If you have an entrepreneurial spirit along with an understanding of fundraising best practices, experience cultivating new relationships and strengthening existing ones, and are passionate about the impact theatre has on people and our community, this role might be for you! As part of our leadership team, the Development Director will be responsible for elevating and enhancing the fundraising capabilities of GREAT. You’ll get to manage all components of the annual giving program including a well established, broad-based individual giving program along with an exciting opportunity to expand major donor contributions and corporate sponsorships as well as establish an endowment and planned giving program. This role will be key to expanding philanthropic support to ensure GREAT’s long-term vitality and sustainability while advancing our mission.

If interested, please email your resume to with “Development Director” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis. This position will remain posted until filled.


If you’re an experienced stage manager that enjoys working with professionals artists and volunteers, we might have a role for you! We are also hiring assistant stage managers looking to build their skills and experience. If interested, please email resume



We’re currently seeking accompanists to join our team. Please email if you’re interested.

Great River Educational Arts Theatre (GREAT), is a non-profit community theatre that enriches lives by bringing people together to build lasting connections through theatrical storytelling that challenges, educates, entertains, and inspires. Through dynamic programming that consists of producing 8 full-scale shows featuring local talent, multiple collaborations, and innovative educational outreach, we invite people to be part of the story to build a more vibrant Central Minnesota, celebrate differences, and create a sense of belonging. By reaching more than 50,000 people each year, GREAT brings our community together through the transformative power of the arts.


GREAT is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. We aspire to create a team that represents the diversity of our community while creating a space that encourages and embraces inclusiveness, equal opportunity, and respect. Additionally, we are committed to anti-racism through ongoing and consistent action both as individuals and collectively as an organization.