Join Our Team

Are you looking for fulfilling work in the arts? Want to meaningfully help enhance the profile of Toronto’s Premier International Dance Festival?

We hire a number of seasonal staff for our festival each fall, as well as offer other paid opportunities throughout the year. As we grow, we seek creative, collaborative, and hard-working individuals with unique skills and experiences to strengthen our small but mighty team.

Explore current opportunities below.

Job Posting: Company Manager
Application Deadline:
Friday, June 16, 2023 

Start Date: July 17, 2023

End Date: October 16, 2023

Hours/Schedule: Approximately 180 hours broken down as follows 

July 24-August 25, 5-10 hrs./week (5 weeks), August 28-September 22, 20 hrs./week (4 weeks.) Festival weeks: September 25-October 8 (30 hrs./week)

October 9-16. Post festival wrap up (5-10 hours)

Remuneration: $4,500 + HST as applicable. 

All seasonal team members will be provided with festival tickets, festival t-shirt and some on site hospitality.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Executive Producer and General Manager, the Company Manager will work with all levels of the programming and production team, and act as a link between the festival and select local and touring artists/companies. The Company Manager will work closely with the Festival Coordinator to implement festival-wide scheduling, prioritize and execute project tasks and plans, and manage detailed communication with artists and partners, in an ever-evolving, hands-on environment.


Responsible for:

  • Working with FFDN’s artistic team, act as a liaison between, and as overall support for select artists, venue partners, etc.
  • Working with FFDN’s General Manager, assist with the procurement of appropriate travel/working documents for any international artists/companies
  • Create and distribute Welcome Packages and accompanying materials for all parties, and prepare and send timely schedules and communications to all parties throughout the project timelines
  • Attend and support the rehearsal, tech, and production weeks of in-person and live streamed performances, from Sep 26 - Oct 7, respectively (exact dates/venues TBD)
  • Complete daily activity reports during tech and production weeks 
  • Liaise with all venue partners to confirm timelines and details with artists, and with FFDN’s artistic and production teams, further coordinate and supervise additional tasks (i.e. equipment rentals, design rentals and repair, volunteer coordination, etc.)
  • Support the development and planning for artist talks, workshops, and other additional residency activities
  • Attend, coordinate, and supervise all FFDN artist/company activities (i.e. performances, artist talks, workshops, select rehearsals, etc.)
  • Arrange travel details for artists/companies (if required), i.e. city-to-city and local ground transportation, accommodation, per diem, freight, etc. Facilitate any liaison with festival hotel.
  • Support FFDN’s artistic team with tasks related to the production of any behind-the-scenes audio/video materials about the project
  • Support the overall festival team in other tasks or assignments as they arise, liaising with other FFDN departments, such as Marketing, Ticketing, and Advancement, as required
  • Liaise with the Director of Production to confirm studio spaces for rehearsals and warm-up space (as needed) 
  • Support ticket distribution and complimentary tickets for artists.
  • Support the overall festival team in other tasks or assignments as they arise, liaising with other FFDN departments, such as Marketing, Ticketing, and Advancement, as required

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • 2-3 years experience working in the performing arts in a production and/or administration related position
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Clear communication and strong writing skills
  • Adaptable personality - ability to problem solve, embrace ​flexibility ​and ​versatility, ​while ​working ​in ​a high-paced, evolving environment
  • Familiarity with dance sector or the dance community of Toronto is an asset
  • Driver’s license is an asset


About FFDN:

Fall for Dance North (FFDN) is Toronto’s premier professional international dance festival that exists to break boundaries and remove barriers. Our dynamic team works year-round to present the two week festival in the fall and complementary programming at select times throughout the year. With pluralism and affordability at our core, it is our mission to celebrate, nurture and amplify established and emerging Canadian dance artists, create global connections, and inspire future audiences to sustain the dance art form.

The 9th annual festival will be presented September 26-October 7, 2023


Other Information
FFDN’s offices are located at 20 Dundas St. West, 9th floor. Staff will continue to work in a hybrid online/in-person model. Please note that some evening and weekend work may be required throughout the year and particularly during festival time. 

How to Apply

Fall for Dance North is committed to equity, accessibility, diversity and inclusion in our programming, as an employer, and as a presenter in the community. FFDN is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment / selection processes and work environment. We are committed to building a diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. 


Please send a cover letter outlining your suitability and interest for this position and your CV/resume (PDF format) no later than June 16, 2023 5pm (EST) to: Subject line: Company Manager. During the recruitment process, applicants may request accommodation at any time by contacting: or 416-907-4334.