Artistic Director Fellowship for Women, Female Identifying and Non- Binary Edmonton Theatre Artists
The Position: This is a paid, one year Artistic Director Fellowship for women, female identifying and non-binary Edmonton theatre artists. The Fellowship will provide insight into all aspects of an artistic director’s management and artistic responsibilities in a mid-sized, subscription and venue-based theatre company, over a one year cycle. The Fellow will commit an average of 25 to 30 hours a week to the program, for a twelve month period, with a salary of $30,000.
The Company: Founded in 1992, Shadow Theatre is an established, stable presence in Edmonton’s theatre community. The company produces four mainstage productions per season and champions the work of Canadian playwrights, while simultaneously presenting for Edmonton audiences the finest contemporary theatre from Canada and around the world. Over the past twenty years the company has built a 650-person subscriber base and continues to focus on innovative ways to continue increasing subscriptions. The company is a federally registered charity, operating with a full time Artistic Director and a full time General Manager, under a governance board of directors. Shadow Theatre is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and hires artists under Canadian Actors’ Equity Association agreements and is a signatory to the 35//50 Initiative (Edmonton). The company is a resident company of The Varscona Theatre. (10329-83 Ave.) and gratefully creates, produces and presents in Amiskwacîwâskahikan (Edmonton) on Treaty 6 territory.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a passion to lead a subscription based company, have directing credits, and a strong knowledge of the Canadian Theatre community.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will report directly to Artistic Director John Hudson and will be mentored in the areas of artistic programming, marketing and communications, partnerships, board relations, fundraising and funder relations. The Fellow will direct one show in the main stage season and assist on the others. Additional information: www.shadowtheatre.org
If this opportunity is exciting, timely and relevant for you we encourage you to apply. Send your C.V. or resume to [email protected] along with cover letter explaining how this fellowship fits into your leadership development arc. The application deadline is March 26, 2021. We encourage applications from all races, colours, ancestry, religions, and sexual orientation.
We thank all applicants in advance and will acknowledge receipt of all applications.