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Positions are updated as they become available and subsequently are filled. On an as needed basis, we also have a variety of internships available. We also post information about auditions as they become available.


Position Announcement
Dallas Children's Theater
Production Manager

For over 35 years, Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) has been astonishing students and families with the fun of Broadway-like plays and a lot more! Named by Time magazine as one of the top 5 children's theaters in the country, DCT is DFW's only theater center committed to bringing literature to life for children year round. Each year, DCT's devoted cast of professional artists and others expose more than 250,000 people to what is clearly one of the best educational and artistic experiences available. In addition, through hands-on workshops, substantive classroom curriculum, onstage performance and supplemental forums for discussion around tough themes such as bullying, learning differences, eating disorders and dating violence – to name a few—DCT provides students and families with a safe, non-threatening environment in which to experience the performing arts and exchange important and character-building ideas at the same time.


We are seeking an experienced candidate to fill the role of Production Manager. This position reports to the Executive Artistic Director and will oversee and coordinate production and technical needs for all productions at DCT. The right candidate will be organized, focused, and motivated. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously are a must. Theater experience is required and design experience is desired.


  • Technical theater degree or equivalent theater experience;

  • Experience in supervision of others;

  • Set Design experience;

  • Familiar with AEA and OSHA standards;

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

To apply, email resume along with a cover letter to: coy.covington@dct.org

Note:  Due to end of the year holidays, resumes will be reviewed beginning January 2, 2019.

For a complete position description, please click here.

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Dallas Children's Theater online position announcements are intended only to provide general descriptions of employment opportunities; none of the information provided for any position should be interpreted as a commitment by Dallas Children's Theater to specific terms and conditions for employment.

DCT is committed to the kind of excellence in theater arts programming that challenges and inspires young people from every race, culture, gender, social class, ability and sexual orientation to develop their unique creative talents and individual perspectives in order to contribute to a more pluralistic and peaceful world.

DCT promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of the institution, including its programming, board and staff. DCT is an equal opportunity employer.





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