Job Opportunities

The Shaw Festival is committed to ensuring a professional work environment where all employees are treated equally with respect to all conditions of employment.


As Executive Director of the Shaw Festival, you will build on a history of excellence to ensure a compelling future for this unique theatre company. This is an exciting time at The Shaw, and you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with a new Artistic Director and the Board of Governors to fulfill three major objectives:

1. Lead the evolution of our vision and mandate, and our branding in the marketplace;
2. Renew our aging theatres, with the prospect of building new theatres through a major capital campaign;
3. Work with a talented team to grow our audiences and to maintain our strong financial position.

We aspire to be the pre-eminent theatre company in North America, and the Executive Director role will be pivotal in taking us there.

To read more about this exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the theatre world, please click here.