Job (Calgary): Head of Sound – Alberta Theatre Projects

Alberta Theatre Projects is preparing for our 50th Anniversary Season of producing live, professional, contemporary theatre in Calgary.

At Alberta Theatre Projects, we create world-class contemporary theatre that blurs the line between the audience and the artist, by telling the most provocative and engaging stories of our time. By embracing the intimacy and unique audience configuration opportunities of the Martha Cohen Theatre, we offer an exciting new experience for our audience with each production.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Alberta Theatre Projects is looking for a team-oriented individual to fill the role of Head of Sound. This is a seasonal full-time position, however, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic’s impact on activities in the theatre, this role has limited hours until operations return to normal in our theatre.

Working conditions, wages, and benefits for this role are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between IATSE Local 212 and Alberta Theatre Projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Coordination of all sound department activities
• Set-up and operation of all sound equipment
• Running audio during shows and rehearsals
• Mixing audio for live musicals and concerts
• Recording preshow chats and effects as required
• Occasionally running of projection for productions
• Maintenance of sound and projection equipment
• Other duties as required

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in professional theatre
• Experience running playback for live theatre
• Experience mixing live musicals and concerts
• Experience with Q-Lab digital editing software
• Experience trouble-shooting audio systems
• Experience with video projections
• Experience with Digico SD Audio Consoles & Dolby Lake Processors
• Experience with wireless microphones, specifically for theatre.
• Team player with a good general knowledge of all aspects of theatre and live performance

This position requires a flexible work schedule due to operational needs of Alberta Theatre Projects and events taking place in the Martha Cohen Theatre, including frequent evening, weekend, and holiday work.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references in confidence to Sean Gamble at [email protected] by January 20, 2021. Resumes will be reviewed in the order they are received and interviews will begin as soon as possible.

Alberta Theatre Projects is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We believe in quality and inclusion and strongly encourage submissions from all qualified individuals regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, and physical ability.

Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please. For more information about Alberta Theatre Projects please visit our website www.albertatheatreprojects.com

Job (Calgary): Voice Instructor – Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio

Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio seeks an experienced Instructor for “Voice for the Actor.”

We are seeking resumé submissions for an experienced voice instructor, preferably with Zoom teaching experience. We are looking to implement a voice class to be styled on the instructor’s experience and strengths – curriculum to be discussed and created in conjunction with the successful applicant. The class will begin by being offered over the Zoom platform on Saturdays from 11 AM – 1 PM, for a 6-week session; with the possibility of further classes.

The rate of pay is based on 12 hours of instruction and commensurate with the applicants experience and current Studio rates.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé by 12:00pm (Noon) January 8th via email to: [email protected] with the subject: Voice Instructor.

We look forward to hearing from all applicants!

The Team at Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio

————–
Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio is proud to be an equal opportunity business. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

Job (Calgary): General Manager – The GRAND

 

Employment Opportunity

GENERAL MANAGER

Why work at The GRAND?

The GRAND is a non-profit organization committed to supporting our local arts community and our mandate to be Calgary’s Contemporary Culture House.

In addition to its theatre productions and support of the arts, The GRAND property is also well positioned for rentals, hosting and curating events such as corporate functions, corporate parties, fund raisers, weddings, music, comedy, fashion shows and similar events related to the community.

Through challenging economic times and the COVID-19 pandemic, The Board of The GRAND has been working diligently on preparing a sustainable path forward for The GRAND to ensure we are a sustainable foundation for curating the arts in Calgary.

To make this happen, we are building a talented team of people who are passionate about our local arts community and possessing key skills needed to lead us forward. We’re incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to the arts community in Calgary. Learn more about The GRAND at our website.

How do you fit in?

Reporting to The Board of Directors, the General Manager oversees the business operations of The GRAND and executes on the business model. The General Manager is the most senior level role in the organization and responsible for general oversight and accountability of all aspects of the organization.

The right candidate faces each day with optimism. They are accountable, flexible, adaptable to change, a proactive multi-tasker, and are adept at forging relationships within the community and with all internal and external stakeholders of The GRAND. This candidate takes initiative and always goes the extra mile, supporting the team with needed tasks no matter how small, with a positive attitude and image at all times.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build strategic and tactical plans to execute on the business model, vision and mandate of The GRAND as set by The Board
  • Carries out various tasks independently and with the assistance of a small team to ensure strategic and tactical plans are achieved
  • Manages and accountable for The GRAND’s finances
  • Ensures accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Forecasts booking revenues and cancellations; accurately tracks consumption on all bookings; ensures prompt and accurate billing
  • Responsible for human resources
  • Preparing grant applications and all required government correspondence
  • Represents the theatre within the community, including attendance at conferences, community events, and performances
  • Actively promotes the theatre, rental opportunities, events and functions
  • Acquires clients through prospecting, relationships and community awareness
  • Coordinates and leads site tours for potential clients
  • Assists clients in planning room set-up, decorations and other services as requested by the client
  • Assists clients in handover to food and beverage supplier
  • Provides personal welcome for major events and functions
  • Ensures all requirements are communicated and completed to clients’ specifications
  • Follows up to ensure client satisfaction
  • General office and building management
  • Ensures all collateral materials for advertising, promoting and securing business for The GRAND are up to date and ready for distribution
  • Manages production and presentation budgets
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to The Board
  • Supervises, directs, engages and develops team
  • Sets policies and standards for the operation of the theatre
  • Work with the Resident Company of Artists to develop new creation work and contributes to curating and building seasons and programming
  • Maintains a clean, safe and secure working environment
  • Manages personnel matters and follows all employment standards and occupational health and safety guidelines
  • Ensure that internal communications are as efficient as possible and contribute to the overall effectiveness of the team
  • Lead and participate in relevant internal meetings, team meetings, and production meetings.
  • Be the primary onsite contact/liaison/representative of The GRAND
  • Ensures the building is up kept to The GRAND’s standards
  • Maintains a professional image at all times
  • Other responsibilities as needed

What you must have:

