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A centre of artistic excellence and vision, Canadian Stage ranks among the country’s leading not-for-profit performing arts companies, a home and incubator of contemporary, inventive stage work from Canada and around the world.

With an operating budget of $9 million, Canadian Stage presents a vibrant hybrid of multidisciplinary performance that pushes the boundaries of form and style – integrating theatre, dance, music, multimedia, and more.

As the next Artistic Director, you will report to an engaged Board and work in partnership with a new Executive Director. This is an opportunity to lead the vision of one of the world’s most renowned centres of contemporary performance.

You are a consummate performing arts professional with a proven record of bold artistic leadership and visionary thinking predicated on an understanding of the fiscal realities of running a complex performing arts organization. Collaborative and inspiring, you are able to cultivate a healthy workplace and empower a team to exceed aspirations for excellence and productivity. You have the talent to shape and evolve Canadian Stage’s ambitious program in dynamic new ways while growing its audiences, donors, sponsors, educational outreach, and community engagement.

Located in one of the world’s most diverse cities, this is an opportunity for a creator, communicator, and electrifying leader who will quicken Canadian Stage in the public consciousness, contribute to securing its financial future and astound its audiences.

Canadian Stage invites applications from all qualified individuals and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential.

Indicate your interest in Project 180211 at or via email to

Permanent position | Language of work: English | Work address: 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto ON M5A 2W3 |

Qualifications: artistic leadership experience in contemporary, multidisciplinary performing arts; track record of innovative, transformational leadership; international experience; fundraising experience; relevant education.

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