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Company/Stage Manager

Company/Stage Manager    

Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is seeking an immediate and highly organized, efficient, and confident Company/Stage Manager for the 2014-2014 Season.  This position will be based in Moncton New, Brunswick, but will require touring throughout Canada and in Germany.  The Company/Stage Manager will work both with the Company of professional international dancers, and with the educational arm of the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada - The Centre for Arts and Education. Possibility for this position to be full-time employment depending on the candidate.

Core duties include:

  • Regular attendance in rehearsals to denote blocking information, track props, lighting and sound requests, and tend to the needs of dancers and choreographer as required.
  • Maintaining daily schedules, tour schedules, and season schedules in consultation with Choreographer, Technical Director, and administrative staff.
  • Liaising with creative and administrative staff by means of daily rehearsal reports and show reports ensuring a smooth transmission of information between all those involved in each production
  • Calling shows with a keen eye to ensuring the artistic integrity of each show.
  • Managing the Dancing Company by ensuring that the needs of dancers and other staff are met while in the studio and on tour through administrative tasks such by creating detailed tour itineraries.
  • Providing Stage Management support to bi-annual musical productions produced by the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s Centre for Arts and Education.

Qualifications:

  • A degree or a diploma from a recognized institution in stagecraft with a focus on stage management.
  • Previous professional experience calling shows for Theatre, Opera, and preferably dance
  • Previous experience working with a touring company.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Experience working in an educational setting with youth of varying ages an asset
  • The ability to read music would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of props and costume maintenance would be considered an asset.

The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is a neo-classical ballet company dedicated to performing original works by one choreographer-Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolsky.  Founded in 2001, the Company pursues a continuous creative process through collaboration with like-minded artists attracted by the vision and artistic philosophy of its Artistic Director.  Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada tours throughout Atlantic Canada, nationally, and internationally.  The dancers of the Company are a unique corps of international artists who bring a brilliant technique and transforming characterization to the stage. Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada  In 2012,  Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada was proud to open the Centre for Arts and Education with a focus on youth performance education, that is a performance based program integrating professional level training in dance, musical theatre, stage production and arts leadership, culminating in the opportunity to participate in full-length, fully produced musical theatre/dance performances on the stage.

For more information on the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada and the Centre for Arts and education please see:

www.atlanticballet.ca
www.centarts.com

Deadline for applications is July 28th, 2014.  Only those contacted for an interview will be contacted. Please direct resumes by mail or email to:

Shawn Donellsen
Production/Technical Director
The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada
PO Box 1783
Moncton, NB E1C 9X6
production@atlanticballet.ca

Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 28, 2014
Type of Work: 
Full Time
City: 
Moncton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Education Level: 
University (Graduate)
Languages: 
English
Travel: 
Yes
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada

Louis-Philippe Dionne
68 Highfield Street
suite 200
Moncton, NB E1C5N3
Canada

Dancing with purpose Our Company is committed to building strong community relations. Above pursuing artistic excellence, our core values are: Strengthening Communities Promoting Inclusivity Positively Impacting People Community Connection As Atlantic Canada's only professional ballet company, Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is in a unique position to touch the lives of people in many cities, towns and rural areas across this region. We work to ensure that the arts remain accessible to the broadest possible audience through a range of outreach and education programs, as well as participation in community events. Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is a neo-classical ballet company dedicated to performing original works by one choreographer – Artistic Director Igor Dobrovolskiy. Founded in 2001 by Susan Chalmers-Gauvin, CEO and Igor Dobrovolskiy, the Company pursues a continuous creative process through collaboration with like-minded artists attracted by the vision and artistic philosophy of its Artistic Director. Atlantic Ballet Theatre tours throughout Atlantic Canada, nationally and internationally. The dancers of the Company are a unique corps of artists who bring brilliant technique and transforming characterization to the stage. Mr. Dobrovolskiy uses the solid foundation of classical ballet technique as a springboard for an expressive dance lexicon characterized by intense drama, and powerful, lyrical structures which explore the human condition. Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada makes it's home in a beautifully equipped 7500 square ft space. The location was renovated specifically for the Company and includes two 50 by 50 ft studios with floating floors, change rooms with showers, administrative offices, Green Room and roof top balcony for the artists of the Company.