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Theatre Ancaster is hiring!


Stage 2: GLEE is a new program to Theatre Ancaster this year, debuting in Theatre Ancaster’s new home: the Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre.

The program is a show choir program for our Stage 2 students (grades 5-8) to perform in a show choir in a show that goes on in May. The program focuses on teaching students about singing and dancing in group setting, and working together to create and unforgettable concert experience.

Location Instructional Dates & Times Additional Rehearsals/Performances
Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre
357 Wilson St E
Ancaster, ON
L9G 2C1
Time:
Saturdays, 9:00am – 12:00pm
(Staff work 8:30 – 12:30pm)

Dates:
February 12, 2022 – May 22, 2022

Additional evening and full day weekend rehearsals, closer to performances, TBD.

Performance Dates:

Parent Preview – May 18
Public Performances – May 20, 21, 22
Student Matinee–May 19

Program Director - Stage 2: GLEE (Ages 10-14) - Salary $3,505

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience leading a team in the performing arts
  • Qualified to direct and coach children through show choir production to a performance
  • Ability to lead, support, and guide a staff team in working with students
  • Ability to work with teenagers to mount a full-scale show choir production
  • Experience with children ages 10-14 in a formal setting
  • Leadership skills with high enthusiasm, teamwork, and motivation are sought-after qualities
  • Completion of a post-secondary degree/diploma or equivalent preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all rehearsals, meetings, dress rehearsals, and performances that are part of the process as well as overall Youth Programming training and community partnership events
  • Prepare lessons and teach weekly at Stage 2
  • Take leadership to ensure all production jobs are completed to the completion of the production
  • Evaluate and work to support the staff team and the program to ensure a high quality of instruction for students
  • Create and implement strategies for the program with the staff team
  • Communicate with Director of Youth Programming to ensure success of the program

How to Apply

  • Deadline for application is Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
  • Please submit by email to Sam Frisk at youthprograms@theatreancaster.com
  • Please indicate in a cover letter which position(s) you are applying for. Please submit a PDF file with your resume and cover letter together in ONE file.

Qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.

All job offers will require a valid Vulnerable Sector Police check before the program commences. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of valid CPR/First Aid training or attend a free CPR/First Aid training session, date TBD.

Questions? Please contact youthprograms@theatreancaster.com