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Since 1983, MCA has had a rich involvement with arts and cultural organizations of all types and sizes throughout the country including theatres, museums, music and dance companies, performing arts centers, science centers, historical societies, colleges and universities, service organizations, public agencies, arts councils, and foundations.

Our services include consultations in executive search for senior level leadership, planning, organizational analysis, board and staff retreats, seminar/workshop development and facilitation. We work with organizations in all stages of development - from new start-ups to established institutions - including those grappling with complex issues of founder succession and transition.

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Current Executive Searches

  • Artistic Director - Philadelphia Theatre Company

    The Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) has been a major part of its City’s cultural community as a theatre distinguished, in part, by its devotion to contemporary American playwrights.  Some 130 new plays and musicals have been produced since its founding in 1974.  Many have been world premieres by among the great writers of our times. Work by well-known actors and directors have graced its stage and further differentiated PTC in Philadelphia as a leader. By way of example only, this includes Terrence McNally, Audra McDonald, Christopher Durang, and Anna Deavere Smith. 

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  • Senior Director of Advancement and Communications - Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
    Senior Director of Advancement and Communications - Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM

    The mission of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is: To inspire all current and future generations, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum preserves, presents and advances the artistic legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe and modernism through innovative public engagement, education and research.

    The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum opened to the public in 1997 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  It is the most visited art museum in New Mexico and the only museum dedicated to an American woman artist.  The Museum’s galleries and Research Center were designed and renovated by architect Richard Gluckman.  In 2001 the O’Keeffe Museum Research Center opened near the original galleries, housed in a historically significant Territorial-style building. The building includes six offices, a library, archives, and meeting rooms. The research center is the only museum-related research facility in the world dedicated to the study of American modernism.

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  • Director of Marketing and Sales - Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ
    Director of Marketing and Sales - Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ

    In 1934, Antoinette Scudder and Frank Carrington located and purchased a derelict paper mill on the Rahway River in rural New Jersey with the vision of creating a repertory theater: Paper Mill Playhouse. Scudder and Carrington went on to create the first New Jersey Theater Festival and established a theater school for children. If the Playhouse’s founders saw it today, they would recognize the location but it’s doubtful that they could have envisioned the remarkable success that has been achieved, including an annual audience of 450,000, a thriving and growing subscription base, multiple productions moving to Broadway, and most recently, a Regional Theatre Tony Award in 2016. 

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  • Associate Director of Audience Engagement - San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, CA
    Associate Director of Audience Engagement - San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Ballet, the oldest professional ballet company in America, has emerged as one of the world’s top ballet companies since it was founded as the San Francisco Opera Ballet in 1933.  The Company separated from the Opera in 1942 and was renamed San Francisco Ballet.  Headed by brothers William, Lew and Harold Christensen from the late ’30s until the ’70s, it made its mark early on by staging the first full-length American productions of Swan Lake (1940) and Nutcracker (1944).

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  • Executive Director - Jewish Museum of Florida, Florida International University, Miami Beach, FL
    Executive Director - Jewish Museum of Florida, Florida International University, Miami Beach, FL

    The Jewish Museum of Florida-Florida International University (JMOF-FIU) is a unique cultural and history center that furthers the FIU mission as a world-class, dynamic university, transforming the lives of students and strengthening the community through scholarship, research, public programming, and community engagement.

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  • Director of Production - The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Director of Production - The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA

    Applications for this position are now closed. Monday Aug. 15th, 2016 

    The Music Center is one of the most impressive performing arts centers in the United States. It is also one of the largest. For the past five decades, the Center has provided Los Angeles County with the finest performing arts experiences, acting as both presenter and as host to four world-class organizations: LA Philharmonic, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera and LA Master Chorale.

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  • National Director of Communications - Actors' Equity Association - New York, NY
    National Director of Communications - Actors' Equity Association - New York, NY

    Applications for this position are now closed.  Sept. 2nd, 2016 

    Actors' Equity Association (AEA) is the national labor union representing over 50,000 Actors and Stage Managers working in the professional theatre. The goal of AEA is to foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of society and advance the careers of its members by negotiating wages, working conditions and a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. Founded in 1913, AEA is a member of AFL-CIO and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions.

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  • Director of Curatorial Strategies - Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, California
    Director of Curatorial Strategies - Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, California

    Envisioned as a new museum and a new kind of institution, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is planned to locate in California.  Founded by filmmaker and technological pioneer George Lucas, the Museum will focus on the art of storytelling in a broad range and history of visual art forms. The facility is designed by award-winning architect Ma Yansong of Beijing-based MAD Architects, with a surrounding landscape designed by Chicago-based Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects.  All told the Museum will comprise approximately 300,000 square feet of purpose-built space, including nearly 100,000 square feet of gallery spaces, three state-of-the-art cinematic theaters, a fully outfitted education center, library, two restaurants and a rooftop observation deck.

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  • Executive Director/CEO - Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL
    Executive Director/CEO - Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL

    Applications for this position are now closed - August 24th, 2016
    We welcome the submission of resumes for possible consideration in future searches.

    The Vero Beach Museum of Art (VBMA) was founded as a regional center for the appreciation and teaching of the arts and humanities.   The Museum opened its doors to the public on January 31, 1986 as the Center for the Arts, and over the past 30 years it has developed into the principal visual arts facility on Florida’s Treasure Coast, serving a three-county area and continuing to reach new local and visiting audiences from all parts of the state and beyond.

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  • Director of Marketing - Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Kansas City, MO
    Director of Marketing - Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Kansas City, MO

    Search re-opened August 2016

    Kansas City Repertory Theatre (KC Rep), one of the most respected theatres in America, is known as “the heart of a great theatre town.” In residence at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, the theatre has a five-decades long tradition of producing works which are compelling, passionate and imaginative.  Their mission statement reflects their ongoing commitment to this tradition:

    Kansas City Repertory Theatre pursues theatrical excellence and advances the art form, creating and sharing stories at the center of the nation’s creative crossroads. KC Rep cultivates passionate audiences, artists, and advocates who are invested in our region’s future. We build community by connecting people through productions and programming that educate, entertain, challenge and inspire.

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  • Executive Director - Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts, Mamaroneck, NY
    Executive Director - Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts, Mamaroneck, NY

    Search Reopened - March 9, 2016

    The Emelin Theatre, located in Mamaroneck, New York and founded in 1972, is the oldest continuously operating performing arts theater in Westchester County.  Its mission is to present the best in live performances to Westchester and other nearby communities and to promote a cultural life that entertains, educates, and invigorates. The Emelin, well-known for its high-quality and affordable programs, is one of the few performing arts venues in this region offering a broad mix of performances, including classical, rock, bluegrass, world music plus film, comedy, dance and live theater, appealing to all ages and tastes and attracting diverse audiences from throughout Westchester County. Due to its strategic location in southern Westchester, the Emelin also attracts audiences from New York City, New Jersey, and lower Connecticut.

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