Assistant Company Manager - Asolo Repertory Theatre

The Assistant Company Manager supports the Artistic department with logistical planning for visiting artists’ residencies, transportation and other administrative duties. This position requires an outgoing, self-starter who loves being around artists and is an excellent communicator. He or she must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and a strong multi-tasker. The position requires a flexible disposition, discretion, the ability to remain level-headed in stressful situations, and an ability to make decisions in accordance with established procedures. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, be capable of lifting at least 30 pounds and prepared to share on-call responsibility as scheduled (including nights and weekends on a rotating basis). Ideal applicants will have completed a Bachelor’s degree in arts administration or equivalent work experience in theatrical company management.

Asolo Repertory Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference.

Applications are only accepted through our hiring portal https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/r1j0x3i0grkx5l/

VISITING ARTIST IN PLAYWRITING/LECTURER POSITION

The Department of Theater at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track lecturer in African American Theater and Playwriting/Playmaking. This is a one-year initial appointment with the possibility of renewal for an additional year beginning September 1, 2019. The Department seeks a candidate with experience in playwriting and/or playmaking, African American theater and/or African American cultural production and a demonstrated record of professional theater experience at the national level.

Responsibilities include: Teaching courses in playwriting/playmaking and African American theater, teaching undergraduate- and graduate MFA-level courses, and interacting with the Department’s multicultural curriculum and public outreach initiatives. This position is central to the Department’s interest in exploring and generating new theatrical works, both in workshop form and on our main stages as part of our production season. Candidate must have M.F. A. in Theater or equivalent professional experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (including email and phone contact information for references) and three current letters of recommendation to UMass Theater Chair Gina Kaufmann via email: gina@theater.umass.edu

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Costume Technology

Ohio University School of Theater invites applicants for Assistant Professor of Instruction in Costume Technology beginning Fall 2019. The College of Fine Arts is invested in hiring faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism.

Nine-month renewable non-tenure track appointment. Generous benefits: tuition for self/dependents, comprehensive insurance package, excellent retirement plan, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, wellness programs/facilities, and employee assistance program. Details: https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/. Minimum Qualifications: •MFA degree, or Bachelors’ Degree with significant professional experience. • 5 years experience in costume design/construction with professional experience. • Demonstrated teaching skills. • Shop management experience including technical and production history. • Experience in budgeting/purchasing.

Preferred Qualifications: • Teaching experience with graduate students. • Extensive interpretive, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Responsibilities: Teaching includes but is not limited to: draping, tailoring, flat patterning, costume construction, shop management. Shop management includes: • Supervise fittings and construction. •

Daily operations including personnel, supplies and materials management, and stock supervision. • Projections of labor, materials, and equipment needed. • Maintain professionalism standards and protocol in a learning environment. • Budget oversight is shared with costume faculty and staff. This position requires a strong team player and high level of courtesy and calm. Additional duties: student recruitment, service on academic committees.

Apply at: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/31390

Artist-in-Residence: Emerson Stage Artistic Director

The Department of Performing Arts invites applications for a full-time Artist-in-Residence to serve as the Artistic Director of Emerson Stage, the producing organization within the Department of Performing Arts comprised of the students, faculty, staff and guest artists of the department. The one-year renewable appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities and Tasks: Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Emerson Stage is the production company within the Department of Performing Arts and produces nine to ten fully staged major productions annually in five theatres, with additional production opportunities available to our students through curricular projects, student theatre organizations and ArtsEmerson, the College’s professional presenting company. In its structure and processes, Emerson Stage models professional theatre making practices and seeks to expand, respond to and create the next generation of theatre-makers. Season selections are based primarily in the training needs of our students as evident in a varied curriculum encompassing BFA programs in Acting, Theatre and Performance, Musical Theatre, Theatre Education, Theatre Design Technology/Stage and Screen Design Technology, Stage and Production Management, and Theatre (which includes Directing, Playwriting, Dramaturgy, Theatre Studies, and Arts Management), and an MA/MFA Program in Applied Theatre/Theatre Education. Serving at the pleasure of the Chair, the Artistic Director leads the season selection process by working with an Advisory Committee comprised of curricular area heads, student representatives, professional production staff and management leadership. The AD identifies and recommends guest directors, serves as the supervisor of all directors, attends production meetings, rehearsals as necessary and facilitates the casting process for all Emerson Stage productions. Other performance related activities for community events, development/institutional advancement may be required as well. Faculty members in this position will also teach 2 or 3 courses (8-12 credits) per academic year in the AD’s area of specialty and may direct one show each season as a course equivalent during the Emerson Stage season, starting with the 20-21 season.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, support material/links to professional work, and contact information for three references. In addition, applicants should provide a statement on the applicant’s position on artistic direction, particularly within the educational context described above and address their approach to inclusive and collaborative leadership @ https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/19288

