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Theatre Producer

  • Location: Sydney NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Arts & Culture
  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Marketing, Media & Communications

A producer ensures that a production happens on time and in budget – after that, the role varies enormously. The producer oversees all aspects of a theatre production and their role and duties change constantly. The main responsibilities include:

  • Look after the finances and manage how the budget is spent
  • Negotiate and issue contracts
  • Organise and manage technical, stage management and workshop functions
  • Organising projects and financial backers
  • Creating production timelines
  • Setting ticket prices and influencing the marketing strategy
  • Holding regular meetings with directors, creative teams and artists
  • Ensuring legal compliance such as copyright law, insurance liability, payroll and tax

Other desirable skills you should have are:

  • Business management
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Financial planning
  • Leadership
  • Organisation
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • Event management/ organisation


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