Work Study Theatre Technicians & Stage Managers

Opera NUOVA

Work Study Theatre Technicians & Stage Managers

Employer
Opera NUOVA
Description of Position / skills Required

BOX OFFICE MANAGER  & FESTIVAL ASSISTANT (1)

  • Run the Box Office for the Festival: take phone orders & manage the front of house at performances
  • Help with general operations in the NUOVA office during the Festival
  • Position dates: May 11 to June 29, 2020
  • Earn $17/ hour for 7 weeks

 

STAGE MANAGERS / ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGERS (4)

  • Stage-manage one opera or musical and assist on others
  • Must be able to read music
  • 1 position available May 18 to July 5, 2020 (7 weeks)
  • 3 positions available May 25 to July 5, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Earn $17/ hour

 

SCENIC CARPENTERS / CREW (3)

  • Assist the build of 2 fully-staged orchestrated productions
  • Learn proper techniques & approaches in a professional scene shop
  • Position dates: May 11 to July 5, 2020
  • Earn $18/hour for 8 weeks

 

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (1)

  • Oversee the building, management and maintenance of production budgets, staff and materials
  • Develop leadership skills as a TD overseeing and helping to produce, install and strike 4 operatic and musical productions
  • Position dates: May 11 to July 5, 2020
  • Earn $20/hour for 8 weeks

 

SCENIC & LIGHTING DESIGNER (1)

  • Develop practical set & lighting designer skills working alongside ADC Designer
  • Apply your scenic painting skills to paint 2 production sets
  • Position dates: May 4 to June 28, 2019
  • Earn $22/hour for 8 weeks

 

PROPERTIES MASTER / BUILDER (1)

  • Build, rent, borrow and amass the props for three fully-staged operatic and musical productions—become familiar with this city’s resources!
  • Work under the guidance of an ADC Designer and professional shop staff
  • Position dates: May 18 to July 5, 2019
  • Earn $18/hour for 7 weeks
Certifications / Qualifications / Education

Applicants must be senior-level theatre production students or those with equivalent experience. Preference will be giving those returning to their studies in 2020. Stage managers must be able to read music.

 

Funding for these positions is made possible by the Canada Summer Jobs grant and therefore applicants must be between the ages of 18-30.

Job Location
Edmonton, AB
Canada
Nature of Work
Full Time, Seasonal
Category
Arts and Culture
Wage
$17-22/hour
How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to Opera NUOVA's Artistic & Managing Director, Kim Mattice Wanat at director@operanuova.ca by February 15, 2020