Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.
Syracuse Stage is Central New York’s premier professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University. Founded in 1974, Stage has produced more than 300 plays in over 40 seasons including a number of world, American, and East Coast premieres. Each season 70,000 patrons enjoy an adventurous mix of new plays, and bold interpretations of classics and musicals, featuring the finest theatre artists. In addition, Stage maintains a vital educational outreach program that annually serves more than 15,000 students from 14 counties. A solid core of subscribers and supporters helps keep Syracuse Stage a vibrant artistic presence in Central New York. Additional support comes from the government, foundations, corporations and Syracuse University. Syracuse Stage is a constituent of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, and a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), the University Hill Corporation and the East Genesee Regent Association. Syracuse Stage is a member of The League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the largest professional theatre association in the country.
Director of Education
Syracuse Stage, the LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, seeks a Director of Education to begin July 1. The director of education is a senior management position and reports to the artistic director. The ideal candidate will have experience creating and leading an outward facing, broad-based education program that includes touring programs, a summer intensive, a mainstage student matinee series, and classes for residents of all ages and backgrounds. Along with the associate director of education, the director of education will represent Syracuse Stage in various community settings. The new director of education will have the opportunity to build on existing success and craft new initiatives and activities for the community. Teaching experience, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a bachelor’s degree are required. Directing in a nonprofit theatre, or in an educational setting, is a plus. Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references by email to HR@syracusestage.org. Deadline is March 15.
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