Managing Director

Posted by Academy For Dramatic Arts ; Posted on 
Managing Director




Academy For Dramatic Arts is a theatrical experience that exists to serve youth and their families by providing safe spaces to learn and create regardless of income, background, or experience. Our vision is to see lives transformed by creativity. The Managing Director works closely with the Artistic Director and the AFDA Board to ensure the successful management of the theatre and its programming.

Job Summary: The Managing Director leads the operational and administrative functions related to the successful mounting of productions and execution of programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Artistic Director in determining productions and programs to support the mission of AFDA
  • Partner with the Board, Artistic Director, staff, and cast to make sure performances are a fun and learning experience for everyone involved.
  • Manage operational and administrative tasks.
  • Develop and manage production and program schedules, budgets, and marketing plans.
  • Manage all communications to the community regarding AFDA productions and programs.
  • Ensure that all administrative components are completed, including managing the budget.
  • Acquire and manage all volunteers and service vendors involved in productions and programs.
  • Develop contracts with the professional staff identified by the Artistic Director; ensure completion of required background checks for all staff (employees and contractors).
  • Participate in meetings as required, including but not limited to Production and Board meetings.
  • Manage AFDA website and social media channels.
  • Assist in fundraising planning and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to


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