Aug 9, 2010

Executive Assistant 24th Street Theatre

24th Street Theatre, a reputable, bustling, mid-sized arts organization
and one of LA's premiere 99-seat theatres working both locally and
internationally in theatre, education, and community outreach, seeks an
experienced arts administrator as an Executive Assistant. 24th ST
offers a positive and professional work environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a permanent FT exempt position. This a
fantastic opportunity to work alongside the leaders of a highly
respected mid-sized arts organization. 24th Street Theatre's
Executive Assistant reports to the Executive Director and assists the
E.D. and Artistic Director in all aspects of day-to-day theatre
management. This position helps oversee a small staff, assists in
implementing programming and organizational growth.


* Oversee scheduling for ED and ART DIR and the theatre's
organizational calendar
* Supervise some staff
* Assist in project implementation and oversight
* Represent 24th Street Theatre to residents and businesses in the
* Represent 24th Street at professional meetings and conferences
* Systematize office and organizational procedures
* Assist with institutional and project-based Marketing.
* Assist with fundraising activities including correspondence with
institutional donors and managing individual donors.
* Assist with producing and production and logistics on all
performances and events presented by the theatre
* Assist with managing the venue as well as groups renting the venue
* Manage 24th ST. computers and software, train staff on use of
computers, database, and other equipment in the theatre.
* Other duties as needed.


* Must be highly self-motivated and organized with great time
management skills
* Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
* Must have strong computer skills
* Hard worker with the ability to get things done

* Ability to work with diverse group of people in a dynamic,
fast-paced environment
* Ability to lead staff, project hires and volunteers

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills required

EDUCATION, TRAINING: Preferably a Masters degree in Arts Management, or

BA/BS Business Administration or equivalent experience

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate has a great sense of humor,
the number one trait of a successful arts administrator. 3 years
experience in non-profit Theatre Arts Administration with an
understanding of both the non-profit and theatre worlds. Should like
kids, as thousands of kids per year come through the theatre. Spanish a

Pay is commensurate with experience.

Send Resume, salary history, and writing sample to:

No calls please.

Director of Education

Director of Education

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

Miami, FL

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is seeking an experienced, dynamic Director, Education and Outreach to drive the development and implementation of a comprehensive education and outreach strategy and participate as a key member of the programming management team.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Programming, the Director, Education and Outreach is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive education strategy for the Performing Arts Center. In addition to planning, the Director will be responsible for the Day-to-Day management of the Education and Outreach Division including budgeting, hiring, firing and supervision of division support staff. The Director will also be responsible for the evaluation of all existing programs and initiatives as well as the development of new and innovative programs that meet the needs of the County’s diverse audiences. Your development, community engagement and cultural diversity are key skill for the successful candidate.

Puppeteer Job Opportunity

Puppeteer Job Opportunity

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County seeks Puppeteer to work with our Education and Exhibits department as a full-suit puppeteer for a SABER-TOOTHED CAT as part of the Museum's educational performing arts programming.

This position has the following requirements:
*3-5 years as a dancer, gymnast, actor or performance artist.
*3-5 years of physical and movement based training.
*Experience as a full-suit puppeteer desired.
*Extensive theater training and experience as an educator preferred.
*Audition required.
*Height and lifting requirements based on puppet
Physical Requirements: 5'3" to 5'9", Women's shoe size 6-8, Men's size 7-10. Small to medium athletic build. Must carry 73 pounds on back in a crawling position, supported by arm stilts for periods of 20 minutes multiple times a day. Weight distributed on forearms, shoulders and back. Restrictive straps at chest, waist, arms and thighs. Extremely hot, claustrophobic full suit puppet with limited sight range. Puppet has animatronics, with internal mechanisms for movement and sound amplification run by external remote control operator.
*Performance Artists must pass a physical examination from a medical doctor provided by the Museum.
*Ability to interact with the public while in costume or out of costume.

Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a part time, temporary, non-exempt, overtime eligible position.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit: and click the link of the position for which you are interested or you may go directly to the online application by clicking

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, No Phone Calls.

Visual Arts Director

Visual Arts Director

Angels Gate Cultural Center seeks an energetic and capable Visual Arts
Director. Responsible for the oversight of all exhibition programs,
visual arts special projects and events as well as curatorial and
planning duties related to Angels Gate Cultural Center's Studio Artist Program.

Tasks include curatorial work, overseeing exhibitions by guest
curators, creation and oversight of budgets, grant writing, exhibition
installation duties, supervision of preparatory and docent staff. The
Visual Arts Director also takes the lead role in attracting and
vetting candidates for the Studio Artist Program and overseeing the
activities and studios of 50 Program participants. General office
computer skills, internet skills and familiarity with graphic design and
digital image processing a plus.

Candidate must have a BA degree or equivalent professional experience in
curatorial, gallery or program management. Salary is commensurate with
experience. Benefits available.

An application package should contain a letter of interest and vitae
with 3 names of references. Please mail to Deborah Lewis, Executive
Director, and Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 South Gaffey St., San
Pedro, CA 90731 or email to The
application deadline is September 1, 2010.

Angels Gate Cultural Center is an equal opportunity employer.