Arkansas Repertory Theatre exists to create a diverse body of theatrical work of the highest artistic standards. With a focus on dramatic storytelling that illuminates the human journey, The Rep entertains, engages and enriches local and regional audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
If you would like to join us please see the opportunities below for more information and who to contact.
General Casting Information
Audition listings are posted as they become available for specific productions. For an audition appointment in response to an audition posting, please contact Peter Mensky, Company Manager/Casting Associate, at email@example.com.
Local Auditions in Little Rock:
Arkansas Rep regularly holds auditions in Little Rock throughout the year. Auditions are announced here on our website as well as in local newspapers, and on our Facebook page. If you are interested in auditioning for an upcoming production, please check the auditions page regularly, and “Like” Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s page on Facebook for casting updates. Once auditions are announced, you may email to schedule an audition appointment.
New York Auditions:
Season EPAs are scheduled once a year and take place in Chicago or New York City. These EPAs are announced on www.actorsequity.org and in Backstage Magazine www.backstage.com.
Chorus calls are scheduled for each chorus musical. These calls are posted on www.actorequity.org and in Backstage Magazine, www.backstage.com.
Auditioning for a Specific Production
Arkansas Rep announces our New York City auditions on www.actorsequity.org , Backstage Magazine www.backstage.com and www.actorsaccess.com. Generally, we hold auditions on a show by show basis, and these auditions are by appointment only. To obtain an audition appointment for a particular production, you may submit your picture and resume either electronically through www.actorsaccess.com or by sending your picture and resume directly to the casting department through regular mail.
Arkansas Rep is not currently accepting scripts for future productions.
The Rep is seeking a Wardrobe Supervisor to run shows and supervise all aspects of our wardrobe operations. This is a full-time, year-round position with duties that include coordination, running and maintenance of all costumes and wigs used for Rep productions and events, training and supervising overhire dressers, applying and maintaining wigs, and working in the costume shop on construction between running shows. Candidates should have experience creating tracking paperwork and documentation, understand how to plan for and execute quick changes and be familiar with standard AEA practices and rules, solid stitching skills, and familiarity with other costume crafts and/or construction techniques. Helpful personal strengths include a commitment to meeting deadlines, dependability, flexibility, a passion for the work, empathy, and a healthy sense of humor.
This is a full- time, permanent position that includes a generous benefits package and must be filled by May 13, 2019. Because of the short notice, we are willing to discuss a shorter term, temporary engagement for those who would only be available for a limited time. To be considered for this option, candidates must be available at least through July 30, 2019. Local applicants will also be considered for addition to our overhire dresser list at their request.
The Rep values and encourages diversity in all areas of its operations and is committed to creating a culturally diverse and equitable environment. All candidates who possess the required skills are encouraged to apply, and every application will be considered. Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to Joshua Marchesi, Production Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Links to your personal website or electronic portfolio samples are also welcome. No phone calls, please.
The Rep is seeking a skilled Scenic Carpenter to join our staff. The Carpenter is part of a three-person team that creates and supports scenic elements for a 5-7 show season plus audience and development events. Responsibilities include set construction, installation, maintenance and strike. Candidates should have a degree in theatrical construction or equivalent experience and/or training, and at least one year of experience working in a professionally organized scene shop environment. Candidates should have strong stage carpentry, the ability to read construction drawings, be comfortable working at height, and be able to lift 75 pounds. Advanced skills such as finish carpentry, foam carving, soft goods construction, metal working (including welding), rigging, and painting are also desirable. Helpful personal strengths include a strong work ethic, a commitment to meeting deadlines, dependability, flexibility, a passion for the work, and a healthy sense of humor.
This is a full time, year-round position that includes a generous benefits package. The position will remain open until filled.
The Rep values and encourages diversity in all areas of our operations and are committed to creating a culturally diverse and equitable environment. All candidates who possess the required skills are encouraged to apply, and every application will be considered. Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to Joshua Marchesi, Production Manager, at email@example.com. Links to your personal website or electronic portfolio samples are also welcome. No phone calls, please.
BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE
Arkansas Repertory Theatre seeks a Box Office Associate to act as the principle point of welcome to The Rep. The qualified person will demonstrate the ability to offer the highest levels of customer service to patrons in person, by telephone, and by email. This employee will maximize sales for the Arkansas Repertory Theatre through exemplary customer service and extensive knowledge of current productions. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and references to: Zachary Rhodes, Director of Audience Services, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. The Arkansas Rep is an equal opportunity employer.
CONCESSION SALES ASSOCIATE
The Concession Sales Associate sells prepared food and beverage items to patrons of the Rep. They also maintain the cleanliness of the concessions area and work quickly as most concessions sales occur 15-30 minutes prior to the show. To ensure that the experience of each of The Rep’s 70,000 patrons is enjoyable, customer service provided by the Concessions Sales Associate must exceed expectations and be offered with a smile. This is a part-time position that requires evening and weekend availability. Must be 18+ years of age. Please email your interest to Tyler Church at email@example.com.