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Creede Repertory Theatre is a professional company located in southwest Colorado high in the Rocky Mountains. The Denver Post has named CRT as “among the top five theatres in the state,” USA Today has called CRT “one of the top ten theatres to see the lights way off Broadway”, and the National Theatre Conference gave CRT the Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2007. When you’re part of the CRT company, you will have the opportunity to work with other professionals from across the country in a true rotating repertory setting.

We produce seven to ten productions of diverse styles each season including musicals, comedies, dramas, classics, children’s theatre, improv, new works, and touring productions. Most company members are contracted from mid-May through the end of August with some contracts running into the end of September. Our Young Audience Outreach Tour is contracted from early August and runs into November.

ABOUT CREEDE REPERTORY THEATRE

Founded in 1966, Creede Repertory Theatre (CRT) is a 501(c)3 non-profit professional theatre company with an annual budget of $1.3M. Located at 9,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado., the historic town of Creede offers beautiful views, hiking trails, and stunning campsites. Each season, CRT produces 7-10 plays in rotating repertory, hosts numerous musicals events and concerts, develops new works through the Headwaters New Play Program, and creates nationally recognized educational programs. As part of its values, Creede Repertory Theatre is dedicated to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in every aspect of the company; we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

CRT’s Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access

We want all people to thrive in our Creede theatre community. When they do, we can create theatre of exceptional quality. Over the past several years, we’ve brought a wider variety of perspectives to CRT’s stages. Although there are many forces that profit from dividing us, this extraordinary mountain town gives us an opportunity to come together. CRT is committed to creating a Culture of Belonging for everyone. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, whoever you pray to or vote for, whoever you love, however you look on the outside, whatever abilities or disabilities you hold in your body, we are committed to CRT being a place you call home.

To see our full EDI Statement, Commitments, and Updates, click here.

Creede Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages artists from historically excluded communities to apply.

Full Time Openings

Director of Production & Facilities

Job Title: Director of Production and Facilities
Salary: $45,000-48,000
Type: Full time, Salaried, Exempt
Benefits: Medical and Vision Insurance (100% employer funded), Generous PTO policy
Reports to: Producing Artistic Director
Ideal Start Date: October 25, 2021

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Director of Production and Facilities (DP&F) is an integral member of an eight-person, year-round, full-time staff responsible for day-to-day production and facilities support. The DP&F will assist the Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director to define the scope of programming, organizational calendar, and budget for each season. They will manage all production resources, including theatrical and rehearsal spaces, equipment, and seasonal calendars; oversee designers and ensure a successful design process where deadlines and budgets are met; and supervise and support production department heads. They will work with the Managing Director to maintain and improve CRT’s seven buildings, which comprise two performance spaces, two rehearsal studios, administrative offices, scene shop, costume shop, and housing.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

Significant knowledge, skills, and experience in all aspects of theatre production, including scenic, costumes, lighting, sound, video/projection, rigging, and stage management required.

Basic facilities systems knowledge / “home improvement” skills (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and roofing) a plus.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); Autocad and/or Vectorworks; and digital conference / streaming platforms (primarily Zoom and Streamyard).

Ability to communicate with staff, seasonal employees, board members, patrons, and vendors in person, by phone, and via email.

Experience in a variety of venues / formats (proscenium, thrust, in-the-round, outdoor) preferred.

Prior institutional leadership role(s), with demonstrable experience in effective, collegial team building.

Ability to work independently, as a collaborative team member, and team leader.

High level of discretion and confidentiality.

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

Ability to manage stress, time pressures, and conflict resolution.

Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities, and meet established deadlines.

Ability to supervise and support a diverse workforce, meeting the needs of the individuals and the collective.

English fluency required.

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

 

QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES:

Mission – Motivated and inspired by CRT’s mission and vision.

Grit - Bring determination and a strong will to the challenges and opportunities of theatre at 9,000ft.

Intentionality – Thoughtful and deliberate.

Community – Willing and eager to invest in, engage with, and create personal connections with the CRT community, including staff, company, students, patrons, board members, and town of Creede, CO.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Production:

Recruit, hire, train, and oversee the seasonal production team. Direct reports will include all production shop heads (including Technical Director, Props Supervisor, Costume Shop Manager, Lighting & Sound Supervisor, and/or Stage Managers; size of teams and exact positions dependent on scope of Season).

Hire and oversee Designers, in coordination with the Producing Artistic Director.

Schedule and lead production meetings; attend all necessary rehearsals, technical rehearsals, and preview performances.

Maintain a safe working environment.

Management of theatrical spaces and production resources / equipment.

Coordinate load-in, change-over, and strike of all shows.

