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2024 Director Search

The Betty Mitchell Awards Board is searching for a Director for the upcoming Awards show, celebrating the 2023-2024 Professional Theatre Season.


The Betty Mitchell Awards are in the 25th year of supporting the professional theatre community through organizing and hosting an annual award show, highlighting the excellence of the local theatre community, judged by a jury of their own peers.


The Board is looking for a Director to help create and execute a successful award show. The position will be contracted under a DOT agreement and will receive a fee of $800 for their services. 


The position will work with the Betty’s Board in achieving the goals set forth to have a successful show. Including, but not limited to:

  • Creation on the theme of the show

  • Writing the Script and Musical Numbers if applicable

  • Casting, along with Board support, the Hosts, Presenters, musicians

  • Coordinate Rehearsal with Hosts and Presenters

  • Coordinate with Board on organizing and executing the day of rehearsals and technical set up, including running technical dress rehearsals the day of

  • Liaise with the Betty’s Board on needs for Juried Awards, volunteer positions

We are looking for a dynamic, community-oriented member with experience in Producing or Director large scale events and an understanding of the history of the Betty Mitchell Awards.


This year’s award show will be hosted in June on the stage of the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, the successful applicant will be working on a self-driven schedule but is expected to begin working on the show in April to start casting and writing the script. A more detailed timeline will be supplied to the successful applicant. 


Interested applicants can submit their resume and a cover letter outlining why you would be good for the position and a suggestion on a theme or concept for the show, applicants will be contacted by the board for an interview.




Deadline to submit is March 11, 2024

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