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Teaching Artist - Theater

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Recently, Chicago welcomed OUT OF SIGHT, a public art project (modeled after a hopscotch pathway) that invites youth and teens to actively participate in the project and its corresponding program. Installed in English, Spanish, and Mandarin, OUT OF SIGHT’s goals are to engage with audiences of all ages and encourage participants to consider their goals and aspirations and manifest those goals through creative expression. OUT OF SIGHT’s core principles and phrases - exuberance, energy, vision, visualization, enlightenment and serendipity - serve as the foundation for the creative process that participants of all ages will experience when they engage with this project.

 

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This summer, the OUT OF SIGHT team is collaborating with the Chicago Park District to launch arts programming in the parks, focusing on bringing the OUT OF SIGHT framework to the forefront of participants' minds. The teaching artist will be facilitating theater/performance workshops with teen camps at Eugene Field Park and Indian Boundary Park (tentatively) to bring the messages of the project: empowerment, self-discovery, and visualizing one’s goals.

This is a part-time, temporary position for June - August 2019, with the potential for extended work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate weekly theater workshops at Eugene Field Park and Indian Boundary Park (locations subject to change)
  • Assist in the development of public programming exploring the principles of OUT OF SIGHT and execute and implement those programs
  • Demonstrate OUT OF SIGHT educational program offerings
  • Provide a safe learning environment for all OUT OF SIGHT participants
  • Assist with the design/coordination of launching and culminating events
  • Assist with the training of teen facilitators and park staffers to conduct OUT OF SIGHT activities
  • Document activities for weekly reports and social media
  • Assist with data collection, attendance tracking and follow up communications
  • Other duties, as requested

 

Qualifications

  • Experience teaching teens and pre-teens in theater/performance
  • Highly skilled in the discipline of theater/performance
  • Knowledge required to teach diverse sets of teen groups
  • Demonstrated ability to build and implement unique, innovative, and engaging curriculum
  • Proven time management skills
  • Genuine willingness and interest in collaborative practices
  • Commitment to the core principles of OUT OF SIGHT
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Project Facilitator/Teaching Artist

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Recently, Chicago welcomed OUT OF SIGHT, a public art project (modeled after a hopscotch pathway) that invites youth and teens to actively participate in the project and its corresponding program. OUT OF SIGHT’s goals are to engage with audiences of all ages and encourage participants to consider their goals and aspirations and manifest those goals through creative expression.  OUT OF SIGHT’s core principles and phrases - exuberance, energy, vision, visualization, enlightenment and serendipity - serve as the foundation for the creative process that participants of all ages will experience when they engage with this project. Installed in English, Spanish, and Mandarin, the project’s goal, especially in Chicago, is to bring Chicago’s youth and teens together in a journey of shared exploration which creates learning opportunities that are scalable for growth.

Job Description

This summer, the OUT OF SIGHT team is collaborating with the Chicago Park District to launch public programming in the parks, focusing on bringing the OUT OF SIGHT framework to the forefront of participants' minds. We will be working with teen camps at each park to bring the messages of the project: empowerment, self-discovery, and visualizing one’s goals. With consistent programming opportunities over the course of 6 week day camp. We are seeking experienced project facilitators and teaching artists in various disciplines (theater, dance, music, visual arts, fitness and health, etc.). Each facilitator will work directly with youth and teens at multiple park sites throughout the city.

