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Job (Calgary): Associate Director – Theatre Disponibilité

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Job (Calgary): Associate Director – Theatre Disponibilité


Theatre Disponibilité would like to invite applications for the position of Associate Director. We are looking for a committed and collaborative artist who will work with the artistic team on a range of managerial and creative tasks required to produce our 2017-2018 season.

Summary of Position:

The Associate Director will work part-time alongside the Artistic Director to ensure the smooth operation of the company. The ideal candidate will be a performer who wishes to sustain his or her own career whilst developing skills in management and production.

Artistic Duties:

  • Promote the long-term well-being of the company and maintain the integrity of the mission statement.
  • Assist the Artistic Director in the casting of productions.
  • Review productions for artistic quality and financial efficiency.
  • Assist the Artistic Director in the hiring of technical staff.
  • Assume the role of Assistant Director when required.
  • Assist in Administrative duties.
  • Undertake performance opportunities as they arise.

Fundraising, Marketing and Publicity duties:

  • Assist the Managing Director by researching funding opportunities.
  • Collaborate on the drafting of grant applications and funding proposals.
  • Collaborate on the production of publicity materials for upcoming productions.
  • Take responsibility for creating and maintaining the company’s social media presence.
  • Attend Board meetings or Sponsorship Committee meetings as required.
  • Assist in the creation and marketing of fundraising events.
  • Research potential areas of sponsorship.
  • Attend board meetings and committee meetings as required.

To apply please outline in a covering letter your reasons for wishing to collaborate in a theatre company environment, and send this by e-mail along with a current CV outlining your performance experience, training and qualifications. Deadline to apply: October 1, 2017.

The address for applications is

Details of the company’s productions for the 2017-2018 season can be found at:


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