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Job (Airdrie): Lighting Designer / Technician – Torchlight Theatre

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Job (Airdrie): Lighting Designer / Technician – Torchlight Theatre

Torchlight TheatreLighting Designer / Technician needed for upcoming Production of “Bordertown Cafe!”

WHO WE ARE: Torchlight theatre (TLT) is an emerging theatre company that desires to bring great entertainment to Calgary and the outlying communities North of the city! We are still in our first year of operation and currently are operating mainly with the generous donation of volunteer time and talent.

SYNOPSIS: In Bordertown Café, seventeen-year-old Jimmy faces the archetypal Canadian dilemma: stay home in Canada, with all its obvious flaws, or go south (young man) to the Land of Opportunity. Jimmy’s dad is the powerfully encoded Western hero of American popular myth – the cowboy as trucker, living his freedom and riding the roads of Wyoming. He offers Jimmy the prosperity of his new American home, a large modern house fully equipped with everything, including a capable new wife. In contrast, Jimmy’s mom, Marlene, is a failed wife and a weak, ­tentative mother. The home she has made for herself and her son on “the Canadian side of nowhere” is provisional and shabby: half finished, ill equipped, badly decorated. With choices like that, what will Jimmy do? This is a four person show that takes place in the late 1980’s.

We are looking for a Lighting Designer/Technician to create the lighting design for the show.

Bordertown Café runs from June 16 to 18.   

For more information about the show, visit our website at www.torchlighttheatre.ca.

If you are interested in the job of Lighting Designer/Technicianplease email Chelsea Restall at chelsea@torchlighttheatre.ca.

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