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Location: Toronto
Salary: Competitive

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Villa Charities is currently seeking a talented and experienced Artistic Director for DanzArts Toronto, the organization’s dance program, located in the Columbus Centre. DanzArts Toronto is a leader in dance education, providing exceptional programming in a friendly, inspiring and professional environment. The incumbent in this key position oversees, directs and manages all artistic and operational functions. He/she will be responsible for developing and implementing the Artistic vision and programming for DanzArts Toronto, for both the Recreational and Competitive Company divisions, including all annual performances, competitions and events. The successful candidate demonstrates strong leadership, customer service and administration skills, and has significant experience hiring and managing faculty, assessing students and directing a comprehensive training program. This role requires the candidate to act as the lead choreographer for the Full Time Company and instruct the advanced level dancers. The Artistic Director will deliver a standard of excellence in technical and artistic output for the program and within the greater dance community.The incumbent will report directly to the President and CEO of Villa Charities.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or Master of Fine Arts in Dance
• 7-10 years’ experience in a theatrical setting
• 5 years directing a dance program, creating dance programming or equivalent experience
• Extensive experience and knowledge of theatre and performing arts
• Experience as a dancer and choreographer at both a recreational and pre-professional/ professional level
• Experience as a dance teacher
• Experience developing and overseeing a budget
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Good time management skills
• Good problem solving and organizational skills
• Experience in the not-for-profit sector, an asset

Please send resumes and video links of choreography for this immediate opening to:

Villa Charities/Columbus Centre
Attn: Nicky Stathis, HR Administrator
901 Lawrence Avenue, West
Toronto, ON
M6A 1C3
nstathis@villacharities.com

Posted by: DanzArts Toronto

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