Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School
3012 Minnehaha Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55406-1932

Phone: 612-234-1653 (Office hours M-F, 10am - 4pm CST)

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Employment Opportunities

Zorongo is hiring a Managing Director. Details below.

Position: Managing Director

City:  Twin Cities – Minneapolis-St. Paul

Type: Full-time – 1.0 FTE

Category:  Executive and management

Benefits: Flexible scheduling + work from home opportunities

Salary:  $38,000- $45,000, depending on experience



Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre uses the passion and history of traditional Flamenco to create innovative works that explore the issues of our contemporary world. 

Since its founding in 1982 by Susana di Palma, its current artistic director, Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre has enriched its community with the cante, baile y toque of the flamenco traditions of the Gitano/Roma population in southern Spain. Zorongo produces original and innovative works of dance theater by Susana di Palma at venues, large and small, in Minneapolis-St. Paul and throughout Minnesota. Zorongo’s vibrant school offers classes built around the traditional palos, or styles, of Flamenco.

Position purpose

The managing director will provide support and leadership to bring programming to new audiences and build infrastructure. The role is supported by strong partnerships with the artistic director, arts administrator, grant writer, outside bookkeeper, and board of directors, and is responsible for cultivating resources in pursuit of Zorongo’s mission and strategic plan. This leadership position operates as a co-equal with the artistic director, with both reporting to the board of directors, on three organizational priorities:

Opportunities for the role

After years with only an artistic director and a part-time arts administrator, this organization is positioned for growth. There is unique potential to increase annual budget of $200,000 through strategic and financial programming. Ideal people for this job are passionate entrepreneurs, crusaders to a cause, and creative, resourceful, problem-solvers. The ideal candidate will seize the opportunity to grow this position into that of a full-time Executive Director within 3-5 years. 


Overall responsibilities of the role

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume to with Managing Director Search in subject line. Open until filled.

Posted: March 21, 2017