Box Office/Theater Location
33 West Victoria Street
Santa Barbara CA 93101
Hours: Tues.-Sat. from 1:00 – 5:00, and one hour before curtain on performance days
1330 State Street, Suite 204
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
FAX: (805) 568-3806
Business Mailing Address
Ensemble Theatre Company
P.O. Box 2307
Santa Barbara, CA 93120
ETC is now accepting video submissions for Equity and non-Equity actors. For further information about upcoming auditions, please sign up for the mailing list.
Please note that we are a fully vaccinated company, and proof of full vaccination as defined by the CDC is required as a condition of employment (following AEA guidelines as required).
If you have any questions or issues regarding auditions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensemble Theatre Company – 2021-22 Season
All roles are open to all ethnicities unless otherwise specified. Submissions will be reviewed by ETC’s Artistic Director. Deadline for submissions is September 14, 2021.
Prepare audition material that may include one or two monologues and/or a song not to exceed three minutes total. Singers may prepare a song of their choice, or use the accompaniment provided which can be accessed online by clicking HERE.
by Janet Yates Vogt & Mark Friedman
Directed by Jenny Sullivan
First Rehearsal: September 14, 2021
October 7 – 24, 2021
Rosemary – female 30s – 50s CAST
Man – male – 20s – 50s – CAST
The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley
By Lauren Gunderson & Margot Melcon
Directed by Michael Butler
First Rehearsal – November 9, 2021
December 2 – 19, 2021
Lydia – female – 20s-early 30s
Brian – male – mid 20s
George – male – late 20s – mid 30s
Cassie – female – 20s
Darcy – male – late 20s – mid 30s
Mrs. Reynolds – 50s
Elizabeth – late 20s – early 30s
Carmen Jones (Musical)
by Oscar Hammerstein
Directed by Jonathan Fox
First Rehearsal – January 11, 2022
February 3 – 20, 2022
Roles – All roles African-American
Husky Miller – male – mid 20s – mid 30s
Myrt– female – late 20s – early 40s
Joe – male – late 20s – 30s
Sally – female – 20s – 30s
Rum – female – 20s – 30s
Cindy Lou – female – 20s
Carmen Jones – female – mid 20s – mid 30s
Frankie – female – late 30s – mid-40s
Dink – male – 20s – 30s
Sergeant Brown – male – 30s – 40s
By Christopher Demos-Brown
Directed by Jonathan Fox
First Rehearsal – March 15, 2022
April 7 – 24, 2022
Kendra – African-American female – 40s CAST
Scott – Caucasian male – 40s CAST
Officer Larkin – Caucasian male – 20s – early 30s CAST
Officer Stokes – African American male, 40s – 60s
By Anthony Shaffer
Directed by Jenny Sullivan
First Rehearsal – May 17, 2022
June 9 – 26, 2022
Milo – 30s – CAST
Andrew – 50s
Current Openings as of 10/18/2021
The Technical Director position must have extensive understanding of theater drafting, mechanical and electrical engineering, welding and great organizational skills. The TD also serves as the Master Carpenter. The individual must be able to handle managing his time and crews between the shop as well as the theater. The job requires regular coordination and cooperation between the design teams and staff. The Technical director will need to make budgetary and design recommendations for every project where he is needed. To apply please email resume to email@example.com.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, work well under pressure, and possess a positive and creative energy. This position serves to keep the company running smoothly and is the go-to person for staff and the public. Responsibilities include contract fulfillment, arranging artist travel and housing, serving as point of contact with outside vendors, and processing payroll. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Assoc. GM may also act as the company’s Health and Safety Supervisor, which oversees compliance with new health and safety protocols. Experience with union contracts and basic operations of theater management preferred, or Equity stage management experience preferred. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, QuickBooks, and Tessitura a plus. This position is a senior staff member reporting to the Artistic and Managing Directors, full-time with benefits, including vacation and participation in company’s health and pension plans. Email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Box Office Manager has excellent communication skills, superior customer service experience, and is process oriented. Oversees the overall day to day operations of the box office from the daily sales to scheduling staff for daytime and evening operations. The Box Office Manager will ensure a hospitable, smooth and efficient operation. Responsible for updating information on and monitoring the Tessitura ticketing system, tracking daily sales and deposits, ticket account management and fulfillment. Leads by example at all times and provides the highest level of customer service to all patrons. Email resume to email@example.com.
The Wardrobe Supervisor provides Designers with assistance in the design and the implementations of all Costumes for ETC’s season. Responsibilities include procuring materials and shop supplies; shipping and receiving; assisting with and/or coordinating builds, renting and pulling costumes; alterations; bookkeeping, data entry and tracking financial records for wardrobe activities. Acts as stitcher under the direction of Costume Designers and serves as liaison to the other Departments. This position will act as show Dresser for quick changes (including some stage hand responsibilities) as well as wardrobe maintenance for all ETC shows. Applicants should have good working knowledge of theatrical costumes, good hand and machine sewing skills, and basic computer software such as Excel and Word. Experience in Wig styling and maintenance a plus. This is a open seasonal position to be contracted October 2021 thru end of June 2022. Applicants should send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ETC is looking for carpenters and metal workers for set and prop builds, load ins and load outs. The position would work primarily in our carpentry shop in Goleta with our Technical Director to achieve all the builds for the Ensemble theater season and any third party contracts. Position will use power tools such as table saw, chop saw, pneumatic tools, screw gun, jigsaw and welding equipment to construct from lumber and steel all the needed pieces for each show. All types of welding & metalwork woodworking and carpentry skills are needed! Position will also assist in load ins and load outs as well as final touches to finish a set in the New Vic Theater, Santa Barbara. This position is part time and on an as-needed/on call basis. If you are any good with tools and want the unique experience of building for and in the theater please send contact information and experience to email@example.com.
