This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
The Production Assistant/Carpenter will work directly with the Technical Director, Artistic Director and Stage Management team in the production of the theatre’s 4-show summer series. Chief among the position’s tasks will be executing the duties of assistant carpenter in the construction of the season’s show sets. The position also involves working with all production elements including sound, lighting, props and running crew duties.
Candidates will be currently enrolled in and/or returning to a post-secondary technical theatre production or other related program at the post-secondary level AND/OR have comparable experience in technical production for professional live theatre. It is essential that candidates have strong on-the-job stage carpentry skills and experience and be familiar with all power tools and set construction equipment. They will also have demonstrated proficiency with all theatre production aspects such as QLab, Autocad and an ETC Element or comparable lighting board. The candidate should demonstrate a good work ethic, excellent and proven problem-solving and communication skills and the ability to use time effectively in meeting deadlines and achieving goals as part of a team as well as independently.
Salary: TBB commensurate with experience
Candidates must submit a cover letter and updated resume listing all technical theatre training and/or experience. Applications must also include several REFERENCES. Receipt of all applications will be confirmed. Only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.
Please email resumes by February 23, 2018 to:
Donnie Bowes, Artistic Director
Upper Canada Playhouse
Upper Canada Playhouse is a professional theatre company currently in its 35th season and located in the Eastern Ontario community of Morrisburg, operating under the jurisdiction of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. It is a mid-sized theatre company with a season running April through December consisting of Spring and Fall live concerts which are toured in, a flagship 4-show summer series June through September and a Christmas production November and December, all of which are built, rehearsed and produced in-house.