Priority will be given to applications received by June 1, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

Company Manager

Asolo Repertory Theatre, a LORT B theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks a highly organized and dynamic Company Manager to oversee all aspects of visiting artists’ residencies and to assist in the administration of the Artistic department. Job duties include leadership of the assistant company manager and department apprentice; supervision of all travel, housing and vehicle maintenance, artist communication, corporate partner and rental housing relationships; expense tracking and forecasting; and support for staff and Board events. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, anticipates and creatively solves problems, and enjoys interacting with all types of artists. Approximate start date of July 2019. Competitive salary/benefits. Please submit resume, cover letter, and references through our online application portal https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/r1urp42w1rgx0at/.

Applications will be accepted through June 2, 2019. E.O.E. All applicants reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference. No phone calls, please.

Technical Director

Exciting opportunity to join Lehigh University’s Department of Theatre and Zoellner Art Center as a technical director!

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY seeks a strong leader to coordinate and supervise the completion of technical and scenic construction needs for the Department of Theatre, including four mainstage productions and several smaller black box performances per academic year. Coordinate departmental use of scene shop, theatres, and other spaces shared with Zoellner Arts Center, and take part in general technical service planning. Work closely with faculty, guests, and arts center staff, provide oversight for calendar, budgets, production meetings, and technical rehearsals. Appointment as an adjunct assistant professor in Lehigh’s NAST-accredited BA theatre program teaching courses in areas of expertise. Supervise the scene shop and build scenery with assistant technical director, student crews, and wage employees. MFA in technical theatre or equivalent for this staff /adjunct faculty position. This is a 12-month exempt staff position, eligible to participate in Lehigh University’s benefits program. Salary in the mid-50,000 range. Lehigh University welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. This is a great place to call home, nestled in the Lehigh Valley a short distance from Philadelphia and NYC. https://lehigh.hiretouch.com/position-details?jobid=54540

Theatre: Full-Time Faculty Search

American University Department of Performing Arts College of Arts and Sciences Washington DC

The Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in Theatre for Academic Year 2019-2020. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 26, 2019. There is a possibility of two hires from this search.

Applicants should hold a terminal degree in theatre or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered. The faculty member will teach six courses per academic year. Candidates should have demonstrated strength or potential for teaching in the broad area of theatre. Candidates with directing experience may be considered for a directing assignment as part of their teaching load. Multiple classes will be assigned in the University’s General Education program (now called the “AU Core”) where theatre contributes multiple courses. In addition, successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching courses that may include, but are not limited to, Acting, Voice and Speech, Moving Body, Playwriting, Directing, Devised Theatre, Theatre History and Theatre for Social Change. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in Department and University activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Initial review of applications will begin May 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/62868 . For the initial submission, please only include a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, and two sample syllabi. Letters of reference and additional materials will be requested at a later date. Please contact Richard Streeks, Administrative Coordinator, at 202-885-3422 or streeks@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University (american.edu) is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world.

