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CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | Directors / Assistant Directors

Deadline for Submission of Materials: Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

Posted: November 24, 2021

Green Thumb Theatre is seeking expressions of interest from emerging and established directors in the Lower Mainland of BC. Please submit your CV and maximum two-page letter of interest outlining your interest in working with Green Thumb, your understanding of or experience in Theatre for Young Audiences, a brief description of your approach to directing, and your experience with anti-racism and anti-oppression practices and principles. If you are interested in being considered for assistant director positions, please indicate this in your letter of interest. If you interviewed with Artistic Director Rachel Aberle last year, you can submit a brief statement of continued interest in lieu of a CV and letter.

Green Thumb’s 2022-23 season is yet to be determined. Interviews will be held on an as-needed basis at a future date.

To express interest: Please submit your CV and letter of interest to Aliya Griffin at submissions@greenthumb.bc.ca by Tuesday, January 4th at 4:30pm. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Green Thumb Theatre is committed to furthering principles of access, inclusion, and equity in our work. We welcome and encourage submissions from individuals of all cultures, ethnicities, gender identities and/or expressions, sexualities, abilities, and body types. Green Thumb recognizes that artists are informed by all facets of their identities. We welcome applicants to inform us of their pronouns if they wish, and to include details about how their identity informs their practice and needs as they feel comfortable.

About Green Thumb Theatre:

Green Thumb Theatre is a force within the field of theatre for young audiences, not only in British Columbia, but across the country and throughout the world. Green Thumb Theatre creates, produces, and tours plays that explore social issues relevant to the lives of children, youth and young adults. We provide theatre that celebrates the language and stories of today’s generation and culture to stimulate empathy, debate and critical thinking.

As a touring company, Green Thumb Theatre’s work often takes place throughout the traditional homelands of most of the Indigenous Nations and cultures across British Columbia and beyond. Green Thumb's offices are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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November 24, 2021