Santa Fe’s Lensic Performing Arts Center Launches National Search For Executive Director

SANTA FE  The Lensic Performing Arts Center has launched a national search for an executive director. Arts Consulting Group, the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, revenue enhancement, facilities & program planning, and organizational development services for the arts and culture industry, has been retained by The Lensic’s board of directors to lead the executive search process.
The executive director will oversee operations, staff, and fundraising activities at The Lensic Performing Arts Center, a nonprofit, member-supported organization since 2001. He or she will carry out The Lensic’s mission to enrich lives by bringing diverse art and people together in the historic, 821-seat Lensic theater, a cornerstone of downtown Santa Fe since 1931.
The Lensic hosts more than 200 eclectic performances throughout the year, delivering outstanding local, national, and international talent while also serving as a center for the community through education programs and youth events, plus accessible and affordable programming. In addition to presenting its signature Lensic Presents performance series, The Lensic is the host venue for local arts organizations, including Performance Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Symphony, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet.
“The right person for the position will be enthusiastic, inclusive, and, of course, passionate about advocating for the arts,” says Nancy Zeckendorf, Lensic chairman and founding director. “The new executive director will work with the Santa Fe community and all of our Lensic partners to develop an innovative, exciting vision for our future.”
The executive director will report to The Lensic’s board of directors. The Lensic Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer.
To learn more about The Lensic’s executive director opportunity and for a full position description, visit Arts Consulting Group at Inquiries and candidate materials should be sent directly to Arts Consulting Group at
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The nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center owns and maintains a landmark historic theater in the heart of Santa Fe, is the hub for year-round performing arts and culture, and serves the community through affordable programming and groundbreaking educational programs that touch the lives of more than 10,000 students each year. The Lensic Performing Arts Center celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2016. For more information about our presentations and programs, visit