Director of Production
Huntington Theatre Company seeks a Director
of Production at this pivotal point in its history, having recently
announced a major renovation to the Huntington Avenue Theatre, and charted an
independent course following its longtime relationship with Boston University. The
Director of Production will have an influential leadership role in the evolution
of the Huntington and its continued presence as a cultural leader in the
region. They will lead a team including Production
Management, Stage Management, Lighting and Electrics, Sound, Scenery,
Properties, and Costumes. The Director of Production will drive the strategy
to leverage production capacity to earn revenue from outside project work. Reports to Managing Director Michael Maso and
Artistic Director, Peter DuBois.
the personnel, budgets, and work activities of the following departments:
Production Management, Stage Management, Scenery, Properties, Costumes, Electrics,
Stage Operations, and Sound.
all resources including technical equipment, facilities, performance and
rehearsal spaces, vehicles, materials and supplies for the Production Department. Plans logistics for the movement of the
Huntington Theatre Company productions to other venues and other productions to
the Huntington Theatre Company.
maintains, and administers the annual Production Budget. Monitors all Production Budgets and controls
specific budgets for Production Management.
Oversees and coordinates
production department’s revenue producing activities, through non-Huntington
builds and rentals.
Technical Equipment acquisition, maintenance, and rental, capital improvement,
vehicle maintenance, department travel, scenery and equipment storage,
to improve and ensure high quality production values which includes attending
technical and dress rehearsals, note sessions, meetings, and preview performances.
as the final decision maker in Production staff issues including hiring,
dismissal and disciplinary actions in consultation with Human Resources, where
schedules for the Huntington Theatre Company productions.
and communicates effectively the artistic vision of the Huntington Theatre
Company. Collaborates with Directors,
designers and the artistic staff to ensure adherence to show schedules. Keeps the Artistic Director and Managing
Director informed regarding the progress of designs and deadlines.
interdepartmental communication and communication between artists and
with the Managing Director, General Manager, Director of Theatre Operations, Director
of Finance, and Director of Human Resources to develop and strategize long
range Huntington Theatre Company needs, including theatre renovation design.
interdepartmental cooperation aiding special theatre functions and projects as
as or appoints primary safety committee contact for Production Department.
- Degree: B.A. Theatre preferred.
- 5+ years’ experience in Production
Management or equivalent work experience.
- Extensive knowledge of theatrical
- Strong leadership skills; able to engage
and motivate a team.
- Experience creating and proactively managing
Production budget, including both revenue generation and expense
- Ability to create and manage complex
- Able to attend to
numerous important projects concurrently, and to prioritize, and respond
positively and effectively in meeting strict deadlines.
- An outgoing,
confident personal style with a highly developed sense of humor and
excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
How To Apply:
strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African
Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two
or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native
Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.
Send letter of interest, resume and salary expectations
Director of Human Resources
Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
281 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
The Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental,
Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and
The Huntington Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and committed to Affirmative Action.
August 15, 2019
$90,000-105,000 per year
About this Organization:
Huntington Theatre Company engages, inspires, entertains and challenges audiences
with theatrical productions that range from the classics to new works; we train
and support the next generation of theatre artists; we provide arts education
programs that promote life-long learning to a diverse community; and we
celebrate the essential power of the theatre to illuminate our common humanity.
Founded in 1982 and led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois
and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning
productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play
development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of
the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Huntington Theatre Company strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for
employment. African Americans, Asian
Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin
Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific
Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.