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At The Old Globe we believe that theatre matters, and our commitment is to make it matter to more people. We are looking for people to join our team whose work in every area of the company helps us make that a reality. Please see below for our list of open positions, and check back often as this page updates with new opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Old Globe is actively seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Aristic

Associate Artistic Director

Arts Engagement

Director of Arts Engagement

Facilities

Custodial Supervisor - Temporary

Custodian (part-time)

Maintenance Technician

Human Resources

Human Resources Generalist

Patron Services

Pub Supervisor

Philanthropy

Events Director

Production

Staff Automation Carpenter

Staff Carpenter

Wig and Makeup Supervisor

Draper/Tailor

Script Assistant

Production Assistant

Production Positions

Public Safety

Public Safety Team (part-time)

Ticket Services

Lead Ticket Services Respresentative

Ticket Services Representative (part-time)

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Old Globe will not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sex or sexual orientation, or any other protected category in its hiring and employment practices, or in any other aspect of the employment relationship.

 

Associate Artistic Director

OPPORTUNITY

The Old Globe seeks experienced and highly effective theatre professionals interested in facilitating the skillful execution of the company’s broad range of programming to serve as Associate Artistic Director. As the most senior position supporting The Old Globe’s Erna Vinci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, the Associate Artistic Director will serve in a critical role supporting The Old Globe’s reputation as a leader in dynamic theatrical programming that is actively advancing and influencing the field through productions of new work, reimagined classics, and richly conceived community arts engagement efforts. The Associate Artistic Director will bring strategic insight, creative zeal, and great comfort to producing efforts at this top-tier cultural organization. An expert level understanding of repertoire and a rich understanding of curation of new work will be critical talents for the Associate Artistic Director to confidently possess in their approach to collaborative leadership. The Associate Artistic Director will be deeply committed to supporting artists and creative processes through an embrace of order, planning, and innovation.

BACKGROUND

The Old Globe is a major force in regional theatre in the United States and presents a wide offering of works, from new plays, to classics, to large scale musicals, to more intimately-scaled pieces. Our approach to arts engagement is transformational and is focused on meeting community needs from a place of listening and learning, leading to active participation in the lives of the people that make their community whole and vibrant.

The mission of The Old Globe is to preserve, strengthen, and advance American theatre by: Creating theatrical experiences of the highest professional standards; Producing and presenting works of exceptional merit, designed to reach current and future audiences; Ensuring diversity and balance in programming; Providing an environment for the growth and education of theatre professionals, audiences, and the community at large.

VIsion and Values

The Old Globe believes that theatre matters. Our commitment is to make it matter to more people, and we live that commitment through the following values:

Transformation. Theatre cultivates imagination and empathy, enriching our humanity and connecting us to each other by bringing us entertaining experiences, new ideas, and a wide range of stories told from many perspectives.

Inclusion. The communities of San Diego, in their diversity and their commonality, are welcome and reflected at the Globe. Access for all to our stages and programs expands when we engage audiences in many ways and in many places.

Excellence. Our dedication to creating exceptional work demands a high standard of achievement in everything we do, on and off the stage.

Stability. Our priority every day is to steward a vital, nurturing, and financially secure institution that will thrive for generations.

Impact. Our prominence nationally and locally brings with it a responsibility to listen, collaborate, and act with integrity in order to serve.

Since the arrival of Erna Vinci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein in 2012, and accelerating in 2015 with support from a major foundation, The Old Globe has developed an impressive array of arts engagement programs which have expanded The Old Globe’s reach throughout the communities of San Diego and into Tijuana, Mexico, and which have established this theatre as a national leader in community-based work. Today nearly 50,000 diverse, multigenerational patrons, most of whom do not enjoy regular access to the arts, are served both on The Old Globe’s campus in Balboa Park and in a variety of venues across San Diego County. More information on The Old Globe can be found at https://www.theoldglobe.org/.

POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Associate Artistic Director will serve as a key member of The Old Globe’s artistic team, a close ally reporting directly to Erna Vinci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein. Responsibilities of this senior artistic position include:

  • Own all artistic line producing responsibilities for The Old Globe’s wide range of plays and musicals, overseeing the successful execution of all seasonal offerings through a collaborative approach to leadership and oversight.
  • Take a significant role in new play development and cultivation, forging strong relationships with important writers and creators.
  • Oversee associates and members of The Old Globe’s artistic team, providing clear and effective direction and management of work flows.
  • Work closely with the Senior Producer to plan and execute productions, including planning and engaging creative teams.
  • Serve as a primary liaison between artists and The Old Globe’s internal departments including but not limited to Marketing, Development, and General Management.
  • Plan and lead creative team meetings and coordinate design presentations in collaboration with Production.
  • Communicate in a proactive manner with production departments so that timely and efficient work processes can be maintained.
  • Be an active partner in all season planning, being well versed in all repertoire and constantly staying ahead of the curve in regards to top field artists that The Old Globe seeks to make a part of its artistic community.
  • Maintain great relationships with actors, directors, designers, agents, and managers that allow The Old Globe to always be perceived as an industry leader.
  • Participate in content creation of playbill copy, press releases, marketing materials, and other collateral.
  • As appropriate and when called upon, represent The Old Globe as a public ambassador, supporting all community arts engagement, development, and advocacy efforts on a local, regional, and national level.
  • Provide focus, prioritization and context in a landscape of multiple and concurrent commitments.
  • Oversee artistic budgets and help shape annual expense plans for The Old Globe’s artistic programming.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL TRAITS

No one person will fully meet all these qualifications, but The Old Globe is seeking these qualities in serious candidates for the Associate Artistic Director role:

  • Ability to manage among multiple concurrent projects with competing and unpredictable schedules, a constant vying for the time and attention each production deserves and creating as smooth a glide path as possible for each one; doing this will require ongoing consultation with all The Old Globe production and administrative departments.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in non-profit theater and theater-at-large, combined with the ability to comfortably connect with commercial theatre development.
  • An authentic embrace of The Old Globe’s commitment to social justice as articulated in its Social Justice Roadmap (READ HERE)  and an interest in finding new ways to manifest that commitment in all of The Old Globe’s work.
  • High proficiency in key producing disciplines, including effective collaboration skills among the multiple internal staff and guest artists, and the knowhow in shepherding a project through its multiple phases to completion.
  • Dramaturgy skills and the ability to communicate with the artistic director, directors, playwrights and other artists to support program vision.
  • Understanding of labor regulations.
  • Performance management skills.
  • High emotional intelligence, someone who knows their own unique strengths and stretches and how to seek our support to be a more effective professional.
  • Great relationship builder, an ability to work with a wide range of people with camaraderie, charm, grace, and understanding.
  • Analytical thinking, problem solving and collaboration.
  • Keen process management skills.
  • A cool head and good sense of humor in an immensely busy organization.

COMPENSATION AND START DATE

The annual salary range for the Director of Arts Engagement role at The Old Globe starts at $100,000 and includes a full benefit package commensurate with other organizations of its size. The selected applicant must be able to pass applicable background check and have a valid driver’s license. As of October 1, 2021, employees of The Old Globe must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. The Old Globe hopes to make its decision by the end of the calendar year 2022 with the chosen candidate starting shortly thereafter. The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field.

HOW TO APPLY

Jonathan West from MCA is facilitating this search. Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following items for consideration:

  • A current resumé
  • Cover letter (no more than 1 ½ pages)
  • Four professional references
  • Salary expectation

All documents should have the candidate’s name as part of the file name. Submissions should be made through Management Consultants for the Arts’ website at:

https://www.mcaonline.com/searches/associate-ad-old-globe

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Director of Arts Engagement

The Old Globe invites applications from dynamic and creative individuals deeply committed to a highly progressive and engaged approach to building community through the arts to serve as their Director of Arts Engagement. The Director of Arts Engagement will lead already thriving and robust community-based and educational programming and continue to foster the expansive relationship that The Old Globe has forged with the San Diego community it serves.

Well aligned candidates will bring a rich and innovative vision for how a major theatre institution can engage in exciting, nimble, and meaningful ways with the widest community. They will possess extensive experience in developing strategic, community-based engagement programs, and will be able to develop programs that deliver model arts-engagement programming to San Diego within available resources. They will also be able to meet communities where they are and listen with a high degree of empathy, openness, and sincerity to their needs as expressed on their own terms. Empathy, compassion, extraordinary listening abilities, and an open heart are as important to the position as the highest-level artistic, managerial, organizational, leadership, and communitarian skills.

