Long Wharf Theatre
New Haven, CT 06511
The Tony Award-winning Long Wharf Theatre is about to embark on an unprecedented journey, where art and activism will live side-by-side. We are committed to building a boundary-breaking theatre with, for, and by the New Haven community. We are looking for a dynamic and visionary theater-maker to join our growing community, as we work to reimagine the experiment that is the new American Theater.
The Key Duties
+ Lead and facilitate the artistic development of all new work development, while being nimbly responsive to the needs of each theater-maker within the organization.
+ Oversee the Community Partnership department, in collaboration with the Artistic Producer, and ensure these partnerships and this work are fully integrated into the operations of the organization.
+ In partnership Artistic Director, lead the season planning process.
+ Develop, launch, and lead a three-tiered Lab for the development of new experiments that serve Long Wharf’s vision of building a body of work that moves us towards a boundary-breaking future.
+ Produce and facilitate all performance-adjacent and civic programming (i.e., symposiums, talkbacks, artistic conversations).
+ Scout for new talent while developing, launching and maintaining relationships with artists and other cultural leaders across the country.
+ Read and track all scripts; create processes for logging and covering projects and serve as the primary point of contact for all literary agencies.
+ Generate and drive new projects forward, always with an eye towards production while centering the values of inclusion and artistic innovation.+ Serve as production dramaturg on select projects.
The Skills Needed
+ Proven leadership experience at a producing organization OR equivalent employment in the curation and development of new work.
+ A commitment to, and understanding of, anti-racism and anti-oppression practices.
+ A commitment to life-long learning, with a healthy disregard for the status quo and a relentless curiosity.
+ A commitment to collaborative leadership with a robust understanding of organizational culture and change management.
Salary range is $60 - 65k, plus benefits.
Position is available immediately. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Director of Artistic Partnerships” in the subject line. Deadline to apply: Monday, October 14, 2019. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.