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Theatre Technicians

The deadline for these positions has passed, as of March 16, 2018.

cSPACE Projects is recruiting several part-time theatre technicians for the cSPACE King Edward Arts Hub. Applicants may be required to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends. The role encompasses duties that include lighting, sound, stage rigging, video, and general live event set-up, operation and administration, within the dynamics of a multi-tenant, multi-use arts facility, and event venue.


  • Take responsibility for all technical infrastructure within the Studio Theatre and event spaces, auxiliary support spaces, including activities inside and around the building site and park spaces.
  • Provide technical production support in a proactive, creative and client-oriented manner for either cSPACE events, performances and activities, or for cSPACE rental groups.
  • Work with multiple client groups to support the delivery of artistic, academic and venue rental activities and events.
  • Plan, organize and perform technical and administrative support activities related to the execution of any and all events and productions at cSPACE.
  • Assist in the safe operation and maintenance of theatre sound, lighting, projection, rigging, and related equipment and systems used in support of stage productions, meetings, and varied events; performs other related duties as required.
  