About the role
The BLAKflip Producer – Artform Development works within a dynamic administrative team, and is primarily responsible for the ongoing development and co-ordination of activities focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander circus artists and artform development. Requiring a deep cultural understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples with strong networks and contacts, the successful applicant brings together knowledge and experience within the performing arts, an interest in programming and/or artform development and strong administrative skills. The role works across all parts of the organisation and with a number of key external stakeholders.
The position is part time (2-3 days per week), and Circus Oz is happy to discuss the possibility of flexible work arrangements for the successful applicant. Circus Oz is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and in our workplace we celebrate our core values of diversity, humanity, community and hilarity. Circus Oz strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants
About the organisation
In 2018 Circus Oz celebrated four extraordinary decades of successfully creating shows, connecting with audiences and touring around Australia and the world to critical acclaim. Circus Oz is credited with revitalising a traditional art form through a creative collaboration of some of Australia’s most talented artists in physical theatre, circus, dance, live music, and comedy. Featuring an all-human ensemble, the company is the only circus in Australia’s Major Performing Arts Group and has toured to 28 countries on five continents, performing to over four million people, receiving critical acclaim at home and abroad. In 2013 Circus Oz was recognised with the Governor of Victoria Export Award, reflecting its long history of international touring.
With a strong focus on social justice and a good time for all, Circus Oz is a not-for-profit organization and registered charity. Alongside its annual international activities and tours of Australian capital cities, regional centres and remote communities, Circus Oz also runs a range of public classes, community workshops and activities for corporate organisations, such as its High Flying Teams program, as well as a number of art form development programs, including its award winning BLAKflip training program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander circus artists, all underpinned by our corporate and private partnerships. In 2014, with the assistance of the Victorian Government, Circus Oz moved into its first ever purpose-built home, located in Collingwood.
How to apply for this role
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Please quote in application: BLAKflip Producer - Artform Development via Pro Bono Australia.