  • Industry experience; Experience in the hospitality industry will also be considered
  • Post-secondary education, preferably in the arts, is considered a strong asset
  • Certificate or training in management of non-profit organizations and strategic planning is considered a strong asset
  • Previous experience reporting to a board of directors, or a member of a board is a strong asset
  • Proven decision-making capabilities, resourcefulness to conduct independent research and gather information
  • Exceptional communication and strong interpersonal skills; innovative, resourceful and results oriented.
  • Proactive sales approach, assertive, fast-paced, and driven to succeed, with confidence in negotiation skills
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as required

Employment Opportunity

  • High degree of professionalism and dedication
  • Confident, detail orientated and enthusiastic team player with superior leadership, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Desire to roll up sleeves to execute on tasks in addition to leading
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple priorities, regularly taking on new responsibilities.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, OneDrive, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interact effectively with different personality types

Where you’ll be working:

This position is in The GRAND building located at 608 1 St SW in Calgary

Ready to join our team?

If you’d like to be part of a non-profit organization that is committed to being Calgary’s Contemporary Culture House and fostering an environment where everyone feels welcome and respected, The GRAND is the place for you!

To apply, submit your resume in confidence to Brandy Eichhorn, Director by emailing [email protected]

The GRAND hires personnel on the basis of job-related qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to a Person’s ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We appreciate your interest in working with us, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

Job (Calgary): Drama Class Instructors – Pumphouse Theatre

Call for Applications: Drama Class Instructors

The Pumphouse Theatre is now accepting applications for contract based instructor for our winter 2021 drama education programs.

The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance. It supports and presents all art forms and creates opportunities for engagement, enrichment, cultural experience, learning and inspiration, while serving all Calgarians. For the past 48 years, The Pumphouse Theatre has provided a wide range of drama education opportunities for youth that strives to develop a sense of imagination, freedom to explore creativity, and a healthy sense of play while encouraging a life-long appreciation for the arts.

Our drama classes cover a large variety of drama activities include the exploration of acting, improvisation, creative movement, voice, sound, storytelling, and playwriting. The goal of the program is to develop the social interaction and life skills of the young participants through the creative utilization of theatrical techniques. All class options are listed below:

Creation in Motion | Ages 9-12
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm; January 10 – March 21, 2021 (No class February 14)
Max: 12
This course explores storytelling through physicality. Participants will have a chance to learn skills in choreography, mime, mask, and more all while harnesses imagination and creativity. No previous experience is required!

Theatre Arts Exploration | Ages 9 – 12
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm; January 9 – March 20, 2021 (No class February 13)
Max: 12
This course is an all-inclusive exploration of the art of theatre. Participants will be encouraged to discover new skills in a variety of techniques such as character, improvisation, scene study, and more! No previous experience required!

Improv for Teens II | Ages 13-17
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Mondays 6:00pm-8:00pm; January 11 – March 22, 2021 (No class February 15)
Max: 12
This course is a gateway into the world of improvisation. Building off of the basics, participants will be encouraged to build skills by exploring theatresports, character, story, and improv games. Previous experience is encouraged!

The Instructors will work under the guidance of the Programming Director to create, plan, and execute the course-based curriculum over the progression of the given semester. The successful applicants will:

  • Possess the ability to supervise young people between the ages of 5 – 17 and have had previous experience in this area.
  • Have an understanding of or be willing to learn the creative theatre process
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be committed to the creative development and the theatrical education of the participants
  • Some experience with the creative use and construction of props, costumes and sets is an asset.
  • Certified in Basic First Aid
  • Know how to have fun!

Pumphouse Theatre is committed to building a culturally diverse environment and encourages applicants from all backgrounds and abilities to apply.

The Pumphouse Theatre will be adhering to all COVID-19 health and safety guidelines for the duration of its programming. Instructors will be required to follow these protocols which include hand-washing, social distancing, and mask coverings while in classes.

The time commitment is approximately 3 hours per contracted class, for ten weeks. Compensation will range from $18-$20 based on experience. For class descriptions, please visit the Drama Class section of our website at www.pumphousetheatre.ca.

Please respond via email with a cover letter and resume to Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director, at [email protected] by November 20th, 2020 to be considered for the upcoming winter semester. Suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you in advance for all who apply. We look forward to meeting with you.

VIEW AS PDF

Job (Calgary): Admin & Marketing Coordinator – Quest Theatre

 

Green background with purple text: Now Hiring Admin & Marketing Coordinator

Admin & Marketing Coordinator (Full-time) 

 
Quest Theatre is searching for a full-time arts administrator & marketer to join our small team in 2021. The successful candidate will support many aspects of the organization, particularly in the areas of: 
  • Customer Service 
  • Administration, documentation & research 
  • Sales & Marketing 
  • Event Planning and Execution 
  • Fundraising 
  • Intern & Volunteer Management

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Customer Service
    • Managing incoming and outgoing communications for the organisation
    • Maintaining relationships with key patrons & stakeholders
  • Administrative tasks as required to support Director of Business Operations, Artistic Director, Program Coordinators, Board and other team members.
    Tasks may include:
    • Maintain and create lists/documents/spreadsheets to help in the everyday operation of Quest Theatre, including being the primary user of our customer relationship management system and maintaining confidential and statistical records for all activities.
    • Maintain an orderly archive and filing system
    • Support statistical and financial reporting requirements of the organisation
    • Provide administrative support for programming as required
    • Coordinate team meetings and training activities as required
    • Manage Quest Theatre’s fleet of vehicles
    • Problem solve, research solutions and make recommendations on areas of need for the organisation
  • Sales & Marketing
    • Manage Quest Theatre’s various marketing messages and channels such as phone and direct mail campaigns, advertising, networking, conferences and events.
    • Manage Quest Theatre’s online strategy including website, email marketing, social media, online event postings/listings, SEO and traffic analysis.
    • Grow Quest Theatre’s database, increase sales and registrations and brand awareness Contribute to PR activities such as news releases, press conferences, media interviews and broadcasts
  • Event Participation & Planning for various events through the season
    • Attend events and meetings on behalf of Quest Theatre
    • Assist in the planning and execution of Quest Theatre events
  • Fundraising assistance
    • Find and gather in-kind donations
    • Research potential grants, donors, funders and sponsors
    • Assist in the creation of sponsorship and donor packages and reports
    • Individual donor campaign planning and execution
    • Ensure that supporters are recognised in accordance with agreements and thanked when appropriate
  • Manage Interns & Volunteers
    • Identify tasks and projects for Quest Theatre interns and volunteers
    • Train, delegate, mentor and supervise interns
    • Keep the website and Propellus/Volunteer Connect up to date with current volunteer opportunities.
    • Maintain volunteer database to have ready access to volunteers as needed
    • Interview new volunteers
    • Volunteer communications
      • Sending information about upcoming volunteer opportunities
      • Scheduling volunteers
      • Providing information and training to volunteers
      • Thanking volunteers

