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June 1, 2021

Call for Applications: Good Host Program Lead

Hosted by Inside Out Theatre

The Good Host Program Lead is a full time, 35 hours per week position. All staff are currently working from home, although we anticipate a gradual return to in-person work to our venue in Eau Claire Market in downtown Calgary in the fall of 2021. Some evening and weekend work is required, depending on programming and event scheduling.

Start date would be a negotiable date in June 2021.

About Inside Out Theatre We are a Deaf and disability theatre company in sunny Calgary, Alberta with a mission to nurture belonging, cultural vibrancy, and agency through Deaf and disability arts and culture. We produce and present plays that showcase the vibrancy of Deaf and disability culture. We offer community-based drama programs that nurture a sense of belonging and provide an antidote to social isolation. And we work to improve theatre’s accessibility for audience members and to ensure their equity and dignity in attending performing arts in Calgary.   About the Good Host Program The Good Host Program strives to create and nurture an informed, accessible cultural community. We want to equip our partners with the tools to form deeper commitments to the communities we serve on an individual and organizational level. To do this, we are offering rich and comprehensive engagement services that can deepen understanding of Deaf and disability culture from the inside out.

Previous to 2021, the Good Host Program worked exclusively with performing arts organizations to host ASL Interpreted Performances, Relaxed Performances, and Touch Tours and Audio Described Performances. Over the last year we have added new depth to the Good Host program and have begun working across creative industries to offer more Accessible Events, new Accessibility Services, Consultation Services, Workshops, and Experience-Based Audits.

Accessibility

Please apply with a letter introducing yourself and why you’re interested in the position and an employment resume in any format, noting your access needs in the body of the email to: hiring@insideouttheatre.com.

Organizations

Inside Out Theatre

630 8 Avenue SW, #600, Calgary, AB, T2P 1G6, Canada

Phone number: 403-282-4801

Email: col@insideouttheatre.com

We are a Deaf and disability theatre company in sunny Calgary Alberta equally invested in artistic excellence, community development, and deepening our cultures’ accessibility. We offer community-based drama programs to Calgarians with disabilities that foster a love of theatre, the joy of community, and the rewards of self-expression. We produce and present plays created by artists with disabilities and their allies that insist on and celebrate their place in the public sphere. And we work to improve theatre’s accessibility for audience members and to ensure their equity and dignity in attending performing arts in Calgary.