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Employment Opportunity: Tour Booking Agent

[Click here for the full original posting via Theatre Alberta’s Website:]

Overview of Position:
This is a unique opportunity to start a theatre touring agency based in Calgary, with a secure salary and dedicated mentorship for 2 years.

Ghost River Theatre has formed a partnership with the Old Trout Puppet WorkshopDownstage and Inside Out Theatre to address the vital gap of touring support for Calgary-based creation companies. We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter with an in-depth knowledge of the national and international performing arts ecologies. We will collectively assist, train and support the right individual, and have secured a two-year grant to kickstart this project.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who is naturally sociable and whose enthusiasm for and knowledge of the performance arts can inspire our diversity of clients. This individual is a master of following up and is highly organized with tracking leads, artists, and bookings in order to meet their goals. They are able to think outside of the box and be nimble to the changing dynamics of the industry.  They can gracefully manage all artistic personalities and cultures, acting as an advisor and advocate to bring quality Arts to audiences globally. This is a full-time position that reports to the GM of Ghost River Theatre company, and collaborates with all of the companies.

[Click here for the full details via Theatre Alberta’s Website…]

This is a full-time position with a salary of $40,000.00 plus the opportunity for commission. The successful candidate will be able to work a flexible full time schedule from a home office, including periods of extensive travel. The contract will start in mid-August to early September depending on candidate availability, but requires attendance at the Western Arts Alliance Conference in Las Vegas from August 27-30, 2018 (with funding provided).

Please submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 pm on July 20, 2018 to Kate Stadel, General Manager, Ghost River Theatre, at

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Honkytonk Experience with Donny Lee from Nashville Tennessee – Medicine Hat College Eresman Theater November 17 2017

With Roots deep in Country music, Donny Lee is an Alberta based country music performer in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Nashville Honkytonks are full of country music loving tourists from all over the world that come to hear all of the songs that made country music history. Donny plays the stages of the World Famous Tootsies Orchid Lounge and he is bringing his popular one of a kind Honkytonk Experience from the to the Medicine Hat College Eresman Theater on November 17th, showtime is 7:30
Get your tickets in person at the Esplanade Theater or online at

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Honkytonk Experience with Donny Lee from Nashville Tennessee – Camrose Lougheed Center November 15th 2017

With roots deep in country music, Donny Lee is an Alberta based country music singer songwriter who also plays in Nashville Tennessee at the famous honkytonks. Donny Lee is bringing his popular country music show from his regular gig in Nashville Tennessee at the Tootsies Orchid Lounge to the Lougheed Performing Arts Center in Camrose, Alberta.
Playing all of the top requested hits from George Jones, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Alabama, Garth Brooks and many more country music artists, complete with a full 6 piece band including fiddle and steel guitar.
The Nashville Honkytonk is full of country music loving fans who come to listen to the hits of those who paved the way in country music and I am so excited to bring my popular show back to my home province in Alberta.
Come see me at the Camrose Lougheed Performing Arts Centre on November 15th, 2017 and I guarantee any country music fan will love the show!
Tickets sold in person at the Lougheed Box Office or online at

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Horizon Stage Job Posting: Ticket Centre Administrator (Temporary)

The City of Spruce Grove is now hiring a Ticket Centre Administrator (Temporary) for Horizon Stage’s 2017 – 2018 season to cover a six month paternity leave.

The City of Spruce Grove is a fast growing, dynamic city committed to building and maintaining a fiscally responsible community that serves our residents, attracts visitors and promotes future growth. Through the actions of the Values We Live By, accountability, communication, leadership, integrity and respect are encouraged, while maintaining a work, play balance.

Position Overview:
This position is a Six (6) month term position starting August 25, 2017 ending February 13, 2018.This position is responsible for the daily operation of the City Hall Ticket Centre and administrative duties related to Horizon Stage and Cultural Services. In addition, the incumbent supports City sanctioned events, and is a City liaison for the Spruce Grove Saints Junior A Hockey Team. The position reports to the Theatre Manager.

Competition Number:RC 2017 0033
Position Title:Ticket Centre Administrator (Temporary)
Job Type:Temporary Full Time
Closing Date:July 19, 2017 at 10PM MST

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Burlington Performing Arts Centre Seeks Executive Director

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre (BPAC) invites  suggestions and expressions of interest in the position of Executive Director for the Burlington Performing Arts Centre in Burlington, ON.

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, located in the heart of downtown Burlington, is a new 63,000 sq. foot facility that opened in 2011.  The building, designed by Diamond + Schmitt Inc., is LEED-certified (leadership in energy and environmental design), Ontario’s first stand-alone green performing arts venue. 

The BPAC is managed by a separate not-for-profit organization with an independent board of directors (Burlington Theatre Board, Inc.), supported in part by the City of Burlington.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director–as the chief operating officer of the corporation–is charged with maintaining an effective fiscally responsible operating model for the performing arts centre, balancing between the Centre’s own presenting series, performances of community-based arts groups, and other community/corporate rentals and usage. 

The Executive Director is responsible for general operations, budget development, programming, strategy implementation, general administration, revenue generation, and community liaison, overseeing staff working in such areas as marketing, fund-raising, box office, front of house, technical and artistic operations, building maintenance, and finance. 

Chosen in 2016 as Canada’s  second “Best Place to Live” and the Best Mid-Size City in the country, the City of Burlington is home to a number of leading companies with global mandates. 

The complete job posting is attached here: BPAC 2017 Job Posting.pdf

Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 3, 2017

Submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of references to:

Margaret Genovese
Senior Partner
Genovese, Vanderhoof & Associates
1103 – 77 Carlton Street
Toronto,  ON  M5B 2J7 Canada

For more information about the Burlington Performing Arts Centre: