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

Assistant House Manager

The Rep is the St. Louis region’s most honored live professional theatre company. Founded in 1966, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is a fully professional theatrical operation belonging to the League of Resident Theatres, The League of St. Louis Theatres and is a constituent member of Theatre Communications Group, Inc., the national service organization for the not-for-profit professional theatre. The Rep is dedicated to excellence in producing an eclectic range of live theatre.

 

OVERVIEW

The House Management Team consists of a Lead House Manager and two Assistant House Managers. The House Management Team oversees all front-of-house operations at the Loretto-Hilton Mainstage (763-seat house), as well as for the Berges Theatre (454-seat house) at Center of Creative Arts (COCA). The House Management team supervises front-of-house staff and operations, ensuring patron satisfaction.

 

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

House Management positions are seasonal, with 24 weeks of employment between September and April for the 2021-2022 season. The positions are part-time, with hours varying by week ranging from 12-32 hours per week.  The positions entail mostly evening and weekend hours, with some daytime hours for weekday matinee performances. The House Management team oversee 7 to 9 performances per week at The Rep. The performance schedule varies by week.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Overall duties:

  • Serve as House Manager-on-duty, ensuring patron safe, courteous and accessible service, resolving problems or issues as they arise.
  • Oversee Front-Of-House operations and personnel to ensure quality standards are maintained in all patron interactions.
  • Ensure that all FOH areas are maintained for safety and tidiness, reporting any/all maintenance or safety issues to building management or Public Safety.

Performance/Event Duties:

  • Manage Ushers, Parking Ambassadors and Door Attendants’ specific positions and duties. Supervise teams during scheduled shift/performance.
  • Oversee seating of patrons and coordinate with the Box Office to resolve any seating issues that may arise.
  • Assist patrons with various accessibility or other needs.
  • Maintain communication with Stage Management to coordinate the House open and start time of performance and after intermission.
  • Work with Housekeeping/Facilities to ensure facility needs are met.
  • Manage and record various daily informational logs and submit a daily House Management Report.
  • Conduct and direct protocol and procedures for medical and other emergencies when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrates skillful verbal communication skills, exhibiting a patient, welcoming, courteous, helpful, inclusive and diversity aware demeanor at all times.
  • Must employ skillful critical thinking and ethical reasoning skills with stress-management (in handling emergencies or other instances which arise in the performance venues).
  • Excellent organizational skills and experience using Microsoft Outlook, Docs, Sheets, Google Docs required, CRM / ticketing software experience a plus.
  • Experience supervising interconnected teams and leading live events, preferably in a theatre or other performance venue setting.
  • First aid, CPR and other emergency training will be required after hiring.

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Mobility to navigate stairs, ramps, between seats, within crowds and maintain a stationary position or stand for hours at a time.
  • Mobility to navigate all of the above in low lighting or no-lighting conditions.
  • Mobility to assist patrons with accessibility needs and emergency procedures.

HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES

The Rep is requiring all staff members to have received full COVID vaccination* by their first shift (or can provide medical exemption). Full vaccination* is defined by 2-doses of Moderna or Pfizer or 1-dose of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination. Prospective staff members requiring a sincerely held religious exemption shall undertake an interactive accommodation process with The Rep HR department and upon approval, would then be required to provide negative-test proofs on an ongoing basis for each shift, from an approved medical lab (at-home tests are not accepted). All persons, staff and patrons alike, are required to wear a COVID-safe mask for the entire duration of their shift (masks provided). *This policy is subject to change depending on changing circumstances and advice from health professionals.

 

The payrate for this position is $17.50/hr. Please send cover letter and resume to ddanger@repstl.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Parking Ambassador

Looking for a part-time job for the school year? We're in search of Parking Ambassadors to help out during our 21-22 season. Please click the button below to learn more and apply. 

 

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Door Attendant

We're looking for door attendants to assist patrons during our 21-22 season. Please click the button below to learn more and apply. 

 

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Theatre Usher

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Accounting Assistant

Since 1966, the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has been dedicated to producing a wide range of esteemed and enjoyable live theater. At the Rep, we value excellence, quality, and life-long education. We are seeking an Accounting Assistant to support our Accounting Department.

This is an amazing opportunity to learn, be creative, and collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals. We are a strong, vibrant arts community and value the leadership role we have in the theater community.

In years past, The Rep typically produced nine shows each season in two venues – the Mainstage and Studio Theaters at the Loretto-Hilton Center. In response to the pandemic, we have begun offering hybrid, interactive virtual performances as well. We also provide enriching educational programming for nearly 50,000 young people and adults each season, including our touring troupe for young audiences, the Imaginary Theater Company. 

For more information about our upcoming season, our passions, and our projects, please visit www.repstl.org

The role (in a nutshell): 

Our Accounting Assistant will report to the Finance Director.

This flexible, part-time opportunity will support our accounting team by specializing in daily reconciliation of deposits and credit card transactions.

This person will work with the Box Office, the Development team, and any department that may generate a cash receipt.

