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Presenting and touring live, thought-provoking professional theatre in Quebec and abroad for over 40 years



               Mike Payette Mentorship Program for Artistic Direction

Geordie Theatre is excited to launch the Mike Payette Mentorship Program, a 6-month paid mentorship for IBPOC artists looking to begin a career as an Artistic Director in theatre. 

Working under the guidance and mentorship of Geordie Theatre’s Artistic Director, the artist will gain valuable insight on the core responsibilities and duties of Artistic Direction, including: 
  • Season planning and programming
  • Working with funders and funding bodies
  • Managing a staff 
  • Working with a Board of Directors 
  • Working with an Executive Director 
  • Community engagement 
  • Creating work within the scope of your artistic vision 

For submissions, please include: 

  • Resume and artist biography 
  • A letter of support from a pertinent source 
  • A 3-5 minute video expressing your desire to work in Artistic Direction 

All submissions should be emailed to the Artistic Director, Jimmy Blais – 

Duration: 6 months total, taking place between February 2023-December 2023 
Compensation: $8000 
Deadline to submit: December 23, 2022 
Start date: February 2023 

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Hover over the stars to see our stellar supporters!
  • Brett Hooton
  • The Gainey Foundation
  • The Jaclyn Fisher Foundation
  • The Zeller Family Foundation
  • Edward Chan
  • Irene Smirnova
  • Stephane Boutros
  • Michaela Di Cesare
  • Jack Buksbaum
  • Anonymous
  • Tassy McEntyre
  • The Birks Family Foundation
  • Babar Books
  • Groupe Satori
  • Anne Renaud
  • Christopher Winn
  • Carol-Ann Hoyte
  • Jean-François Buffoni

Geordie Theatre is located on the unceded Indigenous lands of the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Tiotià:ke (known as Montréal) has existed as a meeting place of many First Nation peoples, including but not limited to the Abenaki, Anishinaabeg (Algonquin), and the Huron-Wendat. We extend our deepest respect to the elders of these communities and to all Indigenous peoples who carry the history of this island’s land and waters – caring for it and calling it home. We are honoured and privileged to share stories on this land.

We wish to also acknowledge that we are grateful to those seeking sustainable solutions to our global climate crisis, so that we may continue to inspire and challenge our audiences near and far.

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