Fairytale Players Program Manager
Reports to: Executive Artistic Director
Supervises: Touring Stage Managers and Actors
Summary of Position: Golden Thread Productions seeks a Program Manager to expand the representation of Middle Eastern narratives through our theatre for young audiences program. Golden Thread Fairytale Players uses epic storytelling, puppetry, song, dance, circus arts techniques, and Middle Eastern languages to create engaging performances based on traditions and folklore from the Middle East that draw from enriching folk tales and timeless historical texts. The goal of this position is to successfully manage a robust and impactful program through production and touring activities and implement strategies for long term sustainability. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced teaching artist or arts educator with a desire to champion a unique and dynamic repertoire of performances that broaden and develop deeper appreciation for diverse cultural traditions. https://goldenthread.org/programs/fairytale-players/
PURPOSE – Under the direction of the Executive Artistic Director and in close collaboration with the Managing Director, the Program Manager will be responsible for managing the main elements of the program including the production of new and/or remounted plays, the annual spring and fall touring of plays to schools, libraries, and community centers, and the strategizing of the program through partnerships, funding opportunities, and impact assessment.
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