BACKGROUND

The Old Globe is a major force in regional theatre in the United States and presents a wide offering of works, from new plays, to classics, to large scale musicals, to more intimately-scaled pieces. Our approach to arts engagement is transformational and is focused on meeting community needs from a place of listening and learning, leading to active participation in the lives of the people that make their community whole and vibrant.

The mission of The Old Globe is to preserve, strengthen, and advance American theatre by: Creating theatrical experiences of the highest professional standards; Producing and presenting works of exceptional merit, designed to reach current and future audiences; Ensuring diversity and balance in programming; Providing an environment for the growth and education of theatre professionals, audiences, and the community at large.

Vision and Values

The Old Globe believes that theatre matters. Our commitment is to make it matter to more people, and we live that commitment through the following values:

Transformation. Theatre cultivates imagination and empathy, enriching our humanity and connecting us to each other by bringing us entertaining experiences, new ideas, and a wide range of stories told from many perspectives.

Inclusion. The communities of San Diego, in their diversity and their commonality, are welcome and reflected at the Globe. Access for all to our stages and programs expands when we engage audiences in many ways and in many places.

Excellence. Our dedication to creating exceptional work demands a high standard of achievement in everything we do, on and off the stage.

Stability. Our priority every day is to steward a vital, nurturing, and financially secure institution that will thrive for generations.

Impact. Our prominence nationally and locally brings with it a responsibility to listen, collaborate, and act with integrity in order to serve.

Since the arrival of Erna Vinci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein in 2012, and accelerating in 2015 with support from a major foundation, The Old Globe has developed an impressive array of arts engagement programs which have expanded The Old Globe’s reach throughout the communities of San Diego and into Tijuana, Mexico, and which have established this theatre as a national leader in community-based work. Today nearly 50,000 diverse, multigenerational patrons, most of whom do not enjoy regular access to the arts, are served both on The Old Globe’s campus in Balboa Park and in a variety of venues across San Diego County. The impact of arts engagement at The Old Globe is extraordinary–programs engage homeless and unsheltered adults; military service members and veterans; refugees and immigrants; senior citizens; people with autism spectrum disorder and their families; incarcerated populations, returning citizens, and justice-involved individuals; Title I students; educators in the San Diego Unified School District; and other populations. The Old Globe’s Arts Engagement programs offer participation in professional performances and participatory art-making activities at no charge. More information on The Old Globe can be found at https://www.theoldglobe.org/.

POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Guided by the belief that theatre matters and a commitment to make it matter to more people, the Director of Arts Engagement is responsible to envision, create, implement, and oversee all of The Old Globe’s arts engagement programs, including highly active artist-facilitated programming in the community and on the Plaza of Balboa Park where the company is located.

The Director of Arts Engagement will:

  • Provide departmental oversight to all Arts Engagement activities through leadership, strategic vision, planning, evaluation, and departmental management of six full time managers, over two dozen teaching artists, and all independently contracted artists and presenters;
  • Work with the Arts Engagement Program Managers to conceptualize, plan, develop, and execute all arts engagement programming to deepen The Old Globe’s connection to communities that lack access to professional theater arts;
  • Collaborate with the Artistic staff to commission works from community artists and develop ideas for site-specific events that express and amplify the theater’s values;
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to create and execute programs and engagement events related to the Globe’s productions;
  • Provide artistic and producing supervision and oversight for “Globe For All” tours (the Globe’s tour of professional productions to community venues);
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Community Partner organizations, artists, and community leaders through networking and outreach;
  • Identify opportunities for enhanced community engagement and partnerships that deepen the community’s connections with The Old Globe and vice versa;
  • Foster a productive and healthy dynamic with stakeholders, including staff, board, and community partners;
  • Work closely with the Philanthropy Department to cultivate relationships and solicit funding for programs;
  • Work with Marketing/Communications Department to promote opportunities that highlight the impact of The Old Globe’s programs and to promote the Arts Engagement Department’s own work;
  • Serve on the Season Planning task force that collaborates with and advises the Artistic Director on the Globe’s annual subscription season offerings;
  • Represent The Old Globe in professional organizations in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, and nationwide.

