Employment & Auditions

We are proud of the exceptional team that supports our work onstage, offstage, and in our community. Our dedicated staff works to ensure Indiana audiences experience world-class theatre that is accessible, relevant, and reflects the many people and cultures of our state. 

The IRT is committed to building an inclusive, welcoming Theatre that celebrates diversity in all areas of our work. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates.  

Custodian
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Job Title: Custodian, Part-Time

The Indiana Repertory Theatre seeks to hire a full-time custodian/maintenance department.  The job would require lifting up to 50 pounds, ability to move tables/chairs, assist with simple building repairs, vacuum, sweep, mop, change light bulbs on a ladder.  Applicate must be able to work unsupervised and be an enthusiastic of our customer service. 

Schedule:  Tuesday – Saturday

Compensation: $13/hour

IRT requires proof of a COVID 19 vaccination for all employees prior to employment.

Emails of interested parties should be sent to Jane Robison at jrobison@irtlive.com.

Customer Service Representative - Part Time
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POSITION TITLE: Customer Service Representative (Part-Time)

CREATED:  July 2021

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Ticket Office Manager

FLSA STATUS: Seasonal Non-Exempt

 

ABOUT INDIANA REPERTORY THEATRE
The Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) was founded in 1972 and is the only theatre in Indiana to belong to the League of Resident Theatres (LORT). Historically, the IRT has produced nine productions annually across three stages (the OneAmerica Mainstage, the Upperstage, and the Cabaret) for diverse audiences. The repertoire includes work varying from world premieres to classics. The IRT serves audiences of multiple generations including students from pre-school through twelfth grade. With a significant endowment, the IRT is financially stable and looks forward to many more years of creating art for the Indianapolis community. Following many decades of diverse programming, the IRT leadership, in the past three years, has focused on further diversifying its staff and board, including ongoing anti-racist training for all. 

MISSION
Live theatre connects us to meaningful issues in our lives and has the power to shape the human experience. The mission of the Indiana Repertory Theatre is to produce top-quality, professional theatre and related activities, providing experiences that will engage, surprise, challenge, and entertain people throughout their lifetimes, helping us build a vital and vibrant community. 

VISION
The Indiana Repertory Theatre will be a life-long destination of choice for an ever-expanding audience of all ages and backgrounds seeking enjoyable and meaningful experiences. Using theatre as a springboard for both personal reflection and community discussion, our productions and programs will inspire our neighbors to learn about themselves and others. As an arts leader in the state of Indiana, the IRT's goal is to make Indiana a dynamic home of cultural expression, economic vitality, and a diverse, informed, and engaged citizenry. 

COMMITMENT TO CREATING AND SUPPORTING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
The IRT is committed to building an inclusive, welcoming Theatre that celebrates diversity in all areas of our work.  Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.  This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender, and non-binary candidates.   

ABOUT INDIANAPOLIS

Located in the heart of Indiana, Indianapolis is a vibrant city to live, work, and play. Indy, as the locals call it, is touted as the Crossroads of America, and you will feel the Midwest vibe as soon as you arrive.

Ranked 16th in the United States in city size with a population close to 878,000, Indy is big enough to explore neighborhoods and the surrounding area on the weekends and cozy enough to call home. The Indiana Repertory Theatre is in the heart of downtown in the historic Indiana Theatre building, located steps away from the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Downtown Indianapolis is convenient for walking and biking and is easily navigable by IndyGo bus or car.

In addition to a thriving arts and cultural scene featuring the Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Indy is known for the Indianapolis 500, a myriad of sports teams including the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts, and Indianapolis Indians, and a bustling music and diverse restaurant scene. Did we mention a welcoming and convenient airport? The Indianapolis International Airport has been named the best airport in North America in 2012-2020 by Airports Council International.

Indy offers something for everyone in terms of affordable living for both home buying and renting.  But don’t take our word for it:

  • Forbes recently named Indianapolis as America’s Best City for Renters
  • Good Housekeeping named Indy one of the Best Cities for First-Time Homeowners in the U.S.
  • Learn more: Life in Indy and Downtown Indy


And, Indy is a beautiful destination for residents and visitors alike:

  • Condé Nast Traveler named Indy one of Best Places to Go in 2021
  • Travel + Leisure names Indy one of the Best Places to Travel in 2021
  • Reader’s Digest named Indy one of the best American cities for Live Music

 

Learn more:  Visit Indy

 

POSITION PURPOSE
The Customer Service Representative serves as a direct point of contact at the Ticket Office on phones, email, and in-person for patrons inquiring or purchasing tickets for performance or events.

