Last updated: 8/13/2015 also see Volunteer Opportunities

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

The Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. is seeking a Director of Education. The most viable candidate will have an energetic personality, a passion for education, and a commitment to the mission of Playhouse on Park as a resource for young theatre lovers.
 
The Director of Education is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Playhouse on Park's educational programming including, but not limited to: on-site and off-site classes, summer programs, workshops, Literature Alive field trip programs and the internship program. The Director of Education must be a team player willing to work closely with the administrative and artistic staff. He / she will maintain the education curriculum and serve as the supervisor for any teaching artists and other part time education employees. Some teaching responsibilities are required.
 
 
Additionally, the Director of Education acts as liaison between Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. and students, parents, schools, and the community for all theatre education related purposes. He / she must keep track of all education related budgets, income, and expenses; administer the financial aid program; and pursue education-related opportunities for funding. 
 
 
Applicants must have strong teaching, management, financial, communication, organization, and leadership skills. In addition, at minimum a BA in theatre, theatre education, or a related field is required. All applicants should have previous theatre education experience and enjoy working with children. This is a full time position.
 
Please send your applications to Tracy Flater, Executive Director  (TFlater@playhousetheatregroup.org). Playhouse on Park is located at 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119. 
 

ONGOING

Playhouse on Park is always seeking qualified over-hire theatre Technicians; Carpenters, Artisans, Painters, Non-Equity Stage Managers and Electricians. The 2015-2016 Season spans August through July with opportunities throughout. Ideal candidates work quickly while maintaining our high production values. Please send letter, resume, and references to Athena Ellis, Production Manager, aellis@playhousetheatregroup.org

SCENIC CHARGE
Playhouse on Park seeks a talented, energetic and driven scenic artist for the 2015/16 season. The scenic charge will work directly with the Designer to achieve the artistic and aesthetic goals of each production. Primary duties will include completing all scenic finishes as specified including drawing, texturing, painting, and color mixing. Attention to detail and efficiency is a must. Hourly position based on experience. Please send letter, resume, and references to Athena Ellis, Production Manager, aellis@playhousetheatregroup.org

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Playhouse on Park seeks an experienced, talented, self-motivated Technical Director for the 2015/2016 season. Candidates must be team oriented and be able to lead the crews and volunteers. A qualified individual will have thorough knowledge of shop tools and tool repair, construction techniques, rigging practices, workplace safety, and the ability to supervise others. Year-round part time position, salary based on experience. Please send letter, resume, and references to Athena Ellis, Production Manager, aellis@playhousetheatregroup.org

NON-EQUITY STAGE MANAGER
Playhouse on Park seeks a local non-equity Stage Manager for their 2015/16 main stage season which runs September 8th thru July 31st. The Stage Manager must be an skilled communicator, organized, and a motivated team player who will be responsible for the set up and break down of rehearsal space, the daily reports, create and maintain all production paperwork, and run the light board for every performance. Microsoft Word and Excel proficient required, QLab experience a plus. Please send letter, resume, and references to Athena Ellis, Production Manager, aellis@playhousetheatregroup.org



CREATIVE TEACHING ARTISTS

Playhouse on Park is seeking motivated, creative teaching artists for acting classes for students Grade K - Adult.  Teaching artists will follow a general curriculum focused on teaching acting technique in an age appropriate, comfortable, and professional setting.  Teaching artists with talents as a music director or as a movement instructor are also encouraged to apply.  

Competitive hourly salary, based on experience.Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of references to:
Dawn Loveland
Director of Education
dloveland@playhousetheatregroup.org

GRANT WRITER
This position is not funded at this time. Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc is currently working on securing funding for this position OR would be interested in working with someone on a volunteer basis to find a grant that would fund a paid position.

PTG, Inc is looking for someone to write, and secure government, foundation and individual non-profit grants. We are looking for someone who is willing to grow with a young theatre company! Primary responsibilities include: preparing proposals and grant applications; performing responsible, professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in the areas of arts & culture, education and outreach.

Qualified candidates possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, Powerpoint and Excel), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs. Work is performed under broad direction of the Executive Director with the majority of work performed independently. For a complete listing of essential duties and responsibilities contact Playhouse on Park, 860-523-5900 ext 10 or info@PlayhouseOnPark.org

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