Since Arts Engagement is core to The Old Globe’s identity and a central expression of the company’s vision, values, and purpose, the Director of Arts Engagement is a member of the Globe’s senior leadership team and reports to the organization’s co-CEOs. As such, the position is deeply involved in major strategic initiatives and overarching institutional issues.

Among these, none more deeply connects with Arts Engagement than the Globe’s commitments to social justice. The Old Globe’s Social Justice Roadmap (READ HERE) expresses a course of action that will guide the company toward a more equitable, diverse, inclusive, and accessible future. This future is intimately tied to the communities who partner with our Arts Engagement Department, and the Director of Arts Engagement is a key leader in the Globe’s larger social justice vision.

The Old Globe also believes the Director of Arts Engagement will embody these and other traits that will add to the culture of the organization:

  • An empathetic soul, a big heart, and a warm and welcoming spirit.
  • Unimpeachable character, a role model for integrity and hard work.
  • An ability to remain calm, focused, and positive in the face of adversity and challenge.
  • The desire to lead teams through a servant leader approach, putting the good of the whole above any individual glory.
  • A great sense of humor, someone who can laugh and their own foibles and know appropriate ways to share joy and celebrate.
  • A hunger to be part of a diverse community, an eagerness to learn from others who have different life experiences.
  • Knowledge of bilingual communities, particularly English/Spanish, and urban community organizations will be helpful.

COMPENSATION AND START DATE

The annual salary range for the Director of Arts Engagement role at The Old Globe starts at $100,000 and includes a full benefit package commensurate with other organizations of its size. The selected applicant must be able to pass applicable background check, and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. As of October 1, 2021, employees of The Old Globe must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. The Old Globe hopes to make its decision by the end of the calendar year 2022 with the chosen candidate starting shortly thereafter. The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply

HOW TO APPLY

Jonathan West from MCA is facilitating this search. Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following items for consideration:

  • A current resumé
  • Cover letter (no more than 1 ½ pages)
  • Four professional references
  • Salary expectation

All documents should have the candidate’s name as part of the file name. Submissions should be made through Management Consultants for the Arts’ website at:

https://www.mcaonline.com/searches/director-arts-engagement-old-globe

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Custodial Supervisor (Temporary)

The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park seeks a Custodial Supervisor temporary full-time position through approximately February of 2023. Reporting to the Facilities Director, the supervisor is responsible for overseeing all of the custodial functions of the Globe facilities. The position directly supervises all custodial staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, managing.

The Custodial Supervisor will work alongside custodian staff to ensure the cleanliness of the all Globe office spaces, work areas, rehearsal and event spaces, and outdoor spaces, including the Globe three theatres, Technical Center, and other Globe facilities, and also fill-in as required.

Experience as a supervisor in cleaning services or maintenance, and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend work required.

Must be able to pass a background check and have valid California Driver’s License and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

The salary for this position is $62,400 through the end of 2022, and $64,480 as of January 1, 2023. This position is classified as exempt. To apply, please email resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Custodian (part-time)

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park seeks a highly motivated part-time custodian to work in facilities and on grounds, cleaning and providing general maintenance to all areas. Duties include sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, and vacuuming hallways, stairs, office spaces, and theatres; emptying trash and garbage containers inside and outside; and cleaning debris and stains from plaza sidewalk.

Experience in cleaning services or maintenance required. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. Applicants must be able to complete and clear a background screening. Position scheduled to work 6-hour shifts, Saturday through Tuesday evenings. The hourly rate is $16.00.

Employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, and we therefore strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate "Custodian" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Maintenance Technician

The Old Globe seeks a skilled general maintenance technician with a strong background in building maintenance, HVAC systems, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing maintenance, to work for this award-winning, acclaimed regional theatre located in beautiful Balboa Park.

Job duties include: monitoring and troubleshooting boiler and HVAC units; appliance maintenance and repair; plumbing repair; preventive maintenance/repair on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment; electrical work including replacing and installing electrical components and equipment; and event setup.

3-5 years building maintenance experience strongly preferred. Flexible schedule including evening and weekend work required. Must have valid California Driver’s License and the ability to lift 50 lbs. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

Pay range is $22.00 to $26.00 per hour. As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear background screening.

