Northern Stage recently announced that current Executive Director Irene Green will be returning to her Minnesota roots and has accepted a new position as Executive Director of O’Shaughnessy, a performance venue on the campus of St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota. His departure from Northern Stage will be effective July 2, 2022.
Ms Green has been part of Northern Stage management since 2013, when she was hired as Director of Sales and Marketing. She took on the role of Managing Director in November 2018 and has been instrumental in the recent growth of Northern Stage, including the opening of the Barrette Center for the Arts in 2015, creating a model of community engagement that now guides the business and the exponential growth of the clientele and students served by the organization’s programming.
Ms Green commented that “Nestled in the beautiful upper valley of Vermont, Northern Stage has been a wonderful place to work, dream and make a difference alongside a truly amazing team of staff and board members. I am incredibly optimistic for the future of the company, it is poised to continue to produce stunning works of the highest artistic excellence and to continue the fantastic education programs that have such a profound impact on our local young people. .
The board is conducting a nationwide search for a new general manager who is expected to assume the position during the upcoming 25th anniversary season. The new CEO will oversee the financial, administrative and commercial operations of the company. They will run the LORT-D Professional Theater with an operating budget of $4 million in equal partnership with Artistic Director Producer Carol Dunne. Dunne, a distinguished lecturer at nearby Dartmouth College, is an accomplished, award-winning actor and director. She is co-founder and current leader of the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle funded by the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation. Located in White River Junction, VT, Northern Stage serves a passionate theater community with a mission to “Changing Lives, One Story at a Time”.
Northern Stage believes that the most important and impactful art is created when we consider and commit to inclusion, diversity, equity and access both on and off stage. Black, Indigenous, or Indigenous people, people of color, queer, or trans, poor or working class, people with disabilities, youth, seniors, and/or who speak English as a second language are strongly encouraged to apply. . For the full CEO job description or to learn more about Northern Stage, please visit www.northernstage.org.
Northern Stage (northernstage.org) is a regional non-profit LORT-D professional theater company located in White River Junction, VT. Northern Stage actively engages its audience with world-class productions and extensive educational and community programs at its new home, the Barrette Center for the Arts. Founded in 1997, the company has offered more than 150 professional productions of new works, classics and musicals. Now in its 24th season, Northern Stage serves over 50,000 people. In 2014, the company launched a new theatrical festival that cultivated seven world premiere productions and three Off-Broadway transfers, including The New York Times critic’s Pick Only Yesterday. Northern Stage’s breadth of programming supports the company’s mission to “Changing Lives, One Story at a Time”.