Ma te whakatau, - ka mohio,
Ma te mohio - ka mãrama,
Ma te mãrama - ka matau,
Ma te matau - ka ora
(by discussion comes understanding, by understanding comes light, by light comes wisdom, by wisdom comes life everlasting)
The Theatre in Health Education Trust (THETA) provides innovative and challenging health education programmes to the rangatahi/youth of Aotearoa-New Zealand through the experiential medium of theatre.
Our interactive theatre-based programmes use a combination of traditional theatre, educational drama, structured role play and decision-making activities to engage students in the exploration of issues relevant to their lives.
THETA is looking for a new Artistic & Programme Director:
The Theatre in Health Education Trust (THETA) works nationally, specialising in delivering Applied Theatre-based programmes on health-related issues to rangatahi/youth in mainstream schools and alternative education settings in Aotearoa/New Zealand. THETA is expanding its operations to include a focus on programmes for tertiary students as well as other groups in the community.
Our interactive theatre-based programmes use a combination of traditional theatre, educational drama and decision-making activities to engage participants in the exploration of issues relevant to their lives.
We have available an exciting and rewarding opportunity to support the Trust’s work by managing and growing a successful youth health programme as well as developing new programmes.
In this role, you will:
This is a mostly autonomous role so it is imperative that you have a high-energy level with drive and enthusiasm, and can work within a dynamic team environment. This role will have a level of flexibility - location, working hours and schedules, employee vs contractor can be discussed and agreed during the recruitment process with the successful applicant. Please note auditions and rehearsals will have set locations and times (full-time), and some travel will be required when the programme is on-tour.
If you think you possess the passion to add value to this key role, and the work THETA undertakes, we would love to hear from you.
For further information on THETA as an organisation,
To apply for this position, provide your current CV and covering letter outlining your background and interest in this role to THETA@ph.co.nz.
Applications close Friday, 1 September.
THETA promotes the development of healthy attitudes and behaviours by delivering factual information to encourage critical thinking and to enable young people to make informed lifestyle choices.