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DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION

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Goodman Theatre
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Chicago, IL
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 24 días

BACKGROUND

Join the dynamic team of arts professionals at the Goodman Theatre! Chicago’s theater since 1925, Goodman Theatre is a not-for-profit arts and community organization in the heart of the Loop, distinguished by the excellence and scope of its artistic programming and community engagement. The theater’s artistic priorities include new play development (more than 150 world or American premieres), large scale musical theater works and reimagined classics. As a cultural and community organization, Goodman Theatre is committed to using the art of theater for a better Chicago. Using the tools of the theatrical profession, the Goodman’s Education and Engagement programs aim to develop generations of citizens who understand the cultures and stories of diverse voices.

We at Goodman Theatre are storytellers who believe that a diversity of people, ideas and cultures in our organization enriches both the art on stage and our civic engagement. In our workplace, we strive to reflect the communities we serve, and make space in which each individual is empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. The Goodman values equity, diversity and inclusion and is committed to approaching our work through the practice of anti-racism. The inclusion of difference(s) such as ability, age, background, beliefs, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and all other identities represented across staff, board, artists and audiences help make us better equipped to live these values—on stage and off. Learn more at GoodmanTheatre.org/Accountability

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Production leads the Production Department and, in collaboration with directors, designers and Goodman staff, is responsible for the technical execution of all Goodman Theatre productions and events. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Production provides institutional leadership in support of Goodman Theatre’s mission, values and strategic goals.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead production department by working closely with department heads (scenic, props, costumes, electrics, sound, stage management, etc) to plan and execute all technical aspects of Goodman productions and events. Sets a tone of open communication, trust and respect in all aspects of management.
  • Develop and foster successful working relationships between Goodman production staff and visiting designers and creative team members
  • Collaborate with creative teams throughout design process, establishing budgets and work schedules for all aspects of Goodman productions; and work closely with production department heads to manage established budgets and timelines.
  • Develop and maintain season and organizational calendars to include all major programming, season dates, production dates and deadlines
  • Work closely with Managing Director to manage collaborations with producing partners, including commercial producers and non-profit theatres
  • Develop and execute master/capital planning for all production assets and theatrical equipment
  • In collaboration with director and artistic producing team, identify, hire and contract designers for Goodman productions. Contract additional production personnel as necessary
  • Oversee and participate in full production process for all shows in the Albert and Owen Theatre, including load-in, tech and preview periods.
  • Support Development Department with large scale events as needed (Education Event, Annual Gala)
  • Maintain a productive relationship with union leadership for both IATSE and USA scenic artists contracts. Serve on management team in union negotiations and collaborate with Goodman leadership in administering and interpreting agreements.
  • Serve as member of the Goodman Health and Safety Committee, working closely with Director of Operations to maintain a safe work environment
  • Lead by example, modeling behavior and values consistent with Goodman’s Community Agreement and furthering Goodman’s IDEAA (inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism and access) goals

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive background and demonstrated knowledge in technical theatre and industry best practices related to production management and theatrical design
  • Experience leading a large, multi-faceted staff
  • Demonstrated success in project management – delivering outcomes on-time and on-budget
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Experience administering IATSE, USA (scenic artist) agreement preferred
  • Creative thinker, flexible, easily adaptable to change

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Health & Dental insurance
  • Paid Time off including, Vacation, Sick & Federal and Floating Holidays
  • Parental and Disability Leaves
  • Retirement Plan
  • The Goodman supports the following Affinity Groups staff participation: - BIPOC - Black Affinity Group/Space - Disability Affinity Group - Femme/Women Affinity Group - Jewish Affinity Group - Latinx Affinity Group - LGBTQIA Affinity Group - Parent Affinity Group
  • Staff members receive complimentary tickets to previews and opening nights for all productions and receive half-price tickets after opening
  • All staff are also invited to join opening night parties!

ADDITIONAL

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

VACCINE POLICY

The Goodman requires proof of full vaccination including booster. New employees who are not fully vaccinated as of the date of hire are required to be fully vaccinated within 45 days of hire and provide twice-weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to being fully vaccinated. Further details will be provided upon hire.

The Goodman is an inclusive and accessible employer. Successful candidates will have experience working with diverse groups of people and will demonstrate a deep commitment to advancing equity and inclusion at the Goodman Theatre.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via productionondeck.com/goodmandop. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this open position by listing the specific website or posting location. No phone calls, please.

BACKGROUND

Join the dynamic team of arts professionals at the Goodman Theatre! Chicago’s theater since 1925, Goodman Theatre is a not-for-profit arts and community organization in the heart of the Loop, distinguished by the excellence and…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Nivel de Experiencia
    Director
Salario
USD $130.000 - USD $150.000
/ año

Compensación

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Health & Dental insurance
  • Paid Time off including, Vacation, Sick & Federal and Floating Holidays
  • Parental and Disability Leaves
  • Retirement Plan
  • The Goodman supports the following Affinity Groups staff participation: - BIPOC - Black Affinity Group/Space - Disability Affinity Group - Femme/Women Affinity Group - Jewish Affinity Group - Latinx Affinity Group - LGBTQIA Affinity Group - Parent Affinity Group
  • Staff members receive complimentary tickets to previews and opening nights for all productions and receive half-price tickets after opening
  • All staff are also invited to join opening night parties!

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Health & Dental insurance
  • Paid Time off including, Vacation, Sick & Federal and Floating Holidays
  • Parental and Disability Leaves…

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Chicago, IL
Ubicación Asociada
Chicago, IL, USA

Cómo aplicar

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via productionondeck.com/goodmandop. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this open position by listing the specific website or posting location. No phone calls, please.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via productionondeck.com/goodmandop. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about…

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