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Assistant Director - 4th Line Theatre

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Other
Province: Millbrook, Ontario
Position: Assistant Director
Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: November 22, 2019

Job Description / Duties

4th Line Theatre is currently looking for two Assistant Directors for the summer 2020 productions of Alex Poch-Goldin’s The Great Shadow and Maja Ardal’s Wishful Seeing. These positions are administered through 4th Line Theatre’s Epic Women’s Directing project. Established, mid-career and emerging women directors are encouraged to submit.

1) June 2, 2020 to July 2, 2020 (5 weeks)
2) July 7, 2020 to August 6, 2020 (5 weeks)

Responsibilities of this position will include:
•Assisting the Director during rehearsals
•Running rehearsal warm-ups and focus activities
•Helping distribute information to other theatre departments
•Communicating with cast and crew and theatre administration where needed
•Working with actors one-on-one and in groups to advance the vision of the Director

Qualifications / Required Skills

•Professional theatre experience in directing and/or stage management
•Is creative, curious and passionate about theatre and has the ability to work in a team environment
•Must enjoy working outdoors

Additional Information

*Housing for out-of-town artists can be arranged by the organization.

Salary: $600/week

Contact Information

Please send a resume and covering letter by December 20, 2019 to:

Lindy Finlan
General Manager

If applying by email, please note the position title in the subject line of your email.

Employer Profile

4th Line Theatre is an award-winning outdoor theatre company that presents regionally-based, environmentally-staged, historical dramas. Our performance venue is located on the Winslow farm, just outside of Millbrook, Ontario. To find out more about 4th Line Theatre and the upcoming summer season, please visit our website

4th Line Theatre is committed to being a leader in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion. We value the diversity of the people and communities we serve, recognize and respect human differences and similarities. Our hiring practices reflect these initiatives.