Aug 30, 2023

Impro Theatre

Los Angeles, CA

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly organized and proactive individual to fill the role of Studio Manager. The Studio Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing the daily operations of our creative studio, ensuring its smooth functioning and providing a conducive environment for artists and creative professionals to thrive. This role involves managing administrative tasks, coordinating schedules, maintaining studio resources, and fostering a collaborative atmosphere.

Key Responsibilities:

Studio Operations:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the studio, including scheduling, maintenance, and coordination of activities.
  • Ensure that the studio is well-equipped and ready for use by artists and clients.

Resource Management:

  • Manage studio resources, including equipment, supplies, and facilities.
  • Ensure that equipment is properly maintained, and supplies are stocked to meet the needs of artists and projects.

Scheduling and Bookings:

  • Coordinate studio bookings and reservations, working closely with clients and artists to ensure a smooth scheduling process.
  • Manage calendars, allocate studio spaces, and communicate scheduling details effectively.

Client Communication:

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for clients and artists
  • Addressing inquiries
  • Providing information
  • Ensuring that their needs and preferences are met during their studio experience.

Team Coordination:

  • Supervise and provide guidance to studio staff, including technicians, assistants, and interns.
  • Delegate tasks, offer training, and foster a positive and collaborative team environment.

Budget and Finance:

  • Assist in budget management by tracking expenses, processing invoices.
  • Maintaining financial records related to studio operations.

Health and Safety:

  • Ensure that the studio adheres to safety regulations and protocols.
  • Implement health and safety measures to guarantee a secure environment for staff, clients, and artists.

Event Coordination:

  • Collaborate with event organizers and artists to plan and execute studio events, exhibitions, workshops, and other activities.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Handle administrative duties, such as maintaining records, creating reports, and managing studio-related documentation.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Gather feedback from clients, artists, and staff to identify areas for improvement.
  • Propose and implement changes to enhance the studio’s operations and customer experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, business management, or a related field.
  • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficiency in using office software and scheduling tools.
  • Knowledge of creative processes and studio equipment is a plus.
  • Leadership experience or previous management roles preferred.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and requirements.

Personal Attributes:

  • Approachable and customer-focused attitude.
  • Problem-solving mindset with a proactive approach.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective team collaboration.
  • Passion for the arts and creative industries.

If you are a motivated and organized individual with a passion for facilitating creative processes and managing studio operations, we invite you to apply for the position of Studio Manager. Join our team and contribute to the success of our vibrant creative space, where artists and professionals come together to bring their ideas to life.

Salary: $20/hr for 15-20 hrs/week


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth within the organization.
  • Exposure to diverse artistic projects and collaborations.
  • Inspiring and creative work environment.

To Apply, please send a Resume and Cover Letter to by September 16, 2023.

About Impro Theatre:

Founded as Los Angeles Theatresports in 1988, IMPRO THEATRE has evolved from a successful short form improv troupe into a critically acclaimed theatre company. Based in Los Angeles, Impro Theatre and their Main Company performance ensemble have attracted a loyal following and garnered global attention and acclaim with their unique brand of improvised theatre. The company improvises full-length plays in the styles of Jane Austen, Shakespeare, The Twilight Zone, Stephen Sondheim, Tennessee Williams, Chekhov, Noir, Dickens and many others. In Southern California, Impro has performed sold-out shows at The Broad Stage, The Pasadena Playhouse, South Coast Repertory, North Coast Repertory, Garry Marshall Theatre, and many more. Venues around the world include the John Anson Ford Amphitheater in Los Angeles, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, Evans Auditorium at Texas State University, The Melbourne Fringe in Australia and Theatre Adyar in Paris. Impro Theatre also manages the Impro Theatre School, which teaches the company’s unique approach to improvisational theatre to students of all levels, and they present a full slate of improvised programming at the Impro Studio in Los Angeles.

Impro Theatre is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.