Employment Opportunities

Managing Director

California Shakespeare Theater, a leading Bay Area theater with one of the most beautiful outdoor venues in the country, seeks a Managing Director to partner with Obie-winning Artistic Director Eric Ting in forging a new classical theater for the 21st Century. The new Managing Director will be dedicated to audience and fiscal development for a company that makes theater in a highly engaged and community-oriented way. They will be a compelling voice in the community, forging relationships and expanding the Cal Shakes family. The Managing Director's direct reports include the Director of Marketing & Development, the Director of Finance, and the General Manager.

Please send a cover email and resume to Correspondence may be addressed to “Dear Search Committee.”

Managing Director

Seasonal & Year-Round Positions


Assistant Technical Director

Associate Production Manager

Communications & Corporate Relations Manager

Costume Wardrobe Dresser

Light Board Programmer

Production Coordinator

Overhire Carpenter

Overhire Electricians

Props Overhire

Spot Op

Entry Level Apprenticeships

Please note: we have replaced our Shop Assistant program with entry-level paid Apprenticeship jobs. We encourage those previously interested in internship/fellowships to apply for our open Apprentice positions, below:

Costume Conservatory Fellow

Shop Assistant

Directions to the Bruns Amphitheater in Orinda.
Directions to the Offices and Rehearsal hall in Berkeley.

California Shakespeare Theater has an inclusive work environment and actively embraces a diversity of people, ideas, talents, and experiences. We highly encourage people of color, individuals with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented groups in our community to apply.