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ArtStream offers performance opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, (IDDs) including autism. Through performing arts training, ArtStream students practice self-advocacy skills while gaining self-confidence and independence. Skills include public speaking, listening, self-awareness, and workplace communication. ArtStream self- advocates speak on national platforms about their experiences and how the performing arts help them to lead meaningful, independent lives.
ArtStream was founded in 2005 and annually offers 40 performances by 6 Theatre Companies and 4 Cabaret Companies. There are seven full time administrative staff, 30 partner organizations, 40 volunteers, and over 50 Teaching Artists.
ArtStream’s Theatre Companies develop and perform original musicals that feature adults with IDDs. ArtStream’s Cabaret Companies feature adults with IDDs in solo and small group performances.
The Theatre and Events Manager is a multi-faceted position responsible for coordinating the productions created by Theatre and Cabaret Companies, as well as the planning and logistics for the annual fall fundraising Gala and other events throughout the year. Responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the backstage and front of house for six Theatre companies (3 production venues) and four Cabaret Companies (2 production venues); overseeing volunteers; supervising contracted theatre staff; managing costume, prop, and scenic storage; and overseeing prop, costume, scenic and lighting budgets. The Theatre and Events Manager collaborates with the Programs Manager, Communications Manager, and the Outreach Coordinator for Student and Volunteer Engagement. The Theatre and Events Manager also develops program policies and systems and communicates regularly with families and actors.
Reports to: Executive Director
1. Hire and manage the contracted Production and Operations staff for Theatre and Cabaret Companies
Salary Range: $43,000-$50,000 depending on experience