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Job (Canmore): Production Assistants – Pine Tree Players/Canmore Summer Theatre Festival

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Job (Canmore): Production Assistants – Pine Tree Players/Canmore Summer Theatre Festival

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The Canmore Summer Theatre Festival (CSTF) is an annual outdoor theatre festival. A unique aspect of the CSTF is that volunteers from Pine Tree Players perform alongside and learn from theatre professionals and emerging artists.

This year, the CSTF team is proud to present Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead directed by Alex Berry and The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Anderson and adapted by Timothy Mason, directed by Tyler McClaron. Performances will take place outdoors at the Stan Rogers Stage in Centennial Park, Canmore.

We are seeking several production assistants to start on April 25, 2022.

The positions pay $15/hour.

The application deadline is March 2, 2022.

The Production Assistants will aid in production management, stage management, creation and maintenance of technical aspects for the Festival, as well as perform. They will gain a breadth of experience in production and stage management, technical theatre, as well as performance and will focus on one or more departments (stage management, wardrobe, set and properties, sound, social media and marketing, performing) depending on their interests and skill sets. Their tasks and responsibilities could include sewing, purchasing, repairing, and maintaining the costumes; constructing, building, assembling, and painting the set of the production; sourcing, building and maintaining the properties of the production; setting up and operating sound equipment; performing in the productions.

Compensation for these positions in dependent on the receipt of funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program, therefore all applicants must meet the criteria below:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
  • *You must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. You may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as you were 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

We encourage submissions from diverse artists of all backgrounds, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

The dates of the festival are as follows:
Rehearsals – Sundays from 10AM-6PM; Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6PM-9PM
Tech Rehearsals – July 9-12, 2022
Festival Run – July 13-24, 2022, with performances of TBD at 1pm and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at 7pm. There will be no performances on July 18 and 19.

If you have any questions about these positions please email us at [email protected] or call (403) 589-5732.

Please fill out this form to apply: form.jotform.com/pinetreeplayers/CSTF-CSJ

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