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Artistic Director 

Diversionary Theatre seeks a visionary leader who can harness the transformative power of the performing arts to unite communities, embrace diversity, and inspire change. Diversionary’s next Artistic Director will champion the theater’s mission to bring people together, challenge the status quo, and create theatrical experiences that resonate with the soul of our vibrant, diverse community. Application Deadline: December 1, 2023. 

Diversionary Theatre’s Artistic Director is not only a leader of the organization – they are also a leader in the LGBTQIA+ and the artistic communities of San Diego. In addition to curating a diverse repertoire of productions and fostering an inclusive creative environment, they play a crucial part in representing and celebrating the full spectrum of the LGBTQIA+ experience. This role involves nurturing artistic collaborations, ensuring that the theater remains a powerful voice for all LGBTQIA+ communities, and championing diversity, equity, and belonging. The Artistic Director’s artistic vision serves as a catalyst for social change, resonating with the hearts of all, and helping to unify communities in their shared journey of creative expression and celebration of LGBTQIA+ culture. Click here for a full Job Description and to apply. 

Stage Management

Diversionary Theatre is seeking driven and knowledgeable Stage Managers and Assistant Stage Managers for our upcoming season. Duties would include working closely with Director and Cast to ensure smooth and successful rehearsals, tech, and performances of said show.

Candidate should have prior experience as Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager, and an interest in working cohesively with Diversionary staff and contracted designers. Payment is a stipend D.O.E. paid in three installments: tech, opening, and closing.

Please email your resume to

Run Crew

Diversionary Theatre is seeking enthusiastic and attentive backstage persons to assist our Assistant Stage Manager in running the deck. Duties include joining production in rehearsal and at tech and following instructions set forth by Stage Management for a successful run of the show. Please email your resume to

About Diversionary’s Values As An Employer

Diversionary Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks to hire diverse team members, lift up marginalized people, and cultivate an inclusive, positive, and welcoming environment for our staff and audience alike regardless of race, gender identity, or sexuality.

Read our full Anti-Racist Action Plan to learn more about our values and how we’re actively working to be an anti-racist and inclusive organization.
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