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Board Member-Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre (MPAC) is the premier performing arts institution in Chicago’s Northwest suburbs, serving 90,000+ patrons annually. Embracing excellence in theatrical production and arts education, Metropolis produces and presents more than 300 superior performances yearly.

As a thriving non-profit organization, MPAC reaches far and wide to attract new board members who share our passion, commitment and love for the performing arts.

Metropolis is actively seeking new board members who:

  • Love theater
  • Have a deep commitment to give back to the community
  • Advocate for excellent theater and superior performing arts education
  • Understand the importance and intricacies of non-profit administration
  • Embrace the core values of diversity, equity and inclusion

The PAM (Performing Arts at Metropolis) Board - Metropolis’s governing body - is comprised of an actively engaged group of community leaders who provide oversight, guidance, wisdom and resources to our institution. The Board is particularly interested in attracting BIPOC members to the Metropolis family. Metropolis Performing Arts Centre stands against systemic racism, hatred and violence. Black Lives Matter.

PAM Board Members support the mission of Metropolis through:

  • Informed guidance
  • Attending meetings, performances and events
  • Leading committees
  • Offering outreach
  • Commitment to fundraising
  • And many other actions and characteristics

Metropolis actively seeks individuals from every discipline and all walks of life who are committed to supporting the performing arts. Metropolis is an equal opportunity employer/organization and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age or any other categories of identity.

Metropolis Board positions are volunteer and are also highly rewarding.

For more information and to apply, please contact: Brookes Ebetsch at

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About Metropolis Performing Arts Centre


111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights, IL 60005, US

Mission Statement

Performing Arts at Metropolis (PAM) is a non-profit theater management company dedicated to providing quality entertainment and education to the Northwest Suburbs. We do this by producing and presenting exceptional productions, developing a superior educational program and collaborating with the community of Arlington Heights.

In accordance with our mission, PAM’s organizational goals include: 1) providing an artistic and collaborative home for presenting companies, artistic associates and the community; 2) investing in high quality productions and education programs to generate income to support and broaden existing programs; 3) partnering with area nonprofit organizations, schools, libraries and park districts to provide our community with the best performing arts experiences possible.


Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is a $22 million live entertainment and arts education facility with an annual budget of over $2.5 million, located in downtown Arlington Heights, Ill. and has quickly become one of Chicagoland’s leading venues for quality programming. The complex is home to a 350 seat theater, four classrooms and thirteen music studios. Metropolis offers a diverse array of Chicago’s most talented performers and performance troupes, as well as national acts spanning virtually all performance genres - all under one roof.

Currently in our 2010/11 10th Anniversary Season, we have over 400 performances of more than 50 different productions on our schedule, our School of the Performing Arts serves over 2,500 students, our Stories in Action! Series for kids has given more than 20,000 students an exciting theatre-going experience, and our Outreach programs have reached over 9,000 individuals ranging from students to individuals with special needs to seniors to hospice patients. Last season, we saw over 78,000 patrons come through our doors, who, in turn, spent an additional $1.6 million in the downtown Arlington Heights area. Metropolis continues to foster partnerships with a variety of businesses, schools and organizations, contributing to Arlington Heights and striving to grow as a community organization.

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111 W. Campbell St.Arlington Heights, IL 60005



  • Financial Planning
  • Arts Administration
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Professional Development




  • Meetings every other month. Attending all board meeting, special events, committee meetings, and attending produced and presented shows.
  • Have a deep commitment to give back, Advocate for excellent theater and superior performing arts education, Understand the importance and intricacies of non-profit administration, Embrace the core values of diversity, equity and inclusion

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