Artistic Associate

Florida Studio Theatre

Sarasota's Contemporary Theatre

Sarasota, FL

Work Location: In-office


  • Full Time
  • Sarasota, FL (Remote)
  • Sat, Jun 1, 2024
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Academic
  • $50,000.00
  • $60,000.00

Website FSTSarasota Florida Studio Theatre

Sarasota's Contemporary Theatre

Tentative Start Date: May 2024

Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL, is seeking a highly motivated and seasoned Artistic Associate with significant Directing experience.

This position will direct 2-4 plays a year, be heavily involved in New Play Development, as well as lead adult classes as part of FST’s School for Adults.

The right candidate will be passionate about theatre, responsible, a team player, flexible and confident. Strong writing, computer and management skills are a must. At least 10 years of professional theatre experience or an equivalent is preferred.

This is a full-time, open-ended staff position with a yearly salary. The candidate selected must be available to relocate to Sarasota for the duration of their tenure.

Work is traditionally Monday-Friday from 9-6PM but evenings and weekends are necessary when on a show schedule.

Salary range: $50,000-$60,000/yr

Benefits include: Health Insurance (option to add vision and dental), 401k (after one year of employment, with 25% employer match), paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, social security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment insurance, comp tickets to every show and restaurant discount.

Florida Studio Theatre is working towards becoming a more inclusive and accessible organization. FST is thus committed to developing a work environment that is reflective of the diverse world that it serves. Applicants from all populations and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Consideration for employment will be given to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, gender identity/sexual orientation, age or ability.

To apply, please fill out the form located here:

Florida Studio Theatre is a LORT D regional theatre and operates five stages: the 173 seat Keating Theatre, the 237 seat Gompertz Theatre, the 109 seat Goldstein Cabaret Theatre, the 110 seat John C. Court Cabaret Theatre and the 100 seat Bowne’s Lab Theatre.

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