Job Posting: Artistic Director, Carousel Players

Canada’s award-winning theatre for young audiences, Carousel Players in St. Catharines, Ontario is pleased to invite applications for the full-time position of Artistic Director. Since 1972, Carousel Players has maintained a tradition of participatory theatre and artistic excellence with a reputation of bringing the best of theatre for young audiences to schools, theatres and festivals across Canada.

The Artistic Director articulates an artistic vision that reflects the company’s mandate, mission and values. The Artistic Director is accountable for all artistic programming and is responsible for all elements of performance and production for Carousel Players. A detailed job description is available upon request.

You should have a proven ability to successfully select and develop programming for children; cultivate and compose teams of playwrights, designers and actors; and guide and inspire artists, technicians, staff and board members. You may be a director or artistic director who has experience working in small to mid-size theatres. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the Niagara region and short-listed candidates may be asked to present their programming ideas for a season. Visit for more information about the company.

Send a resume and cover letter stating salary expectations and availability, and explain why you are interested in this position to: Carousel Players Search Committee 101 King Street, 2nd Floor, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3H6 OR by email: or fax 905-682-9313.

Applications must be received by September 12, 2014.