Company One

539 Tremont St. Studio 202
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
August 21, 2020

Eastern Massachusetts





The Education Associate is responsible for managing specific elements of the education programs (In-School, Professional Development for Actors, Apprentice Program, Hype Man Tour); maintaining organization and consistency throughout company educational/production materials, organizational tools, inventory and physical spaces; assisting the Director of Education to ensure deadlines are met; maintaining Company One Theatre’s high standards for educational and artistic work; and fostering positive, respectful relationships with staff members, teaching artists, partner schools, students, partner organizations, and artists in accordance with Company One Theatre values and culture.

  • Attend twice weekly Department (TBD) / Staff Meetings (Monday nights), and participating as a full member in the staff collective that runs the company

  • With Education staff, help provide thought leadership on expansion of C1 Education programming, and support the Education Director and Education Program Manager in program operations

  • Represent the Education department at C1 Events

  • Maintain the Education portions of the Company One Theatre calendar

  • Create material for the Company One Theatre website, social media platforms, blog, brochures, newsletters, packets, and grants

  • Monitor education email accounts

  • Document performances and work in classrooms through pictures and video

  • Disseminate, collect, and track In-School, Apprentice, Professional Development for Actors and Hype Man tour evaluations

  • Generate reports for grant submissions/updates

  • Perform evaluations and assessments for the Apprentice, Professional Development for Actors and Hype Man Tour programs; including data collection, analysis, and reporting for grants, C1 Board, staff, partner organizations, and stakeholders

  • Maintain databases as necessary

  • Participate in quarterly professional development sessions for Teaching Artists

  • Space contracts for In-School performances

  • Serve as a substitute Teaching Artist, as available (additional hourly rate)


  • Space contracts for auditions, classes, and showcase
  • Run PDA auditions
  • Collect tuition/track payments
  • Serve as House Manager for PDA showcases
  • Serve as substitute for Stage Manager, as available


Partnership applications/contracts for Apprentice Program


Candidates of color, LGBTQ+ candidates, female identifying, and non-binary candidates are encouraged to apply.

Passion for Company One Theatre’s mission, stakeholders and programming
A high energy, creative, self-starter, who can work both independently and collaboratively with a team
Excellent verbal, writing and copy editing skills
Comfortable with and excited by new technology, software, and web-based platforms
Comfortable with non-traditional management and work structures
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to work a flexible and variable schedule depending on organizational events and needs, possible weekend and evening hours

Preferred Qualifications:
BA or BFA in Theatre, Education or Child Development preferred
Spanish fluency, experience in multiple performing arts disciplines, and K-12 teaching certification preferred, but not required
How To Apply:

If you are interested, please your cover letter and resume to the following:

Attention: Mark VanDerzee, Education Director


Email Address:

Apply by:
September 11, 2020
Position is an average of 15 hours/week, fluctuating based on the time of year. Salary is $15,000/year.
About this Organization:

Company One Theatre builds community at the intersection of art and social change.

A Boston defined by justice, equity, and artistic innovation.

Welcome to our community, where every audience member, artist, student, and supporter has the opportunity to fight for social justice. At C1…

  • We strive to create intentional, authentic theatrical experiences that uniquely integrate content, style, space, and community.
  • We amplify new stories and adventurous theatrical forms to define what’s next in the American theatre.
  • We focus on growing our students’ authority, voice, and point of view, while developing artists into the next generation of change-makers.
  • Our work is responsive to what’s happening in our city, nation, and world.
  • We work towards justice by challenging inequity and oppressive systems.
  • Innovation, forward thinking, and collaboration lead the way.
  • We center our work on reciprocal relationships with community partners.
  • Representation is an act of social justice.
  • Our growth is motivated by questioning the status quo, internally and externally.
  • We strive for artistic excellence as defined by our collective community.