The ideal candidate… 

You are an extremely organised, well connected, theatre loving, tech savvy gogetter who isn’t afraid to jump in and move our organisation forward. Your attitude in this time of uncertainty is to embrace the chaos and look for possibilities and opportunities, all with an eye to advancing Quest’s mission and being strategic. You can problem solve like nobody’s business, whip up a whimsical and intelligent Instagram story and know all the hashtags to drive engagement and reach. An arts administration nerd at heart with a head for numbers, you have the training and/or experience to show it. You have a post secondary education or equivalent experience (which may include volunteering) in administration/business, marketing, fundraising, event planning, volunteer and/or stage management. Experience with Microsoft Office is a must and familiarity with Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Classroom, Canva & Theatre Manager would be advantageous. You are a team player, a clear communicator and a people person who loves to network. You are committed to ensuring that our organisation embraces its value statements, is sustainable and grounded in ongoing work in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Experience of working in a charitable arts organisation and/or theatre would be a considerable asset. 
 
Security check (paid by Quest Theatre) is a requirement. A valid driver’s license and comfort driving our small fleet of touring vans would be preferred.
 

Contract Details

Anticipated start date January 4, 2021 for a 1 year term. Full-time hours based on 40 hours a week, at $18-20/hour (based on experience and pending funding support). This employment role is largely Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, but may require some weekend and evening hours (equivalent time off would be given during the week). There is room for flexible working hours to accommodate other commitments such as caregiving and/or artistic pursuits. We have an office at cSPACE King Edward, and remote homeworking is also an option. A laptop and IT support will be provided regardless of location. Benefits include a health allowance, bring your own device allowance, vacation time, and additional paid time off between Christmas and New Year.
 

Apply Now 

Please email a resume and cover letter by Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 4pm to Peita Luti at [email protected] to be considered for an interview. Please use Admin & Marketing Coordinator Application in the email subject line. We respectfully invite and encourage (but do not require) candidates to let us know in their cover letter if they belong to one or more equity-seeking groups such as Indigenous (First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit), Black, People of Color, LGBTQ2SIA+, newcomers to Canada, those living with disabilities and/or caregivers. We would be happy to discuss accommodating your specific access and other needs. We thank all those who apply, and regret that we will only be able to contact those shortlisted for the role. 
 
We anticipate online interviews to be scheduled the week of Dec 14, 2020.
 

About Quest Theatre

Quest Theatre is located at cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta in Suite #325. Please visit www.questtheatre.org for more information on the organisation. For over 35 years Quest Theatre has nurtured young people through exceptional adventures in theatre, creating intelligent and whimsical work that encourages young people to explore who they are, discover what is important, and build the kind of world they want to live in. We do theatre WITH young people and FOR young people with the knowledge that exposure to the arts is vital for their personal growth, character development, and sense of belonging in society.
 
This position is made possible thanks to funding from Quest Theatre’s operational funders, Calgary Arts Development, Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Canada Council for the Arts.
 

Job (Calgary): Call for Instructors – Calgary Young People’s Theatre

Coloured flower petals on a yellow background. Text - Calling All Drama Instructors

Call for Drama Instructors

Calgary Young People’s Theatre is looking to expand our roster of instructors and substitute instructors. If you are interested in joining our team as an instructor, please apply! Calgary Young People’s Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a culture of respect and cooperation with all staff, artists, colleagues, volunteers, and internal/external parties.

About CYPT

Since 1992 Calgary Young People’s Theatre has prided itself on providing numerous development opportunities to young people to explore the performing arts and develop their creativity and teamwork skills through camps, classes, workshops and production opportunities. CYPT works with youth ages 4 to 18.

About Our Classes

Each of our classes is broken down into age. Act 1 (PreK), Act 2 (Grades 1&2), Act 3 (Grades 3&4) and Act 4 (Grades 5&6). We also offer a Teen Specialty class each session that is for youth from Grade 7 to 12.

Our classes build on basic drama skills, but also offer more advanced training for older students. Through each of our classes instructors will explore various techniques with the class such as improvisation, voice and movement, characterization, scene development and much more.

Over the 13 weeks of class, instructors will also work with their class to create a play using everyone’s ideas that will be performed on the last day of class to their family and friends (COVID pending of course!)

Class Locations

We offer classes at our main locations in the North and South of Calgary. New this year we have started offering a class in the West of Calgary as well.
North: Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 1 St NW
South: Riverbend Community Association, 19 Rivervalley Dr SE
West: SCA Community Association, 277 Strathcona Dr SW

Instructor Responsibilities

Leading a group of youth in a two hour class for 13 classes (Fall Session: September to December, Winter Sessions: January to April), to learn a variety of dramatic skills and create a final performance.

CYPT is also open to receiving proposals for new classes that fit within your expertise. Are you a puppet builder? Propose a puppet class! Are you a designer? Propose a design class!

*We are also seeking artists/instructors who specialize in Improvisation for our Winter 2021 session. Classes occur February 2nd to May 11th 2021. This group of teens will have their final performance in the 2021 Cannonball! Festival in May, showcasing their newfound/honed improvisational skills.