Full-time, benefited position. Must be able to pass a background check and have valid California Driver’s License and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Email resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Human Resources Generalist

The Old Globe Theatre is seeking applicants for a Human Resources Generalist for this renowned regional theatre located in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park. Working with the Director of Human Resources and HR Assistant, the HR Generalist will have the opportunity to work in all facets of the HR function in a dynamic and creative mission-driven organization. Responsibilities are primarily focused on executing day-to-day human resources functions including recruitment; onboarding; benefits, workers' compensation, and leave of absence administration; reporting; EDIA work; and employment law compliance.

The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 4-years’ experience in HR Administration with significant knowledge of multiple areas. PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferredHR experience at a not-for-profit organization and/or theatre experience is a plus. Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and very strong computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong administrative, organizational, and writing skills are also required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. 

Salary range is $60,000 - $75,000, commensurate with experience. Full-time position with benefits including 401(k) and theatre tickets.

Must be able to pass applicable background check and have a valid driver’s license. As of October 1, 2021, employees of The Old Globe must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. 

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Pub Supervisor

The Old Globe seeks a part-time Pub Supervisor to work with and supervise cashiering, prepping, and bar staff. Will work approximately 20-25 hours per week during productions. Must have cash-handling experience, good computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Previous supervisory experience in food/beverage preferred. Evening and weekend availability required.

$17.25 per hour plus ticket privileges and tips. Bartending and beverage service is required; must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Must acquire CA state-required RBS (Responsible Beverage Server) Certification. Must be able to pass a background check. Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, and access in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “Pub Supervisor” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Events Director

The Old Globe seeks a full-time Events Director with a proven track record of superb customer service, complex event management and execution, and successful donor relations management. With a budget of nearly $35 million, the Tony Award-winning Old Globe, located in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park, is a recognized leader among American regional theatres. Known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays, the Globe annually produces 15 productions, including a “Globe for All” touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County.

The Events Director is responsible for 50-100 events annually, including developing, managing, and executing donor recognition and cultivation events, the annual Globe Gala, the annual Founders Dinner, and events for other departments. In addition, the Events Director oversees the Lipinsky Family Suite, a lounge for donors open for all subscription performances, and supervises an Events Assistant and the Suite and events staff.

We seek a motivated and organized events planned who is professional and donor-centered and provides the highest level of customer service to Globe patrons and donors. The successful candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communication, budgeting, planning, and scheduling skills. The selected individual must be experienced in event planning and execution, preferably for a large not-for-profit organization. Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Full-time position with benefits including 401(k).

Salary range is $70,000 - $80,000, commensurate with experience. Full-time position with benefits including 401(k). Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and anti-racism work in the theatre. As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies. Must be able to pass applicable background check.

We strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Events Director” in the subject line.

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Staff Automation Carpenter

The Old Globe seeks a skilled automation carpenter for a full-time position in scenic construction and automation. Automation carpenter will work collaboratively with the rest of the Scenery team to build, load-in, maintain, and load-out scenery and automation for 14 shows over 3 venues. The automation carpenter’s main duties will be prepping and maintaining existing automation inventory, loading automation systems into the theaters, and helping to design and build new components. Position will also be required to build traditional scenery as needed. Position requires some long hours and weekend work.

Candidates must have experience building and installing theatrical automation; experience running automation a plus. Candidates must be able to demonstrate high-quality wood and metal construction skills; and have strong knowledge of electrical wiring, stage machinery and theatrical rigging. Must be able to stay calm under pressure, work well in a collaborative environment, and maintain a commitment to safety. Prior experience in a regional or professional scene shop is essential. Must be able to lift 50lbs, scale ladders, and work in high places. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Old Globe is a LORT B theatre producing more than 14-productions each year in three theatres, which typically include two enhanced pre-Broadway musicals. The Scene Shop is a 14,000-square foot construction facility equipped with a CNC router table and full range of metal and woodworking machinery. This position is an excellent opportunity to practice technical production at the highest level in regional theatre.

This position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate is $25.46. Benefits include vacation, contributions to the Union health insurance and pension plans, theatre tickets, and free admission to many Balboa park institutions.

