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Director of Production - Young People's Theatre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Management
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Director of Production
Deadline: February 21, 2014
Posted: January 30, 2014

Job Description / Duties

KEY REPONSIBILITIES:
• plan season and production schedules, collaborating with other departments
• develop and monitor, in consultation with the Artistic Director, Executive Director, and Director of Administration, budgets for all productions and presentations, and production overhead
• contract and supervise production and creative staff, and stage management
• supervise theatre bookings, rentals, and production builds for external clients
• ensure all production personnel are well trained, all activities in the production department are handled in a safe and responsible manner, and that the Mainstage and Studio Theatres and production shops are well maintained
• ensure that the production department is compliant with the provincial Employment Standards Act, and other relevant Ontario Ministry of Labour and Ontario Human Rights legislation
• Work collaboratively with the senior management team to support programs, events and the educational mandate at YPT.

Qualifications / Required Skills

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Extensive background in all aspects of theatrical production
• A minimum of 5 years production management experience
• Extensive knowledge of and experience in theatre collective agreements and Health & Safety policies
Experience in the planning and execution of performing arts capital projects would be an asset.

Additional Information

Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to:  by 10 am, Friday, February 21, 2014. Please note: there is some flexibility in relation to the starting time of this position. While we thank those who have applied, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employer Profile

Young People’s Theatre (YPT), now in its 48th season, is Canada’s largest theatre for young audiences and currently produces and presents an 8-play season with an audience of 80,000+. Housed at a renovated, historical venue in Toronto, YPT works on a 468-seat Mainstage and a 115-seat Studio stage. Its operating budget is approximately $3.5 million. The family-friendly employee culture at YPT (given that hours are primarily daytime) encourages ingenuity, team-work, and an atmosphere of learning. YPT’s artistic policy focuses on arts and education – in fact, learning is at the centre of everything we do.


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