Current Staff Openings

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Technical Director

Position Begins:

Mid-July

How To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources (Ivana Maratas, Human Resources/EDI Manager) at ivana.maratas@pcpa.org

Position: Technical Director

Job Type: Full-Time Exempt

Salary: $65,520 annually

Department: Production

Reports To: Production Manager

Direct Reports: Assistant Technical Director, Scene Shop Supervisor

Position Summary:

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre, seeks a highly skilled, collaborative company member for its open Technical Director position.

The Technical Director is responsible for the overall operation and progress of the scenic production shop, including season planning, working drawings, budget accounting, and construction of all required scenic elements. This position works closely with directors and designers to reach artistic goals within allotted resources.

As a portion of this full-time PCPA staff position, the Technical Director will serve as a Part-Time Faculty member of Allan Hancock College, and receive a portion of their overall annual compensation from faculty load. The Technical Director is responsible for creating, maintaining, and implementing all Scenic Construction curriculum in coordination with the Conservatory Director – Technical Theatre, as well as overseeing Conservatory Students in Scenic Construction classes and labs and advising Conservatory Students and Interns.

This is a full-time, exempt position with annual salary of $65,520, plus benefits. Preferred start dates are mid-July. The position is open until filled. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled. Applications received before Tuesday, June 14th will receive priority

Production Stage Manager (AEA)

Position Begins:

August

How To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources (Ivana Maratas, Human Resources/EDI Manager) at ivana.maratas@pcpa.org

Position: Production Stage Manager (AEA)

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $1,383.90/week

Department: Production

Reports To: Production Manager

Direct Reports: Stage Manager (non-AEA)

Position Summary:

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre, seeks a highly skilled, collaborative company member for its open AEA Production Stage Manager position.

The AEA Production Stage Manager (a full-time position) oversees all stage management activities, disseminates show specific information to the company, and ensures the smooth operation of every rehearsal, performance, and production event. This position supervises the Staff Stage Manager and Stage Management Interns and serves as a mentor to all interns and Conservatory students.

No portion of this job description is to supersede AEA standards – all elements of this position will be in accordance with the appropriate AEA contract and rules. This position monitors all Equity actions and, with the Production Manager, maintains compliance with AEA/URTA contract. This position is an essential communication link for the entire company and requires full understanding and exemplary utilization of organizational communication pathways, department structures, and production processes. High attention to detail is essential.

This is a full-time position with starting weekly salary of $1,383.90. Preferred start dates are early August. The position is open until filled.

Sound Director / Designer

Position Begins:

August 8, 2022

How To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources (Ivana Maratas, Human Resources/EDI Manager) at ivana.maratas@pcpa.org

Position: Sound Director / Designer

Job Type: Full-Time Exempt

Salary: $65,520 Annually

Department: Sound

Reports To: Production Manager

Direct Reports: Sound Engineer

Position Summary:

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre, celebrating nearly 60 years as the California Central Coast’s resident professional theatre company, seeks a highly skilled, collaborative company member for its full-time Sound Director/Designer position.

The Sound Director is responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the Sound Department. This position will design sound and all related effects for assigned productions and may serve as front-of-house engineer for select performances. They will work with the Production Manager to provide support for guests and other staff sound designers. The Sound Director is responsible for teaching sound and sound technology to Conservatory Technical Theater students and interns as assigned by the Conservatory Director – Technical Theatre as well as serving as an academic advisor and mentor. This position supervises the staff Sound Engineer. Other responsibilities include engineering all orchestra recording sessions and purchasing and maintaining all sound equipment/supplies.

Wardrobe Supervisor

Position Begins:

Mid-June

How To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources (Ivana Maratas, Human Resources/EDI Manager) at ivana.maratas@pcpa.org

Position: Wardrobe Supervisor

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $19/hour

Department: Production

Reports To: Production

Direct Reports: Costume Shop Manager

Position Summary:

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre is seeking a highly skilled, collaborative company member for its full-time Wardrobe Supervisor position.

The Wardrobe Supervisor is responsible for every costume from the time they leave the Costume Shop at the beginning of tech/dress rehearsals until the production closes, which includes laundering, cleaning, and maintenance during the performance run, and the return of the costumes to the costume shop at the end of the scheduled production run. This position will work with the Costume Shop Manager to identify backstage needs for supplies, equipment, and materials. The Wardrobe Supervisor will also provide additional support to the Costume Shop between production runs, including taking part in the restocking of costumes and assisting with general shop maintenance.

This is a full-time hourly position with benefits with a potential start date of mid June. The hourly pay rate is $19/hour. The position is open until filled.