This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Production
The Apprenticeship will be an introduction to the workings of a large, unionized regional theatre, focussing particularly on the relationships between the various production departments and the creative teams.
Under the supervision of the Technical Director, the apprentice will have the opportunity to work on budgeting, planning, research and development, realization of design, scheduling, supervision of installation of sets, lights, sound, projections, and 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 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.
The candidate will be a graduate of a post-secondary theatre programme and will have at least 1 year of professional work experience. The successful candidate will be creative, curious, passionate about theatre, and have the ability to work well in a team environment. Strong computer skills and experience with a CAD program would be an asset.
The Grand Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please respond by e-mail with a cover letter and resume by February 17, 2017 to:
Tel : 519-672-9030 X257
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 144-seat studio theatre with a catwalk system.