This is a part-time, temporary position for June - August 2019, with the potential for extended work.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of public programming exploring the principles of OUT OF SIGHT and execute and implement those programs
  • Demonstrate OUT OF SIGHT educational program offerings
  • Provide a safe learning environment for all OUT OF SIGHT participants
  • Assist with the design/coordination of launching and culminating events
  • Assist with the training of teen facilitators and park staffers to conduct OUT OF SIGHT activities
  • Document activities for weekly reports and social media
  • Assist with data collection, attendance tracking and follow up communications
  • Other duties, as requested

Qualifications

  • Experience teaching teen and pre-teen arts and cultural educational activities
  • Highly skilled in one or more discipline(s) (dance, music, visual art, poetry, etc.)
  • Knowledge required to teach diverse sets of teen groups
  • Demonstrated ability to build and implement unique, innovative, and engaging curriculum
  • Proven time management skills
  • Genuine willingness and interest in collaborative practices
  • Commitment to the core principles of OUT OF SIGHT
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Development Manager

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£26,000- £28,000
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12 noon, Tuesday 30 April

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Are you a highly innovative fundraising manager who is passionate about the arts?

Building on our rich history, we want to find new ways to connect and inspire donors to support our award-winning theatre and community work.

The Citizens Theatre seeks to appoint a Development Manager who can bring creative fundraising ideas to the Company and turn them into an income generating reality.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation as the theatre undergoes a major redevelopment with a fundraising target of £1.6 million still to be met. We also need to raise significant sums each year to support our main stage productions and touring shows, the work of our Citizens Learning team and our talent development programme. The Development Manager will play a key role in managing current supporters and attracting new funders.

The ideal candidate will have previously managed staff and have experience of a range of fundraising disciplines. A successful track record in trusts and foundations fundraising is essential.

Salary: £26,000-£28,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 30 April, 12 noon 

First Interviews: Thursday 16 May

Second Interviews: Wednesday 22 May

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European Member Liaison

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£28,000
Application Deadline: 
29 March 2019

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We are a membership only global arts club, providing art world access to people who want more from art in terms of knowledge and experiences but don’t have the time or knowhow to find it.

Anywhere in the world, whether travelling for business or pleasure, our members will receive the ultimate VIP experience, whether that be immediate access to the world’s best known museums, assistance organising private tours with top curators, tickets and insider access to the world’s best art fairs, a chance to meet the artists and a chance to meet other like minded members. Our members will have access to curated art information from art world experts including the best exhibitions, the best galleries to visit, and where to fin the hidden gems. At every turn we strive to inspire our members and to ensure they receive a top class service.

We have offices in New York, London, LA, Brussels and Shanghai, and our clients are predominantly US and European based but travel widely.

The Cultivist are looking for a highly organised and personable candidate to join their London team as a full time, Member Liaison. This role serves as the first contact for any members based within Europe, and works with our global member service team to provide seamless access to our benefits for all Cultivist members.

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ADF Summer Internships

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Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2019

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The American Dance Festival offers internships in all areas of Arts Administration and Production and is located in the center of Downtown Durham. All interns work in an invigorating arts environment as an integral part of the ADF staff. Each intern receives a stipend, access to all ADF performances, classes led by top faculty in the field, discussions (panels, seminars, informal showings, and lectures), and academic credit.

Positions available in Production, Archives, Development & Executive Support, Grants & Development Operations, Finance and Administration, Merchandising, Communications & Marketing, Performances, Special Projects & Administration, Graphic Design, Faculty and Administration, Dean’s Office & Schedule, Festival Services, School Operations, and Studios & Community.

Board Member Opportunity

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We are looking for 4 new board members to join us to help us guide the strategy of the The Marlborough Theatre. We need support to help to keep expanding minds, pushing the boundaries and celebrating difference for at least another ten years.

We have a hugely exciting programme ahead of us for the next two years, taking our work across the UK and internationally as well as maintaining our vital presence in Brighton & Hove. We want board members that want to get stuck in, believe in what we do, to be our strongest allies and critical friends.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • We are looking for individuals with knowledge and expertise in these areas:
  • Individual & corporate giving
  • Education in particular higher education sector
  • Local/regional third sector organisations   
  • Buildings & accessibility
  • Strong links to local community
  • Financial planning and accounting
  • Law
  • PR and marketing e.g. organisational profile raising (local & national)
  • Arts sector expertise e.g. independent artist, diverse led work and festivals
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