Calgary Animated Objects Society: Community Puppet Artist

If you are an emerging artist who wants to build community through artistic experiences, are under 30 year of age, and are a student who intends to return to your studies, we want to hear from you.

Earliest Start Date: May 15, 2012
End Date: end of August, 2012
$12.00 Hourly, up to 40 Hours per week

Posted: March 20, 2012
Interviewing begins: April 20, 2012

Basic Concept:
Artist and artist's assistant, main function is to assist in all aspects of the society's activities, including artistic and creative projects, organizational and grunt-labour projects, community and volunteer events.

Job duties: creating and performing in giant buffalo puppet in summer events, teaching and co-ordinating youth drama group, creating and maintaining masks, puppets and regalia, driving a grass-roots sponsorship/donation campaign, co-ordinating one day community art event, assisting with animation projects, teaching shadow puppetry to elementary school children, taking part in aboriginal cultural training, managing a database, event follow up activities and more.

Need a valid driver's license. Own car is a plus.

Security and Safety:
Bondable. Need police security clearance to work with kids,

Please send your resume and a cover letter to:
We will be interviewing in late April.


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