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There are no community audition opportunites that we have been notified of at this time.

If you have an audition opportunity you would like us to post here, please do submit your information to:
Rachel Denton, Communications Manager at
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Below you will find a list of current jobs in the arts, as well as links to other local and national organizations that have helpful resources and job banks.

Florida Studio Theatre (in Sarasota) is seeking local overhire to assist with show strike and load in, at the following times:

Saturday              May 28th               10:30pm – 1:00am           Scenic Strike

Saturday              May 28th               10:30pm – 4:00am           Light Strike and Begin Hang

Sunday                 May 29th               8:00am – 2:00pm              Set Load In

Sunday                 May 29th               2:00pm – Until Done       Light Hang / Circuit / Focus

These jobs all pay $15 per hour.  If you would like to be considered, please email your resume to

The Manatee County Historical Commission seeks an ARTISTIC DIRECTOR to oversee an original outdoor living history drama production titled Spirit Voices from Old Manatee, entering its sixth season this fall. Administrative duties include: maintaining consistent communication with staff, the stage manager, and cast; reviewing script development, attending planning sessions, arranging auditions, casting characters, recruiting additional cast members for roles unfilled, arranging times and locations of rehearsals, coaching and blocking performers, and conducting preliminary and final rehearsals. Good communication and organizational skills are essential as well as interest in local history. Stipend provided, as well as credit in local and regional publicity. Resume and statement of interest required; Headshot optional. For a detailed job description which includes the production dates, please contact: Christine Brown, Special Events & Marketing Coordinator at Manatee Village Historical Park:

ARTISTIC APPRENTICE AT THE ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE – Immediate Hire! FULL TIME – February 10, 2016 to June/July 2016 - Position offers the ability to shadow the Producing Artistic Director (PAD) of a major regional theatre. Responsible for maintaining calendar, correspondence, and arranging travel for PAD and VIP guests as well as updating and maintaining office files and special projects as assigned. While there is no directing involved in this apprenticeship, the Artistic Apprentice may be asked to assist in the rehearsal process as needed. Position is best suited for candidates with a strong interest in non-profit theatrical producing. Ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in directing or arts management. REQUIREMENTS: Candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated, flexible, and possess excellent interpersonal communication skills. Must be well-versed with both PC and Mac/iOS operating systems and Microsoft Office software. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (in theatre, preferably with a concentration in directing or arts management) and/or sufficient experience in theatre and the production process. COMPENSATION: Stipend & Housing. Please submit your cover letter and resume to:


COMPANY MANAGEMENT APPRENTICE AT THE ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE – Immediate Hire! FULL TIME – February 22, 2016 to June/July 2016 - Position’s primary focus is working on Josephine, a world premier musical, and offers hands-on experience in company management at a major regional theatre. Primary responsibilities include securing travel and housing accommodations, company correspondence, on call services and accommodating the day to day needs of company artists as well as providing administrative support for Board of Directors meetings, company events, and other theatre administration tasks to ensure smooth daily theatre operations in a major regional theatre. REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving abilities, flexible disposition, and customer service experience. Should be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to think on their feet. Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. Prior experience in company management and customer service is a plus. Administration and Company Management Apprentices will share ”on-call" duties for guest artists and Asolo Rep activities. On-call shifts will include evenings and weekends on a rotating basis, and will include closing/opening facilities, driving guest artists, responding to emergencies, etc. COMPENSATION: Stipend & Housing. Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Faculty Positions

Ringling College of Art and Design

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Faculty Positions

New College of Florida

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Want more? Try these national job search sites:

AFA Job Bank     Artjob Online 
Assoc PAP Global Art Jobs
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NYFA Classifieds

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Rachel Denton, Communications Manager at

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