Application Deadline: December 12, 2018
Start Date: January 2019
Region: York Region
About Flato Markham Theatre
City of Markham’s Flato Markham Theatre is one of Canada’s premier theatre houses serving the GTA and Markham residents. With over 300 live performances each year, the multi-disciplinary theatre presents performances showcasing the vast cultural diversity of the community and the leading cultural destination in York Region.
About the Discovery Performing Arts Camps
The Discovery Performing Arts Camps, offered for more than 20 years in Markham, is a high-demand, inclusive program designed to engage youth as they develop life skills such as team work, confidence and self-expression through the performing arts. There are currently 6 different programs running in three locations (including the Flato Markham Theatre). These programs include; Kinder Camp (ages 4-5), Junior Stars (ages 6-8), Drama Camp (ages 9-11), Actor’s Workshop (ages 12-16), as well as theme-based Performing Arts Camps (ages 6-9 and 10-13). In 2018, more than 1,100 children were engaged through our camp programs with a waitlist of over 400.
We are looking for an Artistic Director who is a creative, organized and a passionate leader to manage all the creative and educational aspects of the theatre’s Discovery Performing Arts March Break and Summer Camps.
Under the direction of the Discovery Program Coordinator, the Artistic Director (AD) will oversee program planning and program delivery for the one-week March Break and eight week Summer Camp programs which culminate with a fully staged musical theatre production at the end of each session. Through strategic leadership and programming, the AD will enable children and/or youth to develop skills, make friends, socialize and build self-esteem. Accountable for day-to-day operations ensuring camp activities are safe, inclusive and high quality.
The AD will directly supervise and coach approximately 40 staff including Head Program Instructors, Program Supervisors, Counsellors and Volunteers. The AD will also participate in the recruitment interviews of Program Directors and camp staff.
Posted by: Flato Markham Theatre
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