Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Dancenorth seeks new Artistic Director

Just when audiences around Australia were getting to know (and enjoy) Gavin Webber's work for Townsville-based company Dancenorth, it seems he is leaving the company. While I'm yet to find out who instigated the change in artistic leadership, see below for the position description...

Closes 2 February 2009

Dancenorth, one of Australia’s fastest growing arts companies seeks an Artistic Director to create cutting-edge dance-theatre productions and lead a dedicated team in Townsville North QLD. The successful applicant will drive further growth and create works that will appeal on multiple levels to diverse audiences.

Working closely with the General Manager you will manage all aspects of Dancenorth’s creative team. Facilities include our own 190 seat theatre and rehearsal space.

The successful applicant will have relevant industry experience, have excellent organisation and communication skills, and be excited by the potential of the company. The position is full time with a start date negotiable.

Download the Position Description here

For further enquiries, contact or phone +61 7 47722549.

UPDATE: Dancenorth say that Gavin will be leaving the company in March 2009 for personal reasons, "Gavin has indicated that he will take time off and will look to pursue a career as an independant choreographer down the track."

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