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Jobs (Drumheller): Brass Musicians – The Badlands Amphitheatre

Jobs (Drumheller): Brass Musicians – The Badlands Amphitheatre

The Badlands Amphitheatre is looking for various Brass Musicians for our 2024 production of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play in Drumheller, AB. We are looking for a Tuba player, French Hornist, and a Trombonist. 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, with a company formed of professional and semi-professional actors (supplemented by volunteer actors), working with a professional crew.

Job Description:
The Badlands Passion Play has a 6 person band that is instrumental in supporting the performance with an interactive score. Band members work with the Musical Director and the Onstage Conductor to rehearse and time the score with the action onstage. The music consists of: underscoring the action, fanfares, and accompanying larger choral ensemble pieces. The band joins the cast and crew a week before Dress Rehearsal.

Duties:

  • Attend rehearsals and performances as required (see schedule below).
  • Prepare for rehearsals and performances by practicing and reviewing music.
  • Work with the Music Director to coordinate the music with the action onstage.
  • Bring instruments and any other required supplies to each service.


Schedule:

  • Thursday, June 27 – Evening (1 Service)
  • Friday, June 28 – Evening (1 Service)
  • Saturday, June 29 – All Day (3 Services)
  • Sunday, June 30 – Afternoon/Evening (2 Services)
  • Wednesday, July 3 – Tech Rehearsal (1 Service)
  • Thursday, July 4 – Dress Rehearsal (1 Service)
  • Friday, July 5 – Preview (1 Service)
  • Saturday, July 6 – Evening Show (1 Service)
  • Sunday, July 7 – Afternoon Show (1 Service)
  • Friday, July 12 – Evening Show (1 Service)
  • Saturday, July 13 – Evening Show (1 Service)
  • Sunday, July 14 – Afternoon Show (1 Service)
  • Friday, July 19 – Evening Show (1 Service)
  • Saturday, July 20 – Evening Show (1 Service)
  • Sunday, July 21 – Afternoon Show (1 Service)


Important Information:

  • Compensation starts at $125.00 a service.
  • The Badlands Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue. We rehearse and perform in all kinds of weather, and on all kinds of terrain. The band performs most of the show in a sheltered area.
  • There is a lockable storage area available for band members to use. We can also discuss alternative storage methods if needed.
  • Band members wear costumes during the final rehearsals as well as the performances.
  • There is a campsite available to all band, cast, and crew members.


To Apply:
Please send your resume to the Production Coordinator: production@badlandsamp.com

More About The Badlands Amphitheater:
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.

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