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.