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Florida Studio Theatre is currently hiring for the following Full Time position:

  • Artistic Associate 
  • Company Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Facilities Technician

Florida Studio Theatre is currently hiring for the following Part Time/hourly positions:

  • Servers
  • Dishwashers

Scroll down for job descriptions, qualifications, and how to apply.

Benefits for Full Time Staff: Health Insurance (including optional vision and dental) after two months, 401k with Employer match after one year, Comp Tickets, restaurant discount, paid vacation/PTO, paid Holidays, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, and more.

Florida Studio Theatre is working towards becoming a more inclusive and accessible organization. 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.

Open Positions



Start Date: July 2024


Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks highly motivated and experienced Facilities Manager for its 5-theatre complex. This role will oversee maintenance of all facilities - 5 major commercial facilities and 16 residential facilities as well as play a major part in the planning for the construction of a new 8-story building.

Duties include:

  • Responsible for the safety & cleanliness of all interior and exterior areas, including theatres, restaurant, offices, parking lots, etc.
  • Oversee day to day operations of all facilities – managing all work orders, ensuring they are handled in a timely manner.
  • Hire and Manage facility vendors and vendor contracts.
  • Develop and execute a business continuity plan (how/where the business would resume quickly in the event of a facility failure).
  • Oversee a team of 3-4 employees, delegating and supervising their work.  


  • At least 5 years hands-on experience with building and equipment maintenance required, including:
    • Proven experience as Facilities Manager or relevant position
    • Well versed in technical engineering operations, facilities, and management best practices
    • Knowledge of finance principals and budget management
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Good critical thinker
  • Supervisory experience/strong leadership skills.
  • Must be willing to be on-call evenings & weekends in the event of emergencies.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs, climb ladders, etc.
  • Verbal & written communication skills, organizational skills, and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with HVAC, electrical, plumbing and mechanical equipment.
  • Knowledge of cleaning materials, methods & equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety precautions.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide variety of personalities from executives to outside contractors.
  • Responsible for budget creation and management
  • Knowledge of UpKeep is a plus.

Salary - $75,000-$90,000 annually, based on experience.

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Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL, is seeking a highly motivated and seasoned Artistic Associate with significant Directing experience.

This position will direct 2-4 plays a year, be heavily involved in New Play Development, as well as lead adult classes as part of FST’s School for Adults.

The right candidate will be passionate about theatre, responsible, a team player, flexible and confident. Strong writing, computer and management skills are a must.  At least 10 years of professional theatre experience or an equivalent is preferred.

This is a full-time, open-ended staff position with a yearly salary. The candidate selected must be available to relocate to Sarasota for the duration of their tenure.

Work is traditionally Monday-Friday from 9-6PM but evenings and weekends are necessary when on a show schedule.

Salary range: $50,000-$60,000/yr

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Florida Studio Theatre, a dynamic professional LORT D regional theatre, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Company Manager. FST is Sarasota’s contemporary theatre, comprised of a village of five theatres located in the heart of Downtown, Sarasota.

The Right candidate will have a high degree of responsibility, be focused, achievement oriented, able to communicate clearly, detailed and organized. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. The Company Manager reports directly to the Production Manager and works hand-in-hand with the Facilities and Production teams to oversee 20+ residences.

This position often involves night and weekend work. Being on call (using company cell phone) is required 5 days a week. Days off are Friday and Saturday.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Handling housing, transportation, and hospitality for all guest artists from the point of post-hiring through departure.
  • Arranging & booking travel. This includes - providing itineraries, preparing housing, coordinating an outside cleaning company and facilitating airport pickups.
  • Serving as FST’s Ambassador to all guests consisting of - casts, design teams, the intern company and others.
  • Maintaining company vehicles.
  • Managing inventory of housing/hospitality items.
  • Executing biweekly walk-thrus of all housing.
  • Supervising the Company Management Intern
  • Serving as the contact point between renters/guest artists and the Facilities Team
  • Overseeing budgets and Purchase Orders

Candidate must have:

  • A valid driver’s license .
  • The ability to work independently and exercise decision making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 Salary range: $38,000-$45,000/yr

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Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota seeks a highly skilled Facilities Technician. The full-time work is primarily repair and scheduled preventative maintenance followed by projects as needed.


  • Ability to Lift 50lbs.
  • Skills in plumbing, HVAC, electrical and carpentry
  • Knowledge of commercial and decorative lighting including neon, LED and fluorescent
  • Ability in branch electrical service and installation work including replacement of panel breakers.
  • Ability to prioritize repair work daily.
  • Experience in diagnosing HVAC troubles.
  • Ability to work from ladders including a-frame and extension.
  • Access to tools
  • Basic understanding of CCMS or Upkeep software

Monday- Friday work week, with availability to come in on weekends if needed to address any Facilities related issues.

Salary range: $25-$26.75/hr.

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Hiring experienced servers for our dining service. Florida Studio Theatre is a live professional theatre with several restaurants and we serve food before the shows. Looking for fun and energetic people to join our team serving food and drinks before our shows. Servers must be reliable, able to work in a fast paced environment and be available on evenings and weekends.

Salary range: $8/hr + tips

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Hiring part-time dishwashers. We can work around your schedule. Great job for after school or as second job. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and be available on evenings and weekends.

Pay: $11-$14/hr

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