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StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage and want an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We encourage people of all ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to apply.

 

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Assistant Stage Manager

as early as July 1 to Sept 5 - DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE

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THE OPPORTUNITY

StoryBook Theatre (SBT) is Canada's largest volunteer-driven Theatres for Young Audiences and families. In our almost 45 years of serving Calgary, we have fostered the love and passion for theatre arts in over one million people. Each season we bring together some of the industry's brightest emerging talents both on and off the stage to create incredibly accessible theatre for the whole family. We bring stories to life in a way that encourages children and their families to dream about who they are and may become, to explore the story from different perspectives, to think using inductive reasoning, and to connect to other people and ideas.  StoryBook’s mission celebrates the power of theatre to inspire children and their families to dream, explore, think, and connect through high-caliber accessible, and diverse family theatre programming.  

We are looking to engage keen young theatre artists who are looking to excel and continue work in Stage Management as an Assistant Stage Manager for our Summer 2021, Student Summer Intensive Production of the Theory of Relativity.

StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage and seek to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We encourage people of all ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to apply for this position.

Working with the Stage Manager and production team this role will be essential in the management of all stage activity and the success of the overall production and student success.

This position is being made possible through a Canada Summer Jobs Grant and therefore we are seeking students aged 18 to 30 for this role.  We are not limited by this, but stronger consideration will be made for those candidates that meet this age criteria for this grant.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Assistant Stage Manager will be accountable to the Stage Manager for all related production responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Rehearsal setup & strike

  • Monitoring and practicing of all COVID19 safety protocols

  • Stage related responsibilities as determined by stage management (props, costume, set management)

  • Support to the Stage Manager for all show related activities

  • Supervision of students enrolled in program

  • Production maintenance and safety


QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate would possess many, if not all of the qualifications listed below.  StoryBook is a learning environment and is looking for a candidate willing to grow into the role with a base understanding of its demands and skills required.​

  • A minimum of 1 year in an education or theatre education environment

  • prior leadership, assistant management employment

  • Understanding of staff development and relationships

  • Strong Communications skills, both written and oral presentations

  • Strong customer-focused approach to all interactions

YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
Ultimately StoryBook is seeking a person who fits in with the organizational mandate and is keen and passionate about the work we do.  A candidate who possesses the following attributes would be seen as a huge asset beyond their list of qualifications.

  • Loves live performance and has an appreciation of the importance of theatre in society/for families

  • Has a genuine passion for community building

  • Has a passion for diversity, inclusion, accessibility and equity

  • Reflects an optimistic and positive attitude with organizational loyalty

  • Has a proven ability to lead self and others working within a team environment.

  • Strong organizational skillset

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team with attention to discretion and sensitivity to work involving confidential information.

  • A self-motivational work style that can be resilient under the changing conditions of COVID

  • Natural leadership skills; a proactive and dynamic professional who inspires confidence and credibility; has a strategic orientation and an honest, transparent, and collaborative leadership style.

  • A genuine commitment to establish an internal culture that values people and provides an opportunity for everyone to flourish.

  • The personal stature to inspire the organization, the Board, and the stakeholders by representing the Theatre with integrity.

  • Dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, cultural diversity, and broadening access to the arts.

  • A confident, calm, and tactful professional approach that demonstrates EQ with an ability to deal with a wide variety of people and with changing internal and external conditions.

  • A pragmatic and effective problem-solver.

  • A commitment to contribute

DURATION
This is a contract full-time role, starting Friday, July 2, 2021 through to Monday, September 5th, 2021. 
Rehearsals for the program are Sunday, Tuesday to Friday form 6pm to 10pm with some additional dates leading to Filming August 10 to 15 which are full days and outdoor performances and tech from August 17  to September 4th.

A more comprehensive schedule is available upon request.

COMPENSATION
This is a contract value of $3500 dependant on date of commencement.

Submission Deadline - Friday, July 2, 2021

Questions relating to this or any job posting may be directed to jp@storybooktheatre.org

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.

 
Arts Administration Assistant
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July 1 to Sept 3 (with opportunity to extend into fall)
Mondays to Fridays. - 8:30am to 4:30pm

THE OPPORTUNITY

StoryBook Theatre (SBT) is Canada's largest volunteer-driven Theatres for Young Audiences and families. In our almost 45 years of serving Calgary, we have fostered the love and passion for theatre arts in over one million people. Each season we bring together some of the industry's brightest emerging talents both on and off the stage to create incredibly accessible theatre for the whole family. We bring stories to life in a way that encourages children and their families to dream about who they are and may become, to explore the story from different perspectives, to think using inductive reasoning, and to connect to other people and ideas.  StoryBook’s mission celebrates the power of theatre to inspire children and their families to dream, explore, think, and connect through high-caliber accessible, and diverse family theatre programming.

 

We are looking to engage keen young theatre artists who are looking to excel and continue work in arts administration. Come work behind the scenes in one of Canada’s leading theatre arts programs for young audiences and families.

StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage and seek to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We encourage people of all ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to apply for this position.

Working directly with the Artistic Producer successful candidates will learn first-hand the administration side of a large theatre organization.  With an operating budget of nearly $1.5M, this opportunity is an incredible chance to learn what it takes to make and produce accessible theatre programming.  The Arts Admin assistant will work on all aspects including, marketing, budgeting, production admin, grant writing and organizational communication.

This position is being made possible through a Canada Summer Jobs Grant and therefore we are seeking students aged 18 to 30 for this role.  We are not limited by this, but stronger consideration will be made for those candidates that meet this age criteria for this grant.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Arts Administration Assistant will be accountable to the Artistic Producer and will support in, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Production Setup

  • Team selection and support

  • Licensing

  • Grant writing and support

  • Accessibility

  • Workshops and program planning

  • Outreach

  • Inclusion, Equity, Diversity and Accessibly planning


QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate would possess many, if not all of the qualifications listed below.  StoryBook is a learning environment and is looking for a candidate willing to grow into the role with a base understanding of its demands and skills required.​

  • A minimum of 1 year in an education or theatre education environment

  • prior leadership, assistant management employment

  • Understanding of staff development and relationships

  • Strong Communications skills, both written and oral presentations

  • Strong Organizational skills

  • Above average grasp or ability to grasp technology and its uses

  • Strong customer-focused approach to all interactions

YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
Ultimately StoryBook is seeking a person who fits in with the organizational mandate and is keen and passionate about the work we do.  A candidate who possesses the following attributes would be seen as a huge asset beyond their list of qualifications.

  • Loves live performance and has an appreciation of the importance of theatre in society/for families

  • Has a genuine passion for community building

  • Has a passion for diversity, inclusion, accessibility and equity

  • Reflects an optimistic and positive attitude with organizational loyalty

  • Has a proven ability to lead self and others working within a team environment.

  • Strong organizational skillset

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team with attention to discretion and sensitivity to work involving confidential information.

  • A self-motivational work style that can be resilient under the changing conditions of COVID

  • Natural leadership skills; a proactive and dynamic professional who inspires confidence and credibility; has a strategic orientation and an honest, transparent, and collaborative leadership style.

  • A genuine commitment to establish an internal culture that values people and provides an opportunity for everyone to flourish.

  • The personal stature to inspire the organization, the Board, and the stakeholders by representing the Theatre with integrity.

  • Dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, cultural diversity, and broadening access to the arts.

  • A confident, calm, and tactful professional approach that demonstrates EQ with an ability to deal with a wide variety of people and with changing internal and external conditions.

  • A pragmatic and effective problem-solver.

  • A commitment to contribute

DURATION
This is a full-time position.  30 hours a week.  Days flexible.

COMPENSATION
This is an hourly position at $20/hr

Submission Deadline - Friday, July 2, 2021

Questions relating to this or any job posting may be directed to jp@storybooktheatre.org

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.

 
 
Summer Theatre School Teacher
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July 19 to August 28
Mondays to Fridays. - 8:30am to 4:30pm

THE OPPORTUNITY

StoryBook Theatre (SBT) is Canada's largest volunteer-driven Theatres for Young Audiences and families. In our almost 45 years of serving Calgary, we have fostered the love and passion for theatre arts in over one million people. Each season we bring together some of the industry's brightest emerging talents both on and off the stage to create incredibly accessible theatre for the whole family. We bring stories to life in a way that encourages children and their families to dream about who they are and may become, to explore the story from different perspectives, to think using inductive reasoning, and to connect to other people and ideas.  StoryBook’s mission celebrates the power of theatre to inspire children and their families to dream, explore, think, and connect through high-caliber accessible, and diverse family theatre programming.

 

StoryBook Theatre is currently seeking teachers for our Summer Theatre School Programming. We are looking for drama teachers to instruct children ages 6-16 in our one-week summer camp classes.

StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage and seek to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We encourage people of all ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to apply for this position.

This position is being made possible through a Canada Summer Jobs Grant and therefore we are seeking students aged 18 to 30 for this role.  We are not limited by this, but stronger consideration will be made for those candidates that meet this age criteria for this grant.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Instructors will be responsible for teaching areas of drama and theatre such as improvisation, audition techniques, storytelling, voice, choreography and other areas of skill. Instructors will direct the actors in a final presentation at the end of each week after leading them through the creation process. Instructors will work closely with the teaching assistants and report directly to the Theatre School Program Coordinator.


QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate would possess many, if not all of the qualifications listed below.  StoryBook is a learning environment and is looking for a candidate willing to grow into the role with a base understanding of its demands and skills required.​

  • Minimum of two years of University level education in either Drama and/or Education

  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills

  • High level of personal organization and planning

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Must work well in a team setting

  • Basic First Aid is an asset

YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
Ultimately StoryBook is seeking a person who fits in with the organizational mandate and is keen and passionate about the work we do.  A candidate who possesses the following attributes would be seen as a huge asset beyond their list of qualifications.

