Non-Profit Theatre Manager
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Writer – create, communicate, and educate
Performing Arts – passion, dedication, and experience
Organization – strategize, develop, and implement
Community Builder – engage, serve, participate
Oklahoma State University, Master of Arts in Theater, 2017
Graduate Certificate, Non-Profit Management
Southampton College of Long Island University, Master of Fine Arts, 2004
Sarah Lawrence College, B.A. in Liberal Arts, 2000
Junior Year Abroad – Wadham College, Oxford University
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 2017
Designed and taught an introductory playwriting course to undergraduate students. Created syllabus, chose textbook, graded assignments, and upheld university policies.
Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, 2016
Grant Writing Intern
Wrote grant proposals for foundations and corporate donors.
Magenta Giraffe Theatre Company, Detroit, MI, 2013 – 2014
Board of Directors
Involved in all aspects of governing a non-profit theatre company, including attending board meetings, raising funds, approving budgets, and promoting the company to the public. Also assisted with box office and concessions at performances, and created a playwrights group.
Blue Field Writers House, Detroit, MI, 2013 – 2015
Founded a communal writers’ residence where writers from around the country could come to spend concentrated time completing their writing projects.
Stony Brook Southampton Writers Conference, Southampton, NY, 2004 – 2012
Planned and executed all theatre events in the Avram Theatre. Arranged and managed performer and performance logistics. Maintained detailed spreadsheet of performance data.
Four Chairs Theatre Company, New York, NY, 2008
Managed all aspects of pre-production, including schedules, auditions, marketing, union compliance, etc. Audio technician during production.
WTI, Inc., New York, NY, 2007
Produced a collection of eight original plays. Managed every aspect of production from page to stage, including financing, auditions, ticket sales, publicity, and tech.
Payne County Youth Services, Stillwater, OK, 2017 – Present
Transitional Living Program Coordinator
Supervise staff, recruit clients, manage finances, create timely government reports, and build community partnerships. Provide housing assistance and case management to homeless young adults.
Keren Or, Inc., New York, NY, 2013-2015
Freelance Grant Writer and Copywriter
Wrote grant proposals to private foundations, as well as letters of inquiry, donor solicitation letters, website copy, brochures, grant reports, and other correspondence.
Association To Benefit Children, New York, NY, 2000 – 2013
Special Projects Manager, 2008-2013
Planned, implemented, and executed the archiving of a historical record detailing the twenty-year history of the organization. Transferred financial and case records to electronic format, maintained and updated the database, and supervised support staff.
Deputy Director, 2007
Oversaw all operational aspects of early childhood program. Coordinated program outreach, referral and screening process, conducted meetings with parent association, supervised support staff, prepared written reports to central office and government oversight agencies, managed program budget, administered petty cash, obtained city operating license, facilitated program planning and quality improvement efforts, and attended trainings and meetings.
Program Associate, 2006-2007
Assisted the Chief Program Officer with program management, contract compliance, quality assurance, personnel management, and research. Assisted program directors with program implementation and compliance issues, as well as conducted internal audits. Managed a database and generated reports.
Program Developer, 2000-2001
Designed, planned, and wrote grant proposals to submit to city, state, and federal agencies for program funding. Assisted with program support and contract management. Developed linkage agreements with other community organizations.
Groups & Associations
- Dramatists Guild of America