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:


RESIDENT COSTUME DESIGNER: Seeking creative costume designer who is excellent at executing the designs and excels at working independently. Benefits include an insurance package, paid vacation, and Simple IRA after 2 years. We produce 6 mainstage and 3 children’s productions. Generally, there will be 5 musicals, both large and small, and a comedy. Position Available ASAP. Please send letter, listing 2 professional references, including their contact information, and resume to producer Denny Hitchcock at 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. 
Covid-19 vaccination is required.

DISHWASHERS: Dishwashers are needed to help with meal service. Must be available day and evening shifts and weekends. Covid-19 vaccination is required.

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. Covid-19 vaccination is required.

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. Covid-19 vaccination is required.


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 Dec. 29. 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.