Staff Positions

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Orlando Repertory Theatre (a/k/a “The REP” or “Orlando REP”), an established theatre for young audiences (“TYA”), is seeking a visionary leader to serve as the Executive Director.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors in all matters related to the administrative and operational aspects of The REP. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the company’s operations meets and exceeds expectations, seeks ways to expand and improve business results and enhances the vision of the organization to achieve growth.  The role works in partnership and collaboration with the Artistic Director and provides oversight to the General Manager, Production Manager, Development Director, Education Director, and Business Manager. The Executive Director must demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills, be an excellent communicator and fundraiser with sound fiscal management skills, the ability to build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders in both the public and private sectors, and demonstrate a passion for creating experiences that enlighten, entertain and enrich the lives of family and young audiences. This position requires an advanced degree in Theatre and/or Nonprofit Management (MFA, MBA, MA, or similar), and minimum 7-10 years in a senior leadership role of a professional theatre company.  Additional information and the full job description is available here: 2019 Executive Director Job Posting

Qualified interested candidates may submit a letter of interest along with a resume outlining relevant experience and qualifications by email to [email protected].

The REP is an equal opportunity employer.

Production Positions

Wardrobe Crew

We are accepting resumes for Wardrobe Crew members in the Central Florida area! Ideal candidates should be organized and self-motivated with a degree in Costume Production or related field with a minimum of 1 year professional experience. This position is contracted per show and reports to the costume shop and stage management. Wardrobe crew is required to attend all tech week dress rehearsals as well as all performances. The typical performance schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 10:30am and Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and 5:30pm. Wednesday is dark.

Responsibilities
  • Performing costume care and maintenance including laundry, spot cleaning, pressing, and steaming
  • Completing minor repairs and stitching as needed
  • Assisting performers with costume changes before, during, and after performances as needed
  • Maintaining dressing plots and costume related show paperwork
  • Maintaining costume inventory and dressing room spaces
  • Maintaining and applying wigs and/or make-up for performances as needed
  • Maintaining a calm, professional demeanor for performers in your care
Qualifications
  • Experience in basic machine and hand sewing
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve quickly
  • Ability to communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with wigs and make-up is a plus

Interested applicants should send a resume to [email protected] with the subject line: Wardrobe Crew Application.

 

Stitchers

We are accepting resumes for experienced over hire Stitchers in the Central Florida area! Ideal candidates should be organized and self-motivated with a degree in Costume Production or related field with a minimum of 2 years professional experience. This position is a part time, over hire role that reports directly to the Costume Shop Manager.

Responsibilities:
  • Costume construction, alteration, and finishing work using both hand and machine stitching
  • Cutting garments from commercial and original patterns as needed
  • Assisting with fittings as needed
  • Assisting with craft projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Costume Shop Manager as needed
Qualifications:
  • Experience in a variety of machine sewing techniques (domestic & industrial)
  • Experience in a variety of hand sewing techniques
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to perform maintenance of personal work area, including sewing machinery as necessary to keep work moving effectively
  • Ability to communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Patterning, Draping, and/or Millinery skills are a plus

Interested applicants should send a resume (and if possible, portfolio samples) to [email protected] with the subject line: Over Hire Stitcher Application. A skills assessment may be given prior to employment as needed.

 

Carpenters

We are accepting resumes for experienced, over hire Carpenters in the Central Florida area! Carpenters should be self-motivated, comfortable working independently and in collaboration with others, and have previous experience in stage carpentry.  Rigging, metalworking, and/or foam carving skills are also preferred.  Carpenters must be able to read technical drawings and use them to create a finished product in a safe and timely manner, and with great attention to detail.  Over hire positions are on an as-needed basis and carpenters may work up to 40 hours per week.

Interested applicants should send a resume (and if possible, portfolio samples) to [email protected] with the subject line: Over Hire Carpenter Application.

 

Orlando Repertory Theatre is always accepting resumes for part-time, over hire, and contract work in production and design.

  • Design: Please email a resume and design samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Stage Management and Run Crew: Please email a resume to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Lighting and Sound: Please email a resume to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Props: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Carpentry and Scenic Art: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Costume Construction and Wigs: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected]  for future consideration.

 

Orlando Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and as such, we consider individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

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