Dancehouse is looking for a visionary leader to take the role of Artistic Director/CEO at Australia’s premiere centre of independent dance.

Where: Melbourne, Australia

When: Apply now

Deadline for applications: November 6

Dancehouse holds a unique place in Australian contemporary dance as it supports the development of independent artists outside company structures and links them to other artists, practices and organisations across Australia and internationally. We are the only presenter dedicated solely to contemporary dance in Australia and from our base in Melbourne, our reputation and influence has crossed state boundaries to shape the artform nationally.

About the role:
The Artistic Director/CEO provides artistic vision, leadership and strategic management for Dancehouse. The role is responsible for the planning, development and delivery of a sustainable creative program and suite of activities that meet with the vision and direction of the organisation.

Managing a small committed team and casual contract staff and reporting to the Board this role will oversee the day to day management of Dancehouse programs and venue and be responsible for ensuring all key business milestones are met.

It is expected that this position will maintain and build contacts and networks within the dance profession on a local, national and international level including the tertiary dance sector to support and enhance the artistic program and positioning of the organisation.

Read more and apply:

To apply:

1. Download the full position description:

2. Please send a detailed resume along with a covering letter that outlines your suitability for the role by addressing each of the key responsibilities with your relevant experience.

3. Send your application or any queries to Dancehouse HR Consultant, Angela Kelly, at

Applications close Wednesday 6 November 2019

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