This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Technical
The position of Space Technician will act as the head tech for the studio space. They will be leading the set up, maintenance and tear down of all production elements as well as necessary operations during shows. They will report directly to the Production Manager, and work often with a crew of freelance theatre technicians. They will be an employee of Native Earth, and thusly be entitled to over time and days off according to the Employment Standards of the Ontario Ministry of Labour.
- To work within the seven core values of Native Earth: wisdom, humility, strength of character, patience, generosity, tolerance and courage
- A positive attitude and love of the arts
- Post secondary degree in Theatre Production, or the equivalent in experience
- Working knowledge of lighting and audio equipment
- Ability to hang, focus and trouble shoot a light with confidence
- An understanding of power and electricity as it relates to theatrical performance
- Minor carpentry skills
- Ability to read and understand drawings, including lighting plots, audio signal flow diagrams and construction drawings
- Willingness to work evenings and weekends
- Experience on an ETC Element and Yamaha LS-9 an asset
- A respect for First Nations contemporary traditions and a sensitivity to the open mind required to work in a cross cultural environment
Interested applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter to Rae Powell, Production Manager at
Native Earth is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the creating, developing and producing of the professional artistic expression of the Aboriginal experience in Canada. Now entering their 30th season as Canada’s oldest professional First Nations theatre company, we operate under seven traditional values of patience, humility, wisdom, strength of character, generosity, courage and tolerance.
Come September, Native Earth will be operating a 120 seat black box studio theatre in the Regent Park Arts & Cultural Centre. There we will be continuing to program our intensive artist development programs: Animiikig & Thundering Voices, and Weesageechak Begins to Dance Festival, as well as programming our season of Aboriginal theatre from across the country and presenting internationally touring works. We will also be hosting three Resident Companies for their performance and development works: fu-GEN Theatre, Cahoots Theatre, and Kaha:wi Dance Theatre.