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & Access) is required.  Knowledge of database applications is required, including generating reports, extracting and merging data from the database into Microsoft Office programs.  Experience with fundraising software is preferred
  • Experience with PatronManager or Salesforce is not required, but experience with similar database application(s) is desirable 
  • Ability to prioritize work load and meet deadlines
  •  Expert attention to detail a must
  • Good writing skills
  • Team-oriented attitude required
  • Must be able to interact well with donors at all levels
  • Previous development experience is desirable
  • Appreciation of the value of the arts in the community

The Organization:

 

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is a fully professional theatre currently in its 53rd season.  The Rep is moving into an exciting new chapter as recently appointed Augustin Family Artistic Director, Hana Sharif, begins her first season.  The highly dedicated staff produces 9 shows each season in two venues – the Mainstage and Studio Theatres at the Loretto-Hilton Center.  The Rep also provides enriching educational programming for nearly 30,000 young people and adults each season, including our touring troupe for young audiences, The Imaginary Theatre Company.  The Rep has an annual operating budget of $8.4 million with a contributed revenue goal of $2.2 million for the current fiscal year.  The Rep has over 11,000 subscribers and 1,500 annual donors.  For more information on our upcoming season and other programs, please visit www.repstl.org.

 

Application Process:

 

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

 

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.

Special Events Manager

Position Description:

The Special Events Manager is responsible for the planning and coordination of all events managed by the Development department, including patron and donor events to create, sustain and grow patron relations and engagement.  This high profile, patron-centric position works very closely with volunteers and staff and serves as the overall point person for all events that take place within the organization.  This is a full-time exempt position with benefits.  Evenings and weekend hours are frequently required.

 

Reports to: Director of Development

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and execute all internal and external events, including: Opening Night parties, private dinners and pre-show cocktail parties, off-site donor cultivation events, Board of Directors events and other community events in conjunction with other departments
  • Work with the Director of Development to create an organization-wide event strategy
  • Work with the Director of Development and Individual Gifts Manager to identify high net-worth donors and prospects and create targeted strategies and events to cultivate these potential donors
  • Work with Director of Development to secure event sponsorship and in-kind donations
  • Serve as liaison to the Volunteer Board for all events and functions they sponsor as well as coordinate with them to meet volunteer needs at events
  • Organize the theatre’s special event calendar by coordinating dates and creative team availability with other departments and with the season Production calendar
  • Work as part of organization’s team to plan and coordinate community outreach events surrounding productions
  • Manage and maintain budgets for each event
  • Coordinate all invitation copy, design and publication with graphics department
  • Coordinate and negotiate all vendor contracts, catering, rentals and event talent/entertainment
  • Oversee RSVP’s and payment processing with Development Assistant, and special events donor acknowledgements
  • Prepare detailed event timelines, meeting agendas, talking points and speeches as needed
  • Oversee staffing, set-up and breakdown for all events
  • Prepare event reports and summaries for senior management
  • Execute appropriate event follow-up procedures
  • Work with the marketing and public relations department to design and publish all event promotion including webpages, social media, etc. and other media outlets 
  • Closely interact with board members, committee chairs and event sponsors

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of event planning experience, with an understanding of how to work within a budget and reach goals
  • Ability to multi task, problem solve, and be self-disciplined
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented in order to keep multiple projects organized consecutively
  • Team player with an intense work ethic
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely polished and professional demeanor
  • Possesses a positive attitude with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Experience working closely with board members and volunteers, donors and key members of the organization
  • Must have computer knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Experience with CRM software a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field a plus
  • Must be flexible in working long hours, nights and weekends
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

The Organization: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is a fully professional theatre currently in its 53rd season.  The Rep is moving into an exciting new chapter as recently appointed Augustin Family Artistic Director, Hana Sharif, begins her first season.  The highly dedicated staff produces 9 shows each season in two venues – the Mainstage and Studio Theatres at the Loretto-Hilton Center.  The Rep also provides enriching educational programming for nearly 30,000 young people and adults each season, including our touring troupe for young audiences, The Imaginary Theatre Company.  The Rep has an annual operating budget of $8.5 million with a contributed revenue goal of $2.2 million for the current fiscal year.  The Rep has over 11,000 subscribers and 1,500 annual donors.  For more information on our upcoming season and other programs, please visit www.repstl.org.

 

Application Process:

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

No phone calls please.

 

Deadline: Applications will be accepted in Word or PDF format through July 15, 2019

 

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.

Assistant Directing Apprentice

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is looking for an early-career professional to serve as ASSISTANT DIRECTING APPRENTICE for the 2019-2020 season. The apprentice will have the opportunity to act as the Assistant Director on up to nine productions in the season, forming relationships with top tier professional directors, designers, and actors. This role may include taking notes, providing research, offering feedback within the director’s desired framework, and supporting the well-being of the director. The Assistant Director will spend each day as an active member of the rehearsal and tech process. In addition, the apprentice will be a part of the Artistic team, supporting the Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, and Producer of New Play Development. When not in rehearsal, the apprentice will participate in season planning conversations, read scripts, and assist in producing events in the community. This position requires a flexible schedule for evening and weekend hours, in addition to traditional business hours. Qualified candidates will have previous directing and assistant directing experience, demonstrated commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, discretion with sensitive information, and computer skills in Microsoft Office. Formal training or advanced degree in directing and/or arts administration preferred, but not required.

 

This apprenticeship is professional development and learning opportunity. The Rep will provide the apprentice with a weekly stipend of $150 and housing for the full period of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will not be an employee of The Rep, and thus will not be eligible to participate in or be covered by any of The Rep’s employee benefits.

The apprenticeship experience is full-time from August 1st, 2019 to April 13th, 2020.

    

To apply, please submit cover letter and your resume to [email protected].

BOX OFFICE ASSISTANT

OVERVIEW

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is seeking part-time Box Office Assistants. Weekday, evening and weekend shifts are available, ranging from 20–25 hours a week.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient computer skills, including knowledge of internet software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to represent organization with discretion, confidentiality and a professional attitude.
  • Ability to execute ticket orders and exchanges in accordance with established procedure and protocol.

QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                   

  • Box Office experience preferred.
  • Experience with computer ticketing software a plus.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.

Please send resume to: [email protected]

No Phone Calls

 

 

 

 

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.

St. Louis Auditions

The Rep hosts its annual St. Louis open auditions in the spring of each year. Our St. Louis auditions for the 2019-2020 season took place in April 2019. 

 

These auditions constitute the Repertory Theatre’s Equity Principal Auditions for its entire season. They also constitute the Equity Principal Auditions for the Imaginary Theatre Company. We will gladly see any non-AEA member who wishes to audition, time allowing. We will only see actors who are 18 years of age or older.

 

Auditions are by appointment only. For the audition, you will be given three minutes to do as you wish. Most people split the time between a contemporary and a classical monologue. You are also welcome to sing. 

 

Keep an eye on this page for information on The Rep's 2020-2021 St. Louis auditions, to be hosted in spring 2020.

New York Auditions

Our New York casting director is McCorkle Casting Ltd.

575 8th Ave., No. 1800
New York, NY 10018
(212) 244-3899

New York casting is handled through agent submissions and open casting calls in New York. These calls are posted as needed or as required by Actors' Equity Association.