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The Artistic Director is the Chief Artistic Officer of the Company.

Reporting directly to the Board, the AD is responsible for the company’s look, style, quality, repertoire, choreography and programming, in addition to being the artistic leader of ballet training and community programs. With a mind to fiscal responsibility, and a vision that includes the community’s desire for entertainment in balance with artistic achievement, the artistic director develops the working atmosphere and environment for artistic growth of the dancers, through exciting artistic plans and an accomplished artistic staff.


The AD must be able to plan and execute exciting artistic programs on an international scale, continuing the tradition of the LGBC. The ideal candidate has dedicated his/her life to developing exciting ballet companies, with preferred experience as an artistic director. The candidate can demonstrate an ability to continue to raise the high artistic standard of the company. It is important that the AD leads the company by working in the studio, as a teacher, coach, repetiteur, or choreographer. A reputation for artistic quality and the contacts and ability to bring the world’s greatest contemporary choreographer’s work to the repertoire of the Company, as acquisitions or creations. The ability to identify and attract the best dancers, teachers, coaches, designers, composers and upcoming choreographers to Montreal. Personally at ease with public speaking, community relations, and fund-raising, the artistic director serves as one of the Company’s primary ambassador and is willing to become a part of the Montreal community. The ability to speak French or a willingness to learn is essential.


The compensation package will be developed to meet the candidate’s experience and capabilities.


Send letters of interest and resumes no later than October 15th 2015 by e-mail to Ms. Rosalind Bell, Genovese, Vanderhoof & Associates, 284 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 1P4,,

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