Employment Opportunities

Are you looking for an exciting career in show business?


If so, join the fun, safe, inclusive environment at Circa '21! Every position at Circa '21
is part of the show! We all work together as a team to give our guests the best

possible experience. Listed below are the positions currently available.

Below the positions currently available, you will find the many departments in which positions are occasionally available. If you are interested in working in show business,
bring in your resume, download an application & drop it off or fill out an application
at our ticket office located at 1828 3rd Ave, Rock Island.
You may also email your resume to dlaake@circa21.com.

Circa '21 is an equal opportunity employer! All perspective employees must pass a
criminal and sexual misconduct background check.

Positions currently available:

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/MASTER CARPENTER: Circa ’21 is seeking a resident
Technical Director/Master Carpenter to begin ASAP. Will also consider Production Manager/TD. Must be experienced & able to work independently, without direct supervision; have superior scenic building skills; time management & organizational skills; rigging; experience with short changeovers; broad knowledge of all aspects of technical theatre very helpful. Build 6 mainstage productions per year; co-design and build/pull
3 children’s productions per year; and trouble shoot technical and lighting equipment.
Even-tempered personality a huge plus. Design opportunities available. For further information, click here for attached job description. Please email letter, resume and at least 2 professional references ASAP to dpjh@circa21.com.


KITCHEN HELP: Kitchen help is needed for food runners and prep helpers. Workers help plate and run food during dinner. Must be available to work late afternoons, evenings and weekends. Food Handler Certification is needed within 30 days of employment.

DISHWASHERS: Dishwashers are needed to help with meal service. Must be available day and evening shifts and weekends.

BOOTLEGGERS: Do you love singing & dancing? Do you want to be a member of one of the only performing wait staffs in the country? If so, we are casting Bootleggers!  The Circa ’21 Bootleggers come together on stage prior to every performance to perform a 12-15 minute musical revue preshow, written, directed and produced by The Bootleggers themselves.  Must be 21 or older. Covid-19 vaccination is required. Food Handler Certification and BASSETT Certification are needed within 30 days of employment. Please email a current photo & resume or questions to dlaake@circa21.com.

TICKET OFFICE: We need customer-oriented people to assist patrons with reservations. Candidates will possess good computer knowledge and customer service skills Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

BUSSERS: Dining room help is needed to seat guests and bus tables. Our bussers assist the Bootleggers to give our customers a great dining experience. Bussers keep tables clean, take away used dishes, and help fill drinks in a friendly, professional manner. We need 1-2 who are available to work days, otherwise, must be available evenings and weekends. Food Handler Certification is needed within 30 days of employment.


COSTUME SHOP: Seeking experienced stitchers to help build the costumes on a per-show basis. Experience with home sewing machines necessary and industrial sewing machines preferred. Able to take construction direction and have experience with a variety of fabrics and theatrical construction techniques. Other duties may include pulling items from stock, polishing/dying shoes, hand sewing, labeling costume pieces, repairs of costume pieces,  alterations of existing pieces, etc. Working from home is also a possibility for certain projects.

CHANGEOVER CREW: Crew members are needed for the show changeover. The next changeover date is Nov. 6. Must be 18 or over, with proof of health insurance to apply. Help needed in areas such as dismantling and loading scenery; unloading and assembling scenery; rigging scenery to fly; hanging and focusing lights; and much more. Experience is very helpful, but not necessary. If you are interested, please reply via email to dpjh@circa21.com.