Arden Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Open Positions 

Production Manager


Date posted: June 1, 2021
Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

Arden Theatre Company, seeks an experienced professional for an executive leadership position in the company.  Reporting to the Producing Artistic Director, the Production Manager leads a collaborative process to produce a 9-show season designed to serve the Greater Philadelphia community.  The Production Manager is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all Production aspects of the Arden’s Mainstage and Children’s Theatre programming, including managing Production staff, providing strong communication with design teams, coordinating all work across multiple production areas, and ensuring that Arden productions open on time and within budget.  In cooperation with show directors, the Production Manager recruits, hires and contracts all designers, as well as provides all necessary support to designers throughout the process, including facilitating communication between the members of the Artistic team and the Production staff. The Production Manager will build and lead the Production team, including the Technical Director, Scenic Charge Artist, Master Electrician, Audio Engineer, Costume Supervisor, Properties Master, Production Stage Managers and any Production department staff. Oversee performance objectives and goals, regularly review performance; and provide professional development and training opportunities to cultivate staff skills and expertise. Actively and positively interact with all the company’s departments creating a collaborative environment within both the department and the company. This senior management position requires a minimum 5 years experience, strong oral and written communication skills, relationship management skills and proven strategic leadership. 

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Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to: humanresources@ardentheatre.org
Please include “Production Manager” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.