The Pitch Has a powerful story ever changed your perspective or understanding? We create theatre to open hearts and minds in powerful ways and to move toward a better future. AFT board members can help amplify the most underrepresented voices in our LGBTQIA community, and help create a brave space for our youth to explore creativity, leadership, and social change. This has been life-changing and life-saving.
Programs Our programs include: (1) LGBTQIA+ equity theatre productions; (2) a reading series (to support new works by AFT Artistic Associates and emerging artists); (3) an education department (that includes About Face Youth Theatre, touring programs, and leadership development. (Programming is currently online due to COVID). Could be a good fit for a board candidate who embodies the following We seek members who are passionate about our mission, support LBGTQIA+ issues, believe in the power of theatre, and who are motivated to serve a community. We seek members who bring joy and positivity along with professional skills, strong networks, and a readiness to raise resources and build connections. We seek leaders, creative thinkers, problem-solvers, self-starters and reliable colleagues with strong execution and follow-through tendencies. We care about equity and social justice, and seek members who will serve AFT’s mission in alignment with our values. Skills of all kinds welcomed (fundraising/development, HR, strategic planning, finance, marketing, special events, NFP/arts/theatre/education/youth sector experiences).
Financial and Fundraising Commitment Regular Board Members are expected to make a personal contribution that is significant and meaningful, however, AFT does not have a defined contribution requirement. Board members are encouraged to support the mission by connecting AFT to resources, networks, opportunities and new communities.
Interested in Learning More? PLEASE EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org and provide a brief note sharing why you’re interested, and attach a recent resume or simply provide a general description of your professional background. Thank you for your interest!
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About ABOUT FACE THEATRE COLLECTIVE
5252 N Broadway St., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60640, US
About Face Theatre’s Mission is to create exceptional, innovative and adventurous theatre and educational programming that advances the national dialogue on sexual and gender identity, and challenges and entertains audiences in Chicago and beyond.
Our vision is to be a nationally recognized, intergenerational, and community-focused LGBTQIA arts organization by creating theatre that fosters awareness, understanding and celebration of all forms of sexual and gender expression.