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HIRING: Artist Ambassadors (DiverseTheatreBC)

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 8:58 PM | GVPTA (Administrator)

DiverseTheatreBC (DTBC) seeks 12 artist ambassadors to assist in building the DTBC online community by recruiting peers to register in DTBC. Ambassadors will be provided with a budget to attend an average of two shows per month to meet Indigenous and Racialized Artists (IARA), inform them about DTBC, and encourage them to sign up. All ambassadors must be IARA living in the Greater Vancouver Area.


Two (2) each of artists who self-identify as Indigenous, African, East Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern/North African, South Asian, or of mixed race that includes one or more of these cultural heritages


$150/month honorarium + $60/month ticket allowance (to cover the cost of 2 shows/month) + $50/month hospitality allowance (to cover expenses when meeting with IARA who may potentially join DTBC)

A chair elected from among the group would receive an additional $200/month honorarium for additional administrative duties.

Time Commitment

One-year term, September 2018 - August 2019. Attendance at an average of 2 shows a month, a group meeting every 3-4 months, plus individual meetings with IARA.

Dates and Times

All participants must be available in person or via Skype / videoconference / teleconference for an orientation meeting on Tuesday, September 4 from 7 – 8:30pm, location TBA.

How to Apply

We are looking to hire a group of artists who are as representative and inclusive as possible (theatrical disciplines, genders, abilities), who are passionate about IDEA (Inclusion, Decolonization, Equity, Access), and enjoy meeting new people. Interested candidates should forward an artistic resume to our Project Manager along with a short paragraph (no more than 250 words) describing why you would make a good ambassador for DiverseTheatreBC.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Deadline for application: midnight on Friday, August 17, 2018

Learn more about DiverseTheatreBC at diversetheatrebc.com.

The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA) strives to strengthen the local theatre industry. We do this through providing services, promotion of member news and community events, opportunities to connect and network, and our annual theatre conference. Together with our members we are raising the profile of local theatre and building community.

At GVPTA, we acknowledge that our organization is located on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.