Employment Opportunities at Neptune Theatre

 

Faculty Position - Billy Boot Camp
Call for Submissions
 
In preparation for its Spring and Summer professional children’s training program Billy Bootcamp, Neptune Theatre is now accepting submissions from Nova Scotia-based performing arts teachers and coaches in the following disciplines:
  • Singing technique
  • Choral singing technique Acting technique
  • Voice & Text technique (speech)
  • The Spring Session runs March 20-24 and the Summer Session August 12-16.

 

About Billy Boot Camp

Modelled after sports-training bootcamps, Billy Bootcamp is designed to build performing arts capacity in child artists by exposing a cohort of local youth to the rigours and demands of professional work in the theatre through two highly focussed training intensives and ongoing independent study.
 
Our training will focus on:
  • Building the strength and stamina needed to fulfill the challenging demands of leading roles such as Billy Elliot, or Matilda.
  • Developing expressiveness in speech, song, and movement using the theatrical space with purpose and awareness.
  • Analyzing script and score in order to practice mining for clues which support character development.
  • Developing artistic integrity.

 

As an Ideal Candidate, you have:

  • Post-Secondary education in the field and/or combination of related education, training, and experience.
  • An up-to-date Vulnerable Sector police check.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative abilities and record of collegiality. Experience working with children of diverse populations who are at a variety of levels of skill and experience.
  • Experience as a professional artist, teacher, and coach.
  • Experience teaching at the post-secondary and professional level.
  • Experience teaching children.
  • A home base in Nova Scotia.

 

Responsibilities include:
 
  • Course planning in collaboration with the Program Director
  • Course instruction Student assessment and evaluation,
  • Timely and accurate submission of required paperwork related to instruction

 

Additional Information:

Neptune Theatre is committed to fostering an environment of equity and diversity, and factor this into every decision we make. We encourage submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities, abilities and identities.

Applying artists should be aware that Neptune does not tolerate any form of harassment of its employees, clients, volunteers, or any persons visiting or spending time on its premises.

To apply, please submit a maximum three pages in PDF format which includes your cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, and your current teaching resume (including three references) to:
 
 
 

**PLEASE NOTE** While we thank all applicants for their interest, only Nova Scotia-based candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 


 

About Neptune Theatre

 

Since first opening its doors in the early 1960’s, Neptune has produced hundreds of outstanding and remarkable productions, telling stories of our region and beyond. Celebrating 55 years of operations in 2017-2018, Neptune Theatre is the largest professional theatre in Atlantic Canada. Neptune stages more than 300 performances annually, appealing to a wide variety of audiences and diverse communities, and attracting approximately 80,000 people to its productions and educational programs. The current season is Neptune’s most expansive season to date, with six main stage productions in Fountain Hall, five studio productions on the Scotiabank Stage, plus four bonus features. With an enduring mission to inspire its audiences with great stories, Neptune has a vision as a cultural organization that enriches the community across the Atlantic Region, earning a national reputation through artistic and creative excellence in programming and in practice of its craft.