POSITION FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answers Ticket Office phones daily
  • Sells and exchanges performance and event tickets
  • Manages subscriber seats and single ticket sales
  • Facilitate internet sales transactions
  • Handle all financial transactions professionally
  • Answer all ticketing questions from patrons and IRT employees
  • Be fully versed in operating Tessitura
  • Attend a dress rehearsal or a first performance of all IRT productions
  • Help manage patron issues, both on the phone or face to face
  • Understand and enforce all ticketing policies including employee comp usage
  • Keep office clean and organized
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) work is critical in supporting our mission. IRT is committed to building an inclusive, welcoming theatre through meaningful, action-oriented education. All staff are required to participate in facilitated trainings, community readings and conversations, and anti-bias trainings. We expect employees to apply these learnings in all areas of our work at the theatre. Creating an anti-racist culture follows our core company values.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Other duties as determined by the Ticket Office Manager and Senior Customer Service Representatives

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience:

  • Previous experience with a CRM is preferred (Tessitura is desirable)
  • 1-3 years of Customer Service

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience using Square is desirable
  • Sales experience preferred
  • Passion for the arts

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office machinery
     

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Danielle Dove, Director of Marketing & Sales at ddove@irtlive.com. Subject: IRT Customer Service Representative position.

 

Housekeeper
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Job Title:  Housekeeper, Full-Time

The Indiana Repertory Theatre seeks to hire a Housekeeper to manage the upkeep of the building during evenings and weekends.  The hours for the position vary, but the main work week will be Monday - Friday, and includes some evenings.  The position will be responsible for keeping areas of the building clean, including bathrooms, locking up the building at the end of the evening, set up of tables and chairs, and other light maintenance work. Applicant must be able to work unsupervised, and be an enthusiastic member of our customer service team.  

Compensation:  $12/hour

IRT requires proof of a COVID 19 vaccination for all employees prior to employment.

Emails of interested parties should be sent to Jane Robison at jrobison@irtlive.com.

Overhire – Electrics, Sound, Scene Shop, Paint Shop, Costumes
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POSITION TITLE:  Overhire – Electrics, Sound, Scene Shop, Paint Shop, Costumes

CREATED:  April 2022

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE:  Appropriate Shop Head, Production Manager

FLSA STATUS:  Seasonal Non-Exempt

  SALARY: Starts at $14/hour, DOE

     DATES:  Various

 

ABOUT INDIANA REPERTORY THEATRE
The Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) was founded in 1972 and is the only theatre in Indiana to belong to the League of Resident Theatres (LORT).  The IRT currently produces seven productions annually across two stages (the OneAmerica Mainstage and the Upperstage) for diverse audiences. The repertoire includes work varying from world premieres to classics. The IRT serves audiences of multiple generations including students from third through twelfth grade. With a significant endowment, the IRT has relative financial stability and is debt free. Following many decades of diverse programming, the IRT leadership, in the past four years, has focused on further diversifying its staff and board, including ongoing anti-racist training for all. 

MISSION
Live theatre connects us to meaningful issues in our lives and has the power to shape the human experience. The mission of the Indiana Repertory Theatre is to produce top-quality, professional theatre and related activities, providing experiences that will engage, surprise, challenge, and entertain people throughout their lifetimes, helping us build a vital and vibrant community. 

VISION
The Indiana Repertory Theatre will be a life-long destination of choice for an ever-expanding audience of all ages and backgrounds seeking enjoyable and meaningful experiences. Using theatre as a springboard for both personal reflection and community discussion, our productions and programs will inspire our neighbors to learn about themselves and others. As an arts leader in the state of Indiana, the IRT's goal is to make Indiana a dynamic home of cultural expression, economic vitality, and a diverse, informed, and engaged citizenry. 

COMMITMENT TO CREATING AND SUPPORTING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
The IRT is committed to building an inclusive, welcoming Theatre that celebrates diversity in all areas of our work.  Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.  This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender, and non-binary candidates.   

