This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Production
The Shaw Festival is currently looking for a Props Builder to work in our Properties Department. This is a seasonal contract position from late-January to mid-June, 2017. This position reports to the Head of Properties.
The position requires an individual with at 5 + years of demonstrated Props building experience, particular knowledge of the periods within The Shaw’s mandate would be an asset. Our Props Builder will be required to be trained and practiced in working in carpentry, paints and finishes, soft props, mould making and positively contribute to the overall working environment of the Prop Shop.
In addition to having an excellent practical skill set, the successful candidate must be able to work under pressure, with attention to detail, have good people skills and an eagerness to learn new techniques, working knowledge of Health and Safety compliance. A positive attitude and a good sense of humor are always welcome.
If you meet the above requirements and would like to work in this dynamic department, please submit your cover letter and resume by January 18, 2017 to:
10 Queen’s Parade, Box 774
Attn: Human Resources
Founded in 1962, the Shaw Festival is one of the largest repertory theatre companies in North America and is the only theatre that specializes in the plays of Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries (1856-1950). Located in the beautiful town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, in the heart if Niagara Region’s wine country.