The Education Director is tasked with managing the Educational initiatives for the Classic Theatre. This includes coordinating all outreach to market the upcoming productions to high schools and colleges, facilitate student Thursday performances, write all coordinating study guides, facilitate post show talk backs, and manage any outreach workshop programs. The Education Director coordinates teacher events including continuing professional education workshops. The Education Director recruits and manages interns through the AIM High Internship/ Mentorship program. This position is tasked with pursuing funding sources for all education programs and implements the vision of the Classic founders for the current education initiatives and any future programs. Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Qualifications Well-qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree and have experience in theatre and education. This position requires a candidate to be self-motivated with excellent time management and organizational skills. The Education Director must have persuasive writing, strong verbal communication skills, and the ability to lead group discussions and speak comfortably in front of large groups. Experience in non-profit administration, fundraising and grant writing is preferred. Candidates must have experience with word processing and spreadsheet software.
About Classic Theatre of San Antonio The Classic Theatre of San Antonio was incorporated on May 23, 2008 with the mission to reinvigorate and create new audiences for the theatre by presenting professional theatre productions of popular classics and forgotten masterpieces for residents and visitors to San Antonio. The Classic Theatre of San Antonio has a vision to build a professional theatre that inspires passionate involvement in a shared theatrical experience and is a source of pride for our community. In its sixth year, that mission and vision have been realized with increasing audiences and support from the community. The Classic Theatre of San Antonio has consistently made its mark on San Antonio’s cultural scene with gutsy, challenging productions of classic plays. Classic Theatre is dedicated to growing its educational programs by offering students free tickets and raising additional money to provide transportation to schools that cannot afford to pay for busing. Since it’s inception, The Classic Theatre has been awarded numerous ATAC Globe Awards for excellence in theatre. The Classic Theatre’s challenge is to present stimulating plays that support a diverse community of artists and audiences.