Applications are now being accepted for the , March Break Director of the Performing Arts Camps at Cornerstone Centre with the Flato Markham Theatre in the Culture Services Department at the City of Markham.
The position will begin March 13th and end March 17th 2017. The working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. There will be some paid training and prep time required before the position formally begins. Upon successful completion of March Break, there is a possibility of a renewal for the summer camps running July 4 to August 25.
The Flato Markham Theatre operates six camps which run concurrently: Kinder Theatre Camp for ages 4-5, Junior Stars for ages 6-9, Drama Camp for ages 9-13 and Actors Workshop for ages 13-17 run out of the theatre. Performing Arts Camp (10-13 years old) and Junior Performing Arts Camp (6-9 years old) run at a new location, Cornerstone Centre (located at 9680 Ninth Line, Markham, ON, at the intersection of Donald Cousens Parkway and Ninth Line, an approximate 15 minute drive east of the theatre). This is the second year we will be offering Performing Arts Camps.
The Performing Arts Camps are a weekly camp that focuses on age-appropriate skills development in acting, singing, dance, and other fun. This camp runs for one week and programming with a maximum of fifty campers per session. At the end of the week, the camper’s will present a showcase their favourite skills from the week in a talent show for their friends and family. One afternoon in the week a guest artist will visit camp to run workshops in his/her specialized field i.e. Clowning, Stand-Up Comedy, Bollywood, Hip Hop Dance, Chinese Dance etc.
The Director of this program should have experience leading and facilitating performing arts programming for children in the 6-13 age group and experience managing staff and volunteers in this faculty. S/he will be responsible for creating the programming and schedule with the assistance of the Discovery Coordinator and Artistic Director. It is the Camp Director’s job to then implement the program with the support of counsellor and volunteers throughout the camps sessions.
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