ETC is looking for carpenters and metal workers for set and prop builds, load ins and load outs. The position would work primarily in our carpentry shop in Goleta with our Technical Director to achieve all the builds for the Ensemble theater season and any third-party contracts. Position will use power tools such as table saw, chop saw, pneumatic tools, screw gun, jigsaw and welding equipment to construct from lumber and steel all the needed pieces for each show. All types of welding & metalwork woodworking and carpentry skills are needed. Position will also assist in load-ins and load-outs as well as final touches to finish a set in the New Vic Theater, Santa Barbara. This position is part time and on an as-needed/on call basis. If you are any good with tools and want the unique experience of building for and in the theater please send contact information and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ETC does not accept manuscripts through the mail. We do, however, accept electronic scripts with play synopses and character breakdown, via email only to email@example.com. Please note that you will receive a response only if we have further interest. Please do not follow up via phone or email.
ETC’s production team has a fully functional scene shop capable of fabricating for theatrical needs and other events. If you are interested in having ETC fabricate for your next show or event, please contact the ETC production manager at firstname.lastname@example.org for available build slots.
5-Play subscription are now on sale.
3 Ways to Subscribe:
ETC Box Office (805) 965-5400
Box Office Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday
from 1 pm to 5 pm
and 1 hour prior to performance time.
Please note: Plays, dates, and artists subject to change. All sales final. Payments will be processed shortly after they are received.
Low-Cost Preview Nights
Get in early – and be a part of the show’s development.
Opening Night Series
A special night filled with excitement! Join the cast and press for a post-performance party with food and wine.
Wednesday Pre-Show Talk Series
A free, lively, and informative half-hour talk in The New Vic courtyard before each Wednesday performance. Enhance your theater-going experience with background information on the play you are about to see.
Thursday Talk-Back Series
Immediately following the final Thursday performance of each production, meet members of the cast and join in an informal discussion about the show.
Friday Martini Night
Bring your friends and grab a spirit and socialize before the show! The second Friday of each production features complimentary martinis in The New Vic courtyard.
Juggling a hectic schedule? Choose our flex plan and enjoy the same subscriber savings and decide on your performance date right up until show time. (Subject to availability at the time of request)
Discount Subscriptions for 29 and Under
Theatergoers 29-and-Under and students enjoy and even greater discount when subscribing to the whole season.
Theater Tickets Make Great Gifts!
Ensemble Theatre Company gift certificates do not expire, and can be redeemed for any ETC production or education class.
If you have 10 or more people, then you are a group! We host groups of all different types, including schools, active adult communities and senior centers, churches and synagogues, tour groups and fundraisers, professional organizations and businesses, social clubs and family reunions.
Spectacular Savings — Discounts of 15% to 25%, depending on group size.
Priority Reservations — Ordering early, and placing a 50% deposit, is the easiest way to ensure your group gets the best seats at the best price. Pre-book the performance of your choice well in advance of the general public and you’ll have the seats to those sold-out shows.
Free Promotional Materials — Posters, flyers, show information—let us help you promote your Ensemble Theatre Company event!
Fundraisers — Buy the tickets at the discounted rate and use it as a revenue-generator by selling the tickets at a premium. Your organization can host a reception before the show to add value to the ticket price.
Box Office: 805-965-5400
Email: Click here to email the Box Office
WILL I HAVE MY REGULAR SEATS?
• While we’re delighted to offer you your regular seats, please note that, at performance time, if we are required to operate at reduced capacity, we may need to convert your ticket to general admission.
WILL THE THEATER HAVE LIMITED SEATING?
• If we are required to limit seating capacity, we may not be able to offer your normal performance and seats. Preference will be given in order of subscription purchase. Don’t delay in purchasing your subscription!
CAN I GET A REFUND?
Rest assured! All subscription tickets will be refundable if we are unable to present the performance.
CAN I WATCH THE PRODUCTION ONLINE?
Streaming may be available for some performances. We encourage you to let us know if you foresee choosing that as an option by emailing email@example.com.
WILL I HAVE TO WEAR A MASK?
Please note that we intend to follow CDC guidelines at the time of the performance, which may include:
Wearing masks in the theater during the performance.
Showing proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test
Social distancing, and restriction on sitting in the first two rows
It’s almost like being outdoors!
We have upgraded our theater’s ventilation system to meet current standards, including upgrading our filters, increased filter replacement, and bringing in 40% outdoor air. Lobby restrooms will have additional air-purifying stations, and the lobby will have hand-sanitizing stations. The New Vic will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis.
We will now offer print-at-home ticketing as well as contactless ticket scanning at the theater.
Single tickets to our 2021-22 season will go on sale in late August 2021.
Juggling a hectic schedule? Choose our flexible plan and choose your dates at your convenience – even at the last minute. Enjoy the same subscriber savings!
Students with a valid student I.D. are eligible to receive our greatest ticket discount with a 5-show package available for only $100!