Join our team in Sydney/Carlton NSW as a Creative Producer (Part-Time) and be part of an exciting opportunity to support the arts and diversity! We are seeking a passionate and adaptable individual who can work collaboratively with our small team in a dynamic environment.
Australian Plays Transform (APT) is the national play and playwright development body. We seek new voices for new times with a suite of programs that grow the skill base of playwrights across the country. We host the largest digital collection of Australian Plays that proclaims our stories to the world. To learn more about us and our 2023 program got to www.apt.org.au
APT is seeking a Creative Producer to lead two of our exciting new playwright and dramaturg development programs. This is a part-time position, 0.6 FTE or 3 days a week, with some increase in peak periods, including travelling and staying on-site for Retreat.
Ideally, you will have experience in producing theatre and/or other arts-based events or education, professional development programs. You should have a good understanding of the theatre industry and new play development, and be passionate about new Australian theatre and new voices on the stages of our theatres. You should be an excellent communicator with stakeholders that include playwrights, dramaturgs, theatre companies, and funding bodies and philanthropic partners. An understanding of the theatre ecology in Australia and specifically NSW, and experience in advocating for diversity and equity in the performing arts, are also desirable.
As the Creative Producer, you will be working across two of APT’s current and important development programs, Developing the Dramaturg (for NSW Dramaturgs) and The Untold Stories Lab (for playwrights Nationally). See our website for more information on these programs.
In this role, you will work closely with the CEO/Executive Producer and Administrator to plan and deliver these two programs in a timely and professional manner. You will be the main point of contact for artists, theatre company representatives, and other stakeholders. Delivering a culturally safe program that celebrates the lived experience of artists in their artistic practice and development is paramount. You will also be an advocate for diversity and equity in the performing arts.
The programs this position leads is focused on people from diverse backgrounds, we strongly encourage applications from people identifying as Culturally & Linguistically Diverse, People of Colour, and Australian First Nations people.