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Producing Artistic Director

We are looking for a Producing Artistic Director to continue and build upon the legacy of developing, producing, and presenting socially-conscious, thought-provoking work that fully engages the community in active dialogue.

To be considered please submit please email a cover letter and resume in one document in PDF to

Full Job Description HERE

Deadline: Open until filled, but applications received by SEPTEMBER 10th will receive priority consideration. If selected for an interview, candidates will be asked to prepare a sample season and one paragraph of director’s notes over a proposed production

The Producing Artistic Director (PAD) reports to the Board of Directors (BOD) and is responsible for:

  • setting and fulfilling the artistic and operational vision of the Company,
  • serving as the Company’s primary fundraiser, and
  • representing and promoting the Company to external constituents at all levels.

The PAD also serves as the organization’s Executive Director, the chief executive position in the organization. The PAD, along with the BOD, has direct responsibility to achieve the organization’s mission to develop, produce, and present socially conscious, thought-provoking work that fully engages our community in active dialogue. As a catalyst for innovation and diversity, Theater Alliance is among DC’s pre-eminent theater companies, one that consistently produces thought-provoking and socially pertinent work, uniting audiences of all backgrounds through the power of creative presentation and participation. Ultimately, the PAD is responsible for achieving these key objectives.

If you would like to submit a general inquiry about other opportunities to work with Theater Alliance, please email your resume and cover letter to


Submit your headshot/resume

Theater Alliance draws from an electronic casting database when calling actors for auditions. All submissions MUST be in PDF format, containing both your headshot and resume in one file, under 2MB in size.

Please title the file: Last name_first name_date of submission.pdf (eg. Jane Doe submitting on July 4th, 2017 would be Doe_Jane_170704.pdf)

Please email to


Help make the show go on!

Volunteering is one of the most rewarding ways to support Theater Alliance. There are many ways that you can become more involved, from ushering at performances, working the Box Office, greeting patrons, or running the concession stand, to helping spread the word or organizing special events. Your help is valued and appreciated!

If you’d like to volunteer with Theater Alliance, email


  • Looking for ways to become a part of arts outreach efforts?
  • Want to bring educational opportunities to your community?
  • Interested in one of our upcoming shows but not sure how to get involved?

Educational and engagement opportunities

Theater Alliance aims to spark discussion within the immediate community, produce work that is important to our neighbors, reach out to individuals with little access to theater, and foster in Theater Alliance artists a drive to not just entertain, but also create meaningful work that leaves a lasting impression and even inspire action.

To learn more about ways to engage with Theater Alliance, email Associate Artistic Director Eric Swartz at


Play submission policy

Theater Alliance has a small staff and at this time cannot accept unsolicited script submissions. We encourage you to learn more about the Theater Alliance mission and production history to determine if your work would be a good fit.  If you feel it would, please submit by emailing with a cover page and a 5 page sample of your script.


Become a Theater Alliance intern

Theater Alliance offers opportunities for the next generation of theatrical leaders to gain invaluable experience and deeper knowledge of the daily operations of a professional arts organization.

Internships can be personalized to the applicant and the needs of the company. They are unpaid and housing is not provided. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis – please send a cover letter and resume to if you are interested in becoming a Theater Alliance intern.