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Production Manager - Tarragon Theatre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Management
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Production Manager
Deadline: November 3, 2017
Posted: October 23, 2017

Job Description / Duties

Reports to: Managing Director

The Tarragon Theatre is seeking a Production Manager. The Production Manager is an upper management position within the company with a primary focus on managing staff, show costing, crew management, technical requirements, health and safety and managing budgets and overseeing facility management. The position requires a self-motivated, organized individual with the ability to multi-task and prioritise.

Duties of the Production Manager include but are not limited to:

Production Administration:

Act as supervisor for all production staff

Manage production budgets

Hire casual crew in consultation with the Technical Director

Create and manage all production schedules

Administer all design and stage management contracts

Provide supervision for technical rehearsals and work calls in cooperation with Technical Director

Supervise and arrange logistics for Tarragon productions, special events, tours and co-productions

Adhere to and enforce health and safety regulations

Facility Management:

Manage building maintenance budgets

Schedule and supervise all outside contractors necessary for the maintenance of the theatre’s physical plant in consultation with Building Manager

Administer all maintenance contracts for the up keep of the theatre’s physical plant

Act as resource on Fire Safety Plan, fire code requirements, building code requirements

Act as liaison and resource for all building improvements and renovations

Qualifications / Required Skills


A university or college degree in theatre production or equivalent training

Minimum 3 years’ experience as a production manager in a theatrical setting

Proven experience producing accurate show costing in a theatrical environment

Ability to read, interpret and produce technical drawings in AutoCAD according to Architectural standards

An understanding of current production and technical practices within theatre including sound, lighting, projection and set construction

Knowledge and understanding of CTA, ADC agreements

Knowledge and understanding of health & safety legislation, Employment Standards Act

Be comfortable supervising staff and artisans

Budgeting experience essential

AutoCAD, advanced MS Office Skills

Excellent communication skills

Additional Information

Standard hours are 9am – 6pm. As with most positions in the theatre, occasional work is required evenings and weekends throughout the season.

Interested applicants should apply via email .

The deadline for applications is: Friday November 3, 2017.

Please reference Production Manager in the subject line.

Applications should include a cover letter and resume, including references. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tarragon Theatre is dedicated to discovering and mentoring artists who tell Canadian stories. Tarragon believes in equal opportunities in the arts for everyone. We welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

For more information about the theatre, please visit our website at www.tarragontheatre.com 

Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience

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Tarragon Theatre is one of Canada’s oldest and most respected mid-sized theatres and is a leader in the field of new Canadian plays.

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