Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida (LORT B Mainstage: LORT D Second Stage) is seeking an Education Specialist who nurtures relationships with educators through all steps of school programming, including a Shakespeare tour, student matinees and classroom workshops.
Responsibilities include: preparing educational materials for teachers and students; developing and leading workshops and talkbacks; preparing teaching artists; coordinating reservations, schedules, logistics, invoicing and evaluation as each program requires; executing marketing plans in coordination with the Education Director; and supporting new school collaborations as they arise.
The Specialist has excellent verbal and written communication, research skills, familiarity with curriculum standards and current school practices, and experience with a range of dramatic literature from many styles and periods. The ideal candidate has professional experience in a producing theatre, rigorous attention to detail in administrative tasks, and significant work as a teaching artist. Skills with Tessitura, email marketing, simple graphic design and/or video are assets.
This is a full-time position with a planned start in July 2017. Competitive salary/benefits. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, writing sample targeted to educators/students (such as a production study guide), and references via our online application: https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/w1bszlu30wcarw0/ Applications will be accepted through June 1, 2017. No phone calls, please. Asolo Repertory Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference.
Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premier professional theatre, is one of the most important cultural forces in the Southeastern United States. A center for theatrical excellence, Asolo Rep stages up to fifteen productions every season in true repertory fashion, spanning a diverse repertoire of newly commissioned plays, bold reinterpretations of contemporary and classical works, and provocative n...ew musical theatre experiences. Whether staging a new work or re-envisioning a classic, Asolo Rep creates theatre that consistently surprises, entertains, challenges and inspires its audiences by inviting them to take part in shared acts of imagination. With its ambitious theatrical offerings and ground-breaking education, outreach and audience development programming, Asolo Rep is more vibrant and its work more relevant than ever before. A theatre district in and of itself, Asolo Rep exists to present a diverse mix of theatrical work of the highest artistic standards and enthusiastically engage its audiences, continually ensuring its lasting legacy for future generations.
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