Located at the corner of Elgin and Locust streets in downtown Burlington, between the waterfront of Lake Ontario and the serene beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, the City of Burlington’s 175,000 residents make up one of Ontario’s fastest growing communities. The Burlington Performing Arts Centre provides an excellent venue to showcase the world’s top talent and provides a gathering place for the community of Burlington and surrounding areas. The Centre also hosts conferences and community events.
CAHOOTS THEATRE COMPANY is seeking applications for the position of ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Cahoots Theatre Company has been dedicated to the creation, development and production of new Canadian plays that reflect our cultural diversity for 26 years. Cahoots’ believes that theatre should reflect the richness, diversity, and complexity that we live daily. Diversity means more than race or nation of origin or ethnicity. It also encompasses gender, sexual orientation, ability, language, and class. Cahoots is a registered charity.
Department: Marketing & Communications
Application Deadline: March 25, 2013
Luminato’s Marketing Department is seeking a talented and experienced Interactive Marketing Manager. This person will complement a dynamic and results-oriented team, providing leadership in all Interactive marketing channels including web development, content and video creation, online marketing and advertising, mobile web development and marketing, email marketing, strategic social media, digital promotions, and online contests. The ideal candidate understands the latest trends in Interactive Marketing and has experience managing multiple large-scale interactive projects and stakeholders to produce integrated digital campaigns that align with overall marketing and communications objectives. Excellent organizational skills and ability to adapt within a fast-paced environment are critical to the success of this role.
Do you have a flair for spreading the word about hot events in the city? Do crowds of people flock to the events that you talk about? The rock.paper.sistahz festival, and it’s sister mini-fest Uth Daze, are searching for a GRASSROOTS PROMOTER to get the buzz going for this year’s events. Be a part of a great festival, now running in it’s 12th year, all while managing your own workload.
Since 2002 we have been proudly producing the annual rock.paper.sistahz festival. This annual mainstay event which concentrates mainly on presenting performance work by black women artists and artists of colour has generated a fast growing and valued venue for experimental work from black theatre creators. Taking its name and form from the well-known hand game, the festival is always dynamic, fast-paced, and surprising as we strive to develop and present fresh material, performance styles, and ideas seldom seen in professional contemporary spaces; while also focusing on themes, forms, and styles which have grown out of the black diasporic culture.
Our continuing goal for the rps festival is:
- to create a gathering in the season of new growth for just that… new growth
- to promote the voices of emerging and established artists alike
- to expand opportunities for black women artists to have work nurtured from beginnings, through incubation, and into completion
- to create a public space for stimulating interaction among black women artists
- to deepen the company’s vision of ensuring that the life-affirming effects of the collision of art and culture and everyday life can positively impact the general community.
- must have own internet access and is social media savvy
- must have own transportation (bicycle, car, TTC metropass, etc)
- must have an energetic, approachable, and proactive personality
- must have great time-management and prioritizing skills
- must have a passion for the performing arts, as well as youth-organized events!
- attend the rock.papar.sistahz festival publicity seminar on Monday March 25 at 7pm
- create and implement an outreach/promotion strategy via physical materials distribution and online social media
- manage and maintain an online presence for the rock.paper.sistahz festival and Uth Daze mini-fest
- execute hands-on promotion strategies to community groups, schools, and at promotional events as necessary
- work with the Publicist, Production Manager, b current personnel, and Uth Daze personnel as needed
- organize and delegate tasks to the Volunteer Promo Team
- Now until May 31, 2013
- Festival events run May 12, 13, 24-31, 2013
- Average work hours/week: 5-10 hours/week leading up to the festival, will increase in May.
If you are interested and excited to be on the rock.paper.sistahz12/Uth Daze team, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm on Wednesday March 20, 2013. Any inquiries about the position can be emailed to email@example.com.
One Little Goat is seeking a Stage Manager for our upcoming English Language World Premiere of THE CHARGE OF THE EXPORMIDABLE MOOSE by Quebec visionary Claude Gauvreau (1925-1971) at the Tarragon Extra Space, May 10-26, 2013, with rehearsals beginning April 9.
Equity and non-Equity applicants welcome! Please contact Artistic Director Adam Seelig for details at 416 915 0201 and firstname.lastname@example.org
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
POSITION: Customer Service Representatives
TERM: Contract (February/March 2013 – June 2013)
LOCATION: Toronto, ON
Now in its seventh year, Luminato is an annual ten-day celebration of the arts, running from June 14-23, 2013, where Toronto’s stages, streets, and public spaces are infused with theatre, dance, classical and contemporary music, film, literature, visual arts, and design.
The Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival (“Toronto Fringe”), a registered Canadian charitable organization that produces two annual theatre festivals, runs several youth and artist outreach programs, and operates the newly opened Fringe Creation Lab, is seeking a new General Manager.
