Open call / Recruitment: Dancehouse and Dance Biennial director in Lyon – France | dl 25 Feb
The Maison de la Danse de Lyon and La Biennale de Lyon – two leading institutions on the local, national and international dance scene – are recruiting for the following position:
Director of the Maison de la Danse and the Dance Biennale, Co-director of non-profit body La Biennale de Lyon.
While embracing the legacy and history of both entities, the new director will be free to develop a project with a strong and distinctive artistic identity, combining all aesthetic aspects of dance and movement arts.
Applicants must submit in French the following by 25 February 2022:
• A CV presenting their experience, particularly in managing a cultural venue or event;
• A letter (4 pages at most) explaining their motivation and outlining the project they envision for Maison de la Danse and the Dance Biennale.
Shortlisted applicants (after the application review phase) will receive a guidance memo on 19 March 2022. They must then submit an artistic and cultural project by 29 April 2022, which they will present to a panel of judges representing Maison de la Danse, La Biennale de Lyon and their public partners (central government, regional council, metro authority, city council).
The new director will be appointed as soon as possible, and start by 1 September 2022.