Since 1964, Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre, Inc. (BDACT) has thrived by basing its success on its motto, “Theater for Everyone!” From our humble beginnings fifty-seven years ago, to current productions, programs, classes and more in our beautiful new $3.35 million BDACT Fine Arts Center in downtown Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, we have enjoyed a reputation for excellence. Through our state-of-the-art facility, which opened December 31, 2018, we continue to grow our vision and programming. All of this is possible because of BDACT leadership, a strong volunteer base, and exceptional community support.
In addition to the Managing Director, BDACT employs a Production/Volunteer Coordinator, and bookkeeper and contracts with outreach and sponsorship specialists. BDACT provides honorariums and bonuses for directors, and honorariums to key production assistants. BDACT is financially secure, sustained by show sponsors, patrons, donations, grants, and ticket sales. Our Fine Arts Center, with its 340 seat “Kamps” auditorium, 135 seat “Encore Hall” studio theater, meeting/classrooms, and rehearsal/dance space, creates multiple opportunities for growth and financial sustainability.
BDACT is proud of its history as a highly organized, functional 501 (C) 3 entity guided by its bylaws and an informed, rotating Board of Directors. It is also proud of the impact it has had on our community with the redevelopment of downtown Beaver Dam.
If you believe in BDACT’s purpose, values, vision, mission statement, inclusion position, and its “Theatre for Everyone” philosophy, you may be “the one.” Please see the Managing Director job description, posted on www.bdact.org, for more details.
Position Summary: The Managing Director is responsible for maintaining the policies and procedures enacted by the Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre (BDACT) Board of Directors. The Managing Director shall be responsible for ensuring programmatic excellence, business and operation integrity, and for devising strategy and initiatives for advancement and sustainability of the theater. The ideal applicant is charismatic and has a passion for theater and expanding creative works and education to fully utilize our new Fine Arts Center. The successful candidate will advance the relationship between the theatre and various local and regional organizations whenever possible and is expected to be committed to the organizational values of Education, Diversity, Inclusion, Growth, Creativity, Sustainability & Excellence. The Managing Director will guide the board in the development of a vision and strategy for the organization’s long-term growth and provide strong leadership for the board, staff, and the community.
Salary will be commensurate with level of experience and qualifications.
More info on BDACT, its programming and its mission, vision and value statements is found at: www.BDACT.org
Interested applicants must email their resume, a letter of interest describing relevant qualifications and experience (maximum 2 pages), and salary requirements to: [email protected], Attention: Mike Derr, President, BDACT Board of Directors. Deadline for submitting application materials is November 30, 2021.