Curve seeks Artist Development and New Work Producer

Closing Date: 25 November 2021

Curve Theatre

Location: Leicester

Remuneration: 30,000 per annum


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We are looking for an exceptional Artist Development and New Work Producer to lead on the delivery of our work with artists (local artists, our Associates and extensive network of freelancers across the Creative Programmes team) and the development of new work at Curve. The post holder will play a key role in drawing together our work with professional artists and participatory/ community groups, ensuring programmes of work are relevant, diverse inclusive and accessible, taking a key role in engaging and sustaining new audiences. In addition, the Artist Development & New Work Producer will develop projects and initiatives to support our commitment to the delivery of Let’s Create.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a producing theatre or equivalent arts organisation. They will have a comprehensive understanding of theatre and experience of programming a diverse range of artists / curating arts festivals. They will feel passionately about musical theatre, developing new musicals and audiences for the future embracing diversity in all its forms. A clear understanding of both the logistical and pastoral requirements of supporting the development of new artistic work by artists at a range of levels of experience. A strong team player, you will thrive under pressure and be proficient at monitoring budgets and have excellent administration skills. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Creative Programmes, supporting the delivery of programmes and participatory projects for schools, young people and lifelong learners.

Please apply if you meet the above criteria and are passionate about the opportunity to further your career within a creative arts environment.

For further information and to submit an application please visit our website.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 25 November 9am

1st stage interviews during week commencing 6 December

We are an inclusive organisation, from our trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applicants equally, regardless of class, age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in the cultural sector.

Each year almost one million people engage with Curve through performances and projects at our home in Leicester, across the UK and internationally. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, Curve has developed a reputation for producing, programming and touring a bold and diverse programme of musicals, plays, new work, dance and opera. All of this is presented alongside a dynamic mix of community engagement, artist development and learning programmes, which firmly places audiences, artists and communities at the heart of everything we do. As we begin to rebuild our theatre from the ongoing impact of Covid-19, this is an exciting time to join Curve and make a difference.