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Posted by Dancemakers

Position Type: Part-Time / 28-32 hours per week anticipated
Start Date: Immediate
Location: Toronto – Downtown (partially remote also available)
Salary:  $40,000 – $55,000 (+ benefits) annually, commensurate to experience

Dancemakers invites applications from all qualified individuals and encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of colour, persons who are Deaf and/or have a disability, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. We are committed to hiring on merit and to removing barriers in employment policies. Should you require accommodation during the interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs. Please note that our new office space at 401 Jarvis, 3rd floor, has 3 steps going up to the building and a larger staircase going up to our office. At this time, there is no elevator or ramp.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Artist-Board, the Artistic Producer will work alongside a Community Advisor to put Dancemakers’ Vision and Values into action, as a community-led dance organization focused on research and development in the form and practice of dance. Curatorial decisions will be led by a rotating Artistic Advisory Committee of dance practitioners, and the Artistic Producer will be responsible for organizing and implementing the Committee’s programming choices. Dancemakers is seeking a leader who values community needs and involvement, with a track record and passion for fostering the development of innovative, new performance works.

Dancemakers is open to working with successful applicants to tailor the position to their individual strengths and experience. We welcome applications from individuals with clear artistic vision and direction, as well as those with administrative and/or curatorial experience, and are open to the leadership model and direction of the company reflecting the interests and expertise of the successful candidate.

Dancemakers acknowledges that the successful applicant may not possess all of the skills outlined in the full job description, and an additional staff position may be required to complement the skills of the successful applicant. If required, the Board will develop the job description for the additional staff position in consultation with the successful applicant.

How to Apply

Please submit your application by emailing your cover letter and résumé no later than 5pm (ET), Friday, September 24, 2021 to: ℅ Dancemakers Hiring Committee at

Accommodations are available upon request for applicants and supported by current General Manager, Desirée, at

Please ensure that your cover letter addresses the following question:

Where do you see Dancemakers in the dance ecology in Toronto and Canada, and where do you imagine taking it in the future? 

Application Process

All applications will be reviewed by an independent Hiring Committee comprised of three arts professionals familiar with the dance milieu. Recommendations made by the Hiring Committee will move forward to an interview process, which may include members of the Dancemakers Board of Directors and staff.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. All applications will remain confidential and will be carefully reviewed and assessed.

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