Artistic Director Resume Samples

The job role of an Artistic Director is to conceive, develop and implement artistic focus and vision of theatres. Major duties typically listed in the Artistic Director resume are hiring, supervising and evaluating artistic personnel; hiring and supervising key technical personnel; developing, evaluating and implementing programs; developing program budget, engaging or participating actively in fundraising events and solicitations; fostering healthy and strong relationship with cultural organizations; reporting to senior management, updating artistic record activities periodically, supervising and maintaining the written manual of the technical and production staff and directing productions.

A candidate becomes a successful Artistic Director only through their attributes, qualities, skills, and qualifications, and such should include – social media site awareness, solid knowledge of all aspects of directing such as choreography, content writing, technical details, management and leadership skills, computer literacy and a lot of stamina. The career path to this line of operations begins with a degree in the field of fine arts, visual communications, digital media or the related.

Artistic Director Resume

Summary : Artistic Director with over 10+ years who is expert at integrating artistic excellence and innovative teaching methods to develop and manage out-of-the-box, researched-based curriculum and productions for independent artists, schools, theaters, and community agencies. Talent and drive acknowledged with prestigious grants and awards.

Skills : Operations, Marketing, Community Outreach, Coaching, Enrolment, Media Relations, Fundraising, Event Planning.

Description :

  • Spearhead operations and manage all educational and production activities through leadership acumen and performing arts expertise; regular responsibilities include administration, staff development, coordination of events, daily site schedules, budget control, marketing, and community outreach.
  • Create and implement a variety of artistic programs for everyone ages 3 to adults; collaborate with the owner to determine budgets, expenses, and business goals, both short and long-term.
  • Build and inspire competition teams; mentor students in ethics, teamwork, responsibility, healthy competition.
  • Recruit, interview, and train employees in cross-functional departments; 20+ artistic staff team including the office.
  • Utilize marketing and advertising abilities to increase student enrollment; create and implement community advertising, social media content, and website tools to increase brand exposure.
  • Facilitate and organize year-end recitals, fundraisers, special events, and community presence to obtain donations, sponsorships, volunteers, and to promote a positive company reputation.
  • Collaborate with affiliated dance companies to provide students with pre-professional ethics and arts training for students with collegiate and professional performing arts aspirations and goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA Theatre Arts

Artistic Director Resume

Summary : An innovative leader in production and educational arts with more than 10 years of experience driving and supporting the strategic artistic needs of diverse theatrical and educational organizations. Passionate and proactive director, known for leveraging expertise in staff development, programmatic strategies, production and event planning in multiple capacities.

Skills : Editing, Teaching, Facilitation, Professional Development, Directing, Acting, Movement, Writing, Event Planning/Production, Theatrical Production, Arts Administrator, Specialist Development and Fundraising.

Description :

  • Managed a staff of six department directors who supervised a staff of 100 employees. (performing arts conservatory, after school, and preschool).
  • Continually worked with the executive director and the board to create a fulfilling repertory performing arts season for our community, donors, and patrons.
  • Facilitated the creation of company core values in which to guide employees and product company-wide.
  • Re-designed the company’s educational model to align with new core values.
  • Created, developed and implemented curriculum company-wide, which is the student, employee, and community, centered program.
  • Created professional development training to ensure quality control across programs.
  • Created strategic and artistic planning for the performing arts repertoire season.
  • Creative director for harbor’s annual fundraising galas, raising almost 2. 5 million annually.
  • Managed program budget for 4 program departments, consisting of private donations and four government grants.
  • Produced the planned all special theatrical events company-wide including artist spotlights, musical theatre productions, heritage music concerts, concert dance productions, and small fundraising events.
  • Worked closely with marketing department to ensure enrollment by working on company messaging, planning multiple press events, strategizing engagement campaigns, and developing material for social media content.
  • Managed theatre and studio rentals for the company and outside clients, including booking, pricing, and set up.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA Theatre


Artistic Director Resume

Summary : To obtain a position within an organization that I can fully utilize my business, theatrical, and event planning skills and become an outstanding asset to the company.

Skills : Public Relations, Community Outreach, Community Relations, Event Management, Theater, Production Management.

