Venture West

Company name under which Jim Schawrtzkopff has been self employed in Arts, Entertainment, and Non-Profit Consulting



Denver Center Theater Company

booking agent, direct the editing of video promotional material for conferences, production advance representative, project coordinator for 31 stop, seven state tour of The Immigrant, A Hamilton County Album, by Mark Harelik



Denver Theatre Project

Managing Director, theatre collective resident at The Slightly Off Center in Denver’s Highlands



Monahan Productions

The company had one five-show season as the dinner theatre in the Executive Tower Inn in downtown Denver, actor, program ad sales, group sales, promotional writing.



1974-1983 Part time and short term jobs while pursuing a theatre career.

Significant jobs during this time included:

          • E J Pittock create and manage four-person Billing Department to process trades for rapidly growing Denver-based penny stock firm
          • Rocky Mountain Magazine - receptionist!
          • Philippe’s in Denver’s Cherry Creek, Kitchen Manager (menu planning, order perishables, lunch chef)
          • Randal's Kitchen Manager, steak, lobster, prime rib - Steak and Ale style restaurant (purchasing of perishables, kitchen and dining room supplies, hiring, scheduling, supervising staff)
          • Stefano's Asst Manager of one store in family owned chain of pizza/sandwich shops in Houston (responsibilities over money and staff)


Lutheran High School, Houston TX

Teacher: Sophomore English, Speech, Journalism, after school theatre program



Concordia Teachers College, Seward NE

B.S.Ed.Major English Literature, Minor Theatre


Resources for Colorado Performers and Presenters since the 20th Century