The Department of Performing Arts (american.edu/cas/performing-arts) offers undergraduate degree programs in Dance, Music, Theatre/Musical Theatre, and Audio Technology, as well as graduate degree programs in Arts Management and Audio Technology. The Theatre/Musical Theatre Program offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Theatre and Musical Theatre, as well as a minor in Theatre. American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus

Technical Director: Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies

Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) is seeking a Technical Director to provide leadership and technical expertise for all department productions. The Technical Director ensures the successful interpretation, engineering, realization, and safety of all scenic, lighting, sound, and video designs, while maintaining a safe working environment for all. Directly responsible for the management of the production stage staff, overhire, and student staff working on scenery, lighting, sound, and video, the Technical Director must be a strong collaborator. This position will assist and mentor both graduate and undergraduate students. The Technical Director will serve as a safety officer and facilities manager within the department, and will work to ensure a safe working environment in both production shop and classroom spaces. Other duties may also be assigned. The work schedule includes evening, weekend, and holiday hours. This is a full time, 12 month, exempt position reporting to the Production Manager.

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience required. MFA is a plus.

Further details available at https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/technical-director-%E2%80%93-stanford-university-department-of-theater-and-performance-studies-taps-6350 Applications will be reviewed beginning May 15, 2019.

Business Manager

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks a full-time Business Manager. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Human Resources, this senior staff member manages the day-to-day financial and business operations of YSD/YRT to ensure the integrity of financial operations, creates a collaborative working environment for financial and business; develops and implements financial systems and business operations training programs, guides and procedures; develops and implements school-wide financial and business operations initiatives, and methodologies to retain and share information; oversees all financial aspects of staff, faculty, student and artist payrolls; participates in all aspects of budgeting, maintains chart of accounts and oversees reconciliation of receivable/liability accounts; oversees preparation of grant and gift application and final report budgets and financial documents, and serves as petty cash custodian.

Position requires: Strong motivational and influential leadership, supervisory, project management, team-building, facilitation, customer service; accounting and financial analysis oral fluency and written communication skills. Applicants must be a self-starter and highly motivated solution-oriented individual with strong thinking agility and a deep knowledge and sense of self.

Experience working in administrative and/or financial aspects of the performing arts and/or higher education preferred. Salary dependent upon experience; full Yale University benefits package.

Go to www.yale.edu/jobs , requisition number 55035BR (http://bit.ly/YaleBM55035) Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Development Director

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL seeks a creative and dynamic development director to provide leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination of all fundraising efforts. Responsibilities include developing and nurturing relationships with the philanthropic community, individual and corporate donors, sponsors, board members and volunteers; working closely with the Producing Artistic Director, Managing Director and Board to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization and the endowment and capital campaign; acting as motivating leader for the development staff; working collaboratively across the organization to gain cooperation, influence and success in building initiatives.

Candidates should have at least 5 years experience in not-for-profit management/fundraising, excellent people skills in all social strata, communication, writing, organizational, computer and database management skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Applications are only accepted through our online portal at: https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/r1eslu6m04tnzak/

Digital Communications Associate

Yale Repertory Theatre/Yale School of Drama (YRT/YSD) seeks a strong self-starter who works independently and in a team setting with an ability to collaborate effectively and flexibly with a large number of staff, students, interns and other professionals representing a diversity of personalities, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigration status. The position requires comprehensive knowledge of content-managed and static HTML websites, branding, image processing, typography, and email coding to provide complex creative and technical web/email support to YRT/YSD.

Qualified applicants must have demonstrated experience working with HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver or equivalent HTML editing application; intermediate to advanced ability with Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat; basic Excel. Eight years related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Applicants must possess strong planning, troubleshooting, customer service, and verbal and written communication skills; be able to meet fluid deadlines with attention to detail, remain calm under pressure; and be able to articulate creative and technical concepts to lay users.

Preferred experience includes working within WCAG 2.1 accessibility guidelines, experience working with WordPress, Tessitura, Tessitura Messaging System, Wordfly, TNEW, Drupal version 6 or 7 and/or working in a professional performing arts organization. Demonstrated ability to serve as model and mentor to graduate professional students. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Go to www.yale.edu/jobs , requisition number 54490BR. Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Human Resources Manager

LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE The Playhouse is looking to hire a dynamic professional to be their next Human Resources Manager! This position is responsible for the day-to-day human resources activities, including, but not limited to: recruitment and orientation; benefits and compensation administration; employee relations; equity, diversity and inclusion; workers’ compensation and health and safety policies and procedure. Other essential duties include on and off-boarding employees, new hire orientation, equity, diversity and inclusion, and employee recognition.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor's degree in business, HR, or related discipline.

