Asolo Repertory Theatre Seeks Dramaturg & Literary Manager

Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida (LORT B Mainstage; LORT D Second Stage) is seeking a dynamic Dramaturg & Literary Manager to oversee all aspects of the theatre’s Literary Office, with a focus on production dramaturgy, public programming, and new play development.

The Dramaturg serves as a key member of the Artistic Team, participating in season selection and curating public programming. Responsibilities include managing and executing all dramaturgical and literary functions for the theatre, including: writing/editing playbill content, shepherding new play development efforts, providing dramaturgical research for productions, networking with literary agents and cultivating playwrights, acquiring and evaluating new scripts, and mentoring a full time Dramaturgy Apprentice.

Ideal candidates will be early or mid-career theatre professionals and will demonstrate a serious commitment to a career in dramaturgy and/or literary management. Master’s degree in Dramaturgy, Theatre History, or a related field is required. Candidates must also possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills in tandem with strong computer and organizational skills.

This is a full-time position with an approximate start date of July, 2019. Competitive salary/benefits. Please submit resume, cover letter, references and writing sample(s) (one script evaluation and one playbill article, not more than 5 pages total) through our online application portal at https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/q1d61riw0a2obhx/ applications will be accepted through April 1, 2019. E.O.E. All applicants reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference. No phone calls, please.

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