The Vancouver Fringe Festival, consistently voted Vancouver’s Best Arts Festival by Georgia Straight readers, is searching for a visionary Executive Director. Every year, the Vancouver Fringe celebrates theatre over an 11-day festival in September hosting over 700+ performances by both local and international artists, and connecting over 40,000 audience members with unforgettable theatre experiences. The Fringe’s core business extends beyond the Festival to support emerging and experienced artists year round through programming.
The Vancouver Fringe Society is seeking its next Executive Director to lead our organization, artists, audiences, and volunteers in building on our society’s mission of cultivating artists and audiences, advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion creating an open and vibrant independent theatre community.
Our next Executive Director is a passionate leader committed to developing emerging artists in Vancouver, BC. You build strong relationships with the local theatre community and other partners, and inspire them to share our vision of “Theatre for Everyone.”
That passion is evidenced in collaborative leadership, anti-colonialist practices and a demonstrated ability to oversee and mentor core staff, seasonal and contract staff, and several hundred volunteers.
You are an inspiring leader with a strong and well-articulated vision of guiding systemic change. You are a strategic thinker with exceptional organizational abilities including planning, delegating, managing human resources, and steady financial management. You thrive in a busy, fast-paced festival atmosphere.
This is an outstanding opportunity to be a leader in Vancouver’s innovative independent theatre scene and assist in further actualizing our vision of “Theatre for Everyone”. Come with us to the fringe…