Now Hiring a Producing Artistic Director

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, is now hiring a Producing Artistic Director. Working closely with the WaterTower Theatre Board of Directors and professional staff, the Producing Artistic Director will act as the Chief Executive Officer for the theatre. WaterTower Theatre (WTT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Specific job duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Effectively inspire and lead WTT to attain artistic excellence while ensuring its financial stability

• Serve as the face of WTT to the public, our audience, our donors, our community leaders, and the DFW artistic community

• Steer all WTT fundraising efforts & campaigns and represent WTT in fundraising activities

• Serve as primary liaison to Town of Addison

• Lead the development of all WTT artistic initiatives including season planning, new play development, and audience engagement

• Lead the WTT budgeting process and manage within budgetary constraints

• Steer WTT marketing, PR, and communication efforts

• Steer audience development, as well as donor cultivation and development efforts

• Direct WTT productions (as agreed to with the WTT Board of Directors)

The successful candidate will have a proven record of audience development, donor cultivation, as well as fundraising experience. Excellent leadership skills, strong ties to and a deep knowledge of the DFW theater community, as well as a commitment to the vision of the theatre are paramount. Additionally, the ideal candidate would be committed to ensuring safe and supportive spaces free from harassment and discrimination for all employees and artists working on and off our stages. The candidate must be able to pass a standard background check.

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors

HOURS:

• Monday thru Friday: 10AM - 6PM (general administration hours)
• Some weekends and evenings
• Additional or alternative hours as needed

Please send the following items to Delynda Moravec, Director of Finance and Administration, at dmoravec@watertowertheatre.org:

• Cover letter
• Resume
• Your Vision Statement for WaterTower Theatre
• Your Assessment of why you would be well suited for this opportunity
• Salary Requirements
• Three professional references

Applications will be accepted until Friday, December 21, 2018.

accepting submissions from designers

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, is seeking submissions from local Union and Non-Union designers of all disciplines for consideration on future productions.

Please submit your resume and 3-5 work sample images to:

Kelsey Leigh Ervi
Associate Artistic Director
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email kervi@watertowertheatre.org.

Seeking Overhire

seeking overhire carpenters, electricians, run crew and assistant stage manager

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, seeks experienced theatre production personnel for part-time, overhire work in the above position. WTT produces plays and musicals year-round and will need overhire crew members for a few hours to a few weeks at a time throughout the year. All positions are paid and rates vary by position and experience. No housing or travel can be provided; local hires only, please.

Please send resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter stating your area of expertise to:

Caron Grant
Production Manager
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email cgrant@watertowertheatre.org.

Please put in the e-mail subject line: SUBMISSION FOR (NAME OF POSITION).

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.

Auditions

There are no scheduled auditions at this time.