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.

Positions available:

SUMMER INSTRUCTORS ONLINE >

OFFICE ASSISTANTS >

SUMMER INSTRUCTORS - ONLINE

StoryBook Theatre is taking the classroom directly to our students homes - are you up for the challenge?

StoryBook Theatre is currently accepting applications, and proposals, for instructors for our summer Theatre School @home programming.

 

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. Additional classes may be offered, including mask making, costume design, set design, and other art-directed activities such as daily scavenger hunts.

 

Instructors in performance-based classes may direct the actors in a final presentation at the end of each week, after leading them through the creation process. 

 

Instructors will report directly to the Theatre School Program Coordinator.

 

Contract Period: July 28 to August 7

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday, TBD - Instructors will be expected to be available for one hour per day for online contact with students, via Zoom. Instructors will also be responsible for developing class content outside of face-to-face time with students. Details of expected hours will be determined prior to classes beginning.

 

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.

  • A strong working knowledge of Zoom online communication tool.

  • A strong internet connection, computer, a quality camera and sound set-up required.

  • Must submit to a criminal background check.

 

Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

Location: Online

 

Apply by completing our ONLINE APPLICATION >

OFFICE ASSISTANTS

StoryBook Theatre is currently accepting applications for office assistants for our summer theatre school programming and 2020/21 Season preparation.

These positions will be started virtually, operating from your home, and will transition to in-office responsibilities, with respect to mandated social distancing requirements.

 

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: On-going

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

 

Apply by completing our ONLINE APPLICATION >

 
 
 

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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Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
375 Bermuda Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta  T3K 2J5

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