Instructor Responsibilities within COVID

During the pandemic CYPT is operating at limited capacity and implementing and adhering to a number of precautions to keep our community safe.

Instructors will be responsible to help with the safety of our community by checking in with parents and participants each class to ensure they’ve done the daily health assessment, conduct temperature checks, sanitize the space both before and after class, ensure participants are handwashing for at least 20 seconds, wear masks, and ensure social distancing practices are considered for all activities.

For more information on our COVID preventative measures, please look here: https://cypt.ca/covid-19-update/

Fees

All instructor work is contracted for the full session.
Instructor Rates are as follows:

• Act 1 – $75/Class (1.5 hours)
• Act 2 – $100/Class (2 hours)
• Act 3 – $100/Class (2 hours)
• Act 4 – $100/Class (2 hours)
• Teen – $100/Class (2 hours)
Additional Instructor Rate: COVID Cleaning:
• Flat Rate – $20/Class

Qualifications

We are seeking people with advance experience in the realm of theatre and/or education. This could be in the form of a university degree, a certificate, or hands on experience in either a classroom or a theatre.

CYPT also requires that all instructors pass a Police Information Check that includes a vulnerable sector check. This check is paid for by Calgary Young People’s Theatre.

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest along with a copy of your resume to [email protected] with the subject “Instructor Application”.
*If you are applying specifically to be an improv instructor please use the subject line “Improv Instructor Application”.

Deadline to Apply is November 30th 2020.

Thank you for your interest but only those persons chosen for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please. Please direct any questions to Zoë at [email protected]

Job (Calgary): Holiday Interior Space Designer

Lougheed House logo

It’s an exciting time to join Lougheed House as we continue to grow as a cultural hub for Calgary and our Beltline community! During the winter season, we heighten this feeling by transforming the house into a “must-see” holiday wonderland. This year, we are seeking to hire a team of designers from the theatre community who are interested in bringing their skills and creativity to develop an immersive holiday experience for our guests.

Lougheed House was built in 1891 and is a National and Provincial Historic Site. Designed by Ottawa architect James R. Bowes for Senator James and Isabella Lougheed, it is one of the earliest surviving mansions of its kind on the Canadian prairies today. Located in the Beltline district of Calgary amid several acres of heritage gardens and green space, the House is also an accredited museum and significant Calgary landmark. It features a regular exhibition program, restaurant, gift shop, and hosts events, tours, and learning opportunities for visitors of all ages.

To take an online 3D tour of our museum to view our spaces, or to review our full position posting, please visit www.lougheedhouse.com and visit the “Virtual Tour” and “Opportunites” tab respectively.

POSITION TITLE: Holiday Interior Space Designer
REPORTS TO: Programs Manager, Lougheed House
OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Programs Manager, our Holiday Designers are responsible for working closely with numerous staff members and volunteers to develop and install an outstanding interior holiday design that will enhance the visitor experience at Lougheed House.

Image of Victorian manor decorated for Christmas

Design Example of Drawing Room and Main Hall from 2019

There are six key sections of the house our Designers focus on: Drawing Room, Mission Room, Dining Room & Senator’s Study, Front Foyer & Main Hall, north section of the Second Floor and south section of the Second Floor. Each Designer will take creative control over one or more section and will be provided with a corresponding materials budget as well as an honorarium for each space. Designers will have access to the collection of ornaments, trees, furniture, and decorations in the Lougheed House storage facility. Costs associated with the transportation of materials between Lougheed House and their storage space as well as between a Designer’s storage space (if applicable) will be covered and coordinated by Lougheed House staff. Designers will also have access, with permission from the Lougheed House Curator, to the furniture in the Lougheed House collection and any objects made available through the House’s established community partners. To fully realize their design, Designers are free to explore additional community partnerships only after consulting with a supervising member of the Lougheed House staff.

Designers will work with the Lougheed House team to determine the final look of their space and are also encouraged to collaborate with their fellow Designers to create a cohesive look and feel.

SCHEDULING AND DEADLINES:

Each Designer is expected to meet the deadlines and timeline established by Lougheed House staff. The Lougheed House staff will do everything in their power to be accommodating of individual schedules.
Designers will have a detailed floor plan of their space as well as the final draft of their design text submitted to Lougheed House no later than November 3, 2020.

Designers will be prepared to load-in and complete their designs by November 17, 2020. This includes all furniture and décor elements. Designers and Lougheed House staff, with the support of volunteers, will be available to complete the holiday install over November 16 and 17, 2020. Designers will inform the Programs Manager of any individual support needs at least a week prior to install. It is expected all Designers will be available to help Lougheed House staff and volunteers complete incoming condition reports and evaluations of their chosen room(s). Lougheed House will make every effort to be accommodating of individual designer schedules.

Designers are expected to leave their designs intact until the end of the exhibition. Tear-down of the season will happen on January 18 and 19, 2021. Designers are expected to be available to help with outgoing condition reporting and packing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary diploma/education in theatre design, visual art, interior design, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience working as a designer
  • Passion/strong interest and knowledge in design, art, culture, or history is a definite asset

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Periodically lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Climb stairs
  • Stand for one to two hours at a time
  • Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp, and manipulate objects.

Lougheed House is committed to, and values, diversity in the workplace.

DURATION: This is a contract position involving a minimum of 36 – 44 hours of work.
COMPENSATION: Honoraria for each Designer is connected to the space they are designing. Designers are welcome to design more than one space. Please include in your submission which spaces you might be inspired to transform.

