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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.

 

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Assistant Master Electrician

The nationally recognized Asolo Rep (LORT B) seeks experienced Assistant Master Electrician for a salaried position to start October of 2019

  • Responsibilities include
  • Read and interpret lighting plot and other drawings in association with the Master Electrician
  • Have basic programming knowledge of ETC GIO (EOS Software) lighting console
  • Run light board for Dress rehearsal and performances
  • Run a preshow check to make sure all equipment is working prior to performances and troubleshoot as needed
  • Install and wire various set mounted practicals including but not limited to LED tape, 12v incandescent battery operated lighting, and 110v sconces, lamps, etc.
  • Maintenance and repair of moving lights (Vari*lite, Martin, ETC Revolution)
  • Strong communication and time management skills,
  • Ability to program moving lights and work with projection equipment
  • Detailed knowledge of lighting, current technologies, equipment maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge and troubleshooting abilities for Ethernet and DMX protocols.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and practices
  • Keeping the electrics shop clean and organized in order to keep the work environment productive.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Master Electrician

 

Applicants should have three years of professional theatre experience, or BA and 2 years of professional experience, familiarity with the fundamentals of electricity, general computer operation, ability to lift and carry 60 pounds, and the ability to climb ladders and work at heights. Must be able to work well under high pressure and stressful situations.

Experience with a theater company working in rotating rep is a plus.

Position is covered under an agreement between Asolo Rep and IATSE Local 412. Full time, Non-Exempt, seasonal

Competitive salary/benefits. Asolo Rep is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference. No phone calls, please.

Applications are accepted only through our online portal

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Costume Cutter/Draper

The nationally recognized Asolo Repertory Theatre (LORT B) seeks experienced Cutter/Draper for a salaried position to start August of 2019

Responsibilities include

  • Interpret costume renderings and produce patterns for 8-show season and other additional outside projects as deemed necessary by the costume shop manager.
  • Generate and fit mock-ups and existing garments in a thorough and efficient fashion
  • Create work lists and hand out projects to other assigned shop employees
  • Restock and basic shop maintenance as needed

Applicants should have three years of professional theatre experience, or BA and 2 years of professional experience, familiarity with the fundamentals of draping and period costume construction, an ability to communicate instructions to all levels of assigned shop personnel and volunteers, strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to work well under high pressure and stressful situations.

Experience with a theater company working in rotating repertory is a plus.

Competitive salary/benefits. Asolo Rep is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference.

Applications are accepted only through our online portal

 

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Assistant Company Manager

The Assistant Company Manager supports the Artistic department with logistical planning and implementation for artists’ residencies. This position requires an outgoing, self-starter who enjoys artists and is an excellent communicator. They 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 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 be prepared to share on-call responsibility as scheduled (including nights and weekends on a rotating basis). Ideal applicants 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

 

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Education Specialist

Asolo Repertory Theatre is seeking an Education Specialist who nurtures relationships with educators through all steps of school programming, including a Shakespeare tour, student matinees and classroom workshops.

Responsibilities include: preparing educational materials for teachers and students; developing and leading workshops and talkbacks; preparing teaching artists; coordinating reservations, schedules, logistics, invoicing and evaluation as each program requires; executing marketing plans in coordination with the Education Director; and supporting new school collaborations as they arise.

The Specialist has excellent verbal and written communication, research skills, familiarity with curriculum standards and current school practices, and experience with a range of dramatic literature from many styles and periods. The ideal candidate has professional experience in a producing theatre, rigorous attention to detail in administrative tasks, and significant work as a teaching artist. Skills with Tessitura, email marketing, simple graphic design and/or video are assets.

This is a full-time position with a planned start in July 2019. Competitive salary/benefits. Applications will be accepted through July 15, 2019. 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.

Please submit resume, cover letter, writing sample targeted to educators/students (such as a production study guide), and references.

 

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Assistant Stage Manager

The nationally recognized Asolo Rep (LORT B) seeks experienced Equity Assistant Stage Managers for two upcoming productions. Applicants may apply for individual shows or both. dates are as follows:

Sound of Music:

  • Prep: October 4
  • 1st Rehearsal: October 8
  • Tech: November 6
  • Opening: November 16
  • Closing: December 28

Knoxville:

  • Prep: February 21
  • 1st Rehearsal: February 25
  • Tech: March 28
  • Opening: April 10
  • Closing: April 25

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist stage manager with all areas of responsibility, including but not limited to the following:
  • Prepare for, attend and assist with rehearsals and performances of assigned production.
  • Communicate with all backstage areas and booth during all assigned performances and rehearsals.
  • Assist stage manager in scheduling and coordinating all rehearsals, note sessions and any other calls as requested.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the Stage Manager, artistic, production and theatre staff.
  • Create run paperwork and run the deck during all technical rehearsals and performances.
  • Ensure that the rules of all rehearsal schedules, performances etc. as set forth in the Actors Equity Association Agreement and rules Governing Employment in Resident Theatres are strictly adhered to.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the artistic and technical aspects of theatre productions.
  • Sufficient computer skills for scheduling, calendaring and reporting.
  • Strong organizational, time management and inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and solve them creatively and in a timely manner.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in professional stage management required.
  • Experience working with an IATSE crew preferred.
  • B.A. /B.F.A. in theatre or stage management preferred.

Competitive salary/benefits. Asolo Rep is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, veteran status, national origin, material status, or sexual preference.

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