Opportunities

Sierra Madre Playhouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and intimate performing arts venue that provides opportunities in various areas. See below for opportunities we are currently offering.

For actor audition opportunites, please see our auditions page.

Educational Programming Coordinator

BA required. Experience working with young people. Love of theatre. Working knowledge of CA Arts Standards for Theatre, Social Emotional Learning competencies, and curriculum planning.
 
Program Management:
 Manage Theater for Young Audiences field trip program, serving 3,000 students annually:
- Design curriculum and write script for preshow lessons
- Oversee development of digital study guides
- Manage registration software, database of schools, and teacher communications
- Coordinate with bookkeeper to track payments and send invoices
- Hire, train, and supervise teaching artists for in-school workshops
- Host pre- and post-show segments for K-12 student groups
- Plan related community events
- Participate in discussions regarding selection of future TYA productions

 Direct Teen Council program:
- Create SEL-focused curriculum
- Plan and lead monthly meetings
- Coordinate panels and workshops with theatre professionals
- Communicate with students and parents
- Collect and store applicable release forms and related paperwork

 Coordinate SMP’s participation in TeenTix LA’s reduced ticket program
 Conduct surveys and evaluate programs
 Provide regular reports to SMP management and board

Additionally:
 Attend weekly management team meetings
 Represent SMP at regular meetings concerning ongoing or future educational initiatives, specifically with the Pasadena Cultural Partners and PUSD Community Arts Team
 Market via brochures, mail, email, and social media SMP’s education programs
 Participate in editorial decisions about educational programming content on SMP’s website and social media platforms
 Proofread all outgoing materials for educational programming
 Develop special projects and collaborations such as STEAM week at Sierra Madre Elementary School and case studies for Cal Poly business students
 Assist with relevant grant applications and shape related fundraising campaigns

Please check back to see what other opportunities in various areas we are offering in the future.

SPONSORS

City of Sierra Madre LA country arts commission U.S. Small Business Association Sierra Madre Community Foundation Anawalt Lumber & Materials Co. RoadEx Bolton Foundation