  • Design and installation in the Drawing Room, or Mission Room- $600 per room
    Materials Budget: $250.00 per room above.
  • Design and installation for the Dining Room & Senator’s Study – $500
    Materials Budget: $200.00
  • Design and installation for the Main Hall & Grand Staircase – $500
    Materials Budget: $200.00
  • Design and installation for the north portion of the Second Floor (Restoration Room, Senator’s Bedroom, & Writing Room) – $400
    Materials Budget: $125.00
  • Design and installation for the south portion of the Second Floor (Clarence’s Bedroom, Isabella’s Bedroom & Sitting Room) – $400
    Materials Budget: $125.00

ITEMS TO INCLUDE IN APPLICATION:

  • Resume/CV of past design work
  • Cover letter outlining why you would like to work with Lougheed House on this project, what spaces you’re inspired to design, and why you feel you would be a good fit for the project
  • Visual portfolio outlining examples of your past work that are relevant to our project (submitting a link to your personal website is also acceptable)

Submissions should be sent by email to:
Holleay Rohm, Programs Manager
[email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest in these positions; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: October 26th, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. MST

For more information on Lougheed House or about the position, please go to lougheedhouse.com or visit us at 707-13 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB.

 

Job (Calgary): Drama Class Instructors – Pumphouse Theatre

Call for Applications: Drama Class Instructors

The Pumphouse Theatre is now accepting applications to expand its roster of contract based instructor for our annual drama education programs.

The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance. It supports and presents all art forms and creates opportunities for engagement, enrichment, cultural experience, learning and inspiration, while serving all Calgarians. For the past 48 years, The Pumphouse Theatre has provided a wide range of drama education opportunities for youth that strives to develop a sense of imagination, freedom to explore creativity, and a healthy sense of play while encouraging a life-long appreciation for the arts.

Our drama classes cover a large variety of drama activities include the exploration of acting, improvisation, creative movement, voice, sound, storytelling, and playwriting. The goal of the program is to develop the social interaction and life skills of the young participants through the creative utilization of theatrical techniques.

The Instructors will work under the guidance of the Programming Director to create, plan, and execute the course-based curriculum over the progression of the given semester. The successful applicants will:

  • Possess the ability to supervise young people between the ages of 5 – 17 and have had previous experience in this area.
  • Have an understanding of or be willing to learn the creative theatre process
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be committed to the creative development and the theatrical education of the participants
  • Some experience with the creative use and construction of props, costumes and sets is an asset.
  • Certified in Basic First Aid
  • Know how to have fun!

Pumphouse Theatre is committed to building a culturally diverse environment and encourages applicants from all backgrounds and abilities to apply.

The Pumphouse Theatre will be adhering to all COVID-19 health and safety guidelines for the duration of its programming. Instructors will be required to follow these protocols which include hand-washing, social distancing, and mask coverings while in classes.

The time commitment is approximately 3 hours per contracted class, for ten weeks. Compensation will range from $18-$20 based on experience. For class descriptions, please visit the Drama Class section of our website at www.pumphousetheatre.ca.

Please respond via email with a cover letter and resume to Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director, at [email protected] by November 20th, 2020 to be considered for the upcoming winter semester. Suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you in advance for all who apply. We look forward to meeting with you.

 

Job (Calgary): Production Manager – Alberta Theatre Projects

Alberta Theatre Projects logo

Alberta Theatre Projects is in planning for its 50th anniversary of producing live, professional, contemporary theatre in Calgary, Alberta. The tenure of Executive & Artistic Director Darcy Evans has brought a fresh perspective and compelling vision for the organization.

We create world-class contemporary theatre in Calgary from our home in the Martha Cohen Theatre. We are a national leader in new play development. Programming is driven by intersectionality and selected from the finest Canadian and international plays and new works commissioned and developed in-house. Our productions radically explore our space, blurring the line between the audience and the artist through multiple seating configurations each season.

The 2019-20 Season received outstanding reviews from theatre-goers and critics alike. The season included The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, which smashed ticket sales records for our organization, as well as Disgraced, which was named Best Production of a Play at the 2019-2020 Calgary Theatre Critics Awards,

Alberta Theatre Projects produces six plays per season in multiple different seating configurations (Proscenium, Thrust, Bar, and Cabaret) in our home at the Martha Cohen Theatre in Arts Commons.

About the Position

The Production Manager is an integral link between the staff and the guest artists. They are responsible for ensuring that the vision of the artist is brought to life on stage and that the process of doing so is done in a respectful and efficient manner, by pulling together the talents of a wonderfully eclectic mix of people.

They are depended on for creating a budget that effectively allows production to come to full fruition on stage which aligns with the vision, mission, and values of the company.

The Production Manager leads operations of our very lucrative and growing rentals business and works closely with their counterpart in Front of House to deliver on client and patron experience.

The Production Manager will run a full team of technical personnel and reports directly to the Executive & Artistic Director (EAD) and General Manager.

We are looking for an energetic and collaborative leader that can hit the ground running and rally the team around our key priorities.

As Alberta Theatre Projects plans for the return of full activities in the near future, this role is a part-time employee with a fluid schedule requirement until such time that productions are staged in the Martha Cohen Theatre, with plans to return to 1.0 full time equivalency (FTE) when operations return to normal capacity. Employment with Alberta Theatre Projects will begin as soon as the part-time role begins.

Key Priority Categories:

  • Artistic Team Member
  • Financial and Budgeting
  • Operations
  • Crew Management & Scheduling
  • Rentals
  • OH&S
  • Stakeholder Relations

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Five+ years of relevant management experience in a theatrical setting.
  • Strong budgeting experience in both, creation and administration.
  • Working knowledge of either AutoCAD or Vectorworks.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office, specifically with Microsoft Excel and spreadsheets.
  • Working knowledge of Canadian Theatre Agreement, ADC agreements, and the contracting process
  • Experience working with unions, with specific relationships with IATSE Local 212 or Canadian Actors’ Equity Association considered an asset
  • Strong relationships with Calgary’s production, stage management, and design communities
  • Collaborative and respectful working style and ability to build relationships with external stakeholders
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of Alberta labour legislation, Workers’ Compensation Board procedures, WHMIS, and Occupational Health & Safety Standards

Nice to Have Skills and Abilities:

  • A can-do attitude and a willingness to go above and beyond when necessary.
  • Exceptional communication, supervisory, and technical skills.
  • Strong, proven ability to manage, coach and mentor direct reports.
  • Strong organizational skills, including balancing multiple responsibilities and effectively meeting deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Being adaptable and able to work in a changing environment.
  • Available for evening and weekend work.

