Appointed as Community Engagement & Audience Development Manager, Alliance Theatre


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Theater History, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Position Description

The Alliance Theatre is the leading producing theater in the Southeast, reaching more than 165,000 patrons annually. Known for its high artistic standards and national role in creating significant theatrical works, the Alliance has premiered more than 110 productions. The Alliance education department reaches 90,000 students annually through performances, classes, camps, and in-school initiatives designed to support teachers and enhance student learning. The Community Engagement & Audience Development Manager is responsible for refining the Alliance Theatre’s audience development strategy, overseeing its successful implementation, and leading our efforts to assess the reach and impact of our work. The primary focus of this position will be to grow the Alliance’s audience and more deeply engage its community. A secondary focus will be developing an approach to communicating to a wide range of stakeholder groups the ultimate result of the Alliance’s work in terms that are more closely aligned with its mission.