• Minimum 3-5 years HR experience, including knowledge of and experience in employee relations, recruitment, benefits and compensation, workers’ compensation, and employment law.

• Certification in HR

• Strong knowledge of current Federal and California State labor laws and ACA compliance.

• Proven ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management and external parties, and represent the company to internal and external groups.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Great organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize appropriately

• Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, Payroll Software System (Paychex preferred) and Benefit Administration Program (BeneTrac preferred)

Submit cover letter and resume to resumes@ljp.org.

Costume Shop Supervisor

The Conservatory of Theater Arts at Purchase College is accepting applications for Costume Shop Supervisor. This position will be responsible for the supervision of the shop, shop staff, and the execution of costumes for Conservatory Productions; together with workroom supervisor and other staff, position will serve as an adviser and supervisor for students working in the Costume Shop. This position is a 10-month College Year appointment from August 1 to May 31 each academic year. Successful applicants should show leadership in the field, significant professional work in the theater at an advanced level, and teaching experience. Position requires advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem-solving skills, as well as a strongly demonstrated commitment to safety in the entertainment industry. Required: Strong knowledge and experience in theatrical costume construction (machine and hand sewing, alterations, professional finishing techniques, basic crafts, dyeing, millinery), leadership experience in staff management and wardrobe supervision, proficiency with standard costume shop equipment and maintenance, skills in communication, collaboration, time management and team-oriented focus. Instructions to Candidate: This is a condensed version of the job posting. For the complete posting, please visit Purchase College Job Vacancy website at https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an online application.

Director of Development

Northern Stage’s Director of Development is an essential member of the leadership of an energized, rural, professional theater company with a mission of changing lives, one story at a time. The Director of Development oversees the planning and operations of the Development Department to secure and retain all contributed revenue. They are responsible for attaining 50-55% of the revenue to support the theater’s overall $4M operating budget through a variety of strategies: major gifts, corporate partnerships, annual fund, government and foundation grants, and other initiatives. The Director of Development is also responsible for the management, coordination and implementation of capital and/or endowment campaigns for Northern Stage’s 25th Anniversary and any other future special fundraising campaigns. They report directly to the Managing Director, work closely with an engaged Board of Directors, and are integral to the work of the NS Leadership Team. The Director of Development is an active ambassador for this dynamic company, embodying its core values and mission/vision.

Please see full job description at https://northernstage.org/employment-auditions/

Albany Park Theater Project General Manager

Albany Park Theater Project creates transformative experiences that forge an inclusive community of youth artists, adult artists and audiences to envision and build a more just, equitable and joyful world. APTP’s teen ensemble members - mostly young people of color from immigrant families - and adult artistic team collaborate to create world-class theater that amplifies and illuminates the voices and experiences of our immigrant and first-generation community. Our creative process prepares and propels teens to lead civically engaged and choice-filled lives. Our performances foster empathy, humanize challenging social issues, encourage new ways of seeing the world, and inspire action.

The General Manager role offers a highly organized, energetic, self-directed, and collaboration- minded individual the opportunity to oversee the finance, administrative, operations, HR, facilities, information technology, and entrepreneurial aspects of a company that has broad reach and an established reputation in the theater, youth, community building and social justice sectors. The general manager role supports APTP’s work to create ground-breaking, multidisciplinary performances rooted in the lived experience of immigrant communities and driven by the Albany Park Theater Project mission of social justice and enriching the cultural vitality and quality of life in the Albany Park neighborhood as well as throughout Chicago.

Starting Salary Range is $65-$70k View entire job listing with information on how to apply: https://aptpchicago.org/employment/

Albany Park Theater Project Resident Director

Albany Park Theater Project creates transformative experiences that forge an inclusive community of youth artists, adult artists and audiences to envision and build a more just, equitable and joyful world. APTP’s teen ensemble members - mostly young people of color from immigrant families - and adult artistic team collaborate to create world-class theater that amplifies and illuminates the voices and experiences of our immigrant and first-generation community. Our creative process prepares and propels teens to lead civically engaged and choice-filled lives. Our performances foster empathy, humanize challenging social issues, encourage new ways of seeing the world, and inspire action.

