Auditions and Employment

City Theatre operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Depending on the available roles for any given production, City Theatre hires both equity and non-equity actors.



City Theatre Company, a professional LORT D theatre committed to the production and development of new plays, seeks a DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST. This full-time position will be responsible for managing all institutional fundraising efforts for this $2.6 million nonprofit organization (now in its 40th season), including grant requests and reports to foundations, corporations, and government sources; planning and implementing events with staff and board committees; maintaining a donor portfolio; identifying, cultivating, and soliciting new prospects; scheduling and meeting with various internal and external stakeholders; and supporting and advancing efforts related to a capital campaign. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong writing skills; a calm, professional, and articulate public persona; a proclivity to meet deadlines and be organized; proven fundraising experience and success (preferably including capital campaigns); excellent research skills and critical and creative thinking abilities; and an enthusiastic passion for the arts. City Theatre prides itself on innovation and daring on stage; and it encourages its staff to embody these traits while fulfilling their roles in supporting the art and serving the community. Think big, think boldly, and help transform the future of City Theatre by being an energized, positive, imaginative, and integral member of this small-but-mighty team. Position reports to the Managing Director, requires some evenings and weekends, and includes a competitive benefits package. Exact title and responsibilities, along with compensation, commensurate with experience. Please send a compelling cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to James McNeel, Managing Director, at No calls, please.


The Box Office Manager position has been filled.


City Theatre Company 2015-2016 Season
Equity Principal Auditions

City Theatre Company
Pittsburgh, PA
LORT D; starting salary $700/week

Artistic Director: Tracy Brigden
Artistic Producer: Reginald L. Douglas
Managing Director: James McNeel

Date: June 17 & 18, 2015
Location: City Theatre Company
Charles Morris Building Rehearsal Hall (Second Floor)
1300 Bingham Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Time: 10am – 7pm (lunch 1pm – 2pm). Appointments strongly encouraged.

Please email (strongly preferred method), or call: (412) 431-4400 x274 to make an appointment.

Headshot and resume submission mailing address:

City Theatre Company
Attn: Casting
1300 Bingham Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

 What to bring:
-Please prepare a contemporary monologue under 2 minutes.

City Theatre is committed to non-traditional casting and encourages actors of all backgrounds to audition.

Understudies will not be cast.


Additional Info


To reach City Theatre’s artistic team, please contact
Reginald L. Douglas, Artistic Producer, by email or by calling: 412.431.4400 x274.