Production Manager

Brentwood School

Los Angeles, CA

Upper School Production Manager

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full-time Upper School production manager in the performing arts department. We are looking for individuals with a degree in theater production or a related field who have experience working in an academic setting with Upper School or college students. Experience working specifically in independent, public, private, or charter schools, is a plus.

It is expected that a candidate would:

  • Serve as the production manager, lighting and projection designer, and sound engineer for a minimum of 14 mainstage theater, dance, and music concerts per year
  • Train and supervise students in best practices for stage management, lighting production, and sound production while ensuring a safe and efficient execution of these elements
  • Work closely with performing arts faculty, student, and freelance designers on the execution of their designs
  • Collaborate with faculty directors, student directors, and guest directors on their vision
  • Maintain the performing arts facilities and equipment with the performing arts faculty
  • Serve as tour manager with the performing arts faculty sponsor if/when different groups travel
  • Have knowledge of Vectorworks, Arkaos, Qlab, as well as ETC Ion lighting console and Shure wireless microphone system
  • Utilize experience with electrical wiring, carpentry, and rigging to set lighting, sound, and video equipment
  • Perform additional duties of a production manager as designated by the Department Chair

In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Strong collaboration skills
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Flexibility
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to:

Corisa Cobden
Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Fax 310-476-5844
[email protected]



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