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Production General Manager

Delaware Theatre Company

Post Date: May 11, 2023


Title: Production General Manager
Salary: $56,000 - $62,500 annually
Timeline: This is a full time position starting on/about June 12, 2023
Benefits: Delaware Theatre Company offers a competitive salary and full benefits including 80% paid health with options for dental and vision insurance, a 403B retirement plan option, and paid vacation and sick leave. Delaware Theatre Company also offers a diverse, congenial, supportive environment conducive to professional growth.
Reports to: Executive and Artistic Director
Direct Reports: Technical Director, Lighting Supervisor, Sound Supervisor, Props Supervisor, Costume Supervisor 

We are passionate about fostering an inclusive space that values diverse backgrounds, experiences, identities, and cultures. Organizations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

Delaware Theatre Company creates theatre of the highest professional quality in Delaware and thereby enriches the vitality of the area through artistic programming, education, and community service. At its heart, theatre is community. By telling our stories, by shining a light on our shared experiences, theatre strengthens the bonds between us. Connects us. That's what community is about - and that's what we're about. Delaware Theatre Company has been connecting people for more than 40 years. 

The Production General Manager is responsible for the operations of the mainstage production and production facilities at Delaware Theatre Company including, but not limited to:

  • Create, maintain, track and report on all production budgets throughout the season to Executive Artistic Director
  • Create and maintain production and facilities calendar
  • Hire production staff including overhire, assistants, electricians, carpenters, interns and volunteers.
  • Supervise staff production staff
  • Run all production meetings and distribute notes in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate with all production department heads to schedule completion dates for all production elements and ensure that all of those dates are met.
  • In coordination with the Production Department heads, develop costs and budgets for all production elements and insure compliance with budgets.
  • In coordination with the Executive and Artistic Director, ensure the overall quality of each production.
  • Facilitate all communications between internal and external production stakeholders.
  • Advise on all production related purchases and advances
  • Perform Production Management duties for Delaware Young Playwrights Festival.
  • Collaborate with the Artistic Associate/Company Manager on contracting of guest artists (designers, directors, actors, etc.)
  • Serve as the Facility Safety Officer (FSO) to maintain safety standards in all areas of the theatre and shop spaces, including meeting fire and building code requirements.
  • Oversee facilities management, including supervision of vendors, contractors, etc.
  • Assist with other programs and events or special needs of the DTC as directed by the Executive and Artistic Director
  • Attend production meetings, tech, and performances for education programs as necessary including but not limited to DYPF, Totally Awesome Players I and II, and Summer on Stage.
  • Other duties, activities, and projects as assigned by the Executive and Artistic Director.

To protect the health and safety of all personnel and our customers, DTC is mandating that all employees and guest artists be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning work, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved by DTC. Artists/Employees will be required to provide documentation of their vaccination. Artists/Employees in need of an exemption due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief, must request an accommodation promptly to begin the interactive accommodation process. DTC will engage in an interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided so long as it does not create an undue hardship for DTC and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the Artist/Employee. Artist/Employee may be required by DTC to provide documentation in support of the request for an accommodation. Employment is expressly contingent on completion of these requirements.  

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].


$56,000 - $62,500 annually
Job Category
AdministrativeProduction & Design
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