Touring & Outreach Manager
- TO APPLY: CLICK HERE to email a cover letter, resume, CV (if applicable), and three professional references to the “Tour & Outreach Manager Search.”
- Salary: Commensurate with experience. Salary range $600 – $684/wk.
- Timeline: Ideal start date is early August 2022.
Florida Repertory Theatre seeks a full-time Touring & Outreach Manager to join the staff of its Education Department. The Touring & Outreach Manager serves a vital role in Theatre’s Education Department by overseeing the Touring Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Series, which each season produces 2-3 fully realized touring productions that perform in schools and venues throughout Southwest Florida. In addition, the Touring & Outreach Manager serves as stage manager for the TYA productions, maintains the artistic integrity of the productions, manages the scheduling and booking of tours, acts as a liaison between Florida Rep and area schools and educators, and manages the daily schedule for the six Professional Acting Interns.
The Education Department produces a wide variety of programming, including the Theatre for the Young Audiences Series, professional internship training program, class sessions, comprehensive summer arts intensive camp, Teen Advisory Board, and Conservatory Program. In addition to their work in the TYA program, the Touring & Outreach Manager is called upon to teach classes, stage-manage (or oversee student stage managers) for Conservatory productions, and assist with daily operations of the Education Department as needed.
The ideal candidate has strong administrative skills, proficiency in basic computer skills, and strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills. A background in stage management is recommended but not necessary.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Stage manage three Touring Theatre for Young Audiences productions – and be able to run the soundboard if necessary.
• 2022-2023 TYA Season: Elephant & Piggies We are in a Play, Ella Enchanted the Musical, and William Shakespeare’s Macbeth.)
• Work with teachers, administrators, and school representatives to book tours and foster relationships with area private and public schools, daycares, and other venues.
• Maintain a working list of schools/venues of past, current, and prospective tour bookings.
• Oversee Professional Acting Intern Company while on tour.
• Maintain a weekly schedule of rehearsals, performances, and tours for the Professional Acting Intern Company.
• Teach classes for students of all ages for the annual Fall, Winter, and Spring class sessions.
• Stage manage and oversee student stage managers and crews for Junior Theatre Festival, Conservatory Programs, and other performance-based programming produced by the Education Department.
• Assist the Education Director and Assistant Education Director in producing, planning, and managing a comprehensive Summer Arts Intensive Camp program consisting of Camp Florida Rep, which reaches over 500 students ages 7-18, and Camp Mini-Stars for students ages 5-8 summer.
• Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of experience as a stage manager, administrator, teaching artist, or educator.
• Some experience working in professional regional Theatre or Theatre for Youth.
• Strong organizational, planning, writing, and communication skills.
• Experience with Windows/iOS, Microsoft Office, Adobe, email programs, spreadsheets, and word processing.
• Must communicate successfully with teachers, school administrators, and other organizations interested in booking school tours.