2017 SUMMER JOBS: Production Assistants Needed

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (1)
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (2)


Production Assistant (1 position available):

Reporting to the Artistic Producer, the Production Assistant will work with the Production Manager and Stage Manager for the 2017 summer season of the Classic Theatre Festival, the Ottawa Valley’s only professional theatre company.

Specific duties include:

  • setting up playing area during rehearsals and at every performance
  • assisting actors backstage
  • organizing and maintaining costumes during rehearsal and performances
  • cleaning and maintenance of rehearsal space and sections of performance space as needed
  • organizing backstage area, including props
  • assisting stage manager during rehearsals and performances as needed
  • during the remaining weeks of the season, assisting with Front of House duties

Qualifications, skills and interests include:

  • interest in theatre and/or performing arts
  • excellent organizational skills
  • excellent people skills
  • attention to detail
  • ability to multi-task and work in relatively high stress situations
  • willingness to train
  • keen sense of responsibility
  • able to work in a team setting
  • punctual at all times
  • able to be self-directed and motivated
  • take instruction and direction well
  • able to attend all rehearsals and performances

Wage rate:  $11.40 per hour
Preferred Age Range:  16-29 years of age (must be full-time student)
Hours:  Full-time with variable hours from June 5 to Aug. 27, 2017
Performance Times:  Tues. to Sun. at 2pm; Wed. and Sat. at 8pm
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 15, 2017
Email application to: 
laurel@classictheatre.ca


Production Assistant (1 position available):

Reporting to the Artistic Producer, the Technical Assistant will work with the Production Manager and Stage Manager for the 2017 summer season of the Classic Theatre Festival, the Ottawa Valley’s only professional theatre company.

Specific duties include:

  • assisting with venue setup, set construction and technical equipment setup
  • trouble-shooting technical issues during performance run
  • assisting with strike for both mainstage shows
  • assisting with Front of House duties as needed
  • assisting Stage Manager with technical requirements as needed

Qualifications, skills and interests include:

  • interest in theatre and/or performing arts
  • excellent organizational skills
  • excellent people skills
  • attention to detail
  • ability to multi-task and work in relatively high stress situations
  • willingness to train
  • keen sense of responsibility
  • able to work in a team setting
  • punctual at all times
  • able to be self-directed and motivated
  • take instruction and direction well
  • able to attend all scheduled times during production schedule as well as all performances.

Wage rate:  $11.40 per hour
Preferred Age Range:  16-29 years of age (must be full-time student)
Hours:  Full-time with variable hours from June 5 to August 27, 2017
Performance Times:  Tues. to Sun. at 2pm; Wed. and Sat. at 8pm
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 15, 2017
Email application to: 
laurel@classictheatre.ca

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