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Thank you for your interest in working at NCTC.  Please check below for various opportunities at our organization.


Master Carpenter 


Teaching Artists


Theatre Designers, Technicians, and Stage Managers


Development Assistant



Master Carpenter 


The Master Carpenter serves as the builder for both the adult and youth productions. This position works under the supervision of the Technical Director to insure overall facility and production needs are met, including load-in, strike, purchasing, repairs, special events (both on and off site) touring, general technical support, and shop maintenance for scene shop, electrical, sound and prop area, and costume shop


Works under the supervision of the Technical Director to ensure all aspects production are technically coordinated, happen within budget, on time and in accordance with the artistic vision.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for all scenic builds, load-ins, and strikes.
  • Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of theatre facility, equipment inventory, shop and storage areas. Responsible for managing the prop room including returning and restocking post production.
  • Read all scripts for the season and attend rehearsals as needed.
  • Refine scenic elements during techs and previews.
  • Attend all production meetings
  • Serve as tech staff on duty when needed and is on call during performance times.
  • Manage set budget – submit receipts and reports.
  • Assist Production Manager Designer in training Stage Managers and Crews in proper equipment usage.
  • Assist with special events. (Staged readings, Pride Booth, Community gatherings, etc)
  • Other duties as assigned.


The Master Carpenter is required to:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and creative abilities.
  • Be enthusiastic for developing, achieving and then exceeding goals
  • Have the capacity to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, detail-oriented environment that requires responsiveness and attention to detail.
  • Possess maturity, drive, and professionalism.
  • Fully support the mission on NCTC
  • Have experience with technical theatre software.
  • Have a sincere appreciation of Theatre.
  • Attend NCTC youth and adult performances.
  • Adhere to NCTC policies as listed in the Employee Handbook
  • Other duties as assigned: This position is a team member of the NCTC staff. All staff members support NCTC at large. All personnel participate as needed in NCTC functions, on site and off.


Applications Instructions:


You may submit your cover letter and resume at any time to Stephanie Desnoyers, Production Manager, at productionjobs@nctcsf.org.





NCTC is currently hiring teaching artists for our after-school drama classes in elementary schools across San Francisco. Our curriculum is based in creative dramatics, and teaches skills such as focus, ensemble building, making bold choices and creative problem solving through theatre games, improvisations, character and scene work.


The hours of our after school drama classes are typically between 3-5pm, and most of our teaching artists work 2-3 afternoons per week.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • B.A. or B.F.A in theatre or other performing arts area, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with youth ages 5 to 12, or willingness to be trained
  • Ability to travel to school sites within the city of San Francisco (by car or on transit)
  • Availability in the after-school hour range, at least one day per week
  • Current theatre practitioner in the areas of acting, directing, or theatre creation


Applications Instructions:


  • Send an email to Stephanie Temple at stephanie@nctcsf.org stating why you are interested in teaching for NCTC.  
  • Attach a resume that reflects your work in arts education and youth development. If you would like to send a performance resume, please send as a separate document.
  • Well-qualified applicants will be contacted by phone for an interview—please do not call to confirm receipt of your application. We regret that we may not be able to send a response to every applicant



theatre Designers, Technicians, and Stage Managers


NCTC is regularly hiring designers (including scenic, sound, lighting, props, costumes), technicians, and stage managers for upcoming productions.


Applications Instructions:


You may submit your cover letter and resume at any time to Stephanie Desnoyers, Production Manager, at productionjobs@nctcsf.org.



Development Assistant


NCTC seeks an energetic part-time Development Assistant to support our two-person Development Department and organizational fundraising efforts. The Development Assistant will be responsible for a variety of departmental duties, including assistance with communications, corporate & local sponsorships, and special events.


The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and computer skills and thrive in a dynamic and creative environment.


Specific Duties:

  • Regular staffing & management of NCTC’s Donor Lounge
  • Assist with NCTC special events as needed
  • Perform a variety of departmental administrative duties such as donation & ticket processing, data entry & management, general correspondence, filing, reporting, and scanning
  • Research & solicit local business and corporate sponsorship opportunities  
  • Assist with Direct Mail campaigns
  • Assist with collateral/promotional material design & maintenance
  • Assist with the production of high-quality digital fundraising materials, including video content for appeals and content creation, design, & formatting of twice yearly donor newsletters
  • Draft regular fundraising social media posts
  • Conduct research and assist in grant proposal and reporting with the Dir. Of Institutional Giving
  • Other projects as assigned


Job Requirements:

Ability to commit to a regular schedule of a minimum of 2-3 days per week (approx. 20 hours). Evening and weekend availability is required.



  • Minimum two years undergraduate education (or equivalent experience)
  • Interest or experience in theatre, arts administration, or nonprofit fundraising & management
  • Excellent research, writing, communication and organizational skills
  • Adobe CS & Final Cut Pro, and PatronManager experience highly desirable

Salary is hourly and D.O.E.

Application Instructions:

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Andrea Partridge,

Director of Individual Giving, at andreap@nctcsf.org with the subject line “Development Assistant”.