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Downstage Theatre

New Board Members

Downstage is looking for board volunteers for an innovative theatre company with social impact.

Position Activity: Board member
Commitment: Three to six hours/monthly

We are currently inviting applications for volunteers to bring their passion, knowledge and insight to our board of directors. Our ideal volunteers have an interest in theatre and are willing to be strong advocates for our company.

We’re looking to create accessible live theatre, amplify stories that represent a multiplicity of lived experiences, develop world premiere works that explore issues of relevance to local audiences and continue to nurture a strong and resilient funding base.

Orientation is provided to make sure directors are comfortable and knowledgeable in their role. The typical term of service is three years.

Currently, we’re especially interested in volunteers with skillsets in fundraising, marketing, communications, equity, diversity and inclusion, professional arts practice, arts administration, finance, and human resources but are open to volunteers with other backgrounds as well.

Intrigued? Visit to learn more about us, then submit a completed Board Application Form (available at along with your resume and a brief statement of interest to Artistic Director Clare Preuss at

Feel free to send us any questions beforehand, too. Our recruitment committee will follow up with all applications received.