Theatre Technical Assistant
Position: Theatre Technical Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date of Posting: June 13, 2022
Job Start Date: July 4, 2022
Application Deadline: June 26, 2022
ABOUT CROW’S THEATRE
For more than 30 years, Crow’s Theatre has been a leading force in the Canadian theatre landscape, recognized for provocative and award-winning new theatre work that has toured nationally and internationally. Resonating with Toronto’s civic, community, and cultural milieu, Crow’s Theatre adapts and evolves with the social, economic, and cultural environment of the city. Crow’s Theatre is distinguished as a preeminent cultural destination for its far-reaching imagination, ideas, exchange, diversity, and grassroots belief that the arts are essential to healthy and thriving communities.
Led by Artistic and General Director, Chris Abraham, and Executive Director, Sherrie Johnson, Crow’s Theatre is located at the corner of Dundas Street East and Carlaw Avenue in Toronto’s east end. Our home at Streetcar Crowsnest is comprised of four venues for cultural and community programming and events: the Guloien Theatre (200 seats); Studio Theatre (90); the Nada Ristich Studio Gallery (80); and the Lobby Bar. We also have a full-service restaurant on site that features 60 seats indoors and 75 on the outdoor patio. The facility features state-of-the-art technical and specialized theatrical equipment, full streaming and digital event capabilities, and artistic and administrative offices.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Theatre Technical Assistant position is an opportunity to experience, learn from and support multiple departments across the organization and gain hands-on experience working in coordination with the Technical Director. This position will be responsible for assisting in the planning and managing projects while being supported for success. This is a great introductory level experience for those considering a professional career in the arts. The candidate's hands on involvement in an array of activities within the company and the theatre venue will enable a very productive mentorship experience for their future in technical production.
This is a full-time 8-week contract position partially funded by Canada Summer Jobs that pays an hourly rate of $20/hour.
COVID-19 VACCINATION & MASK MANDATE
As a condition of employment, all Crow’s Theatre employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 using a Health Canada approved vaccination dosage before joining the organization. For up-to-date information on our vaccination policy and mask mandate please visit our website.
To apply, please email your detailed performance or event related resume and descriptive cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Refer to “Theatre Technical Assistant” in the subject line.
The deadline to apply is June 26, 2022 at 5 pm. ET. We thank all applicants, but only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
Crow’s is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, age, sex, religion or national origin. We strongly encourage applicants from equity-seeking groups to apply. If you require any accommodations during the hiring process, please email us confidentially at email@example.com.