Canberra Youth Theatre is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated performing arts professional to join our team as the CEO/Artistic Director for a 12 month contract.
CYT has a bold approach to theatre-making, with a national reputation for the production of contemporary and innovative theatre works, the development and co-production of both black box and site-specific, multi-form theatrical experiences and for its extensive emerging artist development programs, which provide professional pathways and training for young and emerging theatre artists in the Canberra region.
We are seeking an inspiring and dynamic individual to lead our small, highly motivated and talented team. You will work closely with the Board, the Artistic Advisory Panel and our senior management team, and will be responsible for the overall delivery and development of the company program in practical terms. This is a significant leadership role and offers an exciting opportunity to promote and represent CYT's program and artistic output in 2015.
You will be a creative and strategic thinker with demonstrable experience of leading a company and working as a theatre professional. You will have a passion for working collaboratively with young and emerging artists and a developed understanding of the theatre industry, your own artistic influences and aesthetic. You will have strong relationship management skills and be confident in maintaining high standards across artistic output and program delivery from a strategic, financial and logistical point of view.
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