ABOUT INDIANAPOLIS

Located in the heart of Indiana, Indianapolis is a vibrant city to live, work, and play. Indy, as the locals call it, is touted as the Crossroads of America, and you will feel the Midwest vibe as soon as you arrive.

Ranked 16th in the United States in city size with a population close to 878,000, Indy is big enough to explore neighborhoods and the surrounding area on the weekends and cozy enough to call home. The Indiana Repertory Theatre is in the heart of downtown in the historic Indiana Theatre building, located steps away from the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Downtown Indianapolis is convenient for walking and biking and is easily navigable by IndyGo bus or car.

In addition to a thriving arts and cultural scene featuring the Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Indy is known for the Indianapolis 500, a myriad of sports teams including the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts, and Indianapolis Indians, and a bustling music and diverse restaurant scene. Did we mention a welcoming and convenient airport? The Indianapolis International Airport has been named the best airport in North America in 2012-2020 by Airports Council International.

Indy offers something for everyone in terms of affordable living for both home buying and renting.  But don’t take our word for it:

  • Forbes recently named Indianapolis as America’s Best City for Renters
  • Good Housekeeping named Indy one of the Best Cities for First-Time Homeowners in the U.S.
  • Learn more: Life in Indy and Downtown Indy


And, Indy is a beautiful destination for residents and visitors alike:

  • Condé Nast Traveler named Indy one of Best Places to Go in 2021
  • Travel + Leisure names Indy one of the Best Places to Travel in 2021
  • Reader’s Digest named Indy one of the best American cities for Live Music

Learn more:  Visit Indy

 

POSITION PURPOSE
To support various shops as needed commiserate with skills.

 

POSITION FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • IRT is looking to rebuild our overhire lists as we recover from the pandemic.  Positions include Scenic Carpentry, Upholstery, Scenic Artistry, Cabinetmaking, Rigging, Costume Construction, Pattern Making, Electrics, Audio Engineering, Projections, Stage Management, Production Assistants, etc.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience:

  • General knowledge in your given field or in some instances, simply the desire to learn more about a department.
  • General knowledge in technical theatre practices.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Varies depending on position.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • COVID-19 vaccination and proof of vaccination are required for employment at the IRT.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Varies dependent of position, but could include the following
    • Ability to transport 25-50 lbs.
    • The ability to operate power tools.
    • The ability to ascend/descend stairs or work ladders.
    • Additional needs will be communicated prior to engagement.

 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Please send a cover letter and resume with three references to ProductionJobs@irtlive.com.  Please include the position for which you would like to be considered in the subject line. You may also mail them to the Indiana Repertory Theatre ATTN: Production Manager, 140 W Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204.

 

Production Assistant
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POSITION TITLE: Production Assistant

CREATED: July 2022

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Stage Manager, Production Manager

FLSA STATUS: Per Show

  SALARY: $15/hour

     DATES: 9.22.22-10.31.22

 

ABOUT INDIANA REPERTORY THEATRE
The Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) was founded in 1972 and is the only theatre in Indiana to belong to the League of Resident Theatres (LORT). Currently, the IRT produces seven productions annually for diverse audiences on two stages (the OneAmerica Mainstage, and the Upperstage). The repertoire includes work varying from world premieres to classics. The IRT serves audiences of multiple generations including students from early elementary through twelfth grade. With a significant endowment, the IRT is financially stable and looks forward to many more years of creating art for the Indianapolis community. The IRT leadership, Staff, and Board are committed to building an anti-racist and inclusive Theatre. This commitment is reflected in investments in all Staff/Board training, centering our IDEA work (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access) in our strategic plan, and in growing enthusiasm for the work both in our company culture and the city of Indianapolis. To learn more, visit our website at irtlive.com/about/idea.

 

MISSION
Rooted in the heart of Indiana, Indiana Repertory Theatre is committed to building a vital, vibrant and informed community through the transformational power of live theatre. The Indiana Repertory Theatre produces inclusive, top quality, professional theatre and community programming to engage, surprise, challenge and entertain members of the whole community.

