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Deadline: Friday, March 26, 2021, 12 noon EST

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, located in Toronto, Ontario, is seeking a new Artistic Director. The School trains creative people to perform, choreograph, and teach, and to assume leadership roles that will change the face of contemporary dance in Canada and around the world. The School comprises the full-time, three-year Professional Training Program, providing conservatory-based training and education to students who intend on pursuing a career in contemporary dance; the Summer School, an intensive month-long program for serious students and young professionals; Adult Recreational Classes; and the Young Dancers' Program. The School has served as the foundation and inspiration for generations of dancers. The Professional Training Program is a Private Career College offering an advanced college diploma.

The School is serious in its commitment to support the principles of equity across race, gender, age, religion, identity, backgrounds, culture and experience. Our organization is enhanced by committing to these principles and using the power of our differences to achieve our goals.

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre would like to acknowledge the sacred land on which we operate, the site of human activity for over 15,000 years. This land is the traditional territory of many nations: the Wendat, the Haudenosaunee, and the Anishinaabe, including the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land and to share our space with all peoples – those indigenous to Turtle Island and those from the world.

The School is seeking a new Artistic Director who will be responsible for the overall artistic direction and development of the School, reporting to the Board of Directors.


This is a full-time position based in Toronto, with a salary range of $65,000 to $70,000 commensurate with experience; and competitive benefits package. 

• A creative, visionary leader, with rich professional dance experience, a passion for dance, and broad knowledge of the Canadian performing arts sector;
• Experience with teaching and planning and directing a professional dance training program (student and faculty recruitment, curriculum and program development and delivery, evaluation, performance direction, budgeting etc.)

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We will be accepting applications until 12 noon EST, on Friday March 26, 2021.

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