Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust, owner of the historic Orpheum, State and Pantages Theatres, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. We achieve our mission by presenting a rich mix of live performances, creating inspiring arts education experiences and advancing a thriving Hennepin Avenue cultural district in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Trust’s activities include presenting Broadway touring productions and the related Broadway Confidential series, concerts, comedy, speakers and other variety entertainment plus educational initiatives including our Spotlight Education programs for high schools and the Access Program.

Hennepin Theatre Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, M/F/D/V.

Director of Development

The Director of Development is responsible for setting the charitable fundraising strategies for the organization and leading the activities that engage individual donors and funders. This position is responsible for all aspects of fundraising, including our 900 Hennepin capital campaign, major donor cultivation and solicitation, donor cultivation, sponsorships, and the procurement of foundation, institutional and government support. The Director of Development meets or exceeds budgeted goals, develops the skillset of individual team members and works collaboratively with other leaders in the organization to proactively identify funding that supports the organization’s community and programmatic work.

Historic Theatre Group

Historic Theatre Group, LLC is contracted by Hennepin Theatre Trust to manage the State, Orpheum and Pantages Theatres. Historic Theatre Group’s typical areas of employment include administration, back and front-of-house, booking, box office, concessionaires, finance, group sales, maintenance, ushers and venue management. They also periodically hire part time box office sales associates, bartenders, coffee cart and merchandise vendors, maintenance technicians and ushers.