Job opening: General Manager

Our wonderful General Manager, David Turan,
 is leaving the WKC to become the Executive Director
 of the Michael Kudish Natural History Preserve.

The position of General Manager is now open,
 to be filled immediately.

 This is an incredible opportunity for the right person.

Job description:
 The General Manager’s primary role is to oversee the day-to-day 
implementation of West Kortright Centre operations. Working in
 tandem with the Executive Director, he/she is the “go-to” person for
 most matters related to The Centre.

Overall responsibilities include fiscal record keeping and reporting;
 database administration, recordkeeping, and reporting; volunteer recruitment and oversight; office and facilities management; and box office operations.
Skills required include fiscal management, computer literacy, strong
 customer service and communication skills.

Must be self-motivated, 
organized, detail-oriented, and flexible. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
 Salaried, full-time, begins immediately. E.O.E.
Send résumé and 3 references to the Executive Director,
 Martha Van Burek, at

Please spread the word!

Celebrating the Arts & Life in the Catskills since 1975!


The West Kortright Centre is a thriving arts & community center in a bucolic farm valley that has been celebrating the arts and life in the northern Catskills since 1975.

Outstanding Performances
Shakespeare in the Valley
Compelling Workshops
Stellar Gallery Exhibits
Annual Gala Dance
Landscape & Garden Tour
• Glorious Wedding Spot

Legendary Performers Past & Present

The Centre, known for presenting fine programming in an acoustically warm and intimate auditorium, has enticed hundreds of musicians, actors, writers and other performers from as far away as Ireland, Italy, Zaire, Ukraine, Jamaica, Angola, Palestine, Uganda, Cuba, Haiti, Peru, Zimbabwe, Mali, Sweden, Morocco, Israel, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Argentina, and Brazil.

Artists presented at The West Kortright Centre include composers John Cage, Meredith Monk, Peter Schickele, and Virgil Thomson; poets Allen Ginsberg, Sekou Sundiata, and Hayden Carruth; [Read More…]