Maintain production calendars.

Coordinate production logistics and provide support for supplemental programming, special events, digital programming, play readings, and education programs.

Alongside the Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director, create and maintain the annual production budget. Track all departmental expenditures.

Approve production payroll and hours tracking.

Supervise production petty cash, credit cards, reimbursements, and financial reconciliation for all production departments.

Maintain relationships with vendors and community partners.

Facilities:

Develop and implement a prioritized plan for the upkeep, preventative maintenance, and improvement of CRT’s facilities and vehicles.

Hire, oversee, and coordinate work by part-time Facilities Associate and outside contractors.

Keep detailed repair and acquisition records.

Perform maintenance and repair tasks within skill level.

Maintain relationships with vendors and community partners, including Mineral County and City of Creede.

Alongside the Managing Director, create and maintain the annual facilities budget. Track all departmental expenditures.

Coordinate pre and post-season deep-cleanings of all facilities, as well as weekly cleanings of theatrical spaces during the Season.

Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative:

Collaborate with the EDI Co-chair(s) to determine, create, and implement CRT’s EDI priorities, initiatives, and values in every aspect of your department.

Be an active participant in formal trainings, the staff EDI book group, and other communal learning opportunities.

Participate in EDI task forces when applicable.

Creede Repertory Theatre Team Member:

Serve as a member of the administrative team.

Attend special events, performances, company functions, publicity functions, and other events as required by CRT.

Participate in all staff, company, production, design, Board of Trustees, and/or assigned committee meetings as required by CRT.

Participate in the betterment of CRT’s facilities and buildings, as needed.

Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.

Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.

Engage meaningfully with the community of Creede, CO.

 

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references HERE.
The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.
No phone calls, please.

Marketing Director

Job Title: Marketing Director
Salary: $45,000 - $48,000
Type: Full time, Salaried, Exempt
Benefits: Health and Vision Insurance (100% employer funded), Generous PTO policy
Reports to: Managing Director
Ideal Start Date: November 1, 2021

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

Marketing and/or Patron Service experience in a performing arts environment or related industry.

Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

Ability to communicate with patrons, staff, company members, board members, and vendors in person, by phone, and via email.

Ability to work independently, as a collaborative team member, and team leader.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva, or similar graphic design software. Training can be made available.

Experience with Spektrix or comparable ticketing system (Tessitura, TicketAgent, Vendini, etc.). Training will be provided for Spektrix.

Prior leadership / supervisory roles with demonstrable experience in effective, collegial team building. Ability to supervise and support a diverse workforce, meeting the needs of the individuals and the collective.

English fluency required. Spanish fluency a plus.

Ability to lift 10lbs.

 

QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES:

Mission – Motivated and inspired by CRT’s mission and vision.

Grit - Bring determination and a strong will to the challenges and opportunities of theatre at 9,000ft.

Intentionality – Thoughtful and deliberate.

Community – Willing and eager to invest in, engage with, and create personal connections with the CRT community, including staff, company, students, patrons, board members, and town of Creede, CO.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Marketing & Communications:

Implement seasonal and long-term marketing strategies.

Ensure seasonal materials adhere to branding, themes, and messaging in design and content.

Collaborate with staff and vendors to on the design, printing, and mailing of institutional, fundraising, and seasonal materials including season brochure, program, posters, postcards, invitations, campaigns, etc.

Maintain assigned webpages.

Spearhead CRT’s social media presence.

Participate in the annual play selection process.

Represent and promote CRT at festivals and events in the region, as required.

Collaborate with the Managing Director in the creation and forecasting of CRT’s annual marketing / promotional budget and earned income projections.

Create press releases, arrange interviews, and serve as the primary liaison for Media & Press representatives.

Manage sales of program advertisements and ad trades.

Co-Supervise the Seasonal Patron Services / Front of House team with Managing Director.

Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative:

Collaborate with the EDI Co-chair(s) to determine, create, and implement CRT’s EDI priorities, initiatives, and values in every aspect of your department.

Be an active participant in formal trainings, the staff EDI book group, and other communal learning opportunities.

Participate in EDI task forces when applicable.

Creede Repertory Theatre Team Member:

Serve as a member of the administrative team.

Attend special events, performances, company functions, publicity functions, and other events as required by CRT.

Participate in all staff, company, production, design, Board of Trustees, and/or assigned committee meetings as required by CRT.

Participate in the betterment of CRT’s facilities and buildings, as needed.

Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.

Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.

Engage meaningfully with the community of Creede, CO.

 

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references HERE.
The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.
No phone calls, please.

Seasonal Openings

All positions are filled for the 2021 Season. Please check back in November for 2022 Season postings.

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