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Michael Williams
1234 Street, Los Angeles, CA 99999 Cell: 012-345-6789 –

Professional Summary
A diversified development and artistic director with over 8 years of project management and marketing campaign experience for a plethora of creative projects in theater or enterprise environments. Resourceful and hands-on story specialist with full-cycle production expertise and the ability to develop ideas and scripts into green-lit productions. An out-of-the-box thinker with both non-profit and corporate producing experience seeking to leverage background into a C-level position with a progressive organization or non-profit theater company.

Core Qualifications
Music literacy Contract drafting Legal negotiations P&L responsibilities Microsoft Dynamics AX, Finale, MS Office suite, Adobe Photoshop Investment and personnel management Developmental and production budgets

Raised commercial production capital investments worth $300K and non-profit production donations worth $250K through relationship building and phone solicitations. Reduced early stage development costs by 50% per project through inking development deals with nonprofit theaters, enabling favorable labor contracts and vendor rates. Authored RKO Stage business plan, moving from a licensing model with a singular revenue generating title to 10 actively developed in-house and licensed projects. Expanded production budget and underlying rights licensing royalties through the implementation of licensing model. Lectured on immersive/site-specific and experiential/environmental theater at Theater Resources Unlimited. Produced Best of Festival award winning productions at the New York Musical Theater Festival and New York International Fringe Festival.

Professional Value Offered
Leadership Promoted from consultant into full-time position at RKO Stage Productions. Instructed 30 cast members for numerous small off-Broadway plays and over 200 employees in massive theater projects. Hired entire creative team for numerous projects, diminishing down time for production launches. Built relationships with high-level executives, executing the crossover process for non-profits and corporations to raise partnership opportunities. Raised leadership capabilities and eliminated project lags by supervising 3 direct reports. Managed over 50 creative and production staff members to ensure 100% completion of the world-renown play Here Lies Love by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim. Bolstered marketing expertise by managing a 6-person staff, creating marketing plans and initiatives for MFA thesis productions. Production Expertise Greenlit five projects through self-authorship of business plans, generating revenue and expanding strategic creative artist partnerships. Drafted and executed national and international contracts with theaters to eliminate legal discrepancies. Identified spot-on licensing projects from RKO library, boosting customer satisfaction levels and delivering timely results to producing clients.