Players Circle Theatre
North Fort Myers, FL

Expires: 04/06/20

Job Dates

11/04/19 - 05/30/20


$1,000/week or $800 plus housing biweekly

PLAYERS CIRCLE THEATRE, in North Fort Myers, Florida seeks a PRODUCTION MANAGER for their inaugural season. PLAYERS CIRCLE, Floridas newest professional theatre is founded by Producing Artistic Director, Robert Cacioppo and Managing Director, Carrie Lund Cacioppo. The Cacioppos, 30 years ago founded the areas first AEA theatre on Sanibel Island, and 21 years ago founded Florida Rep, which they successfully managed and grew for twenty years. Players Circle will operate WITH guest Artist Contracts with Actors Equity Association (pending approval) and a $1,000,000 budget, with a staff of 11 during its first season.

The Production Manager is a full-time position and will work some nights and weekends. The contact can begin immediately ( negotiable) and ends, May 31. Salary is $1,000 a week or $800 a week with nice housing. The 2020-21 contract begins September 14, 2020 and goes year round.

Minimum Qualifications:
** bachelors degree focused in Arts Administration, Production Management or Technical Direction or equivalent experience.
** five years experience working in a professional theatre.
**Strong people, and time management skills.
** a collaborative attitude, excellent communication skills a necessity.
**A background in technical direction, carpentry and electrics a plus. Must be willing to get hands dirty.
** A background in design (lighting or set) is a plus. Design opportunities possible with additional stipends.

Principal Responsibilities:
**Oversee the timely creation of all sets and production (costume and props).
**oversee and responsibility for living within our healthy production budgets.
**overseeing and maintaining a safe work environment.
**Scheduling and help develop volunteer base of carpenters, seamstresses,painters , as well as, paid full time production staff of 4 plus interns.
**Create along with ME and TD, a build schedule, a changeover schedule and plan technical rehearsals.
**Facility management alongside TD.
**upkeep and maintenance of Players Circle spaces and equipment.
** Assist volunteer Prop Master in procuring props for each production.

An excellent opportunity to get in on the ground floor and participate in the creation of a new exciting theatre. Flexible 170+ seat black box with shows in the round, three quarter thrust, alley and corner configurations. Players Circle is dedicated to excellence, to the honoring of plays, to book work, to producing a wide variety of theatre with a commitment to developing an ensemble of artists (both on stage and behind the scenes) who will form longterm relationships.

Send letter, resume and references to info@playerscircle.org


Robert Cacioppo

Producing Artistic Director


(239) 565-7343

Business Address

16554 N Cleveland Ave

North Fort Myers, FL 33903

Posted: 10/06/2019 21:46:00 EST

Last Updated: 10/07/2019 16:42 EST

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