Job Posting: Woodland Opera House
Contact: Angela Baltezore
Woodland Opera House
PO Box 1425
Woodland, CA 95776
Job Description: Education Director
Located in Yolo County, the historic Woodland Opera House is a completely restored 125-year-old proscenium theatre. A State Historical Park, the theatre produces an award-winning, year-round season of plays, musicals, concerts, and children’s theatre. In addition, the WOH has a thriving theatre education program. The Education Director is responsible for this growing program with over 500 students. The program, housed in a state-of-the-art studio, includes instruction in acting, musical theatre, ballet, jazz, tap, musical theatre dance, and hip-hop. The Education Program also produces performance workshops, mini-musicals, and Rising Stars Productions.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Oversees development and continued growth of Woodland Opera House Education Program
• Collaborates effectively with theatre administration.
• Develops curriculum that adheres to appropriate age/developmental levels and high-performance standards.
• Oversees the School Outreach Program.
• Oversees Education Program staff development and annual reviews.
• Teaches theatre education classes as assigned.
• Directs productions each season as assigned.
• Attends and engages in weekly departmental meetings.
• Bachelor’s degree in theatre, preferred.
• Professional performance experience and/or directing experience in musical theatre or dance.
• Teaching experience at the elementary, high school or college level preferred.
• Experience with curriculum development
• Experience developing theatre programs.
• Strong ties to theatre programs/people that can foster connections related to student recruitment.
Application Materials Required:
• Cover Letter
• Director and/or acting portfolio with links to past work
The Woodland Opera House provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion (religious creed), age, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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