This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
• Build and fabricate props; including but not limited to: furniture building and repair, cabinetry for stage use, hand prop manufacture, simple metal working, casting, and set decoration
• Participate in Load-ins and Load-outs, Set Dressing, packing etc.
• Research and develop concept and collaborate with supervisor, designers and coworkers to come up with solutions.
• Maintain artistic integrity and quality of work as required
• Help maintain the workspace, inventory of furniture and props stock, materials and equipment
• Overtime and weekends as required
• Other duties as assigned
• Artistic eye, eye for detail, and good aesthetic sensibility
• Professional experience in the field of theatrical props
• Carpentry skills and experience working with hand and power tools required
• Able to read theatrical floorplans and scale drawings
• Able to work well in partnership with co-workers in team environment
• Able to lift 60-75 pounds and move furniture
• Able to work in fast paced and ever changing environment; Effective problem solving ability
• Valid Driver’s license is an asset
• Bonus skills: aspects of soft good construction including but not limited to; hand and machine sewing, furniture upholstery, Sculpting, Scenic Painting, Graphics (Photoshop),and Moldmaking.
The Props department at MTC has a core team of three (Head of Props, Senior Props Builder and Props builder) plus additional staff as required (Shopper, builder etc.). This is a full time seasonal positon for September through May (approximately 26-34 weeks).
Start Date: Fall 2017
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by Wednesday, May 24th to Russell Martin, Director of Production at
We thank all candidates for their interest; however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre exists to celebrate the widest spectrum of theatre art. Deeply rooted in the province of Manitoba, which gave it life and provides for its growth, Royal MTC aspires to both reflect and inform the community it serves. Canada’s oldest regional theatre, each season Royal MTC produces ten plays at two venues as well as the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, a Master Playwright Festival, and an annual regional tour. www.royalmtc.ca