Associate Artistic Director

Pasadena, CA
A Noise Within

A Noise Within, Southern California’s premier classical repertory theatre company seeks a passionately curious individual to join our artistic team at the senior staff level during an exciting period of growth and opportunity for the theatre. This newly created position works directly with the Producing Artistic Directors, Managing Director, and other senior staff to: consult on mainstage shows, casting, and season planning; coordinate with Resident Artist Company on our reading series; expand ANW’s expertise beyond the Western dramatic canon; and build on crucial community relationships. This position will provide an opportunity to have an enduring impact on the theatrical work produced at ANW and an experience as a central member of the artistic team, producing and conducting community outreach in a lively and collaborative environment.


  • Master’s degree required, MFA preferred: literary or dramaturgical focus a plus
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated interest in classic plays from a variety of cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to steward adaptations/translations/creation of new work
  • Experience as a theatre artist with substantial professional theatre credits
  • Experience with and/or curiosity for audience engagement and community organizing initiatives
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to manage a wide variety of internal and external relationships

Salary commensurate with experience, benefits included. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to:

Please put Associate Artistic Director in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. ANW prides itself on fully representing and reflecting the community on stage and in our workforce – candidates of color strongly encouraged to apply.

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