Job Types: SilCo Staff

Dual Language Arts Engagement Coordinator

Silverthorne, CO

The Arts Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination and day-to-day activities of the Dual Language Arts Program (English and Spanish) including but not limited to the after-school care program, Dual Language TYA Production, Youth Education Workshops, and Dual Language TYA Production School Tour for kindergarten through 12th grade youth. The Arts Engagement Manager plays a key role in the direction of the Dual Language Program and Youth Education Workshops as it pertains to quality, timeliness, and scheduling.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Coordinate the Dual Language After School Program for English Language and Spanish Language participants; Prepare classroom strategies and assistance with curriculum structure for Seasonal Teaching Artists to follow; Coordinate program rollout and communication plans for potential parents (English and Spanish speaking) and/or educators in reference to the program’s curriculum, cost and scholarship/reduced tuition opportunities; Consult with Artistic Leadership Director on bridge building strategies to engage the Latinx and Spanish speaking communities in Summit County, Colorado;  Conduct interviews and auditions with Artistic Leadership Director for the Seasonal Teaching Artists; Collaborate with the Dual-Language Teaching Artists to prepare the daily curriculum for the program; Facilitate curriculum development during two-week Teaching Artist Training prior to program start and throughout the year; Communicate with and provide coaching support to Teaching Artists.  Report progress of the program to the Artistic Leadership Director.  Create and implement a Dual Language play for K-12 youth. Collaborate with commissioned playwrights for the purpose of creating and implementing the dual-language plays as well as providing updates to the Artistic Leadership Director regarding script development, directing and working with local schools to schedule audience attendance for performances; Preparing relevant instructional materials and support for pre-show and post show classroom analysis ; Assist marketing department in development and implementation of marketing ideas for the dual language program; Translate program documentation and marketing materials, for the dual language program and community outreach;      Serve as an ambassador for the theatre in interviews and related public relations opportunities; Act as a substitute for seasonal teaching artists in the event of illness or absence; and Collaborate with Associate Artistic Director on class and play selection for Youth Education Workshops.

HOURS:  40 hours per week (9 am to 6 pm)

SALARY: $61,339.00  per year

REQUIREMENTS: Master of Arts in Drama, Theatre, or a closely related field plus one (1) year of experience in theatre/drama education including the direction of at least two (2) professional stage productions. Must be fluent in Spanish and English (read, write, and speak).

LOCATION: Silverthorne, CO         

Mail Resumes To: The Lake Dillon Foundation for the Performing Arts, d/b/a Theatre SilCo460 Blue River Parkway Silverthorne CO, 80498


Theatre SilCo (formerly The Lake Dillon Theatre Company), home to the new $10 million facility in Silverthorne, Colorado is a professional theatre committed to enhancing the quality of life in Summit County and the Colorado Front Range by providing unique and accessible cultural experiences through the Performing Arts. We increase imagination, engagement, and empathy in our community through our performance, educational and outreach programming.

Theatre SilCo’s core values of integrity, impact, quality, intimacy, and diversity of programming influence all aspects of development, programming, and operations. Staff are expected to fulfill their responsibilities with consistent consideration of these core values. Additionally, Theatre SilCo maintains a unique organizational culture that is intimate, fast-paced, and fully-integrated between all departments. These unique aspects of Theatre SilCo require all staff members to multi-task projects in an often-times complex work environment. The intimate nature of our staff and the broad depth and scope of programming require all staff members to constantly be aware of and support other departments in order to achieve organizational success each year. 

The Technical Director is a skilled theatre professional who is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of scenic construction. The TD should also be familiar with lighting, AV, and sound and must navigate the multifaceted work environment with an ambitious production calendar. The TD is responsible for overseeing all technical and scenic operations of Theatre SilCo productions including scenic construction, props, lighting, and sound. The TD will maintain all theatrical spaces and equipment including enforcing safety, efficiency, and effective operations. The Technical Director works alongside the Production Manager and reports to the Associate Artistic Director. The TD is responsible for all the technical and staging requirements of any production/educational program/tour/class/etc.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

General Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the technical staff and volunteers
  • Develop and manage the season production budget in collaboration with the Producing Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, and Production Manager
  • Manage and supervise the facilities (office, storage space, performance spaces, lobby, green room, dressing rooms,lab spaces, shops, etc)
  • Oversee and execute building of scenic elements/etc

Production Responsibilities:

