Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Chemainus Theatre Festival Young Company Program

The Chemainus Theatre Festival is accepting applications for the position of Apprentice Stage Manager for their 2005-2006 Young Company Apprenticeship program.

Apprenticeship dates: early May 2005 through June 2006.
Application deadline: April 15, 2005

The Young Company Apprenticeship program is designed for individuals with formal, post- secondary theatre training who desire an intermediate step to help bridge the gap into a career in professional theatre. The program’s purpose is to provide a rich, intensive residency of experience working in a professional theatre environment with a variety of seasoned professional artists.

Primary components of the position:

Assistant Stage Manager duties under the direction of our resident and guest Stage Managers on 4 to 6 mainstage productions.

Stage Manager for 1 or 2 Young Company productions

Qualifications: Intention to become a professional Stage Manager. The successful applicant must possess strong organizational and people skills, a good knowledge of rehearsal procedures and protocol, and be resourceful in the handling of emergency situations. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an attitude for life-long learning.

To apply, e-mail, fax, or mail cover letter and resume to: The Chemainus Theatre Festival Bag 1000 Chemainus, BC V0R 1K0 ATTN: Alex Currie, Resident Stage Manager

Email: acurrie at

FAX: (250) 246-2324

Candidates will be contacted for an interview process. Chemainus Theatre Festival provides furnished housing, a weekly stipend for living expenses, some meals, a grant to cover tuition, and a completion grant.

For more information, visit our Education webpage at:

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