Committee Member



The primary role of a committee member is to fulfil the functions of the committee as delineated in the ‘New Plymouth Little Theatre Society Inc. Rules’ and associated policies and procedures. Each member of the NPLT committee is asked to recognise the important responsibility that is undertaken by serving in this role and to personally commit to carry out all duties and obligations in a trustworthy and diligent manner.


  1. Each committee member commits to carry out the following duties with integrity, due care, and a willingness to add value through his or her service:
  2. Prioritise participation in all committee communications (email, group messages, conference calls, etc.), and actively participate in the accomplishment of objectives.
  3. Be prepared to contribute to the discussion of issues addressed at scheduled meetings/conference calls, having read the agenda and all background support material relevant to the meeting/conference call.
  4. Recognise that the committee member may be asked to contribute his or her unique resources, such as professional skills, expertise, or knowledge.
  5. Become educated about any issues discussed by the committee as needed.
  6. Recognise that the committee is the management team of the NPLT business and as such needs to be able to provide significant time to the running of this business, to ensure the future prosperity of the society.
  7. Maintain NPLT’s policies and standards, disclose all potential conflicts of interest, and act faithfully in this position for the benefit and interests of NPLT’s members, and those who they serve, without personal gain.

These responsibilities represent a commitment to New Plymouth Little Theatre Society Inc. and its members, and they are a condition of membership of the committee. Failure to comply with these responsibilities may result in termination of service as a committee member.

By accepting a role of committee member of
New Plymouth Little Theatre Society Inc, you agree to this Statement of Commitment

Artistic Director


An artistic director is the appointed executive of an arts organization, particularly in a theatre company, who handles the organization’s artistic direction. They are generally a director. Artistic directors are frequently regarded as the artistic representatives of theatre companies.


The artistic director will be appointed by the theatre’s committee.  The artistic director shall report to the executive/ committee of the society.

The artistic director is the individual with the artistic control of the theatre’s production choices, directorial choices, performance scheduling. Selects shows to present to the Committee for their input and vote on for the upcoming season. Has ultimate oversight over shows and works with the individual directors as needed.

The artistic director may also interact with other similar organizations on the theatre’s behalf

The artistic director’s responsibilities include but are not limited to choosing the material staged in a season, the appointment of creative/production personnel (such as directors), and other theatre production tasks. He or she may also direct productions for the company. The artistic director will work closely with the management of the theatre and contribute the artistic evaluation of projects and productions to be included in promotional, funding, and press materials. The artistic director also functions as a resource for the directors who are working to mount productions at the theatre and should provide support, counsel, and/or artistic input where requested. The artistic director may be called to assume the production should the director become unable to complete his/her duties

The artistic director is responsible for recruiting performers to act as a talent pool for the company’s productions. This ensemble may include actors and artists of various disciplines. The artistic director functions as leader of this group, with the aim to create and/or realize various new and established works.

The artistic director may only make decisions about the art. Decisions relating to administration, business issues, finances, fundraising, board relations, donor relations, publicity, and marketing are the responsibility of the Theatre’s management committee.


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