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Education and Outreach Manager

Theatre Aquarius Incorporated

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  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Posted Date: Posted 3 months ago
  • Closing Date: April 17, 2024
  • Location: Hamilton
  • Salary: 55,000

Company Overview

Theatre Aquarius, one of Canada’s leading professional non-profit theatres, is searching for an Education and Outreach Manager to manage the creation, development, and coordination of education and community outreach programs. Education programs include theatre school and theatre camps for children, youth and adults in all aspects of theatre and musical theatre. The Education and Outreach Manager will deepen relationship with area schools, lead the growth of our ArtsAlive curriculum-based school outreach program as well as coordinate school matinees and related activities. They will also manage our community outreach program including Community Night, our Ovation Outreach Subsidized Ticket program and other activities that serve our community.

As a landmark performing arts organization, Theatre Aquarius serves as a gathering place for shared cultural experiences throughout the community.  Whether for events, exhibitions or Theatre Aquarius own programming, the community comes together to celebrate, to share and to connect with one another.  Founded in 1973, Theatre Aquarius is Hamilton’s professional regional theatre creating and producing world-class theatre that entertains, challenges and educates audiences.  By offering theatre productions designed to appeal to a wide spectrum of audiences, Theatre Aquarius is able to maintain and grow a strong theatre-going community while investing in the future through the development of emerging theatre artists and the nurturing of Canadian artists and playwrights. 

Job Description

  •         Hire and support artists/instructors for education programs and oversee class lesson planning
  •         Create class lists and schedules.
  •                Coordinate school matinees and related programming.
  •                Develop and maintain outreach programming and partnerships.
  •                Work with community organizations and schools on various outreach activities and programs.
  •         Build and maintain partnerships with primary, secondary and post secondary schools
  •         Communicate with artists, families, staff and partners. 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

·        5 years experience in professional theatre and arts education

·        Demonstrated experience developing arts education programming

·        Experience in a professional theatre environment

·        Experience leading a team

·        Computer literacy

·        Superior interpersonal skills

·        Superior written communication skills


Theatre Aquarius encourages applications from: women; Indigenous people, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; black people; members of racialized communities; persons with disabilities; and people of diverse gender identities or expressions.

Theatre Aquarius is committed to providing an accessible, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please contact us at searchcommittee@theatreaquarius.org should you require accommodation or if you would like more information regarding our accessibility policies, plans, and programs.

Please apply with a Letter of Interest and CV by email to searchcommittee@theatreaquarius.org

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Posted Date: Posted 3 months ago
  • Closing Date: April 17, 2024
  • Location: Hamilton
  • Salary: 55,000