The Old Globe is committed to a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “Auto Carpenter” in the subject line of your email.

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Staff Carpenter

The Old Globe seeks skilled carpenters for a full-time position in scenic construction. Carpenters will work collaboratively with the rest of the Scenery team to build, load-in, maintain, and load[1]out scenery and automation for 14 shows over 3 venues. Position requires some long hours and weekend work.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate high-quality wood and metal construction skills; and be proficient in a wide range of scenic construction techniques. Knowledge of theatrical automation is a plus. Prior experience in a regional or professional scene shop is essential. Must be able to lift 50lbs, scale ladders, and work in high places. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Old Globe is a LORT B theatre in San Diego producing more than 14-productions each year in three theatres, which typically include two enhanced pre-Broadway musicals. The Scene Shop is a 14,000-square foot construction facility equipped with a CNC router table and full range of metal and woodworking machinery. This position is an excellent opportunity to practice technical production at the highest level in regional theatre.

This position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate is $24.40. Benefits include vacation, contributions to the Union health insurance and pension plans, theatre tickets, and free admission to many Balboa park institutions.

The Old Globe is committed to a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “Carpenter” in the subject line of your email.

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Wig and Makeup Supervisor

The Old Globe, a Tony Award-winning theatre and one of the country’s leading regional LORT B+ theatres seeking qualified applicants for Wig and Makeup Supervisor, responsible for the building, styling, and creation of wigs and make up for The Old Globe’s 15-show season and additional projects.

The Old Globe is known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays on its three stages, plus a “Globe for All” touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County. The supervisor builds as well as supervises a crew; shares maintenance responsibilities; collaborates with Designers, Assistant Designers, Costume Director, Wardrobe Supervisor, and other shop personnel; attends technical rehearsals; orients running crew; and fills in for running crew in emergencies. Four to seven years’ experience in a wig shop; or equivalent combination of wig, professional hairdressing and cutting, and makeup experience and/or training required. Supervisory experience a plus. Must be available for overtime, and evening and weekend work as needed.  The 2023 hourly rate is $27.32/hr. This is a full-time, year-round, hourly position with benefits.

Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. In order to comply with Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) Guidelines for LORT Theatres, this position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps to move from the ideation of EDIA work in our theatre to its actualization, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong.

The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage applications from BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, differently-abled, working class, and people from other historically and presently marginalized groups to apply. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with the Subject: Wig and Makeup Supervisor.

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Draper/Tailor

The Old Globe seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Draper/ Tailor. This position reports to the Costume Director and is responsible for leading a team of artisans to create a wide variety of theatrical, historical, contemporary, tailored, and specialty costumes. The Draper/Tailor is expected to efficiently produce a large quantity of high quality costumes, achieving the Globe’s high production and safety standards. The Draper/Tailor is expected to work independently and as part of a team; communicating effectively with production, creative, and administrative staff in delivering support for productions and ensuring department success.

The Draper/Tailor will determine, with the Costume Director, the construction method required, estimate yardage and work flow, make patterns, cut or supervise the cutting of garments based on the sketches and research; and direct the assembly, fitting and altering, final application of fabric and trims of all assigned garments.

Qualified candidates should demonstrate at least 4 years of progressive work creating high quality theatrical costumes; a thorough knowledge of a pattern making system; knowledge of historical and garment making resources; and expertise in managing and training team members to produce the desired results and increased skill sets.

Successful applicants should be self-motivated, adept at problem-solving, and attentive to details and timelines. Flexible hours and overtime is required, Workweek is Tuesday- Saturday. Able to adapt to a changing work environment quickly and manage competing demands.  Employee will be required to stand, walk, crouch, and sit for long periods of time, excellent vision (color, close and distance), and lift up to 35 lbs. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies. This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate is $25.75.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Script Assistant

The Old Globe Theatre is accepting applications from interested candidates for several Script Assistant positions. Script Assistants work at The Old Globe as part of the Stage Management department. Applicants should have experience in rehearsal room settings. Essential skills for this position include strong attention to detail, excellent computer skills and an ability to work well with others. 

Ideal candidates will enjoy working alongside artists to help support and facilitate the development of professional theatre productions. Knowledge of Final Draft is desired but not required. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

These are temporary positions which are filled on a show-by-show basis.  Hours can range from part-time to full-time, 5 to 6 days per week including overtime hours. Pay is $18.75 per hour. 

