General Manager

PlayMakers Repertory Company (PRC), the Carolina’s premiere professional LORT theatre, seeks a General Manager (GM) to lead managerial and administrative services for the organization. The GM supervises the Company Manager, Business Operations Coordinator, Accountant and Box office staff. The GM will actively foster a commitment to social justice, access, equity and inclusion in PRC’s practices and community culture.

This position oversees and executes all budget and personnel actions for the company. The GM develops budgets for all grants and capital campaigns in conjunction with the Development Director and manages PlayMakers’ annual budget with the Managing Director. The GM serves as the primary liaison between all local/visiting personnel, vendors, and unions. This position facilitates HR needs and procedures, including correspondence with UNC systems.

PRC is looking for a highly motivated candidate with:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organization skills
  • Strong attention to detail and confidentiality working with sensitive information
  • Exceptional time management and people management skills
  • Skill working independently and as a team member in a professional atmosphere
  • Experience in arts administration and knowledge of theatrical producing, professional unions and theatrical affiliations is preferred
  • Experience supporting faculty and students is a plus
  • Apply online at: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/214650.

    Assistant Professor in Media and Lighting Design

    The Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in media and lighting design, to begin July 1, 2022. This position will teach in the graduate program in Technical Production and the undergraduate Drama major, for a total of 2 courses per semester, and participate in the creation of a Joint Minor in Media and Projection. The candidate will maintain a professional profile as a designer beyond UNC and design at least two shows for PlayMakers Repertory Company, our LORT D theatre within the Department, and/or the Kenan Theatre Company, our undergraduate production arm.

    Applicants should possess:

  • A Master of Fine Arts degree in Media and/or Lighting Design or equivalent professional experience
  • Teaching experience at the college or university level
  • Two to three years of theatre design experience
  • Teaching experience at the graduate level is desired
  • Application deadline: 12/22/2021. The University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

    For more information and to apply, visit: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/215036.

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