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Studio Tenn Theatre Company

Production Manager

Studio Tenn Theatre Company


Job Summary

Area of Responsibility: Production / Administration

Wage Classification: Full Time, Non-exempt

Position Summary: The Production Manager is a key member of Studio Tenn Theatre Company’s production and administration teams who is responsible for supervising all aspects of production including the hiring and supervision of all production personnel and some artistic personnel (in conjunction with the Artistic Director and Managing Director), working with directors and designers to ensure top quality productions, and maintaining artistic intent of all productions upon opening.

Reports to: Managing Director, Artistic Director

Direct Reports: Technical Director, Costume Shop Manager, Stage Management Personnel


Job Responsibilities

Production Manager will:

Work closely with the Managing Director/Producer to create show budgets for the Studio Tenn season (shows and special events)

Work alongside Managing Director/Producer and Artistic teams to manage show budgets and logistics

Communicate effectively with production designers and technicians to provide information, advice, and guidance to successfully complete projects, and to find cost-effective solutions to creative challenges

Work closely with the Associate Producer to create and maintain the production schedule for the Studio Tenn Season (shows and special events)

Work closely with the production team to schedule and manage Production Meetings and to coordinate schedules and needs of the artistic and technical staff while facilitating effective communication

Oversee the management/organization of load-in & load-out schedules

Assisting with recruitment and hiring, as well as the training and management of seasonal production staff

Maintain and enforce safe working environment in production shops, rehearsals, and during productions

Potentially perform additional responsibilities as determined by candidate’s experience and preferences




Bachelor’s Degree and/or 3-5 years of experience with event management, budgeting, time management or other relevant skill

Experience in creating and tracking budgets, with track record of successfully managing production budgets

Strong knowledge of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) guidelines. Experience with SPT contracts preferred

Ability to manage crews with various skill sets.

Other Requirements:

Possess a valid Driver’s License

Ability to work long hours and work with a flexible schedule, including early morning, evening, and weekend hours as needed

Ability to work safely in an environment containing potentially hazardous equipment, fumes, vapor, gasses, and/or materials.

Additional Information


Eligible for Medical/Dental/PTO

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject line “PRODUCTION MANAGER” by July 20, 2022. No phone calls please. If you do not receive a request to interview, you were not selected as a first-round candidate.

Studio Tenn is committed to recruiting and fostering a diverse community of staff. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE


  • Date Posted: June 24, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture