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Acting Artistic Director: Tumbuka Dance Company
Deadline: 30 December 2011

The Artistic Director:

-Is responsible for developing the Company’s profile, represent and promote Tumbuka’s work, both nationally and internationally.
-Is responsible for providing an appropriate and extraordinary artistic vision for the company and be able to implement suitable strategies to attain this vision.
-Is responsible for Company discipline, motivation and inspiration.
-Needs to show strong leadership qualities, so the dancers are secure in the knowledge of where the Company is headed and what is expected of them.
-Is responsible for maintaining technical growth and artistic excellence.
-Is responsible for producing performances that meet and exceed the expectations of Tumbuka’s audiences.
-Hold Company auditions in early January and select dancers (along with a panel of 3 dance teachers/theatre practitioners).
-Will organise rehearsal venues and teachers for daily class.
-Timetable Company activities for the 6-month period.
-Will work alongside the Company Manager and fund raise to ensure the long term survival of the Company.

Initially this posting is for 6 months commencing early January 2012.

All interested applicants must submit full CV, share his/her vision for the Company, justification for his/her application.

Applications must be lodged before Friday 30th December, those who are selected will be interviewed by The Management Committee. The decision of the Management Committee is final.

Email: tumbukadanceco [at] yahoo [dot] com

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