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Join the New Conservatory Theatre Center team! NCTC champions, innovative high quality productions & educational theatre experiences for youth, artists, and the queer & allied communities to effect personal & societal growth, enlightenment and change. Please read more about NCTC and our values here.


Please check below for various opportunities at NCTC.


Satellite Program Manager


House Electrician/Audio/Visual Tech


Teaching Artists


Theatre Designers, Technicians, and Stage Managers


Satellite Program Manager


New Conservatory Theatre Center seeks a dynamic educator and theatre maker to join our established and innovative arts education program in San Francisco. As the Satellite Program Manager, you will oversee our Satellite Drama program and serve as the link between students, teaching artists, schools, and community partners. Under the umbrella of a professional theatre company, you will also become a part of a larger community that supports theatre artists and each other.


The Satellite Program Manager will support these specific areas:

  • Recruit and mentor new teaching artists; lead trainings, professional development, and special events
  • Work w/ Education Director to develop Drama Explorer & residency curriculum, including script materials
  • Book classes at schools and manage teaching artist scheduling
  • Identify and foster new partnerships in schools and the community


This is a full-time position, $48-$50K/yr, with medical benefits and 3-weeks vacation plus holidays. For the full position description, click HERE.


To apply, complete this application form and include your resume and cover letter.

House Electrician (full time)


The House Electrician/Audio/Visual Technician is the primary engineer for both the adult and youth productions in charge of light hang/cabling/focus, sound system set-up/operation, stage projector hang/focus/formatting, microphones and related equipment. Strong working knowledge of QLAB, ETC Eos family lighting consoles, Automated Lighting Equipment, DMX Protocols, Vectorworks, electrical theory and safety a must. This position assists with overall facility and production needs including load-in, properties, strike, purchasing, repairs, special events, touring, general technical support, and shop maintenance for scene shop, electrical, sound and prop area, and costume shop


The House Electrician/Audio/Visual Technician works under the supervision of the Producing 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:


  • Support directors, stage managers and designers during the creative process.
  • Read all scripts for the season and attend rehearsals as needed.
  • Provide lighting designs as assigned for youth and adult productions.
  • Attend production meetings as needed.
  • Assist Company Manager in training stage managers and run crews.
  • Assist with special events. (Staged readings, Development events, Community gatherings, etc).
  • Other duties as assigned.


Ideal candidate will also have:

  • Ability to read and create lighting plots, typical theatrical lighting paperwork, and other theatrical technical drawings.
  • Detailed knowledge of lighting, current technologies, equipment maintenance, and troubleshooting.


The House Electrician/Audio/Visual Tech is required to:

  • Fully support the mission of NCTC.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, creative abilities.
  • 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.
  • Adhere to NCTC policies as listed in the Employee Handbook.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Preferred Experience:

  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar position. 
  • Experience with wireless body mic systems.
  • Experience with digital sound systems.
  • Experience of overhead rigging.
  • Bench electrics.
  • Knowledge of NEC guidelines.


To Apply:


NCTC is committed to diversity in all aspects of our hiring practices and we seek and encourage applicants representing dimensions of difference that include — but are not limited to — age, national origin, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, or gender.


Salary: Mid 40s DOE plus benefits


Email a cover letter and resume to productionjobs@nctcsf.org.

Please no phone calls.



NCTC has been a cornerstone of theatre education in San Francisco for over 40 years. Join the team and help us bring drama to the next generation of theatre-makers. We can’t wait to meet you! 


For the full position description, click HERE.


About Our Workshops:

NCTC Education provides weekly after-school workshops and in-school residencies for K-8 students in San Francisco schools. The fall semester runs September thru mid-December. After-school workshops take place Monday-Friday one hour per week (for 8-10 weeks) between 2:30-5 pm. In-school residencies vary on day, time, and hours. Preferably, Teaching Artists work 2-3 afternoons per week. All classes will be in-person and masked.



  • Experience teaching youth ages 5 to 13
  • After-school availability between 2-5 pm and Residencies availability between 9 am - 3 pm
  • Reliable, team player, communicative, willing to learn new skills, friendly and outgoing
  • Ability to travel to San Francisco school sites
  • All Teaching Artists will complete a background check and must show proof of COVID vaccination and negative Tuberculosis (TB) test.
  • B.A. or B.F.A. in theatre or performing arts preferred, but not mandatory with relevant experience


Compensation: Our Teaching rate is $55-$60/hour (inclusive of prep time and travel). We also compensate for NCTC meetings and training. 


Applications Instructions:

To apply for a Teaching Artist position, please complete our Teaching Artist Application form.


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:


Please complete this designer submission form if you are interested. 


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