Industry Listing, Job Posting.

The Canadian Opera Company (COC) is looking for an energetic and responsible design assistant to join our Summer Opera Camps team.

The design assistant position represents a rare opportunity for a secondary or post-secondary student interested in pursuing stage design and art education or community arts. Under the mentorship of a design specialist, the design assistant will develop and practice teaching skills specifically related to stage design for opera. The design assistant will gain experience in preparing and facilitating visual arts and stage design activities; working directly with children and youth, and their parents; and collaborating with a team of professional opera artists. The design assistant position is a six-week contract position that will run from June 27, 2016 to August 5, 2016.

For more information about Summer Opera Camps and all of the COC’s education and outreach initiatives, please visit our website at or contact

The COC is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The design assistant position is part of the Government of Ontario’s Summer Employment Opportunities program known as the 2016 Summer Experience Program. The COC would like to acknowledge the Ministry and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services as co-sponsors of this position.

Closing date: Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10 a.m.

Posted by: Canadian Opera Company
For more information:

Comments are closed.