  • Managing each show budget in collaboration with the Associate Artistic Director and Production Manager
  • Hiring and supervising production staff in collaboration with the Associate Artistic Director and Production Manager 
  • Supervising technical rehearsals in tandem with stage management, director, Production Manager, and Associate Artistic Director
  • Scheduling and supervising strike 
  • Considering the safety of those in our employ and our constituents, account for and organization of production related inventory in collaboration with Production Manager
  • Determine technical need for all Theatre SilCo productions including schedules, budget, hiring, etc
  • Approve designs with regard to safety, schedule, feasibility, and budget 
  • Maintenance of productions 
  • Drafting and shop drawings
  • Track expenditures and execute purchases
  • Manage/service/maintenance of production related inventory for both facilities and shop

Administrative Responsibilities: 

  • Creating and managing a plan for capital investments with the Production Manager 
  • Reporting and managing production budgets with the Production Manager
  • Ensure visiting companies and individuals follow facility guidelines and agreements 
  • Meet weekly with Associate Artistic Director 

Educational Programming Responsibilities:

  • Works directly with the Associate Artistic Director and teachers on meeting the needs of the Educational production requirements in collaboration with the Production Manager 
  • Provides any support needed to educational programming

Health and Safety Responsibilities: 

  • Working with the Production Manager to oversee production health and safety by receiving and approving risk assessments and production plans and signing off the stage before technical rehearsals
  • Working with the operations and technical supervisors on health and safety to ensure policy and procedures are up-to-date and adhered to

Artistic Engagement Responsibilities: 

  • Inspires a professional and ambitious approach to presenting high-quality theatre

Summary of Additional Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Transfers of rehearsals to main stages (and all duties tied)
  • Close outs (strike, storage space, reconciliation of payments/reimbursements/petty cash)
  • Works with management team to support day-to-day operation of Theatre SilCo facilities 
  • Manage and oversee all production aspects of events at multi -purpose performing arts facility
  • Manage personnel during load-in/load-out, rehearsals, and performances 
  • Manage Wardrobe personnel during rehearsal and performances in conjunction with Wardrobe Supervisor and Production Manager
  • As it pertains to rentals, develop, implement, manage, and document all production labor for event and facility budgets
  • Management of extensive list of theatrical vendor relationships, including contract maintenance and licensing and permitting authorities 
  • Development and implementation of maintenance and repair schedules for all theatrical technical systems in the facility
  • Assist in the development and implementation of venue guidelines, policies, and procedures for delivery of services by the production department and other facility needs
  • Work with Associate Artistic Director and  Office Manager on managing venue capital expenditure projects
  • Participate in venue site visits and coordinate needs as required 
  • Provide an estimate and final settlement paperwork for every event as pertains to rentals/etc
  • Attend all relevant meetings, functions, and discussions
  • Communicate regularly and provide other departments with production information 
  • Holding overall responsibility for back stage operations and fire safety

Other Duties:

  • All staff will hold the occasional front of house duties to broaden staffs presence with the community 
  • Other duties assigned by Producing Artistic Director and Associate Artistic Director

General/Organizational: These competencies are to be demonstrated by everyone in employ at Theatre SilCo. They represent a standard of expectancy as it relates to the organization’s core values.

  • Quality/Compliance: Achieving a standard of excellence with our work processes and outcomes honoring Theatre SilCo policies 
  • Customer focus: Striving for the highest customer satisfaction, going out of our way to be helpful and pleasant, making it as easy as possible on the customer rather than our organization 
  • Communication: Balancing listening and talking, speaking and writing clearly and accurately, keeping others informed
  • Collegiality: Being helpful, respectful, approachable, and team oriented, building strong working relationships and a positive work environment
  • Initiative: Taking ownership of our work, doing what is needed without being asked, following through 
  • Efficiency: Planning ahead, managing time well, being on time, being cost conscious, thinking of better ways to do things
  • Coachability: Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement
  • People management (for those with direct reports): Setting clear expectations, reviewing progress, providing feedback and guidance, holding people accountable

Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description, and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. The Production Manager supervises the overall production and assists in making the financial decisions. Accurately accounting for expenditures is vital to staying within the production budget.

Required Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate will have experience in a professional theatre company setting as a Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director, or Scenic Shop Lead. Candidates must possess exceptional organizational, written, and office administration. Superior skills in verbal communication, time management, and interpersonal skills are a must. Other attributes must include confidentiality, collaboration, and being a team player. The successful candidate must minimally have a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre or Theatre Production. Familiarity with both Apple and Microsoft operating systems. 


  • $50,000 – $65,000 annually commensurate with experience 
  • Full Health Benefits covered by Theatre SilCo including Vision and Dental 
  • Generous PTO Policy   
  • Option to invest in IRA with Company Match