 

VISION
The Indiana Repertory Theatre will welcome the whole community, becoming a place of belonging for an ever-expanding audience of all ages and backgrounds seeking meaningful and enjoyable experiences. Using theatre as a springboard for both personal reflection and community discussion, our productions and programs will inspire our neighbors to learn about themselves and others. As the largest non-profit theatre in the state of Indiana, IRT's goal is to help make Indiana a dynamic home of cultural expression, economic vitality, and a diverse and engaged citizenry.

 

COMMITMENT TO CREATING AND SUPPORTING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
The IRT is committed to building an inclusive, welcoming Theatre that celebrates diversity in all areas of our work. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender, and non-binary candidates.

 

LAND & BUILDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
We want to acknowledge that what we now call Indiana is on the ancestral lands of many indigenous peoples including the Miami, Piankashaw, Wea, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Delaware, and Shawnee. We pay respects to their elders past and present. The historic Indiana Theatre was built in 1927, a time when the shameful practice of racial segregation was the standard across the United States. The Indiana Theatre building was originally segregated and at some point in its history this practice ceased. We cannot erase this history. We honor and respect all those who have faced discrimination and harm in our building. See our full land and building acknowledgments here on our website.

 

POSITION PURPOSE
The Production Assistant is a key member of the Stage Management team and will assist in the execution of all IRT productions and special events. This position will serve on IRT’s production of The Chinese Lady

 

POSITION FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the set-up of the rehearsal room and performance space.
  • Assemble rehearsal scripts for actors, creative team members, and other personnel as directed.
  • Assist the stage manager during rehearsal and performance.
  • Run performances backstage.
  • Shop for supplies for the rehearsal room and production office as requested.
  • Assist stage manager with rehearsal and performance reports.
  • Assist with all IRT productions and special events as assigned.
  • Perform such tasks, services, duties, and responsibilities in accordance with IRT policies, rules, regulations, and instructions now in force or which may be adopted from time to time during Employee’s employment at the IRT.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Other duties as determined by the Stage Manager, Production Manager, or Artistic Director.
    • May be assigned to wardrobe duties (prior communication and training will be provided).
  • Organize youth actors, if necessary.
  • Assist with auditions as assigned.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience:

  • Experience working on a Theatrical Production preferred, but parallel experience accepted.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of script analysis
  • Ability to plan for contingencies
  • The position works frequently on nights and weekends and has a non-traditional work schedule.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • COVID-19 vaccination and proof of vaccination are required for employment at the IRT.
     

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Ability to transport 40 pounds.
  • This position frequently communicates with groups of people in open areas.
  • This position consistently works in darkened environments.
  • This position constantly positions self to assist with costume and scenic changes that includes, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
  • This position frequently ascends/descends stairs.
  • This position constantly communicates with colleagues via headset intercom systems.

 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Please send a cover letter and resume with 3 references to ProductionJobs@irtlive.com. Please include the position for which you would like to be considered in the subject line. You may also mail them to the Indiana Repertory Theatre ATTN: Production Manager, 140 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Local applicants preferred. 

 

ABOUT INDIANAPOLIS

Located in the heart of Indiana, Indianapolis is a vibrant city to live, work, and play. Indy, as the locals call it, is touted as the Crossroads of America, and you will feel the Midwest vibe as soon as you arrive.

Ranked 16th in the United States in city size with a population close to 878,000, Indy is big enough to explore neighborhoods and the surrounding area on the weekends and cozy enough to call home. The Indiana Repertory Theatre is in the heart of downtown in the historic Indiana Theatre building, located steps away from the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Downtown Indianapolis is convenient for walking and biking and is easily navigable by IndyGo bus or car.

In addition to a thriving arts and cultural scene featuring the Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Indy is known for the Indianapolis 500, a myriad of sports teams including the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts, and Indianapolis Indians, and a bustling music and diverse restaurant scene. Did we mention a welcoming and convenient airport? The Indianapolis International Airport has been named the best airport in North America in 2012-2020 by Airports Council International.

Indy offers something for everyone in terms of affordable living for both home buying and renting. But don’t take our word for it:

  • Forbes recently named Indianapolis as America’s Best City for Renters
  • Good Housekeeping named Indy one of the Best Cities for First-Time Homeowners in the U.S.

