Job Postings

Theatre School Applications

StoryBook offers year-round Theatre School programming and is always looking for teachers and assistants to take part in our programming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are currently taking applications for the following roles:

SUMMER INSTRUCTORS

StoryBook Theatre is currently accepting applications for instructors for our summer theatre school programming in our Calgary North, Calgary South, Airdrie, and Cochrane locations. Summer programming is geared toward students ages 6 to 16 with a variety of one week and three week summer camp classes.

 

Instructors will be responsible for teaching areas of drama and theatre such as improvisation, audition techniques, musical theatre, 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.

 

Contract Period: July 28 to August 7

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Skills and Qualifications:

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.

Knowledge of technical theatre is an asset.

Basic First Aid is an asset.

Must submit to a criminal background check.

 

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, March 1, 2020, 8:00pm

Location: Beddington Theatre Arts Centre (375 Bermuda Dr. NW)

 

Apply electronically by visiting 

www.storybooktheatre.org/job-postings

 

 

TEACHING ASSISTANTS

StoryBook Theatre is currently accepting applications for teaching assistants for our summer theatre school programming in our Calgary North, Calgary South, Airdrie, and Cochrane locations. Assistants will support teachers during workshops, stagecraft, drama activities and act as stage manager throughout the rehearsal process and final performances. Duties also include supervising students during breaks, assisting with props/costumes and leading warm-up activities when required. 

 

Assistants will work closely with their class instructors and report directly to the Theatre School Administrator.

 

Contract Period: July 28 to August 7

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Skills and Qualifications:

• Interest in arts education

• Must have a passion for sharing theatre with young artists

• Experience working with children

• Strong Interpersonal skills

• Must work well in a team setting

• Basic first aid is an asset

• Must be willing to submit to a criminal background check

 

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, March 1, 2020, 8:00pm

Location: Beddington Theatre Arts Centre (375 Bermuda Dr. NW)

 

Apply electronically by visiting 

www.storybooktheatre.org/job-postings

OFFICE ASSISTANTS

StoryBook Theatre is currently accepting applications for office assistants for our summer theatre school programming and 2019/20 Season preparation. Office Assistants will have the opportunity to get behind the scenes of an operating theatre and support in administration-related tasks. You will assist on a variety projects such as digital filing and social media management, to administration support such as preparing scripts and scores, to supervising students over lunch hours, to exposure to selling tickets to our loyal patrons. 

 

Office Assistants will work closely with Theatre School instructors and teaching assistants and report directly to the Theatre School Administrator.

 

Contract Period: May 1 to August 22

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Skills & Qualifications:

· High School Diploma 

· Post-secondary education in arts administration is considered an asset 

· Previous experience working in a theatre 

· Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills 

· Advanced Online skills using software applications such as Dropbox, Trello, Facebook, and Twitter 

· Experience with Adobe Creative Suites is considered an asset

• Experience working with children

• Strong Interpersonal skills

• Must work well in a team setting

• Basic first aid is an asset

• Must be willing to submit to a criminal background check

 

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, March 1, 2020, 8:00pm

Location: Beddington Theatre Arts Centre (375 Bermuda Dr. NW)

 

Apply electronically by visiting 

www.storybooktheatre.org/job-postings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer & Front of House Supervisor

StoryBook Theatre, one of Canada’s largest volunteer driven, not-for-profit Theatre for Young Audience companies, is looking for a reliable, customer service oriented individual to provide leadership as our full-time VOLUNTEER & FRONT OF HOUSE SUPERVISOR

 

FUNCTION/ROLE:

The Volunteer and Front of House Supervisor is a new role for the organization. The successful candidate will coordinate front of house activities, ensuring the highest level of patron experience and facility and coordinate all volunteer interaction. The Front of House Supervisor must be ready to take a proactive leadership role in maintaining a respectful and positive workplace where all of our stakeholders are excited, connected and invested in the work of the theatre.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

Reporting to the Artistic Producer:

·       Ensure the smooth and efficient seating (and orderly departure) of the public at performances and events.

·       Ensure the highest possible level of customer service from all Front of House staff and volunteers.

·       Establish positive and nurturing relationships with our volunteers; oversee ushers – schedule, train, and ensure they are properly located per shift.

·       Troubleshoot any problems that may arise.

·       Liaise with Box Office and Stage Management to coordinate seating and performance cues at curtain and intermission.

·       Ensure the safety of theatre patrons while inside the building or in theatre; maintain a thorough knowledge of fire regulations, safety regulations, and make all staff aware of these regulations and operate all front of house functions abiding by these regulations.

·       Facilitate the interaction with latecomers and control disruptive patrons; and ensure the return of all patrons after intermission.

·       Prepare daily reports

·       Other duties as requested

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

§  Available for all (or many) of the currently scheduled shows for: Regular Theatre Season, Theatre School presentations and all volunteer related events like set builds, costume bees, etc.

§  2 to 3 years of customer service experience.

§  Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, very busy environment.

§  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

§  Ability to problem solve and think on your feet.

§  Leadership skills.

 

This is a casual full-time paid position. The number and length of shifts vary based upon our show and rental schedules and needs. 

Please complete the online form found here:
https://www.storybooktheatre.org/job-postings


Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

StoryBook Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a culture of respect and cooperation with all staff, artists, colleagues, volunteers and internal / external parties.  StoryBook also 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. 

 

Thank you for your interest but only those persons chosen for interviews will be contacted. 

No telephone calls please.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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