Welcome Ethan Smith, Our New Marketing and Communications Manager
Jet City Improv is proud to announce that Ethan Smith has been hired as the company’s new Marketing and Communications Manager.
Ethan has extensive experience in marketing and communications. In 2014, he graduated from Northern Arizona University with a major in Public Relations and a minor in English. Since then, he’s worked as a staff member at The Pocket Theater and as a marketer of independent improv classes, festivals, intensives, jams, shows and workshops.
“I’m very excited to see the growth of Jet City Improv bolstered by Ethan’s skills and passion for improv and marketing,” says Jon Axell, outgoing Marketing and Communications Director of Jet City Improv. “The responsibility of raising awareness for the mission, vision and values of this wonderful organization are in his very capable hands.”
“Ethan gets Jet City Improv, and I’m thrilled to be working with him,” says Andrew McMasters, Artistic Director and co-founder of Jet City Improv. “He’s committed to telling our story, and he’s dedicated to realizing our ongoing mission.”
“Ethan is passionate about taking Jet City Improv to new heights,” says Keith Dahlgren, Managing Director of Jet City Improv. “With his extensive experience in marketing and communications, I’m confident that he’ll make that happen.”
Ethan will serve as the primary contact for advertisers, journalists and marketers. He will work with the Artistic Director and Managing Director to promote Jet City Improv’s outreach programs and to realize the company’s ongoing mission of enlightening, entertaining and educating audiences through the art of improvisation.
Now in its 25th year of operation, Jet City Improv employs 5 full-time staff members, 2 part-time staff members, and upwards of 50 actors and theater professionals at any point during the course of a production season.