A photo from Roseneath Theatre's production of Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls with four actors/interpreters on stage.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls at Canadian Stage’s High Park Amphitheatre. Pictured left to right: Juan Jarmillo, Samson Bonkebantu Brown, Jaideep Goray, and Armon Ghaeinizadeh. Photo by Joanna Glezakos.

Roseneath Theatre will continue to develop limber strategies, with the intended goal of creating an adaptable or five-day rehearsal model that promotes a culture of care. We will accommodate the needs of those in our organization through planning, budgeting, and providing resources to support a new flexible working model attainable and sustainable for our artists and administrative staff.

annemieke wade

Executive Director, Roseneath Theatre

Roseneath Theatre

Roseneath Theatre

Four-Day Work Week

Level UP! Strategy Area: Flexible Working Models

Pilot Project:Piloting a four-day administrative work week

Project Duration:September 2021 – June 2022

Continuing to Implement: Yes

Resources Shared: Project Field Notes, Flexible Working Schedule Policy, Four-Day Work Week Clause

About Roseneath Theatre

Location: Ontario
Artistic Discipline: Theatre
Operating Budget: $100,000 to $1,000,000

Roseneath Theatre is a not-for-profit charitable organization that has been producing work of the highest quality for children and their families, teachers and communities since 1983.

Roseneath Theatre’s mandate is to educate and promote the public’s appreciation of the aesthetic arts by providing theatrical performances in educational institutions, community centres, and public places.

Roseneath Theatre’s Level UP! Project

When Roseneath Theatre became a Level UP! Partner in 2021, they were already piloting a four-day work week for their administrative staff. Their pilot focused on embedding this practice into policy.

Project Highlights:

    • Executive Director, annemieke wade, and Artistic Director, Andrew Lamb, advocated for the benefits of this model, affording them the opportunity to better care for their young children and aging parents
    • The four-day work week is in conversation with their Flexible Working Arrangement Policy, a companion document to the Employee Handbook


Related Resources

    • Theatre Direct’s Four-Day Work Week
    • Outside the March’s Employee Company Policy

More Information

For more information about the Roseneath Theatre, visit roseneath.ca.

Click here to view more resources created by Level UP! Strategy Partners.