An EDUCATION DIRECTOR is typically found in a not-for-profit or regional theatre organization. EDUCATION DIRECTORS are charged with developing and executing programming for community partners, such as students, young professionals, those in prison, or families, that is usually connected to the shows currently playing at their venue as well as overseeing the Education Department. This programming can manifest in a variety of ways, including in school partnerships, internship programs, shadowing programs, events with a talkback for a specific demographic, etc. Sometimes the Education department can be a part of, encompass, or work with the theatre organization’s Community Outreach, Audience Engagement, or Marketing sector/department.
An ENTERTAINMENT ATTORNEY is a lawyer who specializes in representing productions, venues, and people (such as ACTORS, PRODUCERS, and MUSICIANS) and advising them when interpreting and negotiating contracts.