2024-25 Call For Board Members

Heading into its 50th Season in operation, Persephone Theatre is a leading theatrical institution in Saskatoon, and is seeking experienced, enthusiastic, resourceful, and engaged Board Members.

Persephone sits amidst an increasingly vibrant city centre and attracts a loyal and diverse audience looking for the very best in theatre experiences. From its busy MainStage, studio stage, and rehearsal halls; to its theatre school and youth programming; and the many events held in its venue, Persephone Theatre has established itself as a cultural hub in Saskatoon.

Persephone Theatre is committed to reflecting the rich diversity of our community in the stories we tell and the ways in which we undertake creating our work. The volunteer Board of Directors provides strategic leadership, governance, establishes policy, oversees the operations and financial performance of Persephone Theatre, and assesses the Board’s own effectiveness. Our Board Members may serve on several committees, including:

  • Nominations & Governance
  • Finance
  • Advocacy
  • Facilities
  • Human Resources
  • Fundraising

Persephone Theatre is looking for individuals with the following interests and skill sets:

  • Finance & Accounting (CPA)
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Community Engagement & Outreach
  • Law
  • Information Technology
  • Fine or Performing Arts
  • Human Resources
  • Facilities Management
  • Government Relations

Persephone Theatre encourages its Board Members to engage in all areas of the not-for-profit organization, and Board Members must maintain membership in Persephone Theatre through the annual purchase of a subscription or donation of at least $150. This contribution is not meant to be prohibitive and alternate arrangements can be arranged for successful candidates.

Directors are expected to:

  • prepare for, attend, and participate in approximately seven board meetings per year,
  • serve on at least one committee and participate actively in the work of the committee and its meetings,
  • be an activist for Persephone Theatre.

To apply, please submit:

  • an expression of your interest, and
  • a description of your professional experience which may be in the form of a CV or resume.

to [email protected] by July 31, 2024. Written, audio, or video submissions will all be accepted.

Short-listed applicants will be asked for references.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage applications from members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.



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