Ballet BC is seeking an Artistic Director that will build on the legacy developed over 10 years by outgoing Artistic Director Emily Molnar and expand it with their own artistic vision to maintain the highest possible presentation and production standards for the Company.

Where: Vancouver, BC, Canada

When: Anticipated Start Date: May 1, 2020

Deadline for applications: September 11, 2019, at 12pm PST

Ballet BC is seeking an Artistic Director to lead its artistic team. We are an internationally acclaimed, collaborative and creation-based contemporary ballet company serving as a leader and resource in the creation and production of, and conversation about, contemporary dance in Canada and internationally.

The Artistic Director will build on the legacy developed over 10 years by outgoing Artistic Director Emily Molnar and expand it with their own artistic vision to maintain the highest possible presentation and production standards for the Company. This position is an exceptional opportunity to inspire and lead Ballet BC’s collective work to investigate and develop a diverse repertoire of works at the forefront of contemporary ballet that communicates and contributes in meaningful ways to the future of dance, dance artists and audiences in Vancouver, Canada and internationally.

Building on Ballet BC’s strong brand and critical acclaim, the Artistic Director works in strong synergistic partnership with the Executive Director to support the activities of the organization, fostering a collaborative environment in which the creative and administrative teams work effectively together to realize the Company’s ongoing, evolving vision of excellence.

The Company:

One of the leading contemporary ballet companies in the world, Ballet BC is located in the heart of culturally vibrant and cosmopolitan Vancouver, a city recognized as one of the world’s most livable cities surrounded by wild, natural beauty. Ballet BC is experiencing a period of transformative successes, propelling the company into the public consciousness to an unprecedented extent and the international dance community is taking note.

Combining classical integrity with a contemporary sensibility, Ballet BC is a company of 21 talented dancers from Canada and around the world committed to the ballet of today. Solidly grounded in the rigour and artistry of classical ballet, with an emphasis on innovation and the immediacy of the 21st century, the company presents a distinct and diverse repertoire of some of the most sought-after Canadian and international contemporary ballet choreographers. Ballet BC is committed to performing highly acclaimed productions on regional, national, and international tours, in addition to its regular performance season at the 2,700-seat Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver.

How to apply: Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 12pm PST, by confidential email to HR@balletbc.com, Attention: Melina Buckley, Chair, Artistic Director Search Committee.

Consideration of applications will begin as soon as they are received. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact details:
For additional inquiries, please contact us by email at HR@balletbc.com.

For further information, please visit https://balletbc.com

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