Dramaturg & Literary Manager

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2021-09-27
  • Organization: Asolo Repertory Theatre
  • Organization Type: Performance/Presenting Facility
  • Career Type: Writers and Editors
  • Grant / Salary: $48K-$56K
  • Location: Sarasota, FL
  • Primary Discipline: Theatre (non-musical)
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Dramaturg & Literary Manager
Asolo Repertory Theatre
Department: Artistic
Reports to: Producing Artistic Director
Class: Salary Exempt Range $48K-$56K

Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida (LORT B Mainstage; LORT D Second Stage) seeking dynamic Dramaturg & Literary Manager to oversee the theatre’s Literary Office; focus on public programming, production dramaturgy, and new play development.

Responsibilities include managing all dramaturgical and literary functions for the theatre, including: writing/editing playbill content, shepherding new play development, dramaturgical research for productions, networking with literary agents and playwrights, acquiring and evaluating new scripts, and mentoring the Dramaturgy Apprentice.
Ideal candidates: early or mid-career theatre professionals who demonstrates serious commitment to a career in dramaturgy and/or literary management. Candidates must possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and strong computer, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills.

Full-time position, starts September , 2021. Competitive salary/benefits. Submit resume, cover letter, references and writing sample(s) through our online portal: https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/q1d61riw0a2obhx/
Applications accepted through September 27, 2021. No phone calls, please.

Asolo Repertory Theatre is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.