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

Individual Gifts Manager

Position Description: Working closely with the Director of Development as a member of the development team, the Individual Gifts Manager works with executive staff, board and volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors to The Rep’s annual giving program.

 

Reports to: Director of Development

 

Position Responsibilities:
 

  • Manage the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual and major gift donors
  • Serve as staff liaison to fundraising committees and board in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of annual gifts
  • Manage Direct Mail and Telefunding campaigns
  • Coordinates production of all materials needed for solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of contributions.  This includes brochures, letters, invitations, program articles, donor lists, etc.
  • Plan and execute donor recognition and cultivation events, in conjunction with Special Events Manager, including Studio Salon program
  • Assists the Director of Development with planned giving activities, including cultivation and solicitation of gifts and development of support materials
  • Assists the Director of Development on the preparation and management of annual budget and fundraising plan
  • Manage or assist with other development department projects and events as needed

Qualifications:
 

  • An individual who is articulate, aggressive, creative, goal-oriented and self-motivated
  • Development experience with a proven track record in cultivation and successful solicitation of individual gifts a must (5 years or more experience preferred)
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent supervisory, organizational and planning skills and attention to detail
  • Track record of successfully working with Board members and volunteers
  • 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 $8.5 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.

 

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 until the position has been filled.

 

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.

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.

 

Responsibilities:
 

  • 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.

Qualifications:
 

  • 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.

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 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.

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.