Asolo Repertory Theatre Seeks Dramaturgy & Casting Apprentices

Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, FL (LORT B Mainstage, LORT D Second Stage) seeks applicants in the areas of Dramaturgy & Casting for its 2019-2020 season Apprenticeships as part of its Career Development Program. The position runs September 1, 2019 to May 30, 2020.

Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Career Development Program is designed to provide real world experience to recent college graduates to prepare them for a career in the arts and non-profit sectors. Asolo Rep’s Career Development Participants are fully integrated into our team, collaborating with professional staff members for hands-on work experience within their disciplines.

DESCRIPTION: This position works closely with the Associate Artistic Director as well as the Dramaturg & Literary Manager . Duties include: evaluating and responding to script submissions, conducting dramaturgical research for main stage productions, creating a variety of published materials (including season playbill articles), leading talkbacks, providing administrative support for public programming, facilitating local auditions, fielding and reviewing casting submissions, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Must have a strong background in dramatic literature. Applicants must submit a writing sample (either a script report or a sample playbill article). Ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Dramaturgy or similar applicable experience. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, a good sense of humor, and an interest in the American regional theatre.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Online application with cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references.

Apprentices are provided with housing and a weekly stipend of $175.

While program participants are not employees, Asolo Repertory Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, veteran status, national origin, material status, or sexual preference.

Please apply on our online hiring site;

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