Lead Carpenter


Lead Carpenter

CATEGORY: Technical

Florida Studio Theatre
Sarasota, FL 34236


Alexa Doggett

Job Details


Lead Carpenter   Start Date: August-September of 2021   Florida Studio Theatre, a fast-paced and dynamic professional LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL, is seeking a Lead Carpenter for a 5-theatre operation.  

The ideal candidate will have strong management skills; have a strong understanding of standard scenic construction and rigging; a solid knowledge of standard theatre terms and operations; ability to work from AutoCad Drawings; strong oral communication and listening skills; ability to multi-task and maintain flexibility; must be able to lift 75-100 lbs; prefer experience working with intern staff of varied skill levels.   A collaborative attitude is necessary  

Specific responsibilities include:  
• Maintain a safe and organized shop at all times
• Build and Install the majority of scenic elements for each theatrical production • Work with TD to manage build schedules
• Manage working elements of the scene shop including, but not limited to, tool maintenance, consumables inventory, and general organizational of work and storage spaces
• Additional responsibilities a may become necessary  

Florida Studio Theatre is working towards becoming a more anti-racist and inclusive theatre. FST is thus committed to developing a work environment that is reflective of the diverse world that it serves. Applicants from all populations and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Consideration for employment will be given to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, gender identity/sexual orientation, age or ability.      

FST operates five stages, the 173 seat Keating Theatre, the 237 seat Gompertz Theatre, the 109 seat Goldstein Cabaret Theatre, the 110 seat John C. Court Cabaret Theatre and the 100 seat Bowne's Lab Theatre.   For more information, log onto our website at www.floridastudiotheatre.org.


August 2, 2021 -


$29,000-$39,000 pending experience