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CLOSED: We are hiring –
Director, Theatre

Photo: The Ugliest Duckling, Q Theatre 2019, Credit: Teniola Komolafe

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is looking for an exceptional leader to join its team.

The Director, Theatre, based at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith leads a small team of specialist staff and works closely with peers in marketing, operations, visual arts and music, based remotely or at The Joan and Penrith Regional Gallery to deliver the Q Theatre program covering education (Studio Q), artist development and commissioning/new work programs as well as a season of programmed works across demographic segments annually.

The successful candidate will be a people person with established artistic and creative industry networks, an ability to support the team, and a burning desire to grow audiences locally for Australian theatre; extending current plans and programs in line with the PP&VA strategic vision to be a dynamic force in the creative evolution of the Penrith region.

If you have a solid grasp of programming and audience development, an understanding of artistic processes, and the skills to support and commission contemporary theatre, this may be for you. You will need a desire to make a difference in a rapidly changing environment and be driven by outcomes and community impact rather than dollars.

This is a full-time position with occasional evenings and weekends as required by the program. Salary package on a three-year performance-based contract of approximately $109,000/annum incl. super

Applications, requiring a response against the key functional responsibilities and a covering statement close on Sunday 20 March 2022.

Enquiries/questions contact Hania Radvan CEO PP&VA on 0437 499 514 or hania.radvan@penrith.city

Please note that all staff must be fully vaccinated in line with PP&VA Policy. Please be prepared to provide your proof of vaccination.

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