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Technical Director – PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre seeks a highly skilled team leader for its Technical Director position.

The TD is responsible for the overall operation of the scene shop, including; season planning, working drawings, budgeting labor and materials, and construction of all scenic elements. As a member of the conservatory faculty; teaching aspects of stagecraft competencies and supervising students in production labs.

The T.D. assists in long-range planning, ensure safety standards, supervises professional staff and students, and attends tech/dress rehearsals and production meetings.

Master’s Degree preferred, Bachelor’s degree required with four to five years of professional experience. C.A.D. (VectorWorks and/or AutoCAD) proficiency required.

PCPA produces 10 shows per year in three theatres. Full-time, year-round position with benefits. Position open until filled. Salary starts at $49,920 per year.

Start Date January 7th, 2019 or upon candidate availability.
Email a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Jeff Allen, Production Manager,
Stage Manager (non-AEA)
PCPA seeks an experienced Stage Manager.

You will stage manage shows throughout the season beginning with the PCPA summer production of The Addams Family.

In collaboration with the Production Stage Manager you will lead all stage management activities and all stage management interns, including; conducting all rehearsal and performance activity personally or through intern assignments; coordinating all crew assignments with other Production department heads; teach Conservatory students in both classroom and lab settings.

You will work with the Production Manager to schedule meetings and other events needed to complete the production process. Your duties will include maintaining compliance with AEA/URTA contract.

You will be an essential communication link for the entire company. This position carries with it great deal of responsibility, understanding the significance of every link of the organization.

Position to begin late May 2019. , BA/BFA and 2+ years of professional experience required. A Master’s degree or MFA in theatre or related field is preferred. Salary is $49,920.

Please send cover letter and resume to Jeff Allen,

The link to the full job description is below.


PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre seeks a skilled, collaborative company member for our Scene Shop Supervisor.

The position will begin in May of 2019. Interviews will be held over the phone, USITT, and SETC. Position will remain open until filled.

This position requires an energetic and motivated individual that will work well in a fast-paced professional scene shop, building multiple shows per year for our three theatres in Santa Maria and (outdoor) Solvang. Must have good theatrical carpentry and welding skills. Rigging skills a plus.

A great opportunity to work on collaborative and individual projects. Under the direction of the Technical Director and ATD, the Scene Shop Supervisor will also lead and mentor interns and students from the conservatory training program. Full-time with benefits.

For professional theatre work on the beautiful Central Coast of California, send cover letter and resume to: Jeff Allen, Production Manager, PCPA, The job description, information about Pacific Conservatory Theatre and our season can be found at our website.

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre is accepting applications for an enthusiastic individual to become our staff Sound Director. This is a full-time year-round position with benefits.

Are you a sound engineer who wants to lead a department? Do you have a knowledge of sound and theatrical practices along with music and audio skills? Do you enjoy using your combined music and engineering knowledge? Do you have experience in studio recordings? Do you have advance knowledge of QLab, Pro Tools, Logic, Wireless Workbench, or Dante? What is your experience with Yamaha digital consoles and Shure wireless systems?

Do you want to teach and inspire the next generation of theater artists? PCPA is a two-year conservatory training program and a Professional Theater on the Central Coast of California. This position is responsible for teaching sound to students of technical theater and mentoring interns as they develop in our internship program.

PCPA produces 8-10 shows per year in three theatres. Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in theater and 2 – 3 years of professional experience? The position begins ASAP.

Send cover letter and resume with three references via email only to: Jeff Allen, The annual salary is $49,920. A complete job description can be downloaded below.

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre is accepting applications for an enthusiastic individual to become our summer Sound Engineer. This is a seasonal position beginning May 21st and ending September 13th, 2019.

We are looking for an individual to work as the Sound Engineer for our production of Million Dollar Quartet and as a member of the sound team for the summer.

Send cover letter and resume with three references via email only to: Jeff Allen, The position is $640 a week plus overtime and housing.
A complete job description more information about our season can be downloaded below.

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