Job Opportunities | Childminders | Food Prep/Customer Service

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and actors alike. If you would like to be a part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of:

Childminders (3 positions)

Reporting to the Company Manager and working closely with the Stage Management teams, you will supervise minor children that have been contracted to perform onstage roles. Childminders are expected to attend all rehearsals as required, and all performances of the productions for which they are contracted.

Past experience working as a Childminder is preferred but not expected. Qualified applicants will be required to produce a clear current criminal reference check, for the vulnerable sector, as part of the recruitment process.

1st  contract – March 26-September 20, 2014 – King John – 1 Childminder

2nd contract – March 11-October 11, 2014 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream  – 2 Childminders

You must have the ability to work flexible hours during the week and weekends which includes daytime and evenings and some holidays. There is the possibility of a show extension up to three (3) weeks. You are required to fulfill the entire contract period.

We recognize that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by February 11, 2014 to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Childminder

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Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists, and actors alike. If you would like to be a part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of…

Food Prep/Customer Service – Food and Beverage department

Reporting to the Greenroom Chef, this casual position is responsible for providing both superior customer service in the Greenroom and assistance to the Greenroom staff with the daily food preparation and clean-up. Applicants must be flexible, have the ability to juggle multiple tasks, manage their time effectively and genuinely enjoy the service aspect of this position. Previous experience in a fast-paced food service or retail environment is an asset. Past experience with a POS system is preferred. Applicants must be able to create and support a positive environment and remain calm and patient during busy service times.

This seasonal casual position will start immediately and end October 12th. Successful candidates must be able to fulfill the entire contract period. The successful candidate must be available to work days and evenings during both weekdays and weekends.

We recognize that diversity- in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages- fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by February 11, 2014.

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Food Prep/Customer Service Representative

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Job Opportunity | Props Apprentice – Festival Theatre – Production department

The Stratford Festival is North America’s leading classical repertory theatre, entertaining more than half a million people each year. We attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and actors alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of…

Props Apprentice – Festival Theatre – Production department

As an apprentice, you will work with some of this industry’s top craftspeople and artisans, learning the techniques and skills required to work in a large-scale repertory theatre. The apprentice position will consist of a 20-week contract over the winter/spring 2014, and will combine a period of training with work on the 2014 season productions.

There is an option for a second year of training starting February 2015.

Applicants should have post-secondary education in Fine Arts. Theatre Arts, or a related field, and have some theatre production experience. Apprentices will be required to interact with other production staff, designers, and craftspeople, therefore good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential. This position can be physically strenuous and require some heavy lifting.

A portfolio demonstrating skills would be an asset.

This position will begin early February 2014.

We recognize that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by November 8th, 2013 to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Props Apprentice
Fax: 519-271-0626