This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Production
Position: Production Assistant
Status: Contract: June 25 – August 26, 2018
The Production Assistant is a member of the Production Department and reports to the Director of Production. The Production Assistant will assist the Director of Production and other members of the Production Department with the daily operations of the Production Department during the rehearsal and performance period for Shakespeare in High Park.
Working closely with the Production Manager, the Production Assistant will assist with:
• Tracking and reconciling expenses
• Scheduling spaces, resources, and staff
• Researching future productions
• Petty cash and credit card reporting
• Preparing digital and paper files for future productions
• Archiving information for past productions
• Creating and updating timesheet and other templates
• Occasional evening and weekend work is required for this position.
• Hours per week will vary during the contract period, dependant on the needs of the productions.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Production.
• Currently enrolled in, or a within six months of graduation of, a post-secondary Theatre program and be between the ages of 15 and 25 - with proof of student enrolment
• Must be resident of Ontario and living in the province during period of employment, eligible to work in Canada and have a Social Insurance Number
• Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word)
• Organized, detail-oriented
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
This position is supported by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services and is part of the Government of Ontario’s Summer Employment Opportunities program known as the 2018 Summer Experience Program.
Please apply in confidence with a Letter of Interest and resume by email to Lee Milliken, Director of Production, at . Applications will be accepted until June 4, 2018.
We thank everyone who applies, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications are considered confidential.
Canadian Stage welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lee Milliken, Director of Production -
Founded in 1987, Canadian Stage is one of the country’s leading not-for-profit contemporary theatre companies, with the 2017.18 season marking the organization’s 30th season. Canadian Stage produces and showcases innovative theatre from Canada and around the world, allowing its audience to encounter daring work guided by a strong directorial vision and a 21st-century aesthetic. The company prides itself on presenting multidisciplinary pieces and work in translation that pushes the boundaries of form and style. Canadian Stage reinforces the presence of Canadian art and artists within an international context through work that mirrors the cultural diversity of Toronto. The company stages an annual season of work at three major venues (the Bluma Appel Theatre, the Berkeley Street Theatre and the High Park Amphitheatre) and runs a series of artist development and education initiatives, as well as youth and community outreach programs. For more information, visit www.canadianstage.com.