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Employment

Virginia Repertory Theatre is a nonprofit, professional theatre company and the result of the 2012 merger of Barksdale Theatre and Theatre IV. With a budget of $5 million, four distinct venues, an educational touring arm, and an annual audience over 550,000, Virginia Rep is the largest professional theatre and one of the largest performing arts organizations in Central Virginia. We are dedicated to the development and production of new plays, and we seek outside producing collaboration to insure the play has a life beyond its development and production at Virginia Rep.

Arts-in-Education Manager

Posted 7/26/2017

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate on a regular basis with schools (mostly) throughout Virginia in an effort to book 380+ touring performances of 20+ different shows each year, both Virginia Rep on Tour and Tiny Tales
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with school sponsors in VA and parts of MD, NC, and WV
  • As appropriate, work with central offices to book multiple performances into some school systems
  • Create, distribute, collect, and file contracts with, to, and from each sponsor to ensure proper financial and logistical management
  • Communicate and coordinate with Prevent Child Abuse Virginia to enable their role in maintaining the Hugs and Kisses safety net
  • Communicate and coordinate with Hannah Miller, Associate Director of Development, to ensure that Virginia Rep is meeting its development obligations (in terms of booking the correct number of free or deeply discounted performances in funded areas)
  • Serve as resident expert on VA's SOLs
  • Regularly determine which SOLs relate to each production
  • Supervise the creation, updating, and cataloging of study guides for each production
  • Schedule and supervise appearances at "booking" conferences (PTA, Fairfax, etc.) as appropriate
  • Select, train, and supervise the Arts-in- Education Intern
  • Manage Virginia Rep's Virginia Commission for the Arts touring grant
  • Participate in marketing through input into brochure design, mailing lists, etc.

Skill Set - We seek a candidate who:

  • is smart, pleasant, and a strong team player;
  • enjoys the sales process and is an excellent communicator;
  • has a passion for theatre and education;
  • demonstrates an outgoing and engaging personality;
  • has strong organizational skills and is detail oriented;
  • is proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drive;
  • demonstrates maturity and a professional demeanor; and
  • is responsible, hardworking, and a self-starter.
  • Past experiences with Virginia Rep's tour and with arts admin in general are definite plusses.

Supervisor and Starting Date:

The Arts-in- Education Manager reports to Eric Williams, Director of Tour Operations. Eric's tour responsibilities are supervised by Bruce Miller, Founding Producer. The position begins immediately, and a successful applicant will be expected to hit the ground running.

Compensation:

Salary will be entry level and commensurate with experience, plus:

  • two weeks (ten days) paid annual leave,
  • two weeks (ten days) paid sick leave (two days of which can be taken as personal leave),
  • at least eight paid holidays (Labor Day, Thursday and Friday at Thanksgiving, at least three days at Christmas and New Year's, Memorial Day, and Independence Day),
  • at least 50% health for the individual,
  • and four comp tickets for each Virginia Rep production.

Apply

Letters of interest, resumes, salary requirements, and names of 3 references should be sent to:

Lisa Kotula
Manager of Administrative Affairs
Virginia Repertory Theatre
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA  23220
employment@virginiarep.org
Please no phone calls.

Virginia Repertory Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Full time. This position is eligible for annual and sick leave. The position is also eligible for participation in company health, life, disability, and dental insurance plans, as well our 403b retirement plan.


Scenic Carpenter
Posted 7/13/17

Full Time, Year round

Virginia Repertory Theatre seeks applicants for Scenic Carpenter. You will be reporting to the Master Carpenter and working with other scenic carpenters, over-hire and Interns to construct, transport, install and strike scenery in four venues and for special events. Applicants should possess a strong theatrical carpentry background, including the ability to build from construction drawings.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Work under supervision of the Technical Director and Master Carpenter to build scenery in various materials including wood, metal, plastics and fabrics
  • Work under supervision of the Technical Director and Master Carpenter to build scenery in various materials including wood, metal, plastics and fabrics
  • Work on building set pieces according to technical drawings or other direction
  • Help in the upkeep and cleanliness of spaces and maintenance of equipment and production facilities
  • Help to maintain a safe work environment
  • Assist in load-in, maintenance and strike of multiple shows in multiple venues
  • Additional projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of theatrical carpentry experience
  • Strong experience working in scenic shops
  • Experience working from draftings
  • Comfortable with power tools, including table saws, mitre saws, circular saw
  • Comfortable on ladders and with heights
  • Understanding of industry safety procedures
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Positive attitude and love of Theatre
  • Work comfortably and effectively in a diverse, collaborative environment

Full time. This position is eligible for annual and sick leave. The position is also eligible for participation in company health, life, disability, and dental insurance plans, as well our 403b retirement plan.

Starting pay-$25,000 /yr. D.O.Q.

Submit your resume

No phone calls please. Resumes should be submitted to employment@virginiarep.org. The subject line should be Carpenter.



Electrics Apprentice
Posted 6/30/17

FILLED 7/20 - Thanks to all who applied


Resume on File

If you'd like to be considered for future employment opportunities, we keep resumes on file. Resumes should be submitted to employment@virginiarep.org.