Learn more: Life in Indy and Downtown Indy


And, Indy is a beautiful destination for residents and visitors alike:

  • Condé Nast Traveler named Indy one of Best Places to Go in 2021
  • Travel + Leisure names Indy one of the Best Places to Travel in 2021
  • Reader’s Digest named Indy one of the best American cities for Live Music

Learn more: Visit Indy

 

 

Production Stage Manager
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POSITION TITLE:  Production Stage Manager

CREATED:  April 2022

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE:   Production Manager

FLSA STATUS: Seasonal Exempt

  SALARY:  $45,000-$55,000

     DATES: July 25, 2022 – May 20, 2023

 

ABOUT INDIANA REPERTORY THEATRE
The Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) was founded in 1972 and is the only theatre in Indiana to belong to the League of Resident Theatres (LORT).  The IRT currently produces seven productions annually across two stages (the OneAmerica Mainstage and the Upperstage) for diverse audiences. The repertoire includes work varying from world premieres to classics. The IRT serves audiences of multiple generations including students from third through twelfth grade. With a significant endowment, the IRT has relative financial stability and is debt free. Following many decades of diverse programming, the IRT leadership, in the past four years, has focused on further diversifying its staff and board, including ongoing anti-racist training for all. 

MISSION
Live theatre connects us to meaningful issues in our lives and has the power to shape the human experience. The mission of the Indiana Repertory Theatre is to produce top-quality, professional theatre and related activities, providing experiences that will engage, surprise, challenge, and entertain people throughout their lifetimes, helping us build a vital and vibrant community. 

VISION
The Indiana Repertory Theatre will be a life-long destination of choice for an ever-expanding audience of all ages and backgrounds seeking enjoyable and meaningful experiences. Using theatre as a springboard for both personal reflection and community discussion, our productions and programs will inspire our neighbors to learn about themselves and others. As an arts leader in the state of Indiana, the IRT's goal is to make Indiana a dynamic home of cultural expression, economic vitality, and a diverse, informed, and engaged citizenry. 

COMMITMENT TO CREATING AND SUPPORTING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
The IRT is committed to building an inclusive, welcoming Theatre that celebrates diversity in all areas of our work.  Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.  This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender, and non-binary candidates.   

ABOUT INDIANAPOLIS

Located in the heart of Indiana, Indianapolis is a vibrant city to live, work, and play. Indy, as the locals call it, is touted as the Crossroads of America, and you will feel the Midwest vibe as soon as you arrive.

Ranked 16th in the United States in city size with a population close to 878,000, Indy is big enough to explore neighborhoods and the surrounding area on the weekends and cozy enough to call home. The Indiana Repertory Theatre is in the heart of downtown in the historic Indiana Theatre building, located steps away from the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Downtown Indianapolis is convenient for walking and biking and is easily navigable by IndyGo bus or car.

In addition to a thriving arts and cultural scene featuring the Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Indy is known for the Indianapolis 500, a myriad of sports teams including the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts, and Indianapolis Indians, and a bustling music and diverse restaurant scene. Did we mention a welcoming and convenient airport? The Indianapolis International Airport has been named the best airport in North America in 2012-2020 by Airports Council International.

Indy offers something for everyone in terms of affordable living for both home buying and renting.  But don’t take our word for it:

  • Forbes recently named Indianapolis as America’s Best City for Renters
  • Good Housekeeping named Indy one of the Best Cities for First-Time Homeowners in the U.S.
  • Learn more: Life in Indy and Downtown Indy


And, Indy is a beautiful destination for residents and visitors alike:

  • Condé Nast Traveler named Indy one of Best Places to Go in 2021
  • Travel + Leisure names Indy one of the Best Places to Travel in 2021
  • Reader’s Digest named Indy one of the best American cities for Live Music

Learn more:  Visit Indy

 

POSITION PURPOSE
The Production Stage Manager (PSM), in collaboration with the Production Manager, oversees all Stage Management activities. This is an Actors’ Equity Association stage management position. No portion of this job description is to supersede AEA rules – all elements of this position will be in accordance with the appropriate AEA contract and rules.

