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Apprentice Technical Director - Grand Theatre

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Location: London, Ontario
Position: Apprentice Technical Director
Deadline: March 28, 2013
Posted: January 31, 2013

Job Description / Duties

The Apprenticeship mid-July 2013– March 2014

The Apprenticeship will be an introduction to the workings of a large, unionized regional theatre, focussing particularly on the relationships between the various departments and the creative teams and on learning to become part of that team.

Under the supervision of the Production Manager and the Technical Director, the Apprenticeship programme will include budgeting, planning, research and development, realization of design, scheduling, supervision of installation of sets, lights, sound, special effects on all MainStage projects. Learning to communicate with designers, directors, actors, crews, production staff and administration will be a primary focus through the entire Apprenticeship.

The Apprentice may also have the opportunity to perform the duties of a full Technical Director on productions in the McManus or on a smaller production on the MainStage. This opportunity will be decided by the Production Manager through an evaluation of the growth and skill sets of the candidate.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The Candidate

The candidate will be a graduate of a theatre school programme or university equivalent and will have at least 1 year of professional work experience. The successful candidate will be creative, curious and passionate about theatre and have the ability to work in a team environment. An understanding of Word, Excel, VectorWorks and/or AutoCAD would be an asset.

Additional Information

The Grand Theatre is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please respond in writing with a resume by March 28, 2013 to:

Salary: tba

Contact Information

Andrea Surich
Production Manager
471 Richmond St.
London, Ontario
N6A 3E4
Tel : 519-672-9030 X257 Fax: 519-672-2620 e-mail:  

Employer Profile

The Grand Theatre

The Grand Theatre produces seven professional productions on its MainStage and presents/produces smaller shows in its studio space, the McManus Theatre. The MainStage is an 839-seat proscenium theatre with a full fly system. The McManus is a 150-seat studio theatre with a catwalk system.

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