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The Old Globe is currently seeking the following position(s):

Assistant Lighting Director

The Old Globe Theatre seeks an Assistant Lighting Director for a full-time, benefited position. The Assistant Lighting Director will assist the Lighting Director in ensuring that all lighting and video needs are met for an exciting and demanding production schedule including Broadway-bound musicals, Shakespeare and new works with the highest of professional standards in mind.

The Assistant Lighting Director should have a good understanding of the design process as well as experience with lighting systems, effects, projections, and electrical theory and applications for theatre. Responsibilities include attending meetings/rehearsals, maintaining department inventory/venue documentation, assisting the Lighting Director in lighting/projection design review, and maintaining department needs and work areas. Proficiency with Vectorworks and Lightwright is required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have prior experience as an assistant lighting designer, assistant master electrician, master electrician, or lighting supervisor. Applicant should possess a meticulous and organized work ethic and professional demeanor.

Application requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Theatre or Lighting Design or equivalent combined school/work experience, valid driver’s license, and flexible schedule including nights and weekends. A minimum of four years professional lighting experience is required. Send cover letter, resume, drafting samples (in Vectorworks and PDF format), and other relevant samples of lighting paperwork to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Assistant Lighting Director” in the subject line of your email.

Assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors

The Old Globe seeks a personable and detail-oriented individual to work as an executive assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors. Duties include providing overall administrative support to both Artistic Director and the Managing Director including coordinating communication and activities with the Board of Directors and major donors, general office duties, writing correspondence, scheduling meetings and travel. 2-4 years administrative experience required, theatre and theatre production experience strongly preferred. Ideal candidates will appreciate and thrive in a fast-moving and dynamic environment. They will have strong written and verbal communication skills, very high-level organizational abilities, strong computer skills, and display excellent judgment, discretion, professionalism and flexibility. Full-time, benefited position. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Assistant” in the subject line of your email.

Associate Technical Director

The Old Globe Theatre seeks an interim Associate Technical Director. Principal duties include drafting and design-engineering scenery and mechanical systems, assisting the Technical Director in managing the activities of the scene shop and stage departments, coordination of Assistant TD and Buyer. Candidates should have multiple years of experience as a technical director or principal draftsperson in a professional theatre environment. Advanced level AutoCAD experience is required. Position is available June 2014 through November 2014, specific dates to be determined. Send cover letter, resume, drafting samples (in DWG and PDF format), and other relevant samples of work product to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Interim ATD” in the subject line of your email.


The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest regional theatre, seeks candidates for a summer season Draftsperson. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), engineering, and some project management. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of scenery construction and a high degree of skill in AutoCAD. The scene shop is a fully equipped 14,000 square foot facility. Please provide drafting samples with your submission. Send letter, resume, drafting samples HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate “Draftsperson” 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 an as-needed basis for load-ins, techs, and strikes. The Old Globe is a LORT B theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including musicals and a Shakespeare Festival. Prior experience as a stage electrician with an understanding of modern lighting fixture installation, use, and troubleshooting needs are essential. Applicants should possess interpersonal skills and enjoy working in small groups under the supervision of IATSE Master Electricians. Flexible hours to accommodate work during the day, weekends, evenings, and overtime is preferred. A minimum of two years experience as a lighting technician is strongly 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.

Part-Time Positions – Lady Carolyn’s Pub

The Old Globe seeks hourly part-time staff for cashiering and food preparation positions for summer season. Must be available to work Saturdays and Sundays, as early as 10 a.m. or as late as 11 p.m. with an average shift lasting approximately 6 hours. Will work approximately 10-24 hours per week during productions. Bartending experience preferred, though not required. Previous food/beverage and customer service experience required. $9.50 per hour plus ticket privileges. Send cover letter and resume via email to HR@TheOldGlobe.org or fax to (619) 235-2185. Please include PUB in the subject line.

Properties Artisan

The Old Globe in San Diego seeks a skilled Properties Artisan for a full-time, benefited position. The Old Globe is LORT B theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including Broadway-bound musicals, Shakespeare plays and new works. Ideal candidate will be an experienced finish carpenter and artisan with welding, softgoods, and painting skills. Prior experience in a regional or professional prop shop is essential. Theatre is situated in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park where shorts never go out of season. Send letter, resume, and references to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate "Attn: Props" in the subject line of your email.

Subscription Sales Representatives

The Old Globe Theatre is accepting applications from experienced Sales Callers with positive attitudes for current openings for outbound subscription sales calls. Love of the arts a plus. Hourly base plus commission, nightly cash bonuses, and comp tickets. Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; minimum of five shifts and 17.5 hours per week required. On-site in beautiful Balboa Park. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Background check required.

Ticket Services Representatives

If you like people and you like theatre you'll love our Ticket Services opportunities! The Old Globe seeks ticket representatives with positive customer service experience and strong telephone and computer skills who are available to work 16-30 hrs/wk; Office hours are 11:30 a.m. - 8:15 p.m., daily. Must be available nights and weekends. Work in beautiful Balboa Park for San Diego's most celebrated professional theatre! Pay is $11.25/hour with a $10.25/hour training wage to start plus ticket privileges. Send cover letter and resume to: HR, The Old Globe, PO Box 122171, San Diego, CA 92112-2171; email: HR@TheOldGlobe.org, fax (619) 235-2185. Please indicate "Attn: TSR" on your cover letter, resume, or subject line of your e-mail. Background check required.

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.