The Resident Director position offers a unique opportunity for an established artist to find a true artistic home – a place to bring their developed artistic practice to a space that truly values their expertise and perspective, that is both well-resourced and stable but also risk-taking and incredibly ambitious. The Resident Director will have a rare opportunity to merge their life’s creative work with APTP’s mission and vision, and to build on a 20+ year track record of artistic and youth development expertise. APTP is serious about nourishing and supporting its artists and provides a space to be challenged and grow within an atmosphere of a close-knit team consisting of some of the best theater artists, designers and more in Chicago and the national stage. The Resident Director role offers a collaboration-minded, experienced and innovative theater maker the opportunity to create ground-breaking, multidisciplinary performances rooted in the lived experience of immigrant communities and driven by the Albany Park Theater Project’s mission of social justice and enriching the cultural vitality and quality of life in the Albany Park neighborhood as well as throughout Chicago.

Starting salary range is $55k-$60k To view the entire job posting and information about how to apply: https://aptpchicago.org/employment/

Education & Engagement Director

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL invites applications by innovative and dynamic individuals to provide leadership and strategic direction for our Education & Community Engagement Department. The Director will spearhead educational, community engagement and outreach program development that supports Asolo Rep’s mission. Responsibilities include developing and nurturing relationships with schools and community organizations; organizing and motivating an effective team; creating innovative programming involving a broad spectrum of the community; promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in all programming; managing the career development program; and working collaboratively across the organization as a senior team member. Experience in education and engagement program implementation and arts management required. Successful applicants possess excellent communication, writing, organizational, computer and database management skills. Seeking a broad range of applicants. Salary commensurate with experience.

All applicants must submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements via our online application @ https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/m6g4qh015lleos

eta Creative Arts Foundation Executive Search

eta’s Board of Directors is seeking an experienced Executive Director with a strong background in African American arts and cultural traditions. We are seeking transformational leadership as we move into the 21st Century. eta will need a leader to work with its Board of Directors to develop and implement strategic plans for operations and fundraising. The successful candidate will also create a plan of action that fosters relationships with a broad spectrum of donors and in collaboration with the Producing Artistic Director enhance staffing and establish innovative programming.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, a writing sample and three professional references to: EDsearch@etacreativearts.org by April, 15, 2019. Visit www.etacreativearts.org for full position description.

Associate or Full Professor of Acting

The Department of Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut invites applications from significant and established teachers of acting, with experience heading an actor-training program, for a full-time, tenure track appointment as Associate or Full Professor of Acting. This position will include teaching courses in the BFA and MFA Acting Programs, serving as Director of Performance Programs, and serving as an Associate Artistic Director for the Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT). The anticipated start date is August 23, 2019.

For position description and application process, please visit UConn Jobs (www.jobs.uconn.edu), Faculty Positions, School of Fine Arts.

Dramaturg & Literary Manager

Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida (LORT B Mainstage; LORT D Second Stage) is seeking a Dramaturg & Literary Manager to oversee all aspects of the Literary Office.

Responsibilities consist of managing all dramaturgical/literary functions, including: writing/editing playbill content and dramaturgical research for all productions, participating in season selection, creating/curating content for and leading public programming events, shepherding all new play development efforts, networking with literary agents and cultivating playwrights, acquiring and evaluating new scripts, and supervising/mentoring a Dramaturgy Apprentice.

Ideal candidates will be early or mid-career professionals, with a serious commitment to a career in dramaturgy and/or literary management. Master’s degree in Dramaturgy, Theatre History, or a related field is required. Excellent research, writing, analytical, computer, and organizational and interpersonal communication skills are required.

This is a full-time position with an approximate start date of July, 2019. Please submit resume, cover letter, references and writing sample(s) (one script evaluation and one playbill article, not more than 5 pages total) through our online application portal at https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/q1d61riw0a2obhx/ applications will be accepted through April 1, 2019. E.O.E. All applicants reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference.