Application Deadline: July 6, 2015
Start Date: August 3, 2015
Region: Metro Toronto Area
Term: 12 month part-time contract position
Cahoots Theatre is currently seeking a Deaf Community Consultant to work on an exciting new initiative with the Deaf Community - The Deaf Artists & Theatres Toolkit (DATT).
Founded in 1986, Cahoots Theatre investigates and examines the complexities of diversity through the creation and
production of new theatre works, development of professional artists, and the engagement of communities.
The Deaf Artists & Theatres Toolkit (DATT) aims to increase the feasibility of collaborations between professional theatre companies and Deaf artists through the creation of a multi-media toolkit, which will include and be informed
by the company’s play development and co-production of ULTRASOUND by Adam Pottle. The Toolkit will then be
disseminated as a resource for the theatre community-at-large.
Purpose of Job
Reporting to the Project Manager (Deaf Arts/Theatre) and company management, the Deaf Community Consultant is
part of a larger team of service providers within Cahoots Theatre. The Deaf Community Consultant will work directly
with the Project Manager to ensure accurate support for the Deaf community. This individual will work as a team
member providing consultancy services regarding the Deaf community to the Project Manager, General Manager,
Artistic Director and the ULTRASOUND production throughout the duration of the initiative with the aim of creating an accessible, equitable and supportive environment for Deaf Artists and the Deaf Community.
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How to Apply
Cahoots Theatre is committed to employment equity and diversity, and encourages applications from all qualified
candidates. Cahoots invites all applicants with proper credentials to apply for the position. Cahoots thanks all
candidates for their interest however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please send résumé and cover letter detailing how you can contribute to this dynamic not-for-profit arts organization
by no later than July 6, 2015
Please apply by email and include DATT Deaf Community Consultant on the subject line.
To: Search Committee – DATT Deaf Community Consultant
c/o Kate Ann Vandermeer, General Manager
Cahoots Theatre Company
351 Queen Street East, P.O. Box 82574, Toronto, ON M5A 1T8
This position funding by the Toronto Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts.