FIXT†POINT†is†seeking†2†professional†theatre†andØor†media†artists†based†in†Hamilton¨†Ontario†for

employment†with†The†Tale†of†a†Town¨†presented†in†partnership†with†Cobalt†ConnectsÆ

Position∫†Storygathering Artist

Dates†: August 24th September

13th, 2015

Mandatory†Training∫†April 13 16,

2015 – Toronto, ON

Artist†Fee∫†$500 600/

wk

Responsibilities∫

Interviewing, listening and logging interviews, digital story mapping, collaboration on podcast creation,

community outreach

Requirements∫

Must be outgoing, creative, reliable, motivated, familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel, and passionate

about storytelling, community engagement and all things local.

Assets∫

Bilingualism (French/English), Ontario Drivers License, graphic design expertise, working knowledge of

sound design and audio editing, theatre performance experience.

To†apply†please†send†a†cover†letter†and†a†resume†by†email†to∫†jobs@fixtpointÆcom

Subject†line∫†Hamilton Storygathering Artist

Deadline†for†submissions∫†April 5, 2015

ABOUT FIXT POINT:

Founded in 2006, and incorporated as a notforprofit

organization in 2011, FIXT POINT is a

professional theatre and media company with a mandate to inspire audiences to imagine change. Our goal

is to engage with the community through the combination of sitespecific

performance and audio art in order

to tell tales across multiple platforms that serve to preserve local heritage and promote neighbourhood

culture. FIXT POINT is headed by Artistic Director, Lisa Marie DiLiberto and Managing Director, Charles

Ketchabaw.

ABOUT THE TALE OF A TOWN:

The Tale of a Town – Canada is a national oral history and theatre initiative aiming to capture the

collective community memory of our country’s main streets, one story at a time. The Tale of a Town is

touring across the Canada, gathering stories in small towns and big cities alike, and creating performance

installations and podcasts inspired by these gathered tales. This national venture will culminate in a

multiplatform

celebration of the country’s main street culture, in commemoration of Canada’s 150th

anniversary in 2017.