North Carolina Theatre seeks a Conservatory Executive Director who will serve as the full time leader and manager of the NC Theatre Conservatory. Reporting to NC Theatre's President & CEO, this new position is responsible for all ongoing activities including planning for and stewarding the school effectively; managing all Conservatory staff; directing student recruitment and enrollment; and overseeing the in-school and outreach programs, with artistic and curriculum direction provided by the Conservatory Artistic Director.
North Carolina Theatre Conservatory is an after-school, weekend, and summer theatre training program of North Carolina Theatre, the region’s preeminent professional theatre company located in Raleigh, NC serving over 68,000 patrons annually. The Conservatory offers classes for ages 4 to adult: entry, intermediate and advanced classes in dance, acting, and musical theatre. Vocal classes and various training workshops are also offered, as well as in-school outreach programs that impact over 8,000 elementary school children yearly.
The Conservatory's areas of distinction include: 1) high caliber instructors; 2) variety of classes; 3) commitment to diversity; 4) wide range of skill levels – from entry level to pre-BFA/pre-professional level; 4) a 15 year history of empowering students to discover and develop their unique creative voices; 5) a large community of alumni, students, and families creating a broad network of support; and 6) a direct connection to a professional theatre that no other theatre training program in the region can claim.