Job Posting: Artistic Director, Shaw Festival

One of the largest, most respected repertory companies in North America, the Shaw Festival is renowned for excellent, thought-provoking theatre and programming that explore the modern world and challenge the status quo. From April to October, 250,000 Canadians and Americans annually enjoy its vibrant, varied offerings in four theatres.

As Artistic Director, you will have an extraordinary opportunity to develop, communicate, and realize the next artistic vision for the Shaw Festival. With your depth of knowledge, experience, and insight, you will build seasons, attract and align talent, and deliver intelligent, critically acclaimed theatre that delights and expands the Shaw’s audience. Outgoing and energetic, you have the passion to develop stimulating programming, develop the acting ensemble, form creative collaborations, and advance plans for new performance spaces. Lead and galvanize a dedicated team and build relationships with audiences, supporters, and the community. The Shaw Festival is a renowned repertory theatre company; build on this legacy by applying your leadership, vision and experience to the creation of outstanding theatre.

All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential.

Please indicate your interest in Project 140802 at
Additional Information
The Shaw Festival’s address is:

10 Queen’s Parade, Box 774
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON  L0S 1J0

For further information, please contact Heather Ring at