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Deadline: June 18, 2020

Remuneration: $15/hour

Shadowland Theatre is looking for two dynamic, creative people who are enthusiastic about outdoor and community-engaged theatre, puppetry, and visual arts for our summer productions.

Theatre Arts Production Assistant will focus on all aspects of visual storytelling, community-engaged workshops and outdoor theatre performance, with potential modifications for Covid-19 circumstances.


  • Optimistic attitude with passion for theatre, performing, and multi-disciplinary arts
  • Strong interest in all aspects of the creative process
  • Commitment and ability to work with community participants of all ages
  • Able to take initiative, work independently, and be an effective team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (written, verbal, technical)
  • Experience in making, performing, puppetry, stilt-walking or music are assets
  • Proficiency with tools, including power tools, sewing machines etc. are assets
  • Sense of humour and ability to ride a bike considered assets


  • Participate in all aspects of the production and creative process
  • Research and assist in developing themes and storylines
  • Create costumes, props, puppets, lanterns and sets for outdoor theatre productions
  • Collaborate with artistic directors, collaborating artists, and Indigenous teachers
  • Design, support, and facilitate community workshops with participants of all ages
  • Participate in production logistics, including scheduling, materials preparation, setup, strike, safety, studio maintenance.
  • Assist with event planning, liaising with program participants
  • Participation in planning, and evaluation processes

Email your resume with a cover letter expressing why working with Shadowland Theatre would be a good fit for you and what you have to offer to: by June 18, 2020

Those selected for interview will be asked to provide an example of work in a form of their choice.

Any questions? Email or call Anne Barber, Artistic Director – 416 898 0946

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