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July 15, 2022

Artistic Associate

Hosted by Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Manitoba Theatre for Young People is one of the largest theatres for young audiences in Canada and plays a leading role in theatre in the country. MTYP has the privilege of being located in Treaty 1, in the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, and the homeland of the Métis Nation, operating out of the first purpose-built facility for English theatre for young audiences in Canada, situated at the Forks in Winnipeg. Known for its new works and commitment to creation, MTYP is also a hub for touring companies from across Canada and around the world and itself tours for 15 – 19 weeks each year. In addition to its productions and touring, the MTYP School enjoys the participation of 1,600 students annually, and MTYP is proud to be the home of Native Youth Theatre.

MTYP is seeking a dynamic artist who is passionate about theatre and has strong administration skills to join its team as Artistic Associate. This full-time position is responsible for supporting the artistic activities of Manitoba Theatre for Young People, specifically the programming process for the Mainstage and Tours, as well as the development and strengthening of MTYP relationships within the theatre community locally and nationally and the arts community in general. The position reports directly to the Artistic Director and may, from time to time, take direction from the General Manager on various projects. Through the course of their work, the Artistic Associate maintains a high level of confidentiality, artistic integrity, and contributes to an appropriate and safe working environment for staff and contracted artists. Please click here for a full job description.

To be successful in this role, candidates should be deeply curious about artistic practice and familiar with a range of creation processes. They should be knowledgeable of theatre practice in Canada and have established relationships with practitioners from the theatre sector. A candidate who is highly organized, has strong written and verbal communication skills, and works well with varying levels of supervision will thrive in this position.

Deadline: July 15, 2022


MTYP welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


Manitoba Theatre for Young People

2 Forks Market Road,, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4X1

Phone number: 204.947.0394

Email: info@mtyp.ca

Manitoba Theatre for Young People has been creating and presenting professional theatre productions for children and families since 1982, when Actors Showcase was reformed under Founding Artistic Director Leslee Silverman. MTYP has grown to become one of the most respected professional theatre companies in Canada, for children or adults.