Canada’s largest annual theatre arts award, the 2010 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre will be given to a professional director who advances Canadian theatre through a body of work achieved in recent years, while influencing and inspiring younger theatre artists. Completed nominations must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, June 4, 2010.
Following a celebrated debut at the Joyce SoHo in New York City, inDANCE presents BOX! From Bharata Natyam to Bollywood and beyond, BOX questions every assumption about what is “traditional” and “classical” and takes us on an exotic, erotic, powerful and poetic journey. BOX is also part of Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps.
Use the discount code “SEXY” when you call the Box Office at 416.973.4000 and get 20% off the $31 ticket price.
For tickets, call 416.973.4000 or visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com.
For more information about inDANCE and to view our video trailers, visit www.indance.ca.
Company: b current Performing Arts
Job title: Operations Director
Full-time, permanent position
Start date: May 1, 2010
Application deadline: March 31, 2010
b current is an artist-led, not-for-profit performing arts company that has, for the past 18 years, been committed to the training and support of emerging artists and the celebration of voices from the black diaspora. Under the guidance of founder and artistic director ahdri zhina mandiela, b current provides a variety of programs and activities for artists such the rAizin ensemble, Summer aRts, rCurrentz and continues to build and support communities.
b current is looking for an Operations Director who will be an active contributor to the growth and development of the company.
Reporting to the Artistic Director and Board of Directors , the Operations Director (OD) will oversee and facilitate all administrative duties of the organization including the support and coordination of long-term organizational goals and activities as they align with the company mandate. The primary elements of the position are:
- To hire and provide leadership to emerging arts administrators acting as interns and co-op students with b current
- To work with Artistic Director and Board of Directors to ensure all activities follow realistic timelines and align with the company’s mandate
- Coordinate marketing and outreach activities including research and development and the creation of communication tools such as newsletters, e-blasts etc.
- Create an organizational strategy that supports all activities
- Establish evaluation tools that enable the on-going development of programs according to actual successes and provide both qualitive and quantative measures of that success
- Along with the Artistic Director, hiring and supervising of contract positions for such programs as rock.paper.sistahs festival, rAizin program.
- Coordinating with appropriate personnel to determine venue rentals, schedules, artists’ contracts and outreach campaigns
- Daily operations of company including but not exclusive to updating of contact lists, coordination and scheduling of the creation of marketing and promotional materials
- Management of budget
- Research into and writing of grant applications including coordinating of foundation proposals and individual donations
- Representing b current at appropriate arts and community events to ensure company profile and community liaisons.
The successful candidate will have:
- More than 5 years experience in arts management in the not-for profit community with a specific focus on organizational structure and time management
- a passion and love of the performing arts and a desire to actively support the training and development of emerging artists and arts administrators
- strong leadership skills with the ability to organize, empower and motivate staff – with a variety of skills and levels of experience
- to reach goals collaboratively
- exemplary organization, time management and administrative skills to set goals and achieve success
- a knowledge and sensitivity to the needs and challenges along with the triumphs and potential of the communities close to b current
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- proficiency in a variety of software programs including…..
- ability to understand and uphold long-term vision while managing the details of daily operational needs
Send submissions to:
Attn. Hiring Committee
Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie St, Studio 251
We welcome all applications but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
HARSH LIGHT A Tuesday Screening & Lecture Series presented by GRADUATE CENTRE FOR STUDY OF DRAMA SEXUAL DIVERSITY STUDIES University of Toronto
TUES MAR 23
Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College Street
(St. George St. entrance, 3rd floor)
THE HARSH LIGHT Of DAY: PERFORMANCE ART & DIGITAL HYBRIDS CO-PRESENTED BY VTAPE & INSIDE OUT LESBIAN & GAY FILM FESTIVAL
Panel discussion and screening concerning theatrical queer hybrids, with Oliver Husain, Tanya Mars, Deanna Bowen, Daniel Maclvor, Deirdre Logue, Andrew Paterson. Moderated by John Greyson.
Theatre Ontario’s “Introduction To Adjudication” is a course for emerging and potential adjudicators. Participants will receive training in the principles of adjudication, attend performances of the 2010 Theatre Ontario Festival, practice adjudicating presentation skills in a private setting, and conduct a private mock awards ceremony. After the course, participants will also have the opportunity to perform a practice adjudication, at their discretion. The course runs May 19 to May 23 in London, Ontario. The application deadline is March 31. For more information, please visit http://theatreontario.org/content/adjudicatorintroduction.htm