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Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Oklahoma’s leading professional theatre, is seeking a FACILITIES AND VENUE OPERATIONS MANAGER to join our fast-paced team. This position is considered one of the organization’s key managers who develops and oversees the theatre’s facility operations, maintenance processes and procedures, including staffing and budgeting. The person in this position is required to respond in real time to the evolving nature of operating a live theatre venue. This manager supervises all operations, security, front of house and IT connectivity of a 8,570 sq. ft., 281-seat live theatre venue (built in 1933, renovated in 2007); a 14,720 sq. ft. multi-purpose production facility; 3,900 sq. ft theatre office building; scenic construction warehouse (rented); storage facilities; and three parking lots – all while remaining in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. The ideal candidate will be well-organized and able to optimize the use of space and equipment while reducing operating costs. Leadership abilities, calm demeanor, and phenomenal efficiency can set you apart among our candidate pool.
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Oklahoma’s leading professional theatre, is seeking a Manager of Corporate and Foundations Giving to join our highly successful fundraising team. This position is a vital member of the Development staff working closely with the Director of Development. This position is responsible for the management and administration of government, foundation, and corporate philanthropic grants and reporting. The ideal individual expertly performs as a liaison to Lyric’s higher level giving sources, overseeing their funding deadlines, application process and donor benefits. The person in this position will manage their time, resources, and workload to maximize productivity and financial results, exercise discretion, assess and engage in complex internal and external relationships, and regularly take on initiatives to advance campaign goals and objectives. The ability to write creative and persuasive grant copy that accurately reflects the organization’s mission is an essential job requirement.
Summer 2020 Technical Positions
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma is now seeking applicants for technical positions to join us for our 2020 Summer Season at Oklahoma City’s Civic Center Music Hall.
Season consists of ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA, GREASE, and KINKY BOOTS. Onsite dates vary by position, but are ranged within May 25th and August 2nd.
Summer Assistant Technical Director
Head Fly Supervisor
Stage Carpenters (Multiple Positions Available)
Summer Master Electrician
Deck Electrician/ Spot Op/ Board Op (Multiple Positions Available)
Prop Artisans/ Deck Crew
Costume Shop Assistants (Multiple Positions Available)
Dressers (Multiple Positions Available)
Wig Staff (Multiple Positions Available)
INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE IN MOST AREAS
OKC LOCAL PRE-BUILD/OVERHIRE/CHANGEOVER TECHNICIANS ALSO ACCEPTED
Applications due by March 1st for preferred consideration.
Applicants should submit a resume with three references, a cover letter, and a completed application form to Production@LyricTheatreOKC.org with “Summer 2020 Technical Application” as the subject line.Application form
Assistant Stage Managers – Summer 2020
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma is seeking non-AEA Assistant Stage Managers for its summer 2020 season: Matilda, Grease, and Kinky Boots. Lyric’s summer stock season performs at the 2,000+-seat Oklahoma City Civic Center in downtown OKC. Contract runs from June 2nd through July 26th. Housing not provided, but we will assist in finding housing if necessary.
College students encouraged to apply.
Send resumes, cover letter and references to Resident Production Stage Manager, Laurena Sherrill at Laurena@lyrictheatreokc.org
Applications rolling until hired. Deadline March 15th, 2020.
Spring 2020 Show Crew Positions
We are accepting applicants for our pool of theatrical technicians to work our Spring 2020 Plaza Theatre productions, including CAT IN THE HAT, HAVING OUR SAY, and DISTANT THUNDER.
Positions to be filled are:
- Lighting Programmer
- Light Board Operator
- Spot Light Operator
- Audio Engineer
- Audio RF Technician
- Changeover Overhire – Carpentry, Electrics, and Audio
- Prop Artisan
Interested applicants should submit a resume with references to PRODUCTION@LYRICTHEATREOKC.ORG
Production details and performance dates can be found on our homepage: LyricTheatreOKC.org