Soulpepper is an artist-founded, classical repertory company with a three-tiered mandate to present vital Canadian interpretations of history’s great stories, to train the next generation of theatre artists and to enrich and inspire youth through mentorship and access. Since its inception in 1998, Soulpepper has built:
- A 12 month season of more than 600 performances
- A passionate audience of over 100,000 each year
- An artistic ensemble of 150 established and emerging theatre artists
- A paid residency program for Canadian theatre artists
- A robust portfolio of youth programs, reaching over 8,500 youth annually
- A 46,000 square foot state-of-the-art performing arts facility – the Young Centre for the Performing Arts – which anchors Toronto’s Distillery Historic District
Soulpepper is proud to be North America’s only year-round classical repertory company, a prominent Canadian producer of original work from existing sources, a leading employer of artists in the City of Toronto and a partner in neighborhood education initiatives.
The organization resides in our own permanent facility, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, and we will continue to grow our programming and education and outreach activities. Soulpepper is also the managing partner of the Young Centre and is responsible for all Young Centre programming activities.
Reporting to the Technical Director, the Assistant Technical Director will assist with the technical and production elements for daily production operations of Soulpepper Theatre Company and its joint venture, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- ensuring that all technical elements of assigned productions are delivered on schedule and on budget, liaising with designers, and troubleshooting technical challenges as required;
- create, maintain, publish and ensure accurate distribution of all Soulpepper show-by-show production schedules;
- assist in sourcing, costing and purchasing materials and establishing labour requirements for lighting, sound, video and scenic elements for productions, as assigned by the Technical Director;
- in consultation with the Technical Director, assume lead technical responsibilities for assigned productions;
- produce AutoCAD plans and construction drawings and other paperwork as directed;
- supervise the building and painting of scenery in the soulpepper carpentry, paint and prop shops as directed;
- maintain, in cooperation with all departments, accurate inventory and organization of Soulpepper storage facilities;
- liaise with production’s stage management staff as necessary, including coordinating production meetings when required;
- act as a supervisor for Young Centre house and causal technicians as directed;
- recruit, schedule, and train casual labour as required for the Soulpepper production department as directed;
- participate in the creation, implementation and enforcement of Soulpepper and Young Centre Health and Safety policies;
- serve, if called on to do so, on the Joint Health and Safety Committee to internally audit the state of workplace health and safety of Soulpepper and the Young Centre;
- facilitate technical support for the Soulpepper Academy, Young Centre Resident Artist programs, and whoever else may require technical assistance in the Baillie Centre or Young Centre as necessary;
- contributes to the overall success of Soulpepper and the Young Centre by accomplishing related results as needed; and
- other duties as may be required.
The successful candidate will have:
- a strong knowledge of contemporary theatrical construction techniques and materials, advanced awareness of safe and efficient theatrical labour standards, theatrical rigging, and typical schedules and timelines for mounting performances of all types;
- proven skills and knowledge in contemporary theatrical construction techniques and materials, advanced awareness of safe and efficient theatrical labour standards, theatrical rigging, and typical schedules and timelines for mounting performances of all types;
- strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
- superior proficiency in (AutoCAD);
- strong leadership, decision-making, analytical and problem-solving skills;
- excellent planning, organizational, time-management and team building skills;
- strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills;
- self-starter, detail oriented, flexible;
- ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;
- ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with multiple deadlines; and
- a valid Ontario driving license.
- a post-secondary degree from a recognized technical theatre training institution or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
- 2 to 4 years’ experience in a variety of aspects of technical theatre with recent experience in the not-for-profit sector.
The Assistant Technical Director role represents an opportunity to join a creative and dynamic performing arts organization. The compensation package will include an annual salary commensurate with experience, and comprehensive employment benefits.
HOW TO APPLY
Only candidates with legal authorization to work in Canada will be considered. Soulpepper is an equal opportunity employer and invites all applicants with proper credentials to apply for the position. Soulpepper thanks all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please send résumé and cover letter (including salary expectations) detailing how you can contribute to these dynamic not-for-profit arts organizations by no later than April 1, 2013. Please quote ATD13 on the subject line when applying by email.
To: Search Committee – Assistant Technical Director
c/o LJ Savage, Director of Production
Soulpepper Theatre Company
50 Tank House Lane.
Toronto Ontario. M5A 3C4
Title: Assistant to the Jazz Director
# of openings: 1
Job Code: 1857 Employment Tenure: One month term
This is a term position starting May 13 through June 10, 2013
Title: Summer Stage Management and Production Assistant
# of openings: 1
Job Code: 1858 Employment Tenure: Summer term
Please note: This is a termed position working May 6 through August 18, 2013.