Job

Associate Director of Education

Barrington Stage Company

122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Deadline

Rolling

Posted

Nov 12, 2021

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the Director of the Musical Theatre Conservatory
  • Recruit, audition and help to select students for the Conservatory
  • Hire and manage teachers for the conservatory
  • Develop a curriculum and schedule for students
  • Serve as a mentor for students and advocate for their needs while on campus at BSC
  • Administer scholarships and collect tuition

  • Coordinates the Professional Internship Program, along with the Director of Education, Assistant Production Manager, and Associate General Manager

  • Serves as an Artistic Mentor for a group in the Playwright Mentoring Project

  • Helps administratively with Playwright Mentoring Project

  • Supports the KidsAct! And TeensAct! Programs by acting as a lead teacher during the school year.

  • Participates in general Barrington Stage Company meetings and events, including weekly staff meetings, etc.

  • Assists to develop and administer new programming as assigned by the Director of Education

Full-time exempt with regular evenings/weekends.

Salary is $45,000-$48,000 commensurate with experience plus relocation assistance offered to out-of-town candidates as well as competitive benefit package.

Requirements

Skills:

  • Ability to lead through a lens of equity, cultural awareness, and sensitivity
  • The ability to develop and assess theatre education curriculum and concepts.
  • Ability to manage complex scheduling and course design
  • Track record of scheduling and administering an advanced training program
  • A deep commitment to theatre education and BSC’s mission to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs
  • Flexibility, vision, energy, a collaborative approach and a commitment to equitable and accessible practices in the classroom and with colleagues
  • Proven artistic and educational expertise in theatre with an emphasis on musical theatre desired
  • Directing experience, choreography, and devising experience are highly desired
  • Experience working with diverse youth populations, especially teens in crisis
  • Awareness of youth developmental stages and current youth issues, as well as best practices in positive youth development
  • Commitment to ongoing growth and refinement of teaching artist skills