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Employment Opportunity: Mike Payette Mentorship Program for Artistic Direction

Geordie Theatre
Published
November 20, 2022
Location
Canada
Job Type
Salary
$8,000

Description

Geordie Theatre is excited to launch the Mike Payette Mentorship Program, a 6-month paid mentorship for IBPOC artists looking to begin a career as an Artistic Director in theatre.

 Mike Payette Mentorship Program for Artistic Direction

Geordie Theatre is excited to launch the Mike Payette Mentorship Program, a 6-month paid mentorship for IBPOC artists looking to begin a career as an Artistic Director in theatre.
Working under the guidance and mentorship of Geordie Theatre’s Artistic Director, the artist will gain valuable insight on the core responsibilities and duties of Artistic Direction, including:
  • Season planning and programming
  • Working with funders and funding bodies
  • Managing a staff
  • Working with a Board of Directors
  • Working with an Executive Director
  • Community engagement
  • Creating work within the scope of your artistic vision
For submissions, please include:
  • Resume and artist biography
  • A letter of support from a pertinent source
  • A 3-5 minute video expressing your desire to work in Artistic Direction
All submissions should be emailed to the Artistic Director, Jimmy Blais – jimmy@geordie.ca 
Duration: 6 months total, taking place between February 2023-December 2023 
Compensation: $8000 
Deadline to submit: December 23, 2022 
Start date: February 2023 
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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