a Company of Fools is currently seeking a paid Apprentice Production Manager to join the Torchlight Shakespeare team for the production of Romeo and Juliet this summer.  Candidates must be between 15 – 30 years of age.

Contract Dates: June 24th — August 17th 2019 (8WKS)

Pay Rate: $15.50/hr 35hrs/WK

Reporting to the Production Manager and Stage Manager, the Apprentice Production Manager assists with any and all production related duties regarding costume and set construction, logistics, rehearsals, set up and tear down during the rehearsal period.  During the tour, the candidate will assist the Stage Management team with stage set up and tear down as well as backstage crew work as required. Duties may also include postering, flyering, and light administration.

Successful candidates must be available for the entire run, be physically capable of repeated heavy lifting, maintain a professional, positive attitude at all times and be able to work in a variety of weather conditions (i.e. rain, shine, heat, humidity, cold).

The ideal candidate would be/have:

  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Clear communication skills
  • Solution oriented
  • A positive, professional, respectful attitude
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Sense of humour and appreciation of music

Considered Assets (not required):

  • Familiarity with a Company of Fools and/or pursuit of theatre-related studies
  • G Class Ontario Driver’s License / access to a vehicle
  • Valid Standard First Aid with CPR-C

For more information about a Company of Fools or Torchlight Shakespeare, please visit www.fools.ca

To apply, email a cover letter and CV to Mr. Franco Pang at pm@fools.ca no later than 5pm on May 10th with the subject line “Apprentice Production Manager”

** Please title your documents using your first initial and last name, following this example: ‘F. Pang – Cover Letter – Apprentice Production Manager’ and ‘F. Pang – CV – Apprentice Production Manager’

Thank you for your submission.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

a Company of Fools encourage submissions from diverse artists of all backgrounds regardless of race, colour, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

This position has been made possible by the Canada Summer Jobs Program through Service Canada.