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Job (Drumheller): Crew Call for Badlands Passion Play – Badlands Amphitheatre

Job (Drumheller): Crew Call for Badlands Passion Play – Badlands Amphitheatre

The Venue:

The Badlands Amphitheatre is a non-profit arts and culture venue located in the Canadian Badlands. Home to Canada’s largest outdoor stage, our 2,500-seat outdoor amphitheatre and indoor Badlands Arts Centre hosts the renowned Badlands Passion Play; the Canadian Icons Concert Series; Roots, Blues, & Barbecue; Lightfest: Winter in the Badlands; outdoor opera and much more.

With our spectacular natural setting, unique in the world, we create sustainable community through performance events (with economic, cultural, social, and environmental outcomes), increase awareness and skill in the arts, and encourage tourism by creating significant cultural attractions. The Badlands Amphitheatre has a mandate to produce, create, and host events; enable arts education, and promote tourism – all based on our values of community, creation and celebration.

The Event:

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play tells an epic story of faith, hope & love based on the life of Christ. It is performed on Canada’s largest outdoor stage. The company is formed up of around 30 professional and semi-professional actors supplemented by volunteer actors, working with a professional crew.

Positions Available:

  • Production Coordinator
  • Stage Manager
  • ASM – Backstage
  • ASM – Crowd
  • Scenic Artist/Props Manager
  • Head of Wardrobe/Designer
  • Stitcher/Costumer

You can find job descriptions at

Contract Dates:

  • May 20 – Stage Manager/Heads of Department Start Date
  • May 25 – Production Team Start Date
  • May 29 – Full Cast Read Through and Workshop Date
  • June 1-26 – Rehearsals (Wednesday to Sunday) & Production Meetings/Prep (Mondays)
  • June 27 – Close Work Rehearsal
  • June 29 – Dress Rehearsal
  • June 30 – Preview Rehearsal
  • July 1-17 – Shows (Friday & Saturday Evenings, Sunday Afternoons)
  • July 18-22 – Strike

Compensation starts at $6,000 for the contracted dates (dependent on position and experience).

Contact Information:
We encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply by contacting the Artistic Director. Please include your cover letter and resume and quote Passion Play Crew in your subject line.

Roster Crew Call:
The Badlands Amp is also looking for crew to add to our roster for our year-round events. This includes technicians, front of house personnel, production managers/assistants, and more. If you are interested in being added to the roster please email with the subject line Amp Crew Roster.

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