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Native Earth Performing Arts is seeking a Head Technician/Venue Coordinator for Aki Studio, a 120 seat black-box theatre located Regent Park’s cultural hub, the Daniels Spectrum.

The Aki Studio is Native Earth’s performance space and is rented year-round primarily for theatre performances.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head Technician/Venue Coordinator duties include:

  • Technical Supervision, maintenance and operation of the theatre.
  • Coordination and communication with rental companies.
  • Estimating labour costs and reporting to rental companies.
  • Budget for the needs of the space on an annual basis.
  • Actively promote the space and solicit rentals.
  • Shared office duties.

This position is seasonal full-time with an expected start date of July 2, 2015.


  • A degree in Theatre Production and/or a minimum of 3-5 years of technical experience
  • Head Technician, Production Management, Facility management and/or design experience is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage small crews
  • Good budgeting, verbal and written communication skills
  • Broad knowledge and experience with all technical aspects of live theatre and safe work practices
  • Ability to read and understand lighting plots and set drawings
  • Demonstrated ability to operate ETC element and digital sound consoles
  • Basic rigging knowledge
  • Ability to work at heights/climb ladders
  • Flexibility & attention to detail
  • Excellent skills with troubleshooting and a strong ability to problem solve
  • Standard First Aid & CPR.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter and resumé with the names and phone numbers of two references as one PDF or Word
document to by 5 PM on Monday June 22nd, 2015. Please include “Head Technician/Venue
Coordinator” in the subject line.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
directly. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential. Native Earth Performing
Arts is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages qualified Indigenous and culturally diverse applicants to

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