Application Deadline: April 22, 2019
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. Discovery is the dynamic umbrella delivering inspiring and inclusive education and outreach programs, including the Every Child, Every Year Program, outreach initiatives, and specialized Performing Arts Camps for Youth.
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).
We are looking for a Choreographer who is creative, organized and adaptable to oversee and manage all the choreographic elements of the Flato Markham Theatre’s Discovery Performing Arts Summer Camps.
Under the direction of the Discovery Program Coordinator and the Artistic Director, the Choreographer will oversee the choreographic program requirements during the planning and program delivery for the eight week Summer Camp program which culminates with a fully staged musical theatre production at the end of each two-week session. Through strategic programming choices, the Choreographer will enable children and/or youth to develop skills, make friends, socialize and build self-esteem. In addition, as the Choreographer, will be accountable for day-to-day choreographic requirements for all program delivery for the eight week Summer Camp program which culminates with a fully staged musical theatre production at the end of each two-week session.
July 2 – August 23, 2019 (Prep hours starts late May)
On-site Staff Training: week of June 24
To find out more and apply please follow this link:
Posted by: Flato Markham Theatre
For more information: https://www.markham.ca/wps/portal/home/arts/flato-markham-theatre/camps