Artistic Director | Riverland Youth Theatre | Renmark | South Australia

Annual salary of $64038 plus superannuation
The position will commence February 19, 2018.

Riverland Youth Theatre’s scope encompasses the South Australian regional  Riverland towns of Renmark, Paringa, Loxton, Waikerie, Berri Barmera and their surrounding communities.

Riverland Youth Theatre (RYT) is the only dedicated youth arts organisation in the region working with 5 – 26 year olds.  With over 32 years of experience in the region, Riverland Youth Theatre continues to advance offering children and young people across the Riverland a range of relevant and high quality performing arts experiences. Annually approximately 4000 children and young people participate in our annual program, projects and activities.

The Artistic Director is primarily responsible for the development, management and delivery of Riverland Youth Theatre’s annual artistic program.  The Artistic Director will facilitate, lead and deliver the majority of RYT’s community arts development projects and workshops.  The Artistic Director will become a key member of Riverland youth and cultural networks and have a clear appreciation of RYT’s place within the region.  This profile and understanding will assist in the engagement of children and young people, artists, audiences, community partners and stakeholders alike towards the next phase of RYT’s evolution.

The Artistic Directors works closely with the Company Manager in managing all aspects of the company’s activities.  This includes work with preparation, monitoring and acquittal of the artistic program and project funding applications.  The Artistic Director contributes to budget preparation, annual reports and strategic plans.

This full time position will suit an individual with experience in creating theatre / performance by/with and / or for young people.  Applicants must also possess demonstrated financial management and team participation skills.

Application process

Full job description is available here: RYT 2017 AD Application Package

Please send a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, plus a CV (max 3 pages for CV) along with three referees to: Email:

Further enquiries can be made to the Company Manager, Danyon De Buell, text or call 0499778410.

Applications Close: Friday 26th January, 5pm

Please note that faxed and posted applications will not be accepted.