Call for Applications – Board of Directors

Call for Applications

Board of Directors
Magnus Theatre Company Northwest


Magnus Theatre is looking for energetic people to join our volunteer Board of Directors.

Founded in 1971, Magnus Theatre is the only professional theatre between Sudbury and Winnipeg and is a registered nonprofit corporation and charity.  The theatre, housed in the Dr S Penny Petrone Centre for the Performing Arts in Thunder Bay’s north downtown, operates year-round, attracting talent from across Canada.

The company is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of up to 15 members, who work with staff to guide this 50-year-old professional regional theatre.   Board terms are three years in length, and the Board, Financial, and Fundraising Committees each meet monthly, with ad hoc committees established as required.

The Magnus Theatre Board is a governance board that plays a progressive role in directing and monitoring the theatre’s annual budget, strategic plan, fundraising activities, infrastructure developments, ensuring that the company is carrying out its mission, mandate, vision, and values.

We are always open to meeting board members from different backgrounds and skillsets who are excited to bring their passion for the arts to Magnus and who possess experience or expertise in the following areas:

  • Fundraising
  • Not-For-Profit Governance
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Publicity and Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Business Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management


To apply, please send us the following:

  1. a brief statement of your interest describing why Magnus Theatre would benefit from your participation;
  2. A record of your professional experience and passions (resume/CV, website, etc.);
  3. Two references.


Applicants must be 18 years or older.  Interested individuals are asked to send applications, or request more information via

Application deadline: May 8th,  2021.


Magnus Theatre is an equal opportunity organization and encourages applications from all qualified persons, including those with disabilities, applicants identifying as members of BIPOC communities, and persons representing the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities.