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Jobs (Calgary): Video and Projection Designer – Theatre Encounter

Jobs (Calgary): Video and Projection Designer – Theatre Encounter

Theatre Encounter is seeking a video/projection designer for their upcoming production of PRAIRIE MADNESS, which will be presented at the cSpace Studio Theatre, March 18-23, 2024

PRAIRIE MADNESS is a new theatre production based on the experience of homesteaders on the Canadian prairies at the end of the 19th century. The work is abstract, expressionistic and highly experimental, and working in themes of loneliness, isolation and mental illness.
Working with the director of the show and the technical director, the video designer will create ambient video to complement the themes of the performance (approx run time of 50 minutes), which will be projected on 10’x20′ scrims surrounding the performance space using QLab. The designer will bring their own visual style, ideas and creative direction to the project.


  • Collaborate with the Artistic Director and the rest of the design team to create a suite of ambient or symbolic video projections to complement the themes of the artistic work
  • Work with the Technical Director to ensure that visuals are designed to the appropriate size and resolution, and assist in the mapping of projected designs using QLab during load on of the show

The fee for this role is $1500. This is a remote position, with occasional design meetings either in-person or via Zoom. Finished designs will be required by 16 March 2024.

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and CV or Portfolio samples to:

For more information on Encounter’s upcoming projects, please visit or email

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