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Job (Edmonton): 2022 Technical Theatre & Production Work Study Positions – Opera NUOVA

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Job (Edmonton): 2022 Technical Theatre & Production Work Study Positions – Opera NUOVA

The NUOVA Opera & Musical Theatre Festival could not run without the participation of a dozen emerging theatre production professionals behind the scenes. These paid work experience positions support the 3 mainstage productions and the work-study students will work directly with both its participants and the NUOVA faculty.

Applicants must have previous experience with opera or theatre on the college, community, and/or professional level. Stage Management applicants must read music proficiently, and knowledge of a foreign language and computers is an asset. Participants are selected on the basis of prior training, experience, demonstrated interest, and assessed potential in professional theatre. Participants normally will have completed at least two years of relevant academic training, with related professional experience, or will have experience in a related area of professional performing arts.

BOX OFFICE MANAGER & FESTIVAL ASSISTANT (1)

  • Run the Box Office for the Festival: take phone orders & manage the front of house at performances
  • Help with general operations in the NUOVA office during the Festival
  • Position dates: May 30 to July 17, 2022
  • Earn $18/ hour for 7 weeks


STAGE MANAGERS (3) / ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGERS (1)

  • Stage-manage one opera or musical and assist on others
  • Must be able to read music
  • 4 positions available May 30 to July 17, 2022 (7 weeks)
  • Earn $18/ hour for 7 weeks


SCENIC CARPENTERS / CREW (3)

  • Assist the build of 2 fully-staged orchestrated productions
  • Learn proper techniques & approaches in a professional scene shop
  • Position dates: May 24 to July 18, 2022
  • Earn $18/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 16 to July 18, 2022
  • Earn $20/hour for 9 weeks


SCENIC & LIGHTING DESIGNER (1)

  • Develop practical set & lighting designer skills working alongside ADC Designer
  • Apply your scenic painting skills to paint 2 production sets
  • Position dates: May 30 to July 17, 2022
  • Earn $20/hour for 7 weeks


PROPERTIES MASTER / BUILDER (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 30 to July 17, 2022
  • Earn $18/hour for 7 weeks


DEADLINE:
March 15, 2022

TO APPLY:
EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER & RÉSUMÉ TO
KIM MATTICE WANAT at [email protected]

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