To apply please email a letter of interest and resume by email to [email protected] before October 10, 2020.

Alberta Theatre Projects is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We believe in equity and inclusion and strongly encourage submissions from all qualified individuals regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, and physical ability.

Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. For more information about Alberta Theatre Projects please visit our website, albertatheatreprojects.com.

Job (Calgary): Full-time Regular Costume Supervisor – University of Calgary

University of Calgary logo

Position Overview

The Division of Drama in the School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Costume Supervisor.
 
This position reports to the Manager, SCPA Production, and the Head of the Division of Drama. The Costume Supervisor is responsible for theatrical costuming and related matters within the division of Drama, the School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), and by extension the University, both in actual costume creation and graduate and undergraduate research. 
 
This position normally works 7.0 hours per day, five days per week, usually Monday to Friday. During production weeks adjusted work days, hours, and overtime are possible.
 

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
  • Analysing designs, communicating positively with graduate and undergraduate student designers, costing designs, providing detailed costings to the Production Manager upon an agreed schedule.
  • Planning the successful costume build period, organizing and supervising labour and spending, purchasing materials, organizing and participating in fittings.
  • Working with student stage management personnel and other student crews, organizing, instructing and supervising student running crews and their paperwork, preparing for and attending the Technical Dress Rehearsal and other rehearsals as necessary, providing a positive learning environment and feedback to students to support their learning.
  • Ensure productions arrive at opening night on time and on budget with a minimum amount of stress and overtime, and looking professionally produced to audiences, faculty, staff, visiting artists, and students.
  • Plans and delivers course content to students for the DRAM 223 class and other costume related classes, including Practicums.
  • Advises and trains undergraduate students in theatrical construction techniques and basic shop safety.
  • Works closely with graduate students on their thesis and pre-thesis research.
  • Manages and adds to the research resources and assets of the division. 
  • Coordinates and maintains the Costume stock.  
  • Creates a transparent system of labelling, storing, and cataloguing the Costume stock. 
  • Maintains a costume research library.
  • Stays current with new construction techniques and materials to support graduate and undergraduate student and faculty research.
  • Represents the University as an authority in the field of historical dress and theatrical costume, presenting and acting as a consultant. 
  • Acts as first point of contact for collaborating professional and academic institutions on costume matters.
  • Cooperates with other divisions within the SCPA and across the University to enhance teaching and learning; i.e. information and loans to students and faculty outside of Drama.
 

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Technical School Diploma or University BA or BFA specialising in Theatrical Cutting and Construction.
  • Five years experience in theatrical costume cutting and construction or minimum ten years as a professional costumer, with pattern making expertise.
  • Five years experience in a teaching environment with apprentices or students.
  • Five years experience supervising staff.
  • Costing and overseeing the construction of large-scale theatrical productions.
  • Knowledge of theatre history, costume history, costume theory and design and a thorough knowledge of costume construction techniques.
  • Knowledge of fabric modification (dyeing, screen printing, distressing).
  • Knowledge of costume construction for dance.
  • Strong verbal, written, and visual (sketches, drafting plans etc.) communication skills.
  • Strong facilitation, presentation, leadership, teamwork and client relationships skills.
  • Highly proficient in the use of all costume workshop machines and equipment. 
  • Knowledge of new costume technologies such as wearable LEDs.
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, inventory database systems and internet search engines.
Application Deadline:  September 23, 2020
 
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.
 

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technical Job Family, Phase II.
 
To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.
 

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
 
 

Job (Calgary): Production Team Members – DIY Theatre

DIY Theatre logo

DIY Theatre is seeking to expand our roster and fill a few key production team roles in our upcoming season. We are eager to work with scrappy, inventive individuals who are team players and know how to work within a budget.

We are accepting inquiries for all positions; however, we are specifically seeking artists interested in the following areas:

  • stage management
  • choreographer
  • lighting design
  • costume design
  • assistant director

We welcome submissions on an ongoing basis, however the deadline to submit for events/productions in our 2020/2021 Season is October 15, 2020.

DIY Theatre is an independent non-profit theatre located in Calgary, AB. We offer an honorarium plus profit share opportunities to our artists. DIY Theatre is not able to engage Equity artists at this time.

We would very much like to support our marginalized communities, including BIPOC, trans, non-binary and female identifying artists. We are excited to hear from you, we are excited to learn alongside you, and we are excited to continue play a small part in the diversification of Theatre in Calgary.

For more information, or to discuss potential opportunities, please contact Artistic Director Shelby Reinitz at [email protected]

Job (Calgary): Touring Stage Manager – Old Trout Puppet Workshop

Old Trout Puppet Workshop logo

The Old Trout Puppet Workshop is seeking a wildly-talented individual to join our company in the role of touring Stage Manager, who would like to be a part of the ensemble for our show Famous Puppet Death Scenes.

We currently have tentative touring engagements to Greece and France next year. The plan is to rehearse in Calgary this fall, if possible. Because of the evolving Pandemic situation, of course, the dates may change, so we are currently looking to interview candidates who are interested in the position over the long term.

Position Description

The Stage Manager shall execute their role according to the Canadian Theatre Agreement (Clause 63:15) in support of rehearsals, performance and touring related duties of the Old Trout Puppet Workshop production of Famous Puppet Death Scenes. Additionally, the Stage Manager will be responsible for coordinating technical elements for load-in and strike in all venues.

Responsibilities will be negotiated with the successful applicant, depending on skills and experience.

Ethno-cultural Statement

The Old Trout Puppet Workshop is committed to inclusive hiring. We encourage applications from artists who self-identify as members of under-represented communities. We continuously evaluate our practice and policy as we endeavour to be a safe and welcoming space for everybody.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices. If you require accommodations during any stage of the recruitment process, or if you have any questions about the position(s), please let us know.

