BareBones is Seeking a Production Manager

The Production Manager oversees all aspects of the BareBones Halloween Extravaganza, working directly with the Hiring committee, the artistic director (or co-directors), the stage manager, volunteer coordinator, and the site manager. The Production Manager also serves as a point person for the Artistic Staff and performers.

  • $2000 salary
  • Job duties concentrated between July 1 and October 31,
  • Applications due no later than May 10.

Required skills:

  • Must be detail oriented and organized.
  • Must be comfortable with Excel spread sheets, Google docs and online file storage.
  • Must have good and prompt communication skills with email, phone, text and talking directly to people as needed.
  • Experience with collective structure and process.
  • Experience with working on a previous BareBones show.

Preferred skills:

Experience with one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Puppetry
  • Theater production
  • Ritualistic practice
  • Work with diverse communities, bringing people together
  • Work with arts nonprofits

Please submit a resume and a cover letter addressing these points to the BareBones Hiring Committee at or email Co-Chair Anna Ruhland at

  1. What is your artistic and organizational history, and do you have any experience with traveling theater or outdoor festivals?
  2. What are your facilitation and communication skills?
  3. What is your experience working with diverse communities?
  4. BareBones is an unusual organization. We practice a lot of consensus decision-making. What are your thoughts or experiences regarding consensus decision-making?
  5. How do you know BareBones, and how are you known to us?
  6. Give an example of your ability to get things done on a deadline.