Job (Calgary): Support Facilitator – Inside Out Theatre

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Job (Calgary): Support Facilitator – Inside Out Theatre

Theatre Facilitator / Workshop Instructor (Part-Time, Contract)Inside Out Theatre

The Association of the Inside Out Integrated Theatre Project (Inside Out Theatre) offers high-quality drama education to people with disabilities, where they can experience fellowship, personal development, and reach fulfilling creative achievements. The current programming developed by IOT serves to increase functional literacy, self-confidence, interpersonal skills, and self-advocacy for our participants. By utilizing the dramatic arts, IOT’s vision is to contribute to a community in which our participants can utilize their skills and creativity, and are recognized as respected citizens.

We are seeking one part-time Support Facilitator for two contract positions. Working alongside the Lead Facilitator, you will guide or help guide participants who are deaf or hard-of-hearing through theatre workshop sessions that focus around fun, confidence-building, trust, skill-development, theatre activities and games, and possibly a performance by the end of the sessions. The program runs over 12 weekly sessions beginning 20 January 2012:
Fridays, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. and
Sundays from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Facilitators should have previous experience teaching drama, and preferably have post-secondary theatre education. Fluency with American Sign Language (ASL) is a must. We are looking for a professional theatre workshop experience for participants. Experience in working with people with disabilities, a background in developmental drama / education, or as a drama therapist, is a strong asset.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team and engage in rewarding work. Compensation is comparable to professional wages.

Please send a resume and cover letter, to:
Andrew Torry
Inside Out Theatre
[email protected]m

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