BOX OFFICE/FOH PERSONNEL NEEDED at WATERMARK THEATRE FOR 2018 SEASON

Box Office and Front of House Manager (Arts Admin Internship YCW)

Box Office Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs)

Watermark Theatre is a professional theatre company situated in North Rustico, PEI. Watermark Theatre produces classic plays on a thrust stage.

Dates for Box Office/FOH Manager Arts Admin Intern: June 14 – Sept 14 (full time)

Dates for Box Office Assistant: June 25 – Sept 1 (part-time)

The Placements: Will include an introduction to the workings of a small repertory theatre, training on the theatre processes and etiquette, training on our ticketing software and administration processes. Under the supervision of the General Manager and the Artistic Director, the candidates will have opportunities to work in marketing and fundraising. Workshops will be scheduled when possible or necessary. There may be opportunities to take on a leadership role on projects through an evaluation with the General Manager. Opportunities to work on other Watermark Theatre initiatives will be scheduled throughout the summer.

Eligibility: 

Young Canada Works (YCW): Recent graduate of a university or college. Ages 18-30 years. Familiarity with theatrical settings an asset. Team player. Interested in learning.

Canada Summer Works: Registered as a full-time student in a secondary or post-secondary institution. Ages 15-30 years. Team player. Interested in learning.

Watermark Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please respond by e-mail with a formal cover letter and resume by:

Monday, June 4, 2018

Andrea Surich, General Manager

generalmanager@watermarktheatre.com                  902-963-3963 (w) 902-330-0131 (cel)

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Watermark Theatre is thrilled to embark on its third year of the Mentorship Project to continue training young theatre artists. This season, experienced professionals will train interns in the following departments; stage management, scenic art/properties, wardrobe, carpentry, and arts administration.

Watermark Theatre is a perfect training ground; small enough to nurture and large enough to have processes and policies in place. All sets, costumes and props are realized on site and production standards are high. Though there are many theatre training institutions in Canada there are very few internships available. Hands-on experience and training under a good mentor is one of the best ways to learn and grow.

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INTERNSHIPS AT WATERMARK THEATRE FOR 2018 SEASON

5 Internships available in: Stage Management or Carpentry/Tech or Wardrobe or Props/Scenic Art or Arts Administration Assistant

Dates for all 5 Internships:

May- September 2018

The Placements: Will include safety orientation, an introduction to the workings of a small repertory theatre and preparing the production departments for the season. Under the supervision of highly experienced Mentors, the interns will realise the productions to the high standards expected at Watermark Theatre. Opportunities for learning will be dependent on the needs of the productions. Workshops when possible or necessary will be scheduled. There may be opportunities to take on a leadership role on projects through an evaluation with the Mentor and the General Manager. The Interns will also work backstage or in the booth for the run of the productions. Opportunities to work on other Watermark Theatre initiatives will be scheduled throughout the summer.

Eligibility:

– A student or graduate of a theatre school programme or university equivalent and/or have applicable work experience i.e. experience in non-professional theatre or the music industry.

– Creative, curious and passionate about theatre.

– Able to work well in a team environment

– Funding models may require either an open EI claim or eligibility to open an EI claim or students between the ages of 18-30 returning to school post internship

Watermark Theatre is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please respond by e-mail with a formal cover letter and resume by: Monday, March 5th, 2018

To: Andrea Surich, General Manager generalmanager@watermarktheatre.com 902-963-3963 (w) 902-330-0131 (cel)

 

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