Danish Dance Theatre is seeking Artistic Director


Artistic Director

The Artistic Director is expected to develop the artistic profile and activities of Danish Dance Theatre in accordance with the requirements laid down in the Framework Agreement with the Ministry of Culture. Danish Dance Theatre is known for its high artistic quality, for its innovative performances and for its extensive touring, both nationally and internationally. A continued audience development is essential, with offers for both the core audience and new audience members, in Copenhagen, in the regions and internationally.

Main Tasks

The Artistic Director, who refers to the Board of Directors, is the leader of the company and has as such the managerial, artistic and financial responsibility. Some of the main areas of responsibility are:

Development and implementation of the artistic profile of Danish Dance Theatre, as well as collaboration with international guest choreographers and other artistic partners.
Talent development
Planning and implementing the activities of the season, in compliance with the objectives of the theatre, both artistically and financially.
Close cooperation with the Business Manager, as well as with production, marketing/PR and fundraising staff.

Contract period

Depending on the applicant’s present contractual commitments, but preferably starting during 2018.

Deadline for applications:  September 1, 2017. The applications will be treated as confidential.

You are welcome to contact:

Chairman of the Board Anette Abildgaard at bestyrelsen@danskdanseteater.dk
Artistic Director Tim Rushton at tim@danskdanseteater.dk , mobile: +4540751218
Business Manager Anne-Kari Ravn at anne-kari@danskdanseteater.dk, mobile +4522177927

More information: http://www.danskdanseteater.dk/artistic-director-position-available