  • Loves live performance and has an appreciation of the importance of theatre in society/for families

  • Has a genuine passion for community building

  • Has a passion for diversity, inclusion, accessibility and equity

  • Reflects an optimistic and positive attitude with organizational loyalty

  • Has a proven ability to lead self and others working within a team environment.

  • Strong organizational skillset

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team with attention to discretion and sensitivity to work involving confidential information.

  • A self-motivational work style that can be resilient under the changing conditions of COVID

  • Natural leadership skills; a proactive and dynamic professional who inspires confidence and credibility; has a strategic orientation and an honest, transparent, and collaborative leadership style.

  • A genuine commitment to establish an internal culture that values people and provides an opportunity for everyone to flourish.

  • The personal stature to inspire the organization, the Board, and the stakeholders by representing the Theatre with integrity.

  • Dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, cultural diversity, and broadening access to the arts.

  • A confident, calm, and tactful professional approach that demonstrates EQ with an ability to deal with a wide variety of people and with changing internal and external conditions.

  • A pragmatic and effective problem-solver.

  • A commitment to contribute

DURATION

This is a seasonal contract, Mondays to Fridays, 8:30am to 4:30pm.  Exact term to be determined. 

COMPENSATION
Minimum contract is 6 weeks at $20/hr.

Submission Deadline - Friday, July 2, 2021

Questions relating to this or any job posting may be directed to jp@storybooktheatre.org

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.

Summer Theatre School Assistant
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July 19 to August 28
Mondays to Fridays. - 8:30am to 4:30pm

THE OPPORTUNITY

StoryBook Theatre (SBT) is Canada's largest volunteer-driven Theatres for Young Audiences and families. In our almost 45 years of serving Calgary, we have fostered the love and passion for theatre arts in over one million people. Each season we bring together some of the industry's brightest emerging talents both on and off the stage to create incredibly accessible theatre for the whole family. We bring stories to life in a way that encourages children and their families to dream about who they are and may become, to explore the story from different perspectives, to think using inductive reasoning, and to connect to other people and ideas.  StoryBook’s mission celebrates the power of theatre to inspire children and their families to dream, explore, think, and connect through high-caliber accessible, and diverse family theatre programming.

 

StoryBook Theatre is currently seeking teaching assistants for our Summer Theatre School Programming. Assistants will support teachers during workshops, stagecraft, drama activities and act as stage manager throughout the rehearsal process and final performances.

StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage and seek to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We encourage people of all ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to apply for this position.

This position is being made possible through a Canada Summer Jobs Grant and therefore we are seeking students aged 18 to 30 for this role.  We are not limited by this, but stronger consideration will be made for those candidates that meet this age criteria for this grant.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties also include supervising students during breaks, assisting with props/costumes and leading warm-up activities when required. TA’s will work closely with their class instructors and report directly to the Theatre School Administrator.


QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate would possess many, if not all of the qualifications listed below.  StoryBook is a learning environment and is looking for a candidate willing to grow into the role with a base understanding of its demands and skills required.​

  • Interest in Arts Education

  • Experience working with children

  • Strong Interpersonal skills

  • Must work well in a team setting

  • Knowledge of technical theatre is an asset

  • Basic First Aid is an asset

YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
Ultimately StoryBook is seeking a person who fits in with the organizational mandate and is keen and passionate about the work we do.  A candidate who possesses the following attributes would be seen as a huge asset beyond their list of qualifications.

  • Loves live performance and has an appreciation of the importance of theatre in society/for families

  • Has a genuine passion for community building

  • Has a passion for diversity, inclusion, accessibility and equity

  • Reflects an optimistic and positive attitude with organizational loyalty

  • Has a proven ability to lead self and others working within a team environment.

  • Strong organizational skillset

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team with attention to discretion and sensitivity to work involving confidential information.

  • A self-motivational work style that can be resilient under the changing conditions of COVID

  • Natural leadership skills; a proactive and dynamic professional who inspires confidence and credibility; has a strategic orientation and an honest, transparent, and collaborative leadership style.

  • A genuine commitment to establish an internal culture that values people and provides an opportunity for everyone to flourish.

  • The personal stature to inspire the organization, the Board, and the stakeholders by representing the Theatre with integrity.

  • Dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, cultural diversity, and broadening access to the arts.

  • A confident, calm, and tactful professional approach that demonstrates EQ with an ability to deal with a wide variety of people and with changing internal and external conditions.

  • A pragmatic and effective problem-solver.

  • A commitment to contribute

DURATION

This is a seasonal contract, Mondays to Fridays, 8:30am to 4:30pm.  Exact term to be determined. 

COMPENSATION

Minimum contract is 6 weeks at $15/hr.

Submission Deadline - - Friday, July 2, 2021

Questions relating to this or any job posting may be directed to jp@storybooktheatre.org

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.