Actor/Instructor Summer Company 2023
Fulltime (8 Positions Available)
10 week contract
Start Date: June 19, 2023
The position of Actor/Instructor supports the company’s mission and values with specific knowledge and work experience in the areas of performance and theatre/stagecraft education. The Actor/Instructor is engaged to act/teach for Summer 2023 programming including full productions, staged readings, summer youth camps and promotional theatre activities at community events (subject to Covid 19 restrictions and protocols).
Summer 2023 productions* are:
Innocence Lost: A Story About Steven Truscott by Beverly Cooper
The Living End, or Madame Winifred’s Circus of Wonders, created by director Andy Massingham and the Summer Company
Potential for additional small projects TBD
*Applicants will be asked to submit an audition video and possibly attend an in person callback audition. Details provided upon submission of application.
*all programming subject to change
Goal: to perform in, and provide instruction, for the following Summer 2023 productions, events and educational programs, either live or virtual:
Fully staged Productions
Community staged readings
Youth Theatre Camps & Educational Programs
General Responsibilities: This position is responsible for general and specific duties as an actor including reading of scripts, participation in all required rehearsals, memorization of lines within prescribed timeframe as directed, participation in all tech and dress rehearsals; be available to perform on selected dates; and general and specific instructional and supervisory duties for youth summer programs including preparation of instructional content for and participation in all sessions as assigned, be respectful of the process of the director; be respectful of the process of the student; be respectful of and communicate efficiently with Artistic Director, Production Manager and other personnel; to adhere to Company policies as applicable; and to render assistance as reasonably requested with related duties.
The Summer 2023 Actor/Instructor will report to and work under the direct supervision of the Artistic Director & Director(s) on site and virtually. Through the Artistic Director & Director(s), the Actor/Instructor will also work on site with the appropriate production & artistic team members, dependent on the production or program.
This is a government funded position and the successful candidate is between the ages of 18 and 30, a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act 2, be legally entitled to work under relevant provincial legislation and regulations, and possesses the following skillsets:
Completion of, or current, formal post-secondary theatre performance training ideal
Previous experience teaching youth theatre programs ideal
Strong stagecraft skills, previous experience working in community theatre and with youth essential
Suitability as an actor for the artistic requirements of the specific roles available.
Ability to work well in a multi-task environment
Ability to work independently or with little supervision if required
Strong written and oral communications skills
Strong organizational skills
Knowledge of theatre, stagecraft, general arts and culture
Able to work well with multiple team players and Theatre 3×60 personnel
Working knowledge of general and data management skills (Word, Excel)