Archive for the ‘Artist Calls & Job Postings’ Category

Sep
19

 Stage Manager, Gwaandak Theatre

Gwaandak Theatre

Gwaandak Theatre

Gwaandak Theatre is seeking a Stage Manager for its co-production of the play Paradise by Patti Flather with Kitchener, Ontario’s MT Space Theatre, directed by Majdi Bou-Matar. Deadline: Oct. 10.

Times: February 23rd to March 28th and possibly to April 4, 2015 – Performances at Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse and possibly 1 other Yukon community (does not include travel dates).

Paradise is a story about people searching for their humanity inside the systems that cage us all. From award-winning Yukon playwright Patti Flather, Paradise is a haunting, visceral and moving exploration of the human spirit.

Submit a brief cover letter outlining your interest, along with a current resume via e-mail to Patti Flather, Artistic Director: ad@gwaandaktheatre.com. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

See here for more information!

Sep
19

 Caridad Svich, Alameda Theatre Company

Caridad Svich

Caridad Svich

Alameda Theatre Company is hosting its Master Class Series with Caridad Svich, as part of the De Colores Festival of New Works 2014.

Caridad Svich is an alumna playwright of New Dramatists, Drama Editor of Asymptote literary journal, associate editor of Contemporary Theatre Review (Routledge,UK), contributing editor of Theatre Forum, and founder of NoPassort theatre alliance and press. During the two-day intensive, writers will play with language, chance, and structure, looking for new ways to engage theatrical life.

Date: September 21 & 22, 2014, 10-5pm
Cost for the 2 day workshop is: $275 plus HST

(CAEA artists receive 20% discount. Please note, there will be a $5.00 admin charge for all credit card payments). Please call 416-652-5442 for credit card payments or email hola@alamedatheatre.com for registration info.

Sep
18

 Audition,The Subtle Vigilance

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The Subtle Vigilance Collective

Audition Call for 30 People Watching

30 People Watching, presented by The Subtle Vigilance Collective is a devised, multidisciplinary response to the murder of South Asian teen, Reena Virk in November 1997. This is a 3 person ensemble piece directed by Mark Cassidy, with creators/performers nisha ahuja and Amelia Sargisson.

If you are interested in auditioning, please send your headshot and resume with a brief note to: Sedina Fiati (Producer) sfiati@gmail.com .

Please note the audition format will include movement and play with current collective members. See our website to find out more about the production.

The Subtle Vigilance Collective are currently seeking one male performer/creator of Indigenous descent to join our ensemble. Requirements:

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Sep
18

 Associate Producer, Young...

Young People's Theatre

Young People's Theatre

Young People’s Theatre is seeking a full-time Associate Producer. Deadline Sep 19 (Tomorrow!!)

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Producer will work closely with the Directors of Production and Administration and will do some work with the Board of Directors.

Qualifications
Prior relevant experience in relation to contracting and grant applications.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and excellent computer skills.
High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Interested parties should apply with cover letter and resumé, detailing all relevant experience to:search@youngpeoplestheatre.ca

Sep
18

 Applications, The Dancers of

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LUU HLOTITXW: Spirit Transforming

The Dancers of Damelahamid are seeking applicants for the 2015 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival in Vancouver B.C. Deadline: Oct. 15.

The Dancers of Damelahamid produce the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, BC. The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest coast of North America. The festival presents the rich cultural traditions practiced by dance artists from British Columbia, the Yukon, Alaska and Washington State as well as guest international artists.

Groups and festival artists invited to perform at the festival are selected primarily on artistic excellence and cultural integrity.

Groups or artists interested in applying to dance at future festivals should call the festival director Margaret Grenier at 604-922-5277 or email info@damelahamid.ca to request an application form.

Sep
12

 Audition, “Melancholy Play”...

Audition: “Melancholy Play” by Sarah Ruhl, The Empty Room Collective

Audition Dates: October 7-8
Application Deadline: September 21

Please submit photos and resumes via email. No phone calls. Rehearsals will take place in January 2015. 15-20 hrs/wk. We are seeking comedic actors with singing ability. Familiarity with Viewpoint and Suzuki Training is a plus. Please prepare a contemporary monologue and a short a-capella song. Sides will be provided for callbacks.

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Sep
12

 Casting, Casualties of Modernity...

"A Nation is Coming," Written and Diected by Kent Monkman

"A Nation is Coming," Written and Diected by Kent Monkman

Kent Monkman is casting for Casualties of Modernity – Short Film, 4 Roles (Toronto)

The role titles are:

Romantic Sculpture
Performance Artist
Doctor of Fine Arts
Nurse

Honorarium/rates to be negotiated.
Please send photos and CV. Please specify which role you are interested in.

