Job Opportunities

It takes a village.  A community.  A team.

For 34 years, Storycatchers Theatre has been empowering court-involved youth to craft and perform musical theatre from their own personal stories of growing up in Illinois’ underserved neighborhoods.  This requires a resilient and dedicated staff.  If that sounds like you, keep scrolling to see our list of available positions.

Storycatchers is an equal opportunity employer.  Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at Storycatchers Theatre are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@storycatcherstheatre.org with the position title in the subject line.

See our available positions below:

Music Director and Composer

Position Summary

The Music Director/Composer is one of three program leaders in each Storycatchers program who will write and develop original music inspired by the stories of incarcerated and other court-involved youth. They are a teacher and mentor, as well as a musical collaborator with organizations such as Steppenwolf, the CSO and others who partner in our curriculum. This position will have real opportunity to impact the lives of at-risk youth looking for mentors who can inspire and empower them to be agents of change in Chicago.

For a full list of the job description and requirements, click here to open the PDF.  To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@storycatcherstheatre.org with the position title in the subject line.

 

Program Manager

Position Summary

In short, the program manager leads all administrative elements of a Storycatchers program.

They supervise all teaching artists’ schedules, manage partner relationships within the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, Collaborate with the Case Manager to find next-step employment or education, document and enforce workplace policies and report data and progress to the organization’s leadership team.

Program Managers may also lead performance or life skills workshops alongside the Artistic Manager and Case Manager depending on the Program Manager’s skillset. In short, they are leading change in the community and our youth.

For a full list of the job description and requirements, click here to open the PDF.  To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@storycatcherstheatre.org with the position title in the subject line.

 

Grants Administrator

Position Summary

The Storycatchers Theatre Grants Administrator is a critical member of the development team who will be responsible for helping raise money to support our programming. They will prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, corporate, and government sources.

These funding sources represent the vast majority of Storycatchers Theatre’s income. As such, the grants administrator has a direct and positive influence on serving our mission and our youth. They will collaborate with program and administrative staff to understand how best to frame proposals and share successes across the company and their supporters.

For a full list of the job description and requirements, click here to open the PDF.  To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@storycatcherstheatre.org with the position title in the subject line.

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