about nctc v ---

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.




Graphic Designer


Conservatory Programs Manager


Teaching Artists


Theatre Designers, Technicians, and Stage Managers




New Conservatory Theatre Center is currently accepting applications for Production Staff for our 2021-22 Season!


About the position:

We are hiring for all design positions including Scenic, Lighting, Sound, Props, Costume, and Projections.


Opportunities are available in our mainstage season to work on established plays, musical reviews, and new work in our proscenium and black box theatres. We also have some design positions available in our YouthAware education program. 


We value the safety of our artists and will be utilizing digital video calls for as much of the process as possible. All production staff will be required to be fully vaccinated prior to their first date of on-site work. 


Applications instructions:

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.

To submit, please submit a resume to productionjobs@nctcsf.org. In your email, please include any time frames that you already have commitments during for comparison to our production schedules. Designer fee variable depending on project and position. Range: $300-$1,200



Graphic designer


NCTC is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer as a contract and remote position.


Upcoming design projects will include but are not limited to 21-22 Season collateral (adapting current art for web images, posters, postcards, ads and more), new creative supporting NCTC’s conservatory programs, a strategic plan, and designs for family matinee productions and the 22-23 Season. Designers are paid on a project basis.


Must have experience using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Additionally, this person should support the mission and values of NCTC.


Applications instructions:


Send resume and samples to: marketing@nctcsf.org


Please put Designer in the Subject field


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.



conservatory programs manager


NCTC is hiring a Conservatory Programs Manager. The job is full-time, exempt, working Tuesday-Saturday.This position reports to the Conservatory Director.


Position Overview

NCTC’s Conservatory Programs Manager is responsible for the administration of both onsite and satelliteConservatory programs and the management of well-established after school programs and residencies. Inaddition to administrative tasks, this position requires supervising and teaching youth grades K-8.


The Conservatory Programs Manager partners with the Conservatory Director to:

  • Develop and implement specialized curriculum that meets the needs of our students and community.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor teaching artists.
  • Foster new relationships to increase outreach and engagement.
  • Advocate for NCTC at community and special events.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Drama Explorer Satellite Program: Serve as primary liaison between NCTC and the host schools or community centers, promote and develop program, prepare contracts, arrange scheduling,book teaching artists, meet the needs and goals of our grant-funded classes, manage timely correspondence.
  • Conduct satellite site visits: Meet with school staff; program directors, observe teaching artists, host sample classes, attend first/final classes.
  • Teach and mentor: Recruit and hire teaching artists, teach with new teaching artists, host meetings to provide professional development for teaching artists, substitute teach when necessary, lead teach as schedule permits.
  • Conservatory administration: Work with the Conservatory Director to manage class and teaching artist schedules, registration, billing, teacher payroll, financial reports and meetings.
  • Facilitate on-site Conservatory classes: Help conduct new student interviews and tours, open facilities and manage reception during onsite classes, oversee student arrival/dismissal, create supplemental morning programming to promote student engagement, co-host parent receptions orspecial events
  • Outreach: Work with school teachers and administrators to provide meaningful experiences for theirstudents, build and foster relationships and programming that reflect the diverse communities in San Francisco.

The Conservatory Programs Manager is required to:


  • Be enthusiastic about advocating for and working with young people.
  • Have the capacity to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Possess maturity, professionalism and reliability.
  • Fully support the mission and values of NCTC and have an appreciation of theatre.
  • Easily interact with people of different age groups and backgrounds: young people, parents, teaching artists, NCTC staff, and school administrators.
  • This position generally works 10am-6pm Tuesday-Fridays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays, and requires periodic evening availability.


The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Experience teaching or working with students grades K-8.
  • Strong proficiency in Google Docs Editor products (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Calendar).
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and/or Patron Manage is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Possess a professional writing style for communications.
  • Be organized and detail-oriented, but also able to pivot when needed.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Degree in Theatre or Education is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Bi-lingual is a plus.


Application instructions:

Salary range: mid 40s DOE


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.


To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to: stephanie@nctcsf.org


Please put Programs Manager in the Subject field. No calls please.





Fall 21 TA Job Description

All classes for fall 2021 will be in-person and masked.


NCTC’s after school workshops and in-school residencies areheld throughout San Francisco schools. Teaching Artists leadstudents K-8 through our adaptable creative drama curriculum.Students explore a new theme each session while developingskills through game-play such as pantomime, spontaneity,character development and ensemble-building. Past themeshave included Circus, Dream Factory, Fairytales, Heroes & Villains and Time Travel. Each workshop concludes with a shortfinal presentation for family and friends.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • B.A. or B.F.A. in theatre or performing arts, preferred but not mandatory
  • Experience teaching youth ages 5 to 12
  • Ability to travel by car or transit to school sites within the city of San Francisco
  • Availability after-school (between 2:30-5pm) at least one day per week (Mon-Fri). Each workshop typically meets one hour each week for 8-10 weeks.
  • Reliable, team player, communicative, willing to learn new skills, friendly and outgoing
  • All Teaching Artists will complete a background check and must show proof of COVID vaccination and negative TB test


Compensation: $50-54/hour


 Applications Instructions:


  • Send an email to Conservatory Director Stephanie Temple at stephanie@nctcsf.org stating your teaching philosophy and why you are interested in teaching for NCTC.
  • Attach a resume that reflects your work in arts education and youth development. In addition, you may also send a performance headshot/resume.
  • Well-qualified applicants will be contacted 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.