 

POSITION FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hiring and supervision of the Stage Management staff including Production Assistants.
  • Training Production Assistants as needed.
  • Work with the Production Manager to schedule and maintain the Production Calendar, including meetings and other events needed to complete the production process.
  • Monitor all Equity actions to maintain compliance with AEA contract.
  • Serve as a communication link for each acting company.
  • Serve as Stage Manager on 4-5 shows a season and all responsibilities entailed.
  • Maintains stock of rehearsal/performance supplies and materials, i.e. scripts, spike tape, first aid, etc.
  • Maintains a safe and clean rehearsal, performance, and office environment.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Other duties as determined by the Production Manager.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience:

  • 4-6 yrs. experience in Stage Management in an AEA environment.
  • A working knowledge of all aspects of the theatre – production, technical, and administration.
  • An understanding of safe theatrical practices and a commitment to safe procedures.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Proficiency in Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), as well as basic office equipment.
  • Strong organizational, leadership, and staff skills as you work with a large group of people towards a common purpose.
  • Ability to work productively while maintaining flexibility in an environment of change and creative process.
  • An ability to understand and further the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility) work at IRT.
  • Ability to work in a team and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to adapt to various communication styles and creative processes.
  • Ability to read and understand designer and construction drawings.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • COVID-19 vaccination and proof of vaccination are required for employment at the IRT.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • This position consistently works in darkened environments.
  • This position must be able to communicate orally and by e-mail with creative team members.
  • This position must be able to physically move items such as prop furniture, hand props, etc.


TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Please send a cover letter and resume with three references to ProductionJobs@irtlive.com.  Please include the position for which you would like to be considered in the subject line. You may also mail them to the Indiana Repertory Theatre ATTN: Production Manager, 140 W Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204.

 

IRT General Auditions 
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The Indiana Repertory Theatre’s annual Equity Principal Auditions will be held by video submission only. To be considered for the 2022-2023 season, please email your headshot, resume, and video submission to casting@irtlive.com by Monday, March 28, 2022.  The subject line should read: ACTOR NAME, AEA, 22-23 EPA. 

Actors are asked to prepare two contrasting monologues totaling no more than three minutes.  

Show-specific auditions are by invitation only and will follow our Equity Principal Auditions.

Equity Principal Auditions are for members of Actors Equity Association.  Non-union actors are welcome to audition but priority is given to AEA members. If you are a non-union actor submitting an audition tape, please ensure your subject line reads: ACTOR NAME, Non-Union, 22-23.

For all questions, email casting@irtlive.com.

IRT Youth Auditions
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Casting for one young actor playing several youth roles including Tiny Tim in our annual production of A Christmas Carol directed by IRT’s Artistic Director Janet Allen.
 

YOUNG ACTOR AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 9-14 years old; any gender or ethnicity
  • Height must be under 5 feet tall
  • Vaccinated and be able to provide documentation of vaccination status
  • Must be able to attend all rehearsals and performances
  • Must be willing to cut hair for role
  • Must be able to get permission from school to participate

Rehearsals take place: October 25 - November 19, six days a week, Tuesday through Sunday. Rehearsal times vary, but young actor will need to miss periods of school during the week for some rehearsals. Must be available for Sat/Sun full day rehearsals.

Performance Calendar available on request. Performances begin November 15 and close December 24 and include many weekday student matinees. Only Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day are off around holidays.
 

TO AUDITION:

Send a resume (a list of theatre/arts experiences) and full body photo (not just a headshot) and video tape (click here for audition text – note that there is no English dialect in our production) to casting@irtlive.com by Wednesday, September 7th. In the subject line, please list as: TINY TIM AUDITION (name of young actor).

Include in your email the young actor’s:

  • Full name
  • Age
  • Height
  • School (or home school)
  • Any conflicts between October 26 and December 26
  • Must be able to get permission from school to participate

Live callbacks will be held for selected actors at the IRT. Auditioners will be emailed if invited to these callbacks.

Transparency in Coverage Rule
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This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Usher at the IRT
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Interested in getting involved as an usher at the IRT? Volunteer to usher at any of our performances throughout the year and receive access to watch the performance you usher. 

Already an usher? Log in here.

If you would like more information or want to be registered as a new volunteer please send an email to House Manager Jacob Lang at jlang@irtlive.com.

Script Submission

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Thank you for your interest. The IRT accepts unsolicited scripts from Indiana playwrights only. If you are an Indiana playwright and you would like to submit your script for consideration by the IRT, please send your playwriting resume, a script summary, and a 10-page excerpt to Richard J Roberts, Resident Dramaturg.

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