Hollywood Hills News
Deaf West Theatre Seeks Managing Director
By Irena Taylor
Jan 1, 2014 - 7:31:48 PM

Deaf West Theatre finished their production of Flowers for Algernon in November.

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The Deaf West Theatre Company has an opening for a Managing Director. Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2014. The Managing Director is expected to report, as well as work alongside the Artistic Director to put their ideas into action.


Applicants are expected to at the least have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years experience with a non-profit arts organization. Experience with fundraising, marketing, board relations, and knowledge of American Sign Language and the Deaf community are extremely desirable. Applicants will be expected to start immediately upon hire.


Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to DJ Kurs, Artistic Director, 5112 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 or email david@deafwest.orgby February 15, 2014. The salary offered to the applicant once hired is a monthly $2000 stipend without benefits.


The Deaf West Theatre hopes to “directly improve and enrich the lives of 1.2 million deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who live in the Los Angeles area by providing exposure and access to professional theater, filling a void for deaf artists and audiences; to serve as an institution for the discovery and exploration of artists' identities and stature; to create, share and preserve a legacy of deaf culture through the medium of Sign Language Theatre,” according to Deaf West Theatre’s mission statement.

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