Employment

Florida Studio Theatre is currently seeking the following Full Time or Contract positions: Events Coordinator, Director of Education for Youth, and Facilities Technician as well as the following Part Time positions: Restaurant Wait Staff, Box Office Associates, Teaching Artists. Scroll down for job descriptions, qualifications, and how to apply.

Florida Studio Theatre is working towards becoming a more anti-racist and inclusive theatre. FST is thus committed to developing a work environment that is reflective of the diverse world that it serves. Applicants from all populations and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Consideration for employment will be given to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, gender identity/sexual orientation, age or ability.


EVENTS COORDINATOR

Florida Studio Theatre, a professional LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL is seeking an Events Coordinator for its 5-theatre complex. This position reports directly to the General Manager.

Duties to include:

  • Overseeing all aspects of rental events including contracting, coordinating, and executing of event operations
  • Cultivating client relationships.
  • Supporting the Box Office during peak times.

Event operations can include performance-type events, seminars, discussions, as well as luncheons and dinners with full catering service.

Candidates must be computer savvy, self-motivated and possess experience in supervising, directing and motivating service personnel to ensure superior event service.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite.

Database management and knowledge of Tessitura a plus.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as great organization skills.

Days of the week and times of day will vary based on what events are happening in a particular week. This position may not always have a standard work schedule. Must be flexible.


 

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION FOR YOUTH

Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks a Director of Education for Youth to oversee the Florida Studio Theatre School for youth.

FST seeks a professional with both a background in teaching and acting; preferably an artist with training rooted in Stanislavski or a similar organic methodology. Additionally, this job requires a high level of entrepreneurial skill to provide leadership for the program from start to finish.

With classes in Acting, Dancing, Singing, Playwriting, and Improvisation, as well as Spring Break and Summer Theatre Camps, the FST School offers a wide range of opportunities for students year-round. FST’s classes for youth and teens are dedicated to nurturing individual creativity. We see young people not just as individuals, but as creative individuals.

Duties include:

  • Responsibility for the artistic quality of FST School for Youth’s educational programming
  • Handling outreach with local schools and students to grow and diversify attendance in classes
  • Heading all marketing for programs
  • Hiring, training and supervising resident teaching artists, select guest artists and interns
  • Serving as a teaching artist
  • Budgeting and program development
  • Overseeing enrollment of all classes
  • Working in concert with the Producing Artistic Director to set and meet goals to grow the department

The job requires a minimum three years in performing arts education (or equivalent professional experience), including extensive work as a teaching artist or teacher. This position also requires applicants have a strong background in acting and/or directing. We are seeking a detailed, ambitious and highly organized individual with a proven track record of strong management abilities and leadership experience.

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FACILITIES TECHNICIAN

Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks highly motivated Facilities Technician for its 5 theatre complex.

Requirements:

  • Ability to Lift 50lbs
  • Skills in plumbing, HVAC and carpentry
  • Access to tools (not a necessity)
  • Basic understanding of CCMS or Upkeep software

M-F work week, with availability to come in on weekends to address any Facilities related issues at residences.

Beneficial if applicant had previous facilities knowledge within the Entertainment or Hotel/Hospitality industry (will need to deal with sensitive personalities).

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RESTAURANT STAFF

Servers, Bartenders, Dishwashers, Food Runners and Cooks.

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BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATES

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TEACHING ARTISTS

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