Touring Stage Manager

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Touring Stage Manager

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

The Old Trout Puppet Workshop is seeking a wildly-talented individual to join our company in the role of touring stage manager, who would like to be a part of the ensemble for our show Famous Puppet Death Scenes.

We currently have tentative touring engagements to Greece and France in 2021. The plan is to rehearse in Calgary in the fall of 2020, if possible.

Because of the evolving pandemic situation, of course, the dates may change, so we are currently looking to interview candidates who are interested in the position over the long term.

Opportunity Details

Full time, limited contracts, in accordance with the Canadian Theatre Agreement.

Tentative Contracts:

  • Contract #1: October – November 2020 (four weeks – TBA)
    • Calgary: One-week prep + three weeks rehearsal
  • Contract #2: February 1 – 21, 2021 (three weeks)
    • Eleusis, Greece four performances: February 4 – 7, 2021
    • St. Michel, France two performances: February 11, 2021
    • Vendome, France one performance: February 17, 2021
  • Contract #4: June 28 – August 1, 2021 (five weeks)
    • Avignon, France 19 – 21 performances
      Festival D’ Avignon

Compensation shall be equivalent to mandated CTA Stage Manager weekly rates according to company category for touring engagements.

Please submit your resume by email before 5:00pm, Friday, September 25, 2020. Your application should include:

  • Cover letter.
  • Your resume, highlighting relevant experience, and key achievements.
  • Confirmation of your available dates.
  • The names and daytime contact details of three references.

Please send, with subject line FPDS 2020-21 Stage Manager to:

Applicants are responsible for ensuring their application is received and readable. If you need any further information, contact 403.508.4929.

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