CALL FOR ARTISTS - WORKSHOP TOUR
Category: Jobs and Opportunities
The Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange (SCES) is looking for artists in Visual Arts, Theatre, Dance, Music, and Writing to be part of its annual 2018 Workshop Tour.
Artists from across Canada are welcome to apply, but preference is given to Saskatchewan residents.
Each artist on the tour will teach four 50 min workshops/day to students in schools across Saskatchewan. Successful applicants will have previous experience teaching workshops and working with youth.
The tour runs through Saskatchewan from September 24th to October 31st. Monday - Friday.
Travel costs are covered by the SCES
Artists are paid $325/ day of workshop (plus per diem)
Number of days on tour range from 12 – 25 depending on school bookings (TBC by June 30th, 2018)
Please include the following:
- 50 min Workshop Lesson Plan (Workshops, adjustable for K-12 with up to 25 students per workshop)
- Budget for Supplies (note you will teach approx.1,500 – 2,000 students)
- 2 References
- Valid Driver's License Required
- Successful candidates will have to obtain a Criminal Record Check prior to tour.
All applications must be received by April 30th (11:59pm) via email or post.
MORE ABOUT THE WORKSHOP TOUR
Every fall, students get to learn directly from professional artists and experience artistic creation first hand.
The tour assembles a group of working artists, sending them out for full days of giving workshops in their fields. With the Workshop Tour, the Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange strives to nurture independent thinking, the imagination, respect for one another, and enthusiasm for life in students through balanced programs integrating multiple forms of artistic activity.
What does the school get? One Day –– Five Artists –– 20 Workshops
Workshops are specifically tailored for any age group from elementary to high school. The program has long been referenced by artists who have chosen their profession in part due to early interaction with the Workshop Tour. The tour continues with the goal of encouraging the next generation of independent and creative thinkers.
The Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange is excited to share the Workshop Tour with as many Saskatchewan communities as possible each fall.
For more information please contact our Outreach Coordinator at email@example.com or phone 306-780-9494