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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

Circa '21 is an equal opportunity employer! Covid-19 vaccination is required for all
employees, and all prospective employees must pass a criminal and sexual misconduct background check.

Positions currently available:


MASTER CARPENTER / SCENE SHOP ASSISTANT to begin ASAP.  Circa '21 produces six Mainstage plays and musicals, three Theater for Young Audience productions and a wealth of Special Events throughout their year-round schedule. Duties include assisting with each set build, changeover and tech week. Previous carpentry experience is necessary and the candidates must be proactive and able to work without direct supervision as well as available to work late nights during tech week. Some of the other qualities we are seeking include time management and organizational ability. Hourly rate available. For a complete overview of duties and responsibilities please submit cover letters and resumes to Production Manager, Jeremy Littlejohn at


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.

DISHWASHERS: Dishwashers are needed to help during and after meal service. Must be available for shifts on Wednesdays during the day and/or evening, Friday & Saturday evenings & Sunday mid-afternoon through early evenings.

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.  Food Handler Certification and BASSETT Certification are needed within 30 days of employment. Please email a current photo & resume or questions to

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.

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 Saturday, March 11, from 10 p.m. - 6 a.m. Must be 18 or over, with proof of health insurance. 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 or have questions,  please reply via email to 

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