Canadian Improv Games Producer (Regional) Application Form
The Canadian Improv Games is looking for qualified individuals to produce our regional programming.

The Canadian Improv Games (CIG) in a federally-incorporated charity organization based in Ottawa, ON. Each year CIG fulfills its charitable mandate to empower youth by leading education programs, improv training sessions and performances in cities across Canada. These initiatives are often coordinated by locally-based, experienced producers who, in partnership with CIG’s Executive and Board of Directors, carries out CIG’s youth education activities on behalf of the charity during the school year.

Producer Responsibilities:

- Execute production of the Canadian Improv Games regional tournament and other approved events (Coaches Coffee, All Teams, Ex Round, etc) in a specifically defined geographical area.

- Has a willingness to work with the charity’s national team to help coordinate and produce improvisational programming with specific artistic goals.

- Lead up to ten training sessions.

- Operates under a defined event budget, reporting monthly to GM.

- Facilitates bookings with approved venues (high school auditorium, community centre etc) for CIG events.

- Must have an updated Vulnerable Sector Record Check and ensure all production co-staff (if applicable) and volunteers have one as well (must be received by the National Office prior to the first event you produce).

- Oversee the recruitment, training and management of volunteers and ensure that the CIG rules, codes of conduct and artistic vision are followed at all times.

- Respond to all emails sent to you within 48 hours.

- Liaise regularly with the national staff and committees to provide updates on regional programs.
Assist with fundraising goals to support production in the region.

- Provide a wrap-up on the season
Producer Qualifications
Applicants should have the following experience:

- Able to utilize one's extensive experience in producing theatre events, especially for youth, to host and produce various CIG events through the school year

- Works well in a deadline driven environment and enjoys the pressures associated with event planning

- Understands the dynamics involved in supporting charitable events and causes

- Has a willingness to operate within CIG's defined budget and production plan for regional events in a specifically defined geographical and to send monthly updates to the charity’s national staff for administrative and budgetary purposes

- Must have a Vulnerable Sector Record Check

- Works with CIG Operations Manager to ensure that the recruitment of volunteers (and subsequent training) adheres to the CIG rules, codes of conduct, artistic vision as well as local school board policies that ensures the safety of student participants at all times

Please fill out this application below!

We are currently looking to hire RPs in the following regions:

- Vancouver Island
- Kingston
- New Brunswick/PEI
Full name *
Email *
Phone number we can reach you at *
What Producer position are you applying for? *
Explain your improv, theatre and/ or producing experience *
Have you volunteered or worked with CIG in the region you are applying to produce? Tell us about it! *
Have you volunteered or worked with CIG in a DIFFERENT region? Tell us about it! *
What interests you about being a Producer with CIG? *
Tell us about your experience producing events *
List the last 3 events you produced or helped produce *
Tell us about your experience managing event budgets *
Tell us about your technical proficiences with programs such as Microsoft Suite and Google Docs as well as any database programs or accounting software. *
Tell us about your experience teaching improv curriculum! *
Tell us about your experience working with youth? *
Do you have a car/ driver's licence or another means of attending schools to lead after school workshops periodically? *
Have you ever attended Nationals? *
Are you willing to obtain an updated Vulnerable Record Sector Check should you be selected for this position? *
What is the most important aspect of CIG to you? *
Compensation: please tell us more about what you charge for your services. Please note we typically pay $1500 for producer fees. *
Please send your resume to! *
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