Selection Criteria

Required Qualifications:

  1. Previous stage management experience, particularly in touring
  2. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work as part of a small team, with a high level of autonomy, self-motivation and initiative
  3. Understanding of risk management and OH&S policy and practice
  4. Experience in working with light and sound designers, including focusing lights, building cues and troubleshooting sound systems in a variety of venue sizes and conditions.
  5. Knowledge and experience in technical theatre software: Q –Lab, Vectorworks
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office, Macintosh and Google software packages for the purposes of scheduling, planning, tracking and design, as well as general email and internet communication
  7. Commitment to inclusive values and intercultural collaboration
  8. Fluency in English
  9. Valid passport, with no barriers to obtaining international work permits
  10. Flexibility in personal schedules and willingness to travel internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Fluency in a second language such as French, Spanish
  2. Valid driver’s license
  3. Equity member in good standing
  4. Experience touring under the CTA and/or ITA

Opportunity Details:

Full time, limited contracts, in accordance with the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

Tentative Contracts:

Contract #1: October – November , 2020 (4 weeks – TBA)
Calgary: 1 week prep + 3 weeks rehearsal

Contract #2: February 1 – 21, 2021 (3 weeks)
Eleusis, Greece 4 performances: Feb 4 – 7
St. Michel, France 2 performances: Feb 11
Vendome, France 1 performance: Feb 17

Contract #4: June 28 – Aug 1, 2021 (5 weeks)
Avignon, France 19 – 21 performances
Festival D’ Avignon

Compensation shall be equivalent to mandated CTA Stage Manager weekly rates according to company category for touring engagements.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume by email before 5pm, Friday September 25, 2020

Your application should include:
1. Cover letter
2. Your resume, highlighting relevant experience and key achievements.
3. Confirmation of your available dates
4. The names and daytime contact details of three references.

Please send, with Subject Line: “FPDS 2020-21 Stage Manager” to:

[email protected]

Applicants are responsible for ensuring their application is received and readable. If you need any further information, contact 403-508-4929.

More information about the Old Trout Puppet Workshop is available at www.theoldtrouts.org.

Job (Calgary): Production Manager/Technical Director – Downstage

downstage logo

JOB POSTING – PRODUCTION MANAGER/TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Application Deadline: September 17, 2020

Downstage is seeking a candidate with strong technical knowledge to fill the part-time position of Production Manager. This contract runs from November 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021, with the potential to renew.

We are committed to employment equity and diversity and encourage applications from all individuals. We endeavor to create fundamental and systemic shifts in theatre creation and production as we amplify intersectional stories and artists. We will happily provide training and opportunities for growth for the right candidate to be successful in this position.

ABOUT DOWNSTAGE

THE DOWNSTAGE PERFORMANCE SOCIETY (Downstage) is a professional theatre company and registered charity located in the heart of downtown Calgary.
OUR MANDATE is to produce Canadian Theatre that creates meaningful conversation around current issues and encourages societal awareness and action.
OUR MISSION is to engage artists and the public in theatrical experiences that go beyond intellectual understanding and ignite a heartfelt need for change.

OUR VALUES

  • We value the health and well-being of people first, including our employees, artists, board, volunteers and community partners.
  • We have a strong focus on creating safe, inclusive and accessible spaces, welcoming people who are new to our theatres and our artistic processes.
  • We engage with the complexity of both the issues we tackle and the people impacted, and embolden the creative voices of all involved.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Production Manager’s responsibilities encompass but are not limited to Production Management / Technical Direction of Downstage’s shows and special events, with duties Including:

  • Planning, management and tracking of production budgets and production designs
  • Sourcing, renting and purchasing materials as necessary for the productions
  • Approval of set, lighting, projection and sound designs and supervising their implementation
  • Creating and maintaining production and tech schedules
  • Alongside the director, oversee and manage activities of designers and stage management
    throughout rehearsals, tech and performances
  • Engaging and coordinating crew for setup and strike
  • Management of the Motel Theatre in Arts Commons, Including:
    • Booking the venue with the oversight of the Artistic and Managing Directors
    • Liaise with independent companies renting Motel Theatre, including issuing rental contracts
      and invoices and maintaining a rental calendar
    • Space maintenance including venue checks at the end of each rental period and completing
      or contracting out minor repairs
    • Liaising with Arts Commons as the representative for the venue
    • Supervising Downstage crews in Motel Theatre and providing technical assistance for
      renters as required

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Able to work both independently and in close collaboration on tasks
  • Able to problem-solve calmly and effectively, including when under pressure
  • A strong communicator, both in-person and in writing
  • Knowledge of theatrical sound, projection and lighting equipment
  • Experience with how to create a budget and track expenses
  • A valid driver’s license
  • The ability to participate ‘hands on’ in set ups and strikes, such as lifting and pushing objects
    of up to 50 lbs
  • Experience with new work creation is an asset
  • Ability to read and understand Vectorworks or a willingness to learn
  • Previous experience as a theatre technical director, production manager or running a venue
    is preferred but not required
  • Relevant experience or education in event management, film production, facility operations (i.e. sporting and music events) will be considered as equivalent experience
  • First Aid training is an asset
  • Excellent computer skills

HOURS & COMPENSATION

This is a part-time position that runs from November 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021 with the potential for renewal. The contract is for a total of 500 hours at $20/hour with an average of 5 to 10 hours worked in a typical week and 20 to 40 hours worked in production weeks. Some work from home is possible, and currently, all Downstage staff are working from home due to COVID-19. It is expected that work will be primarily concentrated around our producing activities, with some ongoing administrative work throughout the season. As this is a part-time contract, we fully expect you to be balancing multiple commitments – however, you must have excellent availability during production rehearsals, tech and runs. For the 2020/21 season, this will be February, April and May 2021.

APPLICATION PROCESS & HIRING SCHEDULE

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and letter of interest that specifically addresses your experience in and commitment to the essential qualifications listed in this call. Please submit these materials as a .pdf file(s) to Managing Director Danielle Whyte at [email protected] with the subject “PM Application” by end of day on Friday, September 17, 2020. We will confirm receipt of all applications, then contact candidates we wish to interview. You will be asked to provide two references at the time of your interview. Thanks for your interest in Downstage!

