Job Opportunity | Props Builder – Production department

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…

Props Builder – Production department

As a Props Builder you should have a broad range of props construction experience in a professional theatre environment. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience in both sculpture and carving skills. You should be organized, have the ability to pay great attention to detail and possess effective time management skills. Examples of your ability to troubleshoot and work well under pressure will be required.

As a Props Builder you will be expected to interact with other production staff, designers, and craftspeople, therefore good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment  is essential. This position can be physically strenuous and require some heavy lifting.

Applicants must have a post-secondary education in Fine Arts or Theatre Production.

A portfolio demonstrating skills and a list of three professional references is required.

This is a one season contract position. Position will be begin January 13, 2014 and end May 9, 2014 with a possible extension.

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 30, 2013 to:

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

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Job Opportunity | Production Assistants

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 candidates to fill the roles of…

Production Assistants

Reporting to the Production Stage Manager, you will provide organizational and administration support to the stage management office. This position will appeal to someone with a strong desire for a career as an Equity Stage Manager. Strong organizational and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Formal training in theatre production together with stage management experience is necessary. Past experiences should reflect a strong interest in the arts. Proficiency in Word and Excel and the ability to quickly learn the theatre’s own scheduling program are required. These are seasonal positions, contracted for between three and eight months, depending upon which stage management office the production assistant supports.

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 September 9th, 2013 to;

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

Only those we wish to interview will be contacted.