In addition, this person may cross-train in other accounting functions as needed to provide backup for accounts payable and payroll functions.

This position is part-time and expected to be approximately 12-20 hours a week depending on business need.

Our ideal candidate: 

  • Has basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Has experience in an accounting assistant or similar role
  • Is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work experience in a non-profit is a plus, but not required
  • Values diversity as much as we do

The Perks: 

Working with an artistically minded, diverse community of creative professionals who share core values and common goals. Flourishing in an environment where your contributions are valued, and you are able to make a difference in the community. This is a part-time opportunity with perks including:

Hourly pay ranging from $18 - $21 based on experience

Flexible, part-time schedule after training

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

 

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Summer Camp Teaching Artist

The Repertory Theater of St. Louis is in search of part-time Teaching Artists for summer camp and for our main season. A Rep Teaching Artist is a professional artist with significant experience as an instructor, who will help young people and classroom teachers learn to integrate the skills, competencies, and understandings of physical theater, dance and acting into curriculum content areas, and as a means of independent creative self-expression. The Rep Teaching Artist has the demonstrated ability to teach in their specialized medium, design and facilitate arts-integrated workshops in St. Louis area public schools, summer camps, or other youth-centered learning environments. The ideal candidate should self-identify as a working artist and teacher/ facilitator.

Summer TA Responsibilities:

  • Teach three classes daily in either creative storytelling, dance, physical theater, or another artistic discipline for campers in grades 2nd-8th 

Summer TA Dates: 

  • Candidates selected as Summer TAs would be employed during the months of June and July for training, planning, and teaching camp sessions. 
  • Planning and training are June 14th through June 25th. Camp dates are July 5th- July 30th

Season TA Responsibilities:

  • Co-Developing and facilitating specialized arts integration workshops for students and teachers in St. Louis area public and private schools.
     
  • Facilitating up to 3 workshops per day in schools, camps or virtually.
     
  • Collaborating with Learning Department staff and/or classroom teachers to plan and implement lessons that align with Common Core and National Core Arts Learning Standards.
     
  • Guiding students through a process of investigation, reflection, dialogue, and dynamic action around issues and themes that are important and relevant to them.
     
  • Participating in team meetings, orientations, and trainings, as required.
     
  • Helping students and teachers gain a physical and verbal theatrical vocabulary.
     
  • Creating a fun, safe, and supportive environment for teaching and learning.
     
  • Using theater-based approaches to catalyze learning and raise levels of student engagement.
     
  • Helping students and teachers engage with stories and share their own stories.
     
  • Helping students and teachers build creative confidence and self-awareness through their work.

Season TA Dates:

  • Candidates selected as Season TAs would be employed during the months of September through April for training, lesson planning and will be contracted to teach residencies, workshops or lead specific community projects. 

 An ideal candidate would have:

  • Minimum of 3 years demonstrated professional experience in their artistic discipline (primarily physical theatre, dance, acting, voice for the actor).
     
  • Minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience working with children and youth in the St. Louis area public schools, or in a similar setting.
     
  • Awareness of Common Core Learning Standards, National Core Arts Learning Standards and MO Fine Arts Learning Standards.
     
  • Cultural competency and awareness of popular youth culture.
     
  • Understanding of best practices for working with students with emotional, cognitive, and physical disabilities.
     
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Compensation: $50–$100 per session. Range is dependent on the length and scope of the assignment.

Before Applying: All Summer TA candidates MUST be willing to be tested for COVID-19 regularly AND quarantine while working with The Rep.

Please email a resume and cover letter to education@repstl.org with Teaching Artist Vacancy as the subject.

Summer Camp Counselor

The Repertory Theater of St. Louis is in search of part-time employees to work as counselors for summer camp. A Rep Summer Camp Counselor is a college student with an interest in theater, performing arts, multimedia, education, or some other related field. The counselors will help teachers and staff manage camp throughout the day and will be working hands-on with campers.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead group activities and monitor campers
     
  • Respond to incidents, such as behavioral problems or accidents.
     
  • Log events and maintain records relating to camp daily activities.
     
  • Discuss camper participation and concerns with parents and other camp staff members.
     
  • Participate in trainings and camp staff meetings.
     
  • Support the administrative team by setting up classrooms, posting signage, managing drop off/pick up.
     
  • Administering first aid, when necessary.

Summer dates:

  • Planning and training dates will begin in early June.
     
  • Camp dates are June 27th- July 22nd.

An ideal candidate would have:

  • Cultural competency and awareness of popular youth culture.
     
  • Understanding of best practices for working with students with emotional, cognitive, and physical disabilities.
     
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
     
  • Fun, positive, and proactive personality.
  • Leadership skills and strong communication skills.

Compensation: Range between $11.50-13.00 per hour.

*Before Applying: All Summer Camp Counselor candidates MUST be vaccinated, boosted, and be willing tested for COVID-19. Staff must be willing to comply with The Rep’s COVID protocols.

Please email a resume and cover letter to education@repstl.org with Camp Counselor as the subject.

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 auditions are currently available.