Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Red Sky seeks Tour Manager

TOUR MANAGER (Full-time 35 * 40 hrs/wk)

Red Sky has enjoyed a meteoric rise to international attention for its original creations. Founded in 2000 by Artistic Director Sandra Laronde, Red Sky is a dynamic company shaping contemporary Indigenous performance in theatre, dance and music.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Tour Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Tour Manager Responsibilities:
* acting as the primary point of contact for booking agents, or presenters with queries regarding the company’s touring activity;
* managing the relationship between the Company, booking agent and presenter * including providing technical, marketing and promotional materials;
* undertaking all aspects of tour co-ordination including budgeting, scheduling, logistics; and
* traveling with the performing ensemble to engagements as Tour Manager and acting as Stage Manager if required.

The successful candidate will have more than two years of experience working in the arts and cultural sectors. Knowledge of performing arts processes is desirable. Knowledge of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association will be considered an asset. Interest and experience in the Aboriginal community will be considered an asset. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Red Sky is an equal opportunity employer. Salary commensurate with experience.

Starting date: February 19, 2007
Please send a cover letter and résumé to:
Sheena Lessard
General Manager
Red Sky Performance
401 Richmond Street West #420
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

Or by email to: sheena@redskyperformance.com

Deadline: February 15, 2007

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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