Description :

  • Responsible for conceiving, developing, and implementing the artistic vision and focus of the organization.
  • Served as a spokesperson for the organization's artistic purpose via speaking engagements, public and social appearances, and as requested, at fundraising events and solicitations.
  • Organized and coordinated theater art classes, summer camps, master classes, and workshops.
  • Directed Broadway-style productions for the community, overseeing the technical and production elements of performances including sets and costumes for all performances.
  • Prepared annual budget in collaboration with the business manager and board of directors.
  • Served as principal liaison between the board of directors and the staff.
  • Responsible for writing, overseeing and maintaining the quality of all written and published material including newsletters, publicity, press releases, promotional, funding, and press materials.
  • Developed and cultivated relationships with local business proprietors, community leaders, adult and youth performers and their parents to the betterment of the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Senior Artistic Director Resume

Summary : 23 years of experience in new program development and delivery: a multi-disciplinary lead teaching artist in music, art and stage performance.

Skills : Musician, Production Specialist, Arts, Music, Stage Performance, Theater

Description :

  • Managed the “call for entries” process, criteria for the review and selection of films and finalized the festival program, resulting in increased attendance and increased numbers of submissions.
  • Developed and implemented the festival experience for filmmakers, resulting in a 400% increase in filmmaker attendance resulting in an increase in the value of the festival to the attendee and increased press coverage of the festival.
  • Planned strategically, including developing and meeting annual budget and audience attendance, resulting in streamlined events and greater international awareness for the festival.
  • Identified annual program opportunities for improvement and assessed feasibility, resulting in increased year-round programming and greater international awareness for the festival.
  • Researched competing for national and international film festivals for film acquisition and cultivated film industry contacts from around the world resulting in an increase of the quality of the films screened at heartland and greater industry awareness of the festival.
  • Recruited and managed more than 60 volunteers, interns and seasonal employees in the process of reviewing and selecting films, resulting in a streamlined selection process and an increase in films screened at the festival.
  • Coordinated with the marketing team on promotional materials and the development of special screening events.
  • Doubled the number of films screened at the festival in three years resulting in the increased diversity of films screened increased and attendance rose.
  • Doubled paid film submissions in one year which resulted in additional revenue to the festival.
  • Increased film submissions by 30% which resulted in increased stature for the festival among filmmakers worldwide and provided additional revenue to the festival.
  • Acquired academy award qualifying status for the heartland film festival which raised the bar for the festival and increased its stature among competing festivals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BA Journalism


Artistic Director Resume

Summary : Seeking work in Stage or Film Industry as Choreographer, Director, Manager or Presenter with an interest in Arts Education for Youth and Seniors.

Skills : Choreography, Casting, Directing, Editing, Productions, Customer Service, Education, professional development, arts education, management, human resources, writing, marketing, community building, artistic and creative direction.

Description :

  • Represent and facilitate our mission of empowering people of all ages and abilities through movement and rhythm experiences.
  • Create and implement artistic visions for our onsite school and community program.
  • Develop and produce 5 community-driven performances and fundraisers each year.
  • Manage over 30 arts educators through scheduling, professional development.
  • Teach classes in modern, ballet, jazz, improvisation and choreography to a diverse population.
  • Present an annual guest artist residency (includes finding funding, producing and managing events).
  • Developed new intensive-choreographers lab free and open to the community.
  • Served over 39k community members through our mission in collaboration with staff and bofd.
  • Builds relationships with patrons of the theatre, and businessmen and women in the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA Theater

Artistic Director Resume

Headline : Artistic Director with a background in film and dance theatre producing music videos, live performances, and fine art/fashion photo shoots as a freelancer and the Artistic Director of dance theatre company 96b.

Skills : Box Office Management, DSLR Photography, Leadership Development, Adobe Lightroom, Social Media Management

Description :

  • During my tenure as the new york regional sales representative, I managed 40 of the top design firms, Purchasers, and hotel brands, generating roughly $750,000 in gross sales and contributing to Fil doux's revenue tripling in the past 3 years.
  • Curated all client material requests and filtered fil doux's previous and existing collections to reinforce the most updated branding.
  • As a creative director, my role expanded to include design, marketing, distribution, event planning, and logistics.
  • Distinctive visual branding through developing Collections and generating original content for marketing and social media platforms.
  • Developed and administered internal brand standards and infrastructure. 
  • Produce monthly community events featuring performances, speakers, music, culinary experiences, vendors and more.
  • Conducted meetings with producers and senior production staff to examine scripts and production.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Arts

Artistic Director Resume

Summary : I have extensive background in producing and promoting opera concerts. I also have extensive experience in selling classical and operatic music. In addition I have a gift for discovering talent and working with singers, and have adjudicated many auditions.

