Work with us

Merrigong Theatre Company is a not for profit company that operates Wollongong’s premier performing arts venues, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre and the Wollongong Town Hall. The company also commissions, produces, presents and tours professional theatre.

Located in the beautiful coastal city of Wollongong, just over an hour south of Sydney, Merrigong Theatre Company is one of Australia’s most dynamic regional performing arts companies. 

We have the following exciting opportunities to join a vibrant and successful organisation that is a recognised arts industry leader.

Head of Staging
This position is required to assist in the operation of all technical aspects pertaining to the use of the stage, with a particular focus on staging, fly tower operation and safety. To realise staging requirements for Merrigong productions and incoming hirer events.

The successful candidate for the role will need to show a high level of initiative, strong communication skills and relevant industry knowledge and experience. They will also contribute to a positive team and work culture.

Merrigong encourages applications from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

For information about how to apply click here.


We have a great team of people who volunteer their time on everything from ushering to assisting in our office. We also offer a few longer term roles, where people volunteer their time and gain experience in a specific area of the performing arts industry. 

If you'd like to volunteer with us, call us on 02 4224 5959 or email us at

As part of the Marketing team, the Marketing Campaign Coordinator will deliver full service marketing and communication activities for a diverse range of Merrigong Theatre Company’s programs, and should have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to manage time and multiple projects effectively. They will also contribute to a positive team and work culture.