Strand Theater, Lakewood, Hires Interim Theater Manager until Permanent Position Filled

Posted on July 31, 2023 By

The Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., has hired Andrei Jackamets as its Interim Theater Manager. Jackamets, vice-president of the board, resigned his board position to help the Strand until it fills the position with a permanent Theater Manager.

The board is still seeking to fill the position of Theater Manager at $40,000 a year, which includes a schedule of Monday to Friday with availability on weekends.

Among other responsibilities, the Theater Manager will work in partnership with the Artistic Director; manage all aspects of the Strand’s business and administrative operations; and work with the Strand Board to create, execute, and assess strategies and action plans to support the growth of the theater.

Jackamets, the owner of Andrei Jackamets Photography, has experience in the pharmaceutical, hospitality and advertising industries, both nationally and internationally, ranging from executive portraits, editorials, and corporate events to product photography. He and his work have been featured on the entertainment (reality programs), such as Chef Roble & Company, Fashion Hunters, Top Chef, Tabatha Takes Over, Real Housewives of New Jersey & New York, and Ghost Hunters. His work has been featured on;;;;;;;; and in Industry Magazine, INTIMA, New Jersey Magazine, People, and Us.

Anyone interested in applying for this position, should submit a resume to Amy Freeman, Strand Board president, at For more information or questions, leave a message at 732-367-7789, the Strand Theater.

About the Strand Theater: About the Strand Theater: The historic Strand Theater, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit at 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood, was designed by world-renowned theater architect Thomas Lamb in 1922 and is listed on the N.J. and National Register of Historic Places. The Strand offers year-round entertainment in plush, air-conditioned surroundings. It is a perfect venue to showcase comedians, musicals, dinner theater, stars from television and movies, and legendary musical entertainers. Nationally renowned acts, including Milton Berle, Loudon Wainwright, George Burns, Don McLean, Louie CK, Taylor Swift, Charlie Daniels, George Carlin, and many more have all taken the state at the Strand Theater. The reception gallery includes a catering facility for 80 people, a dance floor, and restrooms. It is ideal for theater-in-the-round, smaller events and receptions.