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The Old Globe is currently seeking the following position(s):
The Old Globe in San Diego, an industry-leading theatre, seeks dynamic, experienced candidates for the position of Associate Artistic Director. With a budget of $27 million, each season features 15 productions on three stages on our lovely Balboa Park campus. These seasons include a renowned summer Shakespeare Festival along with productions of classic and world premiere plays and musicals, as well as an annual new play reading series.
The position is one of two Associate Artistic Directors at the theatre, each of whom reports to the Artistic Director. Each Associate Artistic Director is primarily responsible for producing oversight of a given portion of The Old Globe’s shows, the annual new play reading series, and other developmental work. Producing responsibilities include script development, creative artist selection, casting, and working closely with the creative and production teams prior to and throughout the production run including support through rehearsals, technical rehearsals, and previews. Position will also participate in season planning, maintain and cultivate artistic and industry relationships, participate in humanities and lifelong learning activities, participate in arts engagement activities, participate in donor cultivation events, and represent the theatre locally and in the national conversation throughout the field. We seek an individual with a demonstrated background as an artistic producer, and with a skillset that ranges across new plays, musicals, and classics.
Successful candidates will have deep artistic insight and a gift for communicating clearly, sensitively, and supportively with artists at all points in the creative process. A strong knowledge of the field and a wealth of relationships with, and knowledge of, the most exciting directors, writers, actors, and projects is also important. Occasionally the Globe produces in partnership with commercial producers, and relationships and experience in that realm are a plus. Minimum of five years producing experience required. This position will not offer opportunities to direct in the Globe’s season. 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.
Full-time position with benefits including 401(k). Must be able to pass a background check. Reply with cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.
The Old Globe seeks an Arts Engagement Programs Manager for a full-time position with benefits. Reporting to the Director of Arts Engagement, the AE Programs Manager will be responsible for directly overseeing assigned Arts Engagement programs as well as assisting in the management and oversight of all AE Programs and staff. The position directly manages the Student Matinee programs; recruiting, contracting and budget oversight for Summer Shakespeare Studio; contracting and tracking teaching artists across programs; Docent and volunteer development; Sensory-Friendly Programs; and Humanities support. This position also provides logistical and operational support of the department’s programs and events.
Highly-organized, team player and self-starter, with strong attention to detail needed. Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word required. Spanish speaking is preferred but not required. The Old Globe has a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Previous ED&I training, experience, ability, and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigrant status is preferred but not required. College degree or equivalent experience is required; minimum of three years of experience working in the arts or social services is preferred. Must be able to work occasional nights and weekends. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for occasional business use. Must be able to pass a background check. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.
The Old Globe seeks a skilled carpenter for a full-time position in scenic construction. The Old Globe is a LORT B theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including musicals and a Shakespeare Festival. Applicants 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. The essential attributes of a good candidate are, the ability to read and follow blue prints and shop drawings, arithmetic and geometry, artistically inclined, pride of craftsmanship, excellent work habits and drive to complete projects. Prior experience in a regional or professional scene shop is essential. 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. Full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with "Staff Carpenter" in the subject line of your email.
The Old Globe seeks experienced electricians for over-hire work throughout the year. Non-union over-hire electricians work on load-ins, techs, strikes, and equipment maintenance under the supervision of IATSE Master Electricians. The Old Globe is a LORT B theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including musicals and a Shakespeare Festival. Applicants must be able to demonstrate working electrician knowledge with installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining theatrical lighting equipment. Applicants should possess interpersonal skills and enjoy working in small groups. Flexible hours to accommodate work during the day, weekends, evenings, and overtime is essential. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. A minimum of two years' experience as a lighting technician is preferred. Please send a letter and resume to Human Resources via email to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with "Electrician" in the subject line of your email.
The Old Globe is looking for two Certified California Studio Teachers this fall for two of our holiday shows. Dates are October 12-December 31. Our mainstage has Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! that we've done for 20 years, with 20 kids in rotating casts. On our second stage we are have a new show called Looking for Christmas which is a new musical based on the music of Clint Black, with 6 kids in this cast. We are looking for studio teachers to be with them at all rehearsals and performances. We anticipate needing some schooling as well. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Must be able to pass a background check. Please contact Leila Knox at email@example.com if interested.
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 be available to work Saturdays AND Sundays and throughout the upcoming holiday season. Must have cash-handling experience, good computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Previous supervisory experience in food/beverage preferred; bartending experience a plus. $14.00 per hour plus ticket privileges. Must be able to pass a background check. Send resume to: HR@TheOldGlobe.org with PUB SUPERVISOR in Subject Line.
The Old Globe seeks part-time Security Guard for Theatre complex in Balboa Park. Requires excellent customer service skills and a driver's license with a clean driving record and current guard card. Must also be able to pass a background check. $12.00/hour plus ticket privileges. Shirt, rain gear, portable radio and flashlight provided. Must be available to work afternoons and evenings 7 days a week. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.
The Old Globe seeks a 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; cleaning debris and stains from plaza sidewalk. Experience in cleaning services or maintenance required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule as hours and days of the week are variable, including early and late shifts, and weekends; 20-25 hours per week on average. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Must be able to pass a background check and have the ability to lift 30 lbs. Email resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.
The Old Globe Theatre seeks hourly part-time staff for cashiering and food preparation positions. Must be available to work Saturdays and Sundays, as early as 10:00am or as late as 11:00pm. Will work approximately 10-20 hours per week during productions. Bartending experience preferred, though not required. Previous food/beverage and customer service experience required. $11.50 per hour plus ticket privileges. To apply, email cover letter and resume, place PUB in the subject line, and sent to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.
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.