Under the direction of the Senior Guest Experience Manager, the Theater Manager ensures the successful daily operations of The World Stage Theater, a 472-seat state-of-the-art theater located within the Museum of the Bible. The Theater Manager ensures successful front and back of house operations, including staff oversight, technical production, and guest experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
Advises and oversees Theater Technical Manager and Front of House Manager on all aspects of stage production and front-end operations.
Participates in production meetings with visiting producers, designers, and MOTB representatives to determine technical designs and production specifics.
Facilitates synergistic communication between front and back of house operations.
Ensures that load in, technical rehearsals, full show operations, and load out optimally serve productions while maximizing efficiencies.
Ensures proper staffing in each area of the theater.
Performs daily opening and closing operational duties.
Demonstrates familiarity with latest developments in all areas of theater technology, ticketing, and guest experience.
Develops strong relationships with vendors and regularly networks with peers and industry influentials.
Negotiate and manage contracts, and ensure deliverables are met.
Orients visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics, and other areas of facility operations.
Oversees the development of routine systems to guarantee constant monitoring of critical areas of the World Stage, and arranges for repair or replacement as necessary.
Provides assessments and suggestions for operational efficiency, maintenance, and facility improvements as needed.
Supports daily MOTB operations as needed.
Provides on-site support and oversight during live performances to ensure overall success.
Minimum B.A. or B.F.A. in Theater Studies or related field.
Minimum 7 years relevant theater experience.
3-5 years supervisory experience.
Working knowledge of technical and front end theater operations.
Ability to understand, negotiate, and manage contracts of all levels of complexity dealing with both production shows and concerts.
Familiarity with back of house facility maintenance.
Proven supervisory experience, including management, training, and performance appraisal.
Knowledge of ticketing systems and procedures (Tessitura experience preferred).
Effective written and oral communication skills along with strong analytical skills
Equally comfortable communicating and working with guests, talent and talent management, supervisors, technical staff, peers, volunteers, team members, press, and vendors.
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The museum in Washington, D.C. will be... housed in a 430,000-square-foot building just two blocks from the National Mall and three blocks from the nation’s Capitol, and it will open in the fall of 2017. It will provide guests with an immersive and personalized experience as they explore the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible.
Museum of the Bible will be an unparalleled experience, using cutting-edge technology to bring the Bible to life. It will span time, space, and cultures, inviting everyone to engage with the Bible. With three permanent sections and space for temporary exhibits, there will always be something new to explore.