RDP Staff & Employment News

Employment Posting – Deadline April 26, 2017

Employment Opportunity

Deadline: Wednesday April 26, 2017

Red Dress Productions is seeking 5 post-secondary students from May 1 to June 15, 2017, to support our community performance of Drift Seeds, and original outdoor play (with the possibility of work on other RDP projects beyond June 15.)

The positions are funded by HRSDC’s Canada Summer Jobs program. For all positions, you MUST be a post-secondary student returning to school in the fall, and be under 30 years of age. Scheduling is variable and includes performances in the evenings and on weekends.

Read more Employment Posting – Deadline April 26, 2017

Welcome Shaunga, Alvis, Kike, and Raz!

We’re delighted and honoured to welcome Shaunga Tagore, Alvis Choi (aka Alvis Parsley), Kike Olajumoke/Kiki Mako-Joules, and Raz Rotem. 
Kike, Alvis, Raz, and Shaunga are joining Red Dress Productions’ artistic team as interning emerging community artists working on Promise in the Park: The Winchester Park Public Art Project.

Raz Rotem is an interdisciplinary artist and educator living in Toronto. Raz is a graduate of OCADU Sculpture and Installation department, a member of the Toronto Guild of Spinners and Weavers, and a recent graduate of Humber College Child and Youth Care program. … Read more Welcome Shaunga, Alvis, Kike, and Raz!

Community Art Internship Positions, apply by February 17, 2014

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY for Equity Seeking Emerging Artists (of any age)Community Art Internship Positions

Year one of project runs: March, 2014 – June, 2014 /Variable hours: afternoons, evenings, weekends
Remuneration: $15/hour for a total of 100 hours over the course of the first year of the project.
 
Red Dress Productions is proud to announce Promise in the Park: The Winchester Park Public Art Project, a multidisciplinary project that will cultivate community engagement in arts in Toronto’s inner city Winchester Park neighbourhood (Wellesley and Sherbourne area) while creating public art that is based upon the local stories and traditions of the people living there.… Read more Community Art Internship Positions, apply by February 17, 2014

Youth Apprentice Employment Opportunity

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY for Youth
Community Art Apprentice Position

Project runs: mostly in September and October 2013 with a few hours in August
Flexible/variable hours: afternoons, evenings, weekends
Remuneration: $15/hour for a total of 50 hours over the course of the project.

Red Dress Productions is proud to steward the creation of “Everyone. Everywhere.” A Mural Recognizing Personhood Before the Law.

Everyone. Everywhere. is an Arts Etobicoke community engaged mural initiative in partnership with Amnesty International’s Project: Urban Canvas,… Read more Youth Apprentice Employment Opportunity

Beginnings and Endings

Hello Friends, Collaborators, and Supporters,
 
In the way of a brief update, we proudly unveiled a new large-scale, community-engaged public artwork on June 20, 2012, with our partners at Central Toronto Community Health Centres (photos will soon be posted); Tristan and I gave a talk and presentation on our Memorial Project with Bleecker Street Co-op at the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada Conference and AGM in Niagara Falls on June 8, 2012; Tristan has entered the final phase of creation and production on ‘trace’… Read more Beginnings and Endings

Introducing Youth Apprentice Domanique Grant and Youth Leaders Dorian Johnson and Emily Jones!

We’re pleased to introduce you to Domanique Grant, who will be apprenticing with Red Dress Productions on the Bleecker Coop Memorial Project.

While emerging as a singer-songwriter, Domanique Grant’s additional work as an actress, dancer and advocate, combined with her studies as a double major in Theatre and International Development at York University,  has set her apart as a young multidisciplinary using her versatility in the arts to help mobilize young people across Canada by using art to promote social change. … Read more Introducing Youth Apprentice Domanique Grant and Youth Leaders Dorian Johnson and Emily Jones!

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY for CHFT Youth

Community Art Apprentice Position
Project runs: December 2011 to March 2012
Flexible/variable hours: afternoons, evenings, weekends
Remuneration: up to a maximum of $1350.00 (based upon $15/hour for 90 hours)

Red Dress Productions is proud to lead the “Bleecker Co-op Memorial Project,” a new community engaged mosaic project. One equity-seeking youth will be hired as Community Art Apprentice to work directly with lead artists. The apprentice will be involved in every stage of project development, and will play a key role as part of the leadership team.… Read more EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY for CHFT Youth

Introducing Andrew Henderson

We’re pleased to welcome Andrew Henderson to Red Dress Productions. Andrew found us by way of the Community Arts Practice Certificate Program, Faculty of Fine Arts at York University, where he is currently enrolled.

Andrew Henderson is a multidisciplinary and multilingual artist living in the Church and Wellesley community of Toronto, Ontario. Being born and raised in a tiny rural prairie village called Clandeboye (MB), his experiences growing up, gay and in the breadbasket, have inspired him to use art in the community context.… Read more Introducing Andrew Henderson

Hiring Community Art Youth Apprentices

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY for LGBTTQ YOUTH
Community Art Apprentice Positions

Project runs: January – June 2010
Flexible/variable hours: afternoons, evenings, weekends
Remuneration: up to a maximum of $2000 (based upon $15/hour for 133 hours)

Red Dress Productions is proud to lead the 519 Community Centre’s new community engaged mosaic project. The primary goal of the project is to conceive and create a permanent large-scale outdoor public artwork at the 519. The project is aimed at community members and program participants of all ages and abilities drawn from the diverse communities that call the 519 home.

Read more Hiring Community Art Youth Apprentices