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Job (Edmonton): FOH Managers for Fringe 2022 – Walterdale Theatre

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Job (Edmonton): FOH Managers for Fringe 2022 – Walterdale Theatre

Walterdale Fringe – Front-of-House Managers (2022)

Walterdale Theatre is a premier venue for Edmonton’s annual International Fringe Festival.  During the 11-day run of the festival the theatre — a converted fire hall in the heart of the historic Old Strathcona District — stages some 90 productions by a variety of organizations.

Walterdale Theatre Associates requires two Front-of-House Manager to represent the Theatre and to look after the Theatre’s interests for the duration of the Fringe Festival that runs August 11 – 21, 2022.

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Attend the theatre during the specified hours to ensure that the facility is functioning as required to meet WTA’s obligations under the contract with the Fringe.
  • Notify the Building Director and/or other Board member of problems with the building which might affect the operations, patron comfort, and safety.
  • Establish and maintain contact with on-site Fringe personnel and performing groups to ensure that their needs are met and to provide assistance if required.
  • As an ambassador for Walterdale Theatre Associates, promote Walterdale to fringe patrons by providing information on its history, operation, programs, and opportunities.

Two Managers are required: one for the day shift (approximately 11:30 AM to 6:30PM) and one for the evening shift (approximately 6:00PM to 1:00AM).  Each Manager will be retained under a separate contract with WTA.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Have had recent Front-of-House experience in a small theatre.
  • Have a basic knowledge of theatre production as demonstrated by related experience.
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of Walterdale Theatre’s operations and history.
  • Be enthusiastic and outgoing, able to effectively represent WTA to Fringe patrons.

Remuneration: A fixed fee of $1025 will be paid to each successful candidate upon completion of the contract.

Only applications submitted by email will be accepted. Submit applications to

Deadline is Monday, Aug. 8th 2022

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