See below or here for more information!

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Sep
02

 Job, Theatre Aurora

Theatre Aurora

Theatre Aurora

Theatre Aurora is currently seeking a talented, creative, and enthusiastic Program Director for the Youth Program and Young Peoples’ for the 2014-2015 season.Deadline: Sept. 5.

CONTRACT DATES
: Saturdays from October 18, 2014 to May 23, 2015 with a hiatus during Christmas and March Break.

Please forward your cover letter and resume with “Program Director, Youth Program” in the subject line to theatreaurora@rogers.com. Not all applicants will be contacted for an interview.

See here for full listing.

Aug
22

 Program Officer, OAC

oac_logo_250x275The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is seeking a “Program Officer, Touring and Office Development.” Deadline: Sept. 12.

The OAC requires an experienced arts professional who is knowledgeable in audience development and understands what is required for artists and arts organizations to tour and/or present their work locally, provincially, nationally and internationally to manage the relevant grant programs. The incumbent will utilize their touring and audience development experience, as well as in-depth knowledge of various art forms, to develop OAC programs and services that support artists, arts organizations and presenters to build and engage audiences for their work.

See here for full listing.

Aug
20

 Job, Clay and Paper Theatre

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Clay and Paper Theatre

Clay and Paper Theatre are seeking an “Administrative/Production Assistant” for Oct 1 2014 – Mar 31 2015 (with possible extension). Deadline not given.

S/he will assist and support the General Manager and Artistic Director in the day-to-day operations of the company. The ideal candidate will have excellent administrative, organizational and people skills, and a passion for
community-engaged public arts and theatre.

Open to those of Aboriginal, Metis or Inuit ancestry as per position funding requirements. Successful candidates must be eligible for Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training funding. The position is subject to government funding.

Full job description here.

Aug
20

 Agent de programme autochtone, CA

Canada Council for the Arts

Conseil des arts du Canada

Conseil des arts du Canada a la researche Agent de programme autochtone, Service des lettres et de l’édition. Date de fermeture: Aug 22.

Ce poste s’adresse à une personne qui s’identifie comme étant Autochtone et qui connaît les pratiques artistiques autochtones.

Sous la supervision directe du chef du Service des lettres et de l’édition, le titulaire du poste gère les programmes d’aide aux artistes, aux groupes artistiques et(ou) aux organismes artistiques, selon les politiques et procédures établies; préside des réunions de comité d’évaluation; contribue à l’élaboration des politiques du Conseil des arts du Canada; fournit des services de renseignements et un soutien à la communauté artistique; facilite l’accès des artistes et organismes artistiques professionnels du Canada aux programmes et services du Conseil des arts; anticipe les besoins de la pratique artistique en matière de développement et y répond; en collaboration avec le coordonnateur du Bureau des arts autochtones, contribue au développement et à la modification d’initiatives et de programmes, afin de répondre efficacement aux besoins des artistes autochtones; et accomplit d’autres tâches connexes. Suite.

Aug
20

 Aboriginal Program Officer, CCA

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council for the Arts is seeking an “Aboriginal Program Officer, Writing and Publishing.” Deadline: Aug 22.

This is a targeted position for an individual who self-identifies as Aboriginal and has knowledge of Aboriginal arts practices.

The role: Under the direct supervision of the Head, Writing and Publishing Section, manages programs of operating and/or project assistance to individual artists, collectives, groups, and/or arts organizations in the professional dance milieu in Canada; provides information services and support to the artistic community; works to ensure access for professional Canadian artists and arts organizations to Council programs and services; anticipates and responds to the development needs of the arts practice; in collaboration with the Aboriginal Arts Coordinator, contributes to the development and modification of initiatives and programs to respond effectively to the needs of Aboriginal artists; and performs other related duties. Click here for more information.

Intertribal Gathering 2014!

October 16-19 in Saskatoon SK.

For the second annual Intertribal Gathering, IPAA is partnering with SNTC and TRIBE INC. to feature a rich lineup of diverse artists from across disciplines and distances!

See here for the full schedule!

Banff Summit 2014
Twelve Indigenous artists, including several IPAA board members, members, and staff, were invited to attend the Banff Summit 2014, April 21-24.

Banff Summit Report - Cole Alvis, IPAA Executive Director.

Indigenous Body of Work - an uncomprehensive list started at the Summit; please add in the comments section.

The Medicine Project

grunt magazine looks at Aboriginal notions of medicine and how they influence the lives of First Nations people and artists today.

Check it out!

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