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Nashville Repertory Theatre

Production Manager/Stage Manager

Nashville Repertory Theatre


Job Summary

Purpose of the Role

  • To coordinate the operations of all production staff in realizing the vision of the theatre as seen by executive leadership and the vision of each individual production as seen by the creative team of that production. This position reports to the Artistic Director.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Duties

  • Facilitating communication within and between production departments, administration, artistic staff, and guest artists
  • Managing and maintaining production budgets, deadlines, and schedules
  • Acting as lead purchaser for the shop
  • Maintaining production schedules, including the scheduling and leading of production meetings
  • Serving as primary liaison with our main performance venue, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC), as well as other venues where we may perform
  • Ensuring safety and policy adherence
  • Coordinating, or assist with coordinating, all rentals for production departments
  • Managing/Supervising all load-ins and load-outs
  • Supervising and assisting with hiring seasonal staff members
  • Communicating travel needs for visiting creative team members to
  • Ensuring compliance with theatre policies by coordinating schedules, maintaining good working relationships, and keeping all rented facilities and equipment in good working condition
  • Serving as lead stage manager on selected mainstage productions and supporting visiting stage managers and ASMs.



  • Substantial production management and stage management experience in a similar organization or higher ed institution or a combination of experience and education in such
  • Exemplary communication, organizational management, planning, and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in reading shop drawings and proficiency or be willing to become proficient at contemporary design software, such as AutoCad and VectorWorks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Google docs and sheets, and other leading programs

Additional Information


The benefit package includes options of health, dental, vision, and life insurance, plus paid time off and vacation pay.

How to Apply

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Applications will be accepted until June 21.


  • Date Posted: June 9, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: The beginning salary range will be $45,000 to $50,000 annually.