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ET Board Candidate Information

Essential Theatre is very proud of our reputation for presenting high quality productions of new works, including at least one world premiere by a Georgia Playwright each year. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit employing a diverse group of participants and catering to an equally diverse audience. To help us further promote our mission and grow our company, Essential Theatre is actively seeking 3 to 4 new board members.

If you fall into one or more of the following categories, enjoy dynamic theatre and want to get involved by serving on our board, contact us today:

  • A CPA, accountant or other person with financial expertise
  • A person with management experience in a large corporation that may be able to facilitate charitable giving and/or corporate sponsorship.
  • A person well seated in the Atlanta West End community who has contacts with community philanthropists with a history of or an interest in supporting the arts.
  • A lawyer who may wish to provide assistance with legal matters.

Board Members should have a passion for new plays and are asked to attend a majority of monthly board meetings (either in person or via phone/video conference), attend company productions and events throughout the year when possible (our annual festival usually consists of 2 full productions, 1 presented show, and 3 staged readings. We ordinarily have 1-3 other events throughout the year), support the company with a financial contribution and help the company with fundraising activities.

Essential Theatre is an equal opportunity organization and seeks Board Members without regard to sex, race, creed or sexual orientation. If you know of any qualified person who may be interested in serving in this capacity, please share this opportunity with them!