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Sarasota, FL

Director of Education

Florida Studio Theatre

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION - Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks a Director of Education to oversee the Theatre's education programs. FST seeks a professional with both a background in teaching and acting; preferably an artist with training rooted in Stanislavski or a similar organic methodology. Additionally, this job will require a level of entrepreneurial skill to provide leadership for the program.

FST's Education Department serves over 1000 students a year in more than 25 classes per week in acting, dance, musical theatre, Improv, play writing and more. In addition, the Education program offers a robust full day Summer Theatre program from June – August.

Duties include: Responsibility for the artistic quality of FST educational programming, maintain relationships with local schools and students, head marketing for programs, hire train and supervise teaching artists and interns, serve as teaching artist, responsible for budgeting and program development. This position functions as the Producer of Education programs. The job requires a minimum three years in performing arts education (or equivalent professional experience), including extensive work as a teaching artist or teacher. This position also requires applicants have a strong background in acting and/or directing.

Email cover letter and resume with references and salary requirement to: Alexa Doggett, Casting and Hiring Coordinator at adoggett@floridastudiotheatre.org