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Production Manager for Fresh Squeezed Opera’s Production of When He Was Good

Job Title: Production Manager

Company/Organization: Fresh Squeezed Opera

Job Type: Part-time, temporary (4/1/2024 – 6/21/2024, 10 weeks with select meetings beginning in January) , approx. 20 hrs per week

Compensation: Honorarium of $5,000, which is paid weekly at $500 per week

Location: New York City, NY


Job Description:

Fresh Squeezed Opera is seeking a Production Manager to oversee the technical and logistical aspects of our 2024 mainstage production. This role will work closely with our producers, director, conductor, cast, and design team to ensure that the production is delivered to the highest standards and within budget. This is a part-time (approx. 20 hours per week) position based in New York City.


  • Collaborate with the producers, director, conductor, and design team to plan and execute all technical aspects of productions, including lighting, sound, set design, costumes, and props.

  • Manage production schedules and budgets, ensuring that the production is delivered on time and within budget.

  • Manage production staff, including stage manager, technical director, designers, stagehands, and other production personnel.

  • Manage all technical departments of the production, including the setup and operation of lighting, sound, video, rigging, wardrobe, and others.

  • Manage all load-in, tech, and load-out operations

  • Provide weekly reports to producers on production progress, budget performance, and any issues that arise.



  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of people.

  • Knowledge of technical theater and opera, including lighting, sound, video, and set design.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed, in accordance with production schedules.

  • Passion for the arts and a commitment to creating high-quality theater/opera productions.


To apply: 

Please email a resume to Jillian Flexner ( In your email, please include an explanation of your technical skills and qualifications for this role.

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