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Floor Manager- Goodman Theatre

JOB TITLE: Floor Manager

REPORTS TO: Head of Stage Management

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

DATES: Albert Theatre (September 2024 – July 2025); Owen Theatre (September 2024 - July 2025)


LOCATION: 170. N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601


The Goodman Theatre seeks two Floor Managers to be essential members of the Stage Management team for the 24/25 season in our Albert and Owen Theatres, respectively. The Floor Manager in the Owen Theatre will be on each show beginning with pre-production through closing. The Floor Manager in the Albert Theatre will join the Stage Management team during the final week of rehearsal to become familiar with the show, then work backstage with stage managers and crew during all technical rehearsals, previews, understudy rehearsals, and performances.

This is a seasonal, non-Equity position with a minimum rate of $21.00 per hour.


  • Familiarizing yourself with each show during the final week of rehearsals
  • Prepare and update paperwork for each show
  • Facilitate communication between stage managers, actors and crew
  • Ensure that each show runs safely and smoothly


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to prioritize tasks and be very detail oriented, work collaboratively as a team member and maintain a positive attitude
  • College education or equivalent professional stage management experience
  • Model behavior and values consistent with Goodman’s Community Agreements and furthering Goodman’s IDEAA (inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism and access) goals.


Chicago’s theater since 1925, Goodman Theatre is a not-for-profit arts and community organization in the heart of the Loop, distinguished by the excellence and scope of its artistic programming and community engagement. The theater’s artistic priorities include new play development (more than 150 world or American premieres), large scale musical theater works and reimagined classics.

We at Goodman Theatre believe that a diversity of people, ideas and cultures in our organization enriches both the art on stage and our civic engagement. In our workplace, we strive to reflect the communities we serve, and make space in which everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. The Goodman values equity, diversity and inclusion and is committed to approaching our work through the practice of anti-racism. Learn more at


Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

The Goodman is an inclusive and accessible employer. Successful candidates will have experience working with diverse groups of people and will demonstrate a deep commitment to advancing equity and inclusion at the Goodman Theatre.

Goodman Theatre offers a benefits package including health, dental, and 401K with this position.


Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and your resume by selecting the "Apply Online" button at the top of the page. No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Permanent
Compensation: $21 per hour
Location: Chicago/ Loop