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 Flexible Working Models

The Flexible Working Models Strategy focuses on alternative models for production schedules and administrative positions, such as reduced work weeks and hybrid work policies.

Here’s what we learned:

There are many learnings to be taken from the adjustments made during COVID.

We often assume flexibility; documenting it can help set boundaries, expectations and also allow for continuity.

Flexibility can live in both creative and administrative teams.

Check out these conversations with our Flexible Working Models Strategy Partners:

Roseneath Theatre

Toronto Fringe Festival

Want to learn about how you can integrate Flexible Working Models into your organization? 

Below is a complete list of our Flexible Working Models Strategy Partners and their pilot projects over the last three cohorts of the Level UP! program (2021-2024).

Each company links to their partner page, where you can learn more and find the resources they created through Level UP! You’ll discover ‘how-to’ guides for 4 and 5-day work weeks, hybrid work policies, and more!

To access all Resources For Organizations created by Level UP! partners, sign up for a Membership.

Roseneath Theatre | 2021-2022

Pilot Project: Four-Day Administrative Work Week

Neptune Theatre | 2021-2022

Pilot Project: 5-day rehearsal week and other flexible work options

Outside the March | 2021-2022

Pilot Project: Flexible Work needs assessment process and development of company culture statement

Toronto Fringe Festival | 2021-2022

Pilot Project: Creating an HR resource for onboarding staff that clarifies the organization’s flexible working models

Downstage Theatre | 2022-2023

Pilot Project: Piloting a five-day Rehearsal Week for The F Word, along with size-accessible seating for audiences

Presentation House | 2022-2023

Pilot Project: A experiment in job-sharing for a Production Co-ordinator and Facilities Manager position