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Company Name:
MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre
Approximate Salary:
30000.00 Per Year
Calgary, Alberta
Arts and Culture
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Artistic Director

Artistic Director 


Position:                         Artistic Director, MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre

Reporting to:                  Board of Directors

Position Term:               .6 Part-Time Permanent (July & August off)

Salary:                           $30,000 annually


About MoMo 

Situated in Calgary, Alberta, MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre (MoMo) is Western Canadas first and leading integrated dance theatre company. Founded in 2003, MoMo brings together professional artists and prospective artists, with and without disability to explore movement, voice, theatre, dance, and improvisational disciplines. The company creates and commissions new work of dance and theatre performed in company shows and local theatre and dance festivals. MoMo offers weekly classes for adults and youth of all abilities through its community class program in addition to guest instructing workshops for other organizations and events. The company has a permanent staff of two, an Artistic Director and a General Manager, who are jointly responsible to the Board of Directors and work in collaboration with each other. For further information, visit


Responsibilities Include: Artistic
  • Season planning and implementation
  • Develop and direct programming, artistic focus, and long-term vision
  • Mentor ensemble artists and teachers
  • Plan and contract artistic, technical, and production staff
  • Teaching in the ensemble and community class programs
Community connections and outreach
  • Develop and maintain strong connections with staff, contract teachers, performers, board members, consultants, collaborators, local artists and colleagues, and other Calgary disability arts organizations
Finance and Administration
  • Develop both season and project budgets in consultation with the General Manager and the Board of Directors
  • Research and prepare all operating grants and project grants available from the federal, provincial and municipal funders
Marketing and Promotion
  • Develop MoMos visibility and reputation in the local and national arts and disability communities
  • Develop a marketing and publicity strategy for classes, workshops, and performances
  • Promotion of the company in general and the publicity for each show and special projecs
  • Post -secondary degree in dance, theatre or community dance (or equivalent experience) and 2-3 years' experience in dance education with diverse populations and community development work
  • Strong studio practice as both a teacher and choreographer with a CV and portfolio of professional work
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a board of directors as well as independently
  • Familiarity with the local, national, and international dance and integrated arts scene
  • Excellent understanding of not-for-profit policies and funding requirements
Please submit a cover letter and a CV by January 13, 2018 to: [email protected].


Momo is founded on principles of diversity and further encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds to apply, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, class, disability, indigeneity, and sexual orientation.

We thank all candidates for their interest.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No telephone calls please.