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Work at TCR

Artistic Director 

Theatre Cedar Rapids (TCR) seeks an Artistic Director to join its outstanding team of staff and volunteers.

A visionary creator and highly skilled theatre director, the Artistic Director serves as the driving force for the theatre’s artistic vision and values while representing the theatre among its diverse range of community partners. The successful candidate will have strong executive leadership skills paired with a passion for the arts, new play development, arts education, and community outreach. The Artistic Director reports to the Executive Director, and leads seven full-time staff, a full roster of creative team members, and hundreds of volunteer artists each season.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, with post-graduate study preferred; over five years of professional directing experience; and experience in successful staff and production management.  Responsibilities include season planning; directing shows; budget collaboration and management; production support; fundraising initiatives; and collaboration in community and arts education outreach. This is a full-time, salaried position.

For consideration, please email a resume and cover letter to

Applications must be received by 5 PM on November 3, 2017.


About Theatre Cedar Rapids

Among the region’s largest and longest operating community theatres, TCR’s mission, “Together, we create the magic of live theatre,” is achieved through its commitment to presenting high quality productions, programs, and events.

Since the theatre’s beginnings in the studio of famed painter Grant Wood in 1925, TCR continues to be committed to the arts enriching our community. Nearing its 85th Anniversary Season, TCR welcomes over 55,000 annual patrons, sustains a multi-million dollar budget, and supports a full- and part- time staff of over 35 alongside over 1,000 volunteers both behind the scenes and on stage.