|Co-Artistic Director / Director||Marshall Pynkoski|
|Co-Artistic Director / Choreographer||Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg|
|Resident Music Director||David Fallis|
|Resident Set Designer||Gerard Gauci|
|Executive Director||Patricia Barretto|
|Director of Development||Dan Hickey|
|Director of Finance & Administration||Trini Mitra|
|Production Manager||Zach Bruman|
|Senior Manager of Communications & Education||Bronwen Bradley|
|Audience Services Coordinator||Holly Coish|
|Development Coordinator||Monica Calzaretto|
|Development & Marketing Coordinator||Kirsten Hering|
Board of Directors
John MacKinlay, President and Chair
Sharon Giffen, Treasurer
Opera Atelier is a world leader in the rediscovery and revitalization of period opera and ballet, particularly works from the Baroque era. Through their historically informed productions, founding Co-Artistic Directors Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg seek to provide a thrilling theatrical experience for modern audiences. Opera Atelier’s productions are performed with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra on period instruments, and incorporate music, dance and theatrical staging with strong production values.
Based in downtown Toronto, Opera Atelier produces twice a year at the historic Elgin Theatre in the heart of the city’s theatre district. The company is also in high demand internationally, and tours extensively in support of its mandate.
Reporting to the Opera Atelier Board, the Executive Director works in partnership with the Co-Artistic Directors to ensure the company’s ongoing artistic and financial success.
The successful candidate will lead a high performing team of professionals, will be a proven arts leader with outstanding communication skills and the ability to energize and direct a highly consultative company to which all members – artists, administrators and board directors – bring passionate commitment.
Essential skills and experience include:
- Demonstrated success leading an arts organization
- General management and a comprehensive understanding of the full scope of an arts business
- The ability to work collaboratively with an artistic director
The position is based in Toronto, Canada.
Please send resumes and letters of interest for a confidential discussion and to receive additional information to:
“This fine company has risen to a new plane of excellence.”
— Christopher Hoile, eye Weekly (May 1, 2008)