Jobs (Edmonton): Technical Theatre & Production Work Study Positions – Opera NUOVA

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Expand your skillset and hone your craft with Technical Theatre & Production Work Study Positions through the 2021 NUOVA Festival of Opera and Music Theatre! Opera NUOVA produces Canada’s largest festival of opera and music theatre including 3 mainstage productions. This year’s productions include The Music Man (Wilson), The Crucible (Wade), Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) & Aeneas and Dido (Rolfe). The following positions are now open:

Festival Assistant (1)

Run the Box Office for the festival: manage online and phone purchases and the
front of house at performances. Help with general operations in the office during the festival including marketing and social media management.
Position dates: May 10 – July 4, 2021
$17 an hour for 8 weeks

Stage Manager (4)

Stage-manage one opera or musical and assist on others. Must be able to read music.
2 positions available: May 17 – July 4, 2021 (manage Dido and Aeneas or Aeneas
and Dido, assist on The Crucible or The Music Man)
2 positions available: May 24 – July 4, 2021 (manage The Crucible or The Music
Man, assist on Dido and Aeneas or Aeneas and Dido)
$17 an hour for 6 or 7 weeks

Head of Properties (1)

Build, rent, borrow and amass the props for the three fully-staged operatic and
musical productions working under the guidance of an ADC Designer and
professional shop staff.
Position dates: May 17 – July 4, 2021
$18 an hour for 7 weeks

Stage Carpenter/Crew (3)

Assist the build of 2 fully staged orchestrated productions. Learn proper techniques & approaches in a professional scene shop.
Position dates: May 10 – July 4, 2021
$18 an hour for 8 weeks

Technical Director (1)

Oversee the building, management and maintenance of production budgets, staff
and materials. Develop leadership skills as a TD overseeing and helping to produce, install and
strike 4 operatic and musical productions.
Position dates: May 10 – July 4, 2021
$20 an hour for 8 weeks

Assistant Scenic & Lighting Designer (1)

Develop practical set & lighting designer skills working alongside ADC
designer. Apply your scenic painting skills to paint 2 productions sets.
Position dates: May 17 – July 4, 2021
$20 an hour for 7 weeks

To apply email your cover letter & resume to Kim Mattice Wanat at [email protected] with the subject line of the position you are looking to apply for by March 12, 2021.