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Jobs (Edmonton): Stage Manager – Freewill Shakespeare Festival

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Jobs (Edmonton): Stage Manager – Freewill Shakespeare Festival

Freewill Shakespeare Festival, 2023, Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager

Submission Deadline: Friday January 20 before 5pm MST.

We are looking for a Stage Manager as well as an Assistant / Apprentice Stage Manager. Having experience working outdoors is an asset. We operate under the CAEA ITA contract.

Please send a CV/ Resume along with a brief paragraph introducing yourself in the body of the email submission to:
Please title your documents using your last name and first initial following this example: “Horak, D_SM2023.PDF”

CAEA members: please indicate your Equity status at the time of submission.

Production Details
Romeo and Juliet directed by David Horak & Twelfth Night directed by Amanda Goldberg.

Freewill Shakespeare Festival produces the works of William Shakespeare outdoors with professional Canadian actors, directors, designers and technicians. We are committed to hiring local artists to illuminate in a bold, modern way the humanity of Shakespeare, and explore the relevance of those themes for contemporary audiences.

This season Freewill is embarking on a new adventure! Since we are unable to perform at the Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park due to renovations, we are going to be travelling to selected parks throughout Edmonton. The cast will be performing in both plays in a reparatory company and will be required to help with setting up and taking down the set.

Stage Manager Prep Week: June 19, 2023
Rehearsals begin: June 26, 2023
Opening: July 27 & 28, 2023
Contract ends: August 27, 2023

The Freewill Shakespeare Festival is located in amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Edmonton, AB), and we are proud to call Treaty 6 territory home. We strive to reflect the diversity and strength of Edmonton and welcome applicants of all gender identities, cultures, sexual orientations, ethnicities and abilities. We are deeply committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and anti-oppressive creative working environment. This commitment is shared by all of our Board members, staff and volunteers.

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