|Call for Consultant Arts Manager to lead residential training in Zimbabwe
Role of Consultant
To conduct in-house institutional training of two leading Zimbabwean arts groups, Tumbuka Dance Company and Savanna Trust in arts management, marketing and producing performing arts products and projects to an international standard.
To lead secondary training of 10 performing arts managers in producing and touring performing arts productions, building on existing skills and experience in the sector and consolidating current and past training.
To Produce a practical ‘how to’ manual for contemporary dance and theatre managers in Zimbabwe in partnership with programme partners
A high level arts manager or producer whose experience and track record is outstanding in fundraising, successful corporate relations, managing a performing arts company, production and touring; with a proven ability to build capacity in arts management and artistic leadership.
This initiative is the RESIDENTIAL TRAINING component of the
ARTS LAB SADC EXCHANGE PROGRAMME, funded by PRO-HELVETIA
Overall goals of the 2 year RESIDENTIAL TRAINING PROGRAMME:
•To build capacity in Zimbabwe’s leading institutions or arts groups.
•To develop more inclusive, skilled and sustainable local creative sectors by building arts administration and the environment for artistic excellence to thrive, in Zimbabwe.
Provide 4 leading national institutions over 2 years with the managerial and administrative capacity to manage and produce professional arts products and sustain the administration and growth of the institution, and create further opportunity for sustainable living for individuals through the art form of each sub-sector.
•Capacity building is linked directly to specific targets and projects, is sustainable, integrated and long term.
•Training is incorporated into a residency programme and conducted through practise rather than theory.
•One high level, practising expert in producing and arts management works with the institution for 1 month. The expert works hand in hand with a carefully selected Zimbabwean arts manager who demonstrates exceptional writing, networking, liaison and organisational skills
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