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Production Manager



Constellation Theatre Company seeks a full-time Production Manager to oversee scheduling, budgeting, contracting and the execution of all aspects of physical production, including scenery, lights, costumes, props, paint, sound, and projections for all productions, workshops, readings and events.

Key Responsibilities


  • In collaboration with Executive leadership, program, budget and schedule the season;


  • Serve as c ommunication hub for all production activities;
  • Create and maintain production schedules;
  • Shepherd the design process from hiring through opening night;


  • Manage, monitor, and approve all production-related expenses;
  • Realize designs on time and on budget;
  • Perform administration of payroll and production-related financial activity;


  • Contract designers, performers and technicians;
  • Coordinate all production, staffing and scheduling needs;


  • Lead all production and design meetings;
  • Oversee load-in for all departments;
  • Attend all design runs, technical rehearsals, previews and opening;
  • Supervise Technical Director
  • Oversee scene shop and theatre facilities;


  • Actively represent Constellation and interact with constituents during special events and gatherings;
  • Attend Staff and Executive staff meetings;

Candidates for this position will possess:

  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience as a Production Manager;
  • Thorough knowledge of all areas of theatrical production;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and work within approved budget;
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Excel, CAD programs, Word, Powerpoint
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather/analyze information skillfully;
  • Ability to work well in group problem-solving situations;
  • Ability to work under pressure on many projects and work with people of varying experience levels;
  • Strong communication , diplomatic and leadership skills;
  • Willingness to be flexible, collaborative, highly motivated, organized and responsible.

Hours are full-time with evening and weekend duties as required. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and competitive with similar non-profit arts organizations.

To apply, please submit

  • A cover letter
  • Your resume
  • A writing sample that is a theoretical explanation of your expectations as Production Manager to the design team at the beginning of a creative process.

Email materials to : with “Production Manager” in the subject line before June 1, 2017. No phone calls, please.


Constellation Theatre Company
1835 14th Street NW | Washington D.C. | 20009 | 202.204.7741 |
A Non-Profit, Tax-Exempt, 501 (c) (3), Organization | Copyright 2014 Constellation Theatre Company. All Rights Reserved.

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