Our current openings are:

  • February 3 to March 23, 2023 (The XIXth)
  • March 10 to April 13, 2023 (Exotic Deadly)
  • April 7 to May 26, 2023 (Destiny of Desire)

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Script Assistant” in the subject line.

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Production Assistant

The Old Globe Theatre is accepting applications from interested candidates for ongoing Production Assistant positions.  Production Assistants work in a variety of capacities at the Old Globe as part of the stage management department. Applicants should have experience backstage and in rehearsal rooms. Essential skills for this position include attention to detail, strong organizational skills, a willingness to work within a team, and a desire to learn.

Ideal candidates will be interested in advancing skills toward a career in stage management, and will enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment to help support and facilitate the development of professional theatre productions. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

These are temporary positions which are filled on an ongoing, show-by-show basis. Hours can range from part-time to full-time, 5 to 6 days per week including overtime hours. Pay range is $18.00 to $18.50 per hour.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Production Assistant” in the subject line.

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Production Positions

The Old Globe is seeking to fill open temporary positions in all shops: carpenters, electricians, sound technicians, properties, costumers, and wardrobe staff.

Flexible schedule, including nights and weekends may be required. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. In order to comply with Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) Guidelines for LORT Theatres, these position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. These are  positions are represented by IATSE Local 122.  Base rate: $24.40 per hour.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Public Safety Team (part-time)

The Old Globe Theatre seeks a part-time Public Safety Team Member for its theatre complex in Balboa Park. As a member of the Public Safety Team, the successful candidate will help to maintain the safety and security of all patrons and staff on The Old Globe’s plaza, theatres, offices, and other company property. The ideal applicant will possess excellent customer service skills, verbal skills to de-escalate conflicts, and the ability to be proactive and detail-oriented. Duties include but are not limited to; securing/locking up buildings, patrolling theatre property, and providing transportation via golf cart or shuttle van to our patrons, staff, and actors responding to patron inquires, and assisting with other activities onsite as requested by manager and leads.

This is an in-house position with an hourly rate of $17.00 plus ticket privileges. Must be available to work afternoons through late evening hours including weekends; some day shift hours will be available. Average schedule is 20-25 hours per week. 

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and must be able to complete and clear a background screening.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore, we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Bilingual candidates, veterans, and college students are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter (if applicable) to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “Part-time Public Safety Team” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Lead Ticket Services Representative

The Old Globe Theatre in beautiful Balboa Park seeks an individual who is detail-oriented and experienced in both ticketing and customer service for the position of Lead Ticket Services Representative.

The Lead Ticket Services Representative will assist the Director and Associate Director in all tasks of the ticket office including; processing ticket orders, running reports, overseeing special projects, training and mentoring Ticket Representatives, handling customer relations, and other administrative duties.

Successful candidates will have strong ticketing experience (Tessitura ticketing system preferred) and excellent customer service including strong organizational and administrative skills with efficient follow-through on projects. Proficient computer skills utilizing Microsoft Excel preferred.

Evening and weekend availability required. Must be able to pass applicable background screening. Bilingual English/Spanish and multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies.

Hourly pay rate is $19-21/hour depending on experience. Full-time benefited position including 401(k) and theatre tickets.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “Lead Ticket Rep” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Ticket Services Representative (part-time)

The Old Globe, one of San Diego's most celebrated professional theatres, seeks ticket representatives with excellent customer service experience and strong telephone and computer skills to work in our Ticket Office located in beautiful Balboa Park. 

Ticket Services Representative provide customer service to Globe patrons by assisting patrons with ticket and subscription orders over the phone and in person at the walk-up window. Ticket reps will work on show nights distributing will call and assisting patrons at the window. Ticket reps will become knowledgeable in the history of the Globe and current product offerings in order to best assist patrons.

Ticket Services Representatives are part-time positions working 16-30 hours per week. Office hours are 11:30am-8:15pm, daily; applicants must be available nights and weekends and be able to complete and clear a background screening. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening.

Training pay rate starts at $16.25/hour with increases earned up to $17.25/hour following full training, plus ticket privileges. The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “TSR” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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