We are now accepting Applications for the 2020-2021 DMDA.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 15TH, 2020
D. MICHAEL DOBBIN APPRENTICESHIP
Interested in a career in theatre? We’ve got the perfect program for you! Our D. Michael Dobbin Apprentice Program is designed to give a newly graduated Grade 12 student the most immersive interdisciplinary experience in professional theatre in Calgary. Apprentices gain knowledge and a network of peers to help take them to the next level in their theatre education.
This is a paid apprenticeship for high school student graduating from grade 12 this year. The apprentice will be employed as full time ATP staff from August through April – including a modest bi-weekly honorarium. Other perks include tickets to each show in our season, their photo featured in our playbills, free monthly transit passes, and a $1000 bursary given at the completion of the term. They will also be given the opportunity to work as ushers and/or bartenders for extra pay.
The successful candidate will be provided the opportunity to apply, improve and develop new skills through a series of enhanced practical and job shadowing experiences in the administrative, artistic and production departments at ATP.
Apprentices can expect to work in the following areas:
Stage Management • Marketing & Communications • Resource Development • Play Development •Youth Engagement • Production • Prop Construction • Wardrobe • Design • Technical Theatre
This program is for graduating high school students. Participant must be graduating high school at the end of the 2019/20 school year. Participants are selected on the basis of competency, demonstrated interest, and assessed potential in professional theatre.
Program Dates: Sept 2019- April 2020