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Producing Artistic Director
PlayMakers Repertory Company (LORT D) located within the Department of Dramatic Art at UNC- Chapel Hill, seeks a Producing Artistic Director (PAD) to steward its artistic vision, further its mission, manage its $2.7 million operating budget and serve as the public face of the theatre.

The PAD will oversee the selection of plays and programming; hire and lead artistic personnel and staff (actors, designers, directors, PlayMakers administrative staff, etc.); develop company aesthetic policies; guide long-range artistic and financial planning; and oversee all company productions. The PAD will fulfill the educational needs of the Department of Dramatic Art students in acting and production through opportunities with the professional company as determined mutually with the department Chair. 

Candidates must demonstrate outstanding leadership and artistic excellence, as evidenced by prior achievement and reputation in the field; have significant and proven fundraising experience, administrative experience and experience with the ongoing work of a professional resident theatre company; possess diversity of experience in a broad range of theatrical genres; and is an enthusiastic, energetic and innovative individual who can function effectively in a professional artistic environment embedded in an academic culture.  MFA in Theatre, from an accredited institution, and 10 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years of executive and/or artistic leadership, required.

PlayMakers considers diversity a core principle and has earned a national reputation for the plurality of voices represented in the makeup of creative and leadership teams and in the programming of plays across both performance spaces. The PAD will be interested in building on those gains and will have diversity and inclusion among their own core leadership principles.  Application deadline is June 3, 2015.  For application instructions and to apply for this position, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/73780.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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