Open Administration Positions
AUDIENCE SERVICES Gain well-rounded front of house experience in all 5 of FST's theatres. Develop advanced Tessitura skills through regular shifts in the FST box office, house management, usher management and phone campaigns. In addition, support donor relations and fundraising events throughout the season.
CASTING & HIRING Work in a fast-paced and varied Artistic Department, assisting with the casting of over two dozen projects per year. Duties include communicating with agents and scheduling & running auditions, as well as assisting with recruitment for full & part-time staff positions. In addition, handle special projects and provide general administrative support to the Artistic Department.
COMPANY MANAGEMENT Work with FST's Company Manager to build and maintain relationships between the theatre and guest artists. Communicate with performers and provide support in all aspects of housing, transportation and hospitality. Develop an understanding of union regulations for guest artists and function as an ambassador for FST. Applicant MUST have own car.
EDUCATION & CHILDREN’S THEATRE Work with FST School by assisting teaching artists in acting, movement and improv classes. Work with the education administrator to assist students & parents in registering for classes and serve as administrative support for teaching artists. Additionally, support FST’s award winning Write-A-Play program that inspires students to write their own original plays. Assist with tour, workshop, and field trip scheduling. Required to pass a background check.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT Work closely with FST's General Manager and learn the many aspects of how a regional theatre functions, while receiving well-rounded arts administration experience. Learn Tessitura, familiarize yourself with all union contracts, work on special events, and provide administrative support to management staff.
MARKETING Work as a key member of FST’s fast-paced marketing team. Stretch your own creativity by helping to develop promotional content – videos, photography, blog posts, and show graphics. Support the digital team by contributing ideas for social media and developing e-blasts. Get a taste of public relations by drafting press releases, archiving coverage, and copyediting. Gain an understanding of direct mail, working in FST’s in-house mailroom.
More about the Professional Training Program
Explore artistic operations at Florida Studio Theatre by getting hands-on experience and honing your craft with an artistic internship.
From props and paint to costumes, lights, and technical support, explore what it takes to mount a professional production from behind the scenes through a production internship.