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Apprentice Technical Director - The Grand Theatre

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: London, Ontario
Position: Apprentice Technical Director
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: January 19, 2015

Job Description / Duties

The Apprenticeship will be an introduction to the workings of a large, unionized regional theatre, focussing particularly on the relationships between the various departments and the creative teams and on learning to become part of that team.

Under the supervision of the Production Manager and the Technical Director, the Apprenticeship programme will include budgeting, planning, research and development, realization of design, scheduling, supervision of installation of sets, lights, sound, special effects on all MainStage projects. Learning to communicate with designers, directors, actors, crews, production staff and administration will be a primary focus through the entire Apprenticeship.

The Apprentice may also have the opportunity to perform the duties of a full Technical Director on productions in the McManus or on a production on the MainStage. This opportunity will be decided by the Production Manager and Technical Director through an evaluation of the growth and skill sets of the candidate.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The candidate will be a graduate of a theatre school programme or university equivalent and will have at least 1 year of professional work experience. The successful candidate will be creative, curious and passionate about theatre and have the ability to work in a team environment. An understanding of Word, Excel, VectorWorks and/or AutoCAD would be an asset.

Additional Information

The Grand Theatre is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Salary: TBD

Contact Information

Please respond by e-mail with a cover letter and resume by March 2, 2015 to:

Andrea Surich
Production Manager
Tel : 519-672-9030 ext: 257 Fax: 519-672-2620 e-mail: asurich@grandtheatre.com

Employer Profile

The Grand Theatre produces seven professional productions on its MainStage and presents/produces smaller shows in its studio space, the McManus Theatre. The MainStage is an 839-seat proscenium theatre with a full fly system. The McManus is a 150-seat studio theatre with a catwalk system.

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