Job (Calgary): Community Relations Coordinator – Downstage

downstage logo

JOB POSTING – COMMUNITY RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Application Deadline: September 17, 2020

Downstage is seeking a part-time Community Relations Coordinator to act as a vital bridge between our theatre processes and the needs of our not-for-profit and community partners. The ideal candidate for this position has experience with building relationships, strong written communication skills and an appreciation for the value of the arts. This contract runs from November 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021, with the potential to renew.

We are committed to employment equity and diversity and encourage applications from all individuals. We endeavor to create fundamental and systemic shifts in theatre creation and production as we amplify intersectional stories and artists. We will happily provide training and opportunities for growth for the right candidate to be successful in this position.

ABOUT DOWNSTAGE

THE DOWNSTAGE PERFORMANCE SOCIETY (Downstage) is a professional theatre company and registered charity located in the heart of downtown Calgary.
OUR MANDATE is to produce Canadian Theatre that creates meaningful conversation around current issues and encourages societal awareness and action.
OUR MISSION is to engage artists and the public in theatrical experiences that go beyond intellectual understanding and ignite a heartfelt need for change.

OUR VALUES

  • We value the health and well-being of people first, including our employees, artists, board, volunteers and community partners.
  • We have a strong focus on creating safe, inclusive and accessible spaces, welcoming people who are new to our theatres and our artistic processes.
  • We engage with the complexity of both the issues we tackle and the people impacted, and embolden the creative voices of all involved.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Community Relations Coordinator responsibilities encompass but are not limited to:

  • Develop Theatrical Skills for Social Impact Program, a stream of our programming that sees Downstage facilitating artists working support of the goals of our not-for-profit and community partners. You can read more about the most recent project in this stream, Safe Site at http://www.downstage.ca/safe-site.
  • Grow Downstage’s Accessibility Programs, which currently encompass our Pay It Forward program that offers 25% of tickets at no cost, free childminding, and partnering with Inside Out Theatre’s Good Host program to offer relaxed performances, ASL interpretation, and audio descriptions. This program can grow to encompass other community outreach initiatives.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the non-profit, grassroots activism and/or social justice sectors. Our ideal candidate is fluent in the language and approaches of the social sector, whether that’s in poverty reduction, homelessness, immigrant services or another area. You have a genuine passion for social justice, access and equity, and experience putting those values into action.
  • Appreciations for theatre. A key part of your role will be advocating for the role of theatre artists in exploring complex social issues, as well as helping to expand access to theatre for a diverse range of Calgarians. If you already have an understanding of theatre processes, great; if not, we’ll teach you what you’ll need to know.
  • A people person and clear communicator. You must be comfortable talking to new people and forming relationships, and your writing should be compelling and clear.
    Previous work with vulnerable populations, experience with technical or creative writing, or skills in graphic design would all be assets but are not required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Initiating & Deepening Community Relationships

  • Research and identify potential community, corporate and individual partners, and initiate conversations.
  • Articulate Downstage’s mandate and approach to potential partners.
  • Gather and articulate needs of partners and report back to Downstage staff.
  • Make contact with groups who would benefit from Downstage’s existing programs.
  • Develop Community Focused Programs & Initiatives
  • Identify barriers to access for our community-engaged and professional streams, and generate strategies with other staff to emphasize inclusivity.
  • Research and identify learning opportunities for Downstage’s staff and artists to better serve our community partners.
  • Work with Downstage staff to develop Theatrical Skills for Social Impact Program (TSSI).
  • Work with professional artists to coordinate and facilitate TSSI.

Documentation & Dissemination

  • Write program materials, contracts and working documents in plain language.
  • Write clear and compelling case studies of past and ongoing processes.
  • Support funding applications and sponsorship pitches by providing insight and context from
    community partners.
  • Design and implement a communications strategy to share learning with similar
    organizations in the arts and social sectors.

HOURS & COMPENSATION

This is a part-time position that runs from November 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021 with the potential for renewal. The contract is for a total of 1000 hours at $20/hour with an average of 20 hours worked in a typical week and 20 to 40 hours worked in production weeks. Usually the majority of this work takes place in the Downstage office in Arts Commons in downtown Calgary and by attending various community events. Some work from home is possible. Currently, all Downstage staff are working from home due to COVID-19. The Community Relations Coordinator can balance this position with other part-time contracts. The hours are flexible and thus, the Community Relations Coordinator will work with Downstage staff to create a work schedule focused on Monday to Friday office hours plus weekend and evening events as needed.

APPLICATION PROCESS & HIRING SCHEDULE

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and letter of interest that specifically addresses your experience in and commitment to the essential qualifications listed in this call. Please submit these materials as a .pdf file(s) to Managing Director Danielle Whyte at [email protected] with the subject “CRC Application” by end of day on Friday, September 17, 2020. We will confirm receipt of all applications, then contact candidates we wish to interview. You will be asked to provide two references at the time of your interview.

Job (Calgary): Songwriting Instructor – StageCoach Theatre Arts Calgary

 
Stagecoach logo
Stagecoach Theatre Arts, the world’s longest running and most successful performing arts program for children, is looking for a part-time Songwriting Teacher to join our Calgary Team.
 
Our aim at StageCoach is to nurture and develop young potential and confidence through singing, acting and dance classes, stretching young imaginations and building confidence.
 
All potential applicants must commit to a 10 week term running on Saturdays.
 
We have proper protocols in place to adhere to all Government Guidelines regarding the pandemic.
 
POSITIONS AVAILABLE:
 

SONGWRITING TEACHER

We are looking for an outgoing person who has experience in musical theatre, and working with children aged 6-15. This person should possess strong songwriting fundamentals, creating lesson plans, and a passion for sharing your craft with the next generation of performers, and a great attitude. The successful applicant must be comfortable in teaching songwriting to a group students, while creating a fun and energetic environment. If you enjoy working with children and sharing your craft, we can make that happen.
 
All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter as soon as possible by email to [email protected].