Skills : Photoshoot Production, Scheduling, Customer Service, Client Complaint Management

Description :

  • Handled all aspects of running a small semi-professional opera company including fundraising, choosing repertoire, adjudicating auditions, casting, ticket sales, publicity and production design.
  • Tenor section leader for 4 seasons, responsible for keeping in touch with other members, making sure they had the necessary music, rehearsal schedules.
  • In charge of casting, repertoire, sales, publicity, venue rental, rehearsals, etc.
  • Followed directors instructions to successful complete technical and artistic performances utilizing memorized music cues.
  • Assisted in assuring that Ravinia guests had an awesome experience, specifically by helping them move safely from remote parking locations to the park itself.
  • Praised for going above and beyond with each customer, and selling some very hard to sell historical recordings.
  • Responsible for getting principal artists and chorus to their positions on stage, reminding them of where their entrances were and made sure they entered on cue.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Arts

Artistic Director Resume

Summary : Creative and energetic Artistic Director offering many years of experience working in fast pace environments where professional organizational skills are required to handle the staff, customers, contractors, budgeting and financial aspects of special events.

Skills : Hand Drafting, Microsoft Office, Multi-tasking, Marketing, 3d Modeling, Strong People, Self Motivated and can work Independently

Description :

  • Oversaw all aspects of a performing arts facility with two stages. Produced 10 adult, 5 youth productions a year, oversaw rentals, classes and special events with 17 permanent staff and 150+ volunteers for 16 years.
  • Successfully determined and managed all production budgets within an overall annual budget of $2.8 Million.
  • Hired all staff and contracted production employees for a deadline-driven team environment.
  • Negotiated contracts and travel for all jobbed-in employees to come within production budgets.
  • Developed youth, educational, and producing programs to reach a broader market in the community.
  • Approved all marketing including print materials, advertisements, and social media.
  • Reported to the board of directors on all programming. Secure funding for multiple projects and staffing.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Theater Arts

Artistic Director Resume

Summary : I am professional artist with a specialty in Theatre Arts. My interests and experience range from writing new works for live theatre, to directing and choreographing musicals to educating high school and college age students to develop there skills. Im interested in storytelling as a means to create a sense of teamwork, collaboration and a creative focus that can be used in every line of work.

Skills : Budget Management, Fundraising, Media Relations, Program Management, Program Development, Conflict Resolution, Contract Negotiation, Reconciliation, Choreography, Teaching, Process Improvement, Youth Programs, Theater,

Description :

  • Responsible for implementing an arts program designed to serve the low-income population in the greater Bridgeport area for this established nonprofit.
  • Hired, supervised and evaluated artistic personnel and one administrative assistant.
  • Revised registration forms and parent handbook streamlining the enrollment process.
  • Produced two end of the year performances both of which came in under budget.
  • Collaborated with my supervisor on department budget and grant writing.
  • Facilitated presentations to the board of directors and state representatives.
  • Taught jazz, pre-ballet and creative movement classes to various ages (3-18yrs).
  • Act as a link between a productions creative team and the companys board.
  • Create and oversee all aspects of budget planning, outreach and fundraising.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Artistic Director Resume

Summary : I am an experienced educator and administrator with over a decade of experience in both fields. I am hopeful to find a position that allows me to use my gifts, as well as administrative experience in a fast paced and energetic setting.

Skills : Verbal And Written Communication, Creative Collaboration, Social Media

Description :

  • As artistic director of a school with over 500 attending students, had the pleasure of handling both the administrative and creative aspects of education.
  • Personally oversaw the quarterly productions; from choosing the script, through auditions and presentation.
  • Handled the imaginative aspects of the shows, but oversaw all attached personnel such as choreographers, musicians and set designers to ensure fluent progress.
  • In charge of ticket sales of 500-1500 seats per performance. This required time with both advertising and accounting.
  • Responsible for all finances, web design and contact form submissions, tuition payments, Employee compensation and served as a point of contact for all parent relations.
  • Was in charge of all promotional events, recitals, and lesson scheduling.
  • Partner with individual artists to create and produce reels, demos, podcasts, music videos, events, etc.
  • Produce 10 annual events (wellness, film tv, entrepreneurship, performances, etc).
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Theater Arts