Work with StoryBook!

Apply to work with one of Canada's largest Theatre for Young Audiences. 

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.

 

Marketing & Social Media Coordinator >

Artistic Associate > 

Box Office/Facility Attendant >

Labourers/Set Builders/Costruction Crew> 
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Production Team Members

StoryBook is proud to engage emerging and professional artists as part of our productions.   This important dynamic provides an "on-the-job" learning experience for those looking to make a theatre career to those who already are.  Within the production environment, there are many different roles that require different levels of experience. There are a variety of roles included on productions from volunteer to paid positions.   

No matter your skillset there are plenty of different options to consider.

VOLUNTEERING

For those who are just starting out whether you are 16 or 60 and you want to try your hand at theatre arts, we are happy to take you on in a volunteer capacity and support you in your growth and learning.  Our volunteers will find themselves working alongside emerging and professional artists as we work towards the successful execution of our productions.  Roles in this capacity would include:

Assistant Stage Managers

Crew

Lighting/Sound Operator

Spot Operator

Departments Assistants (Wardrobe, Makeup, Hair, Set, Lighting, Tech, etc)

ARTIST CONTRACTS

We offer a variety of production-related contracts depending on personal experience, education and the role one may take on within any given production.  All artists are paid under contract for the work.  The following are the current contracts available for the 2021 Season with an estimated contract fee.  Fees are continually assessed based on granting support, artists' skillset and production demands.

Choreographers - est. $3000.00

Musical Directors - est. $3000.00

Theatre Technician - est. $1800.00

Asst. Stage Managers - est. $1800.00

Sound Tech - est $1250.00

Stage Managers - est. $4500.00
Lighting Designers - est. $2500.00
Set Designers - est. $2500.00

Costume Designers - est. $2500.00

If you have inquiries or questions relating to roles and compensation, please email them to jp@storybooktheatre.org.

 
Social Media Coordinator

THE OPPORTUNITY

StoryBook Theatre is currently seeking media and marketing-minded individual to take a hold of our social media planning and execution.  This exciting new role will allow the successful candidate the opportunity to create a voice for StoryBook Theatre that is vibrant and exciting to the social media marketplace.

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Create and execute an intuitive and integrated marketing plan that incorporates a variety of old and new means for marketing communication.

  • Create & execute marketing campaigns

  • Strategize and build a loyal online following with strong engagement and interactions


QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidates 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 the skills required.​

  • Minimum of one year of relevant university-level education, or equivalent professional experience

  • Strong technical social media skills

  • High level of personal organization and planning 

  • Strong interpersonal skills 

  • Must work well in a team and independent setting

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite applications including Illustrator, In-Design, PhotoShop, Premiere

  • Basic working knowledge of other related multimedia software like iMovie, Final Cut, Audition, Logic


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.

YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO

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

  • Reflects an optimistic and positive attitude with organizational loyalty

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

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

  • Has a genuine commitment to contributing to an internal culture that values people and provides an opportunity for everyone to flourish.

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

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

  • Is a pragmatic and effective problem-solver.

START DATE

As early as October 2022.

COMPENSATION

Compensation to be negotiated at time of offer based on candidate and skillset they bring to the organization.

Submission Deadline - Monday, October 3, 2022

 

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

 
Artistic Associate 

THE OPPORTUNITY

StoryBook Theatre is currently seeking a passionate and organized person to work with our Artistic Producer in supporting all our theatre programming.  The new role will be key in maintaining the incredible work that StoryBook does.  This is the perfect introductory role for someone with a passion for theatre arts who is looking to better understand arts administration and the inner workings of a large theatre organization.

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Artistic Associate will report directly to the Artistic Producer. Duties include:

  • Supporting the AP in administration tasks including, scheduling, grants, recruitment and budgeting, etc

  • Support the development of the season

  • Support. the development of new programming

  • Support productions and teams


QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidates 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 theatre experience as a producer, production manager or relevant experience

  • High level of personal organization and planning 

  • Strong interpersonal skills 

  • Must work well in a team setting and independently

  • Intermediate computer skills with applications like Adobe Suite, Microsoft Suite and/or Mac Applications


Ultimately StoryBook is seeking a person who fits in with the organizational mandate and is keen and passionate about our work.  A candidate with the following attributes would be seen as a huge asset beyond their list of qualifications.

YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO

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

  • Reflects an optimistic and positive attitude with organizational loyalty

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

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

  • Has a genuine commitment to contributing to an internal culture that values people and provides an opportunity for everyone to flourish.

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

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

  • Is a pragmatic and effective problem-solver.

START DATE

As early as October 2022. 

Hours are based on scheduled shows and volunteer related events

COMPENSATION

This is an $18/hr position.  

Submission Deadline - Monday, October 3, 2022

 

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

 
 
Box Office/Facility Attendant

THE OPPORTUNITY


StoryBook Theatre is currently seeking both part time and full time employees to join our team as our Box Office/Facility Attendant.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES


Attendants will report to the Artistic Producer. Duties include:
• Book tickets, rooms and resources for patrons
• Manage ticketing services and operations during shows
• Provide facility support for tenants and patrons utilizing the facility
• Provide administration support to the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS


The ideal candidates 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 relevant or equivalent experience in administration
• High level of personal organization and planning
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Must work well in a team setting

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.

YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO


• Loves live performance and has an appreciation of the importance of theatre in society/for families
• Reflects an optimistic and positive attitude with organizational loyalty
• Has the ability to work autonomously and in a team with attention to discretion and sensitivity to work involving confidential information.
• Has a genuine commitment to contribute to an internal culture that values people and provides an opportunity for everyone to flourish.
• Has the personal stature to inspire the organization, the Board, and the stakeholders by representing the Theatre with integrity.
• Is dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, cultural diversity, and broadening access to the arts.
• Is a pragmatic and effective problem-solver.

START DATE

October 3rd, 2022 , negotiable.

FULL TIME POSITION

Tuesdays to Saturdays - 1pm-9pm
Rate: $18/hr

PART TIME POSITION

Candidates must be available for at least two of the following shifts each week, with some flexibility to cover the occasional late night booking during weekdays. 

Mondays – 1pm to 9pm
Saturdays – 9am to 3pm
Sundays – 8am to 1pm or 1pm to 9pm
Rate: $16/hr

Submission Deadline - Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

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

Labourer/Carpenter/ Costruction Crew

THE OPPORTUNITY

StoryBook Theatre is seeking a crew of labourers to support the build of our next stage set for The Lightning Thief along with the potential for other set builds throughout the coming season.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the overall build and construction of the set for the incoming theatre production.


QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates should have experience in construction and woodwork. Proficient with hand tools and taking direction. Knowledge of theatre is an asset, but not a requirement.


Ultimately StoryBook is seeking a person who fits in with the organizational mandate and is keen and passionate about our work.  A candidate with the following attributes would be seen as a huge asset beyond their list of qualifications.

Duration

This is a part-time casual position.   

Current dates for builds are:
October 2 to 7 - 10am to 10pm (exact hours dependant on work progress)

COMPENSATION

Lead Carpenter/Set Construction Lead at $30-35/hr
Carpentry/Set Construction labourers at $20+25/hr

Submission Deadline - Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Questions relating to this job posting may be directed to the Production Manager Skylar at skylar@storybooktheatre.org

 

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