Job (Edmonton): Technical Theatre & Production Work Study Positions

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Job (Edmonton): Technical Theatre & Production Work Study Positions

 

NUOVA FESTIVAL TECHNICIANS & STAGE MANAGERS
2018 WORK-STUDY POSITIONS
Application Deadline: February 5, 2018

Opera NUOVA is seeking to fill numerous Work-Study positions for the 2018 NUOVA Opera & Music Theatre Festival including STAGE MANAGERS, ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, STAGE CARPENTERS, PROPERTIES MASTER and ASSISTANT DESIGNER /SCENIC PAINTER. The Festival runs May 19 – June 30, 2018 and the positions will begin on May 7 for the Assistant Technical Director, Stage Carpenters and Scenic Painter/Designer; on May 14 for 2 Stage Managers and Props Master; and on May 21 for 2 Stage Managers. Each position will be paid the equivalent of $15-16/hour with the expectation of 40 hours per week. The mainstage productions for this year’s festival include Tartuffe (operetta), City Workers in Love (opera), Die Zauberflöte (opera), Master Class (play) and Into the Woods (musical). Funding for these positions is made possible by the Canada Summer Jobs grant and applicants must be returning students.

Please read more below or visit http://operanuova.ca/opera-training/work-study-stage-managers-craftpersons

STAGE MANAGERS / ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGERS (4)

  • Stage-manage one opera or musical and assist on another
  • Earn $15/hour for 6 or 7 weeks
  • Position dates: May 14 or 21 to June 30, 2018
  • Must be able to read music

SCENIC CARPENTERS (2)

  • Assist the build of 4 fully-staged orchestrated productions
  • Learn proper techniques & approaches in a professional scene shop
  • Position dates: May 7 to June 30, 2018
  • Earn $640/week for 8 weeks

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (1)

  • Oversee the building, management and maintenance of production budgets, staff and materials
  • Learn proper technical skills as you help produce, install and strike 4 operatic and musical productions
  • Position dates: May 7 to June 30, 2018
  • Earn $640 / week for 8 weeks

ASSISTANT SCENIC DESIGNER & SCENIC PAINTER (1)

  • Develop practical set designer skills working alongside ADC Designer
  • Apply your scenic painting skills to paint multiple sets
  • Position dates: May 14 to June 30, 2018
  • Earn $600 / week for 7 weeks

PROPERTIES MASTER (1)

  • Build, rent, borrow and amass the props for three fully-staged operatic and musical productions—become familiar with this city’s resources!
  • Work under the guidance of an ADC Designer and professional shop staff
  • Position dates: May 14 to June 30, 2018
  • Earn $600 / week for 7 weeks

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