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Miracle on 34th Street Auditions

The Search for Santa Is On! SJTC will be holding Miracle on 34th Street Auditions

Auditions will take place at BMO Studio Theatre, 112 Princess St and will be held on: Friday,  June 17th-24th

Roles are available for adults from ages 20 to 70+. Roles are available for children, male and female, who could look as though they are 7 to 10 years of age.

Visit http://www.saintjohntheatrecompany.com/auditions for audition details. For more information email:  raddoh@gmail.com

Miracle on 34th Street is the first production of  SJTC’s 2016-2017 season and will run from November 23rd to 27th, 2016. Rehearsals will begin in early September.

Festival Volunteer Info – NB Fine Craft Fest Saint John

The New Brunswick Crafts Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting fine craft in New

Brunswick, is seeking volunteers for the From Human Hands: NB Fine Craft Fest & Gala on July 15-17,

2016 at the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal in Saint John. The annual New Brunswick Fine Craft Festival,

presented by the NBCC, is a vibrant cultural arts festival that features original works by award winning

New Brunswick craftspeople, providing an opportunity for the public to connect with makers, discover

locally made craft, witness live fine craft demonstrations, and participate in an important part of our

New Brunswick culture and heritage. Along with established fine craft professionals, this festival will

showcase emerging artisans and students from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, plus live

performances by local musicians, a Handcraft Fashion Show with NWH Modeling, a kids craft corner, an

Interior Design Spotlight with Kim Jakobsen Design, and foods and drink from Urban Deli and Picaroons

Traditional Ales.

Festival hours are as follows:

Set-up: Friday 10am-4pm

Festival First Look/Gala: Friday 6-9pm

Regular hours: Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 11am-4pm

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Project Coordinator for a Start-up Artist Residency in St. Andrews

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) is an emerging artist residency located in

St. Andrews (NB) which will be welcoming its first residents in the spring of 2017.

KIRA offers a four-month contract starting July 1 st and ending on October 31 st with a possible

extension.

Working under the supervision of KIRA Steering Committee, the Project Coordinator will:

– Customize KIRA’s key strategic documents according to the requirements of potential

funding sources

– Write grant proposals to various levels of government for an infrastructure project to be

undertaken in 2017

– Write grant proposals to various levels of government to obtain operating funding for

2017 (e.g. salary for the residency’s director)

– Develop proposals to obtain support from private organizations

– Manage the Call for Applications process

– Create a web presence for KIRA

– Establish a communication strategy for the web site and the Call for Applications to

reach relevant cultural networks such as artist residencies organizations, art

organizations, art publications, etc.

– Perform other duties relevant to the project

Qualifications

Experience in working in an art/cultural organization

Experience in writing grant proposals

Experience in web communication

Excellent writing skills

Ability to work autonomously and to manage several files at the same time

Recognized for having excellent people skills

Recognized for having excellent coordinating skills

Knowledge of art networks in Canada

Degree in arts/cultural management is an asset

Working off-site is possible. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Interested candidates must send a resume and a covering letter to Tim Henderson, Managing

Director, Kingsbrae Garden: tim@kingsbraegarden.com no later than June 15, 2016.

NB Crafts Council Seeks Bilingual Administrative Coordinator

The New Brunswick Crafts Council is hiring a summer student! We are seeking a creative and driven individual as Bilingual Administrative Coordinator starting June 20. This is a great opportunity to learn the inner-workings of a non-profit organization, gain office administration experience, and discover the vibrancy of the New Brunswick crafts and culture sector! Help with the planning and implementation of our #FromHumanHands: NB Fine Craft Festivals and 2016 #Spectrum and #SharingStories exhibitions, plus general office admin help and communications. The official job posting can be found here: http://ow.ly/4nsXpt OR http://www.nbcraftscouncil.ca/2016/05/05/nbcrafts-council-summer-student-employment-opportunity The application deadline is June 6, 2016.For more information, contact the New Brunswick Crafts Council at ed@nbcraftscouncil.ca or 450-8989. The New Brunswick Crafts Council/Conseil des Métier d’art du Nouveau-Brunswick is a member-centered, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in crafts, maintaining standards of craftsmanship, and expanding markets for fine crafts.