Managing Director | Underscore Theatre Company

Work with Chicago’s only company dedicated to the development of new musicals!

Underscore Theatre Company is looking to grow our staff and empower musical-lovers to become a vital part of the new musical theatre community in Chicago. We are thrilled to announce the open role of Managing Director as our first-ever part-time stipended staff position.

Skills & Qualifications: 

Managing Director responsibilities include:

·       Oversight of operations, administration, and human resources

·       Recruiting and managing operation staff

·       Managing and directing day-to-day company operations

·       Assisting in strategic planning process

·       Managing paperwork for federal and state agencies

·       Planning and managing yearly budget process with the Financial Director and Board

·       Setting stipends and salaries for operational staff within budgetary limits approved by the Board

·       Chairing staff meetings

·       Acting as responsible agent in the implementation of the Chicago Code of Conduct and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

To Apply: 

Please send your resume to Executive Director Laura Stratford at

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Laura Stratford