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Jocelyn Colao

Grant and Narrative Writer

Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest, seeks a professional and experienced development narrative and grant writer. The desired candidate will have experience writing narrative and grants for like arts organizations. About Citadel Theatre Company

Citadel Theatre Company is a professional theatre company based in Lake Forest, Illinois, located one-hour north of Chicago. Citadel productions include: dramas, comedies, cutting-edge new works, contemporary, and classical selections. Citadel seeks to provide both a creative haven for passionate and visionary directors, writers, actors and designers, as well as a home for audiences that seek to experience the emotional and intellectual richness that quality theatre inspires.

In addition to Citadel’s mainstage productions, Citadel reaches out to community through year round educational programming and its Citadel Cares Program. Through our education programs and scholarships students gain confidence and communication skills, learning to integrate creativity with teamwork. Through the Citadel Cares program, Citadel offers free tickets to members of the USO and under-resourced families, making live, professional theatre accessible in Lake County.

Job Requirements:


  • Work with Managing Director and Artistic Director on updating company wide narrative including mission, vision, appeal letters, etc.
  • Work with Managing Director on grant writing.
  • Other like duties as assigned.

This is a stipend position. Pay based on experience.

Contact Info:
Ellen Phelps
847-735-8554 ext. 5
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Lake Forest, IL