Associate Artist

Florida Studio Theatre

Sarasota, FL

Work Location: In-office


Website Florida Studio Theatre

Tentative Start Date: August or September 2023

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

The right candidate will have at least 5 years of professional theatre experience or an equivalent. This person will Direct 2-4 plays a year on the Mainstage, Stage III and other series. Choreography experience is also a huge plus.

Teaching experience is also highly desirable, as this person will also lead classes for adults as part of the FST School for Adults.

We are seeking a company member who is authentic, passionate about theatre, responsible, a team player, flexible and confident.

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.

An employee in this role must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Salary range: $45,000-$55,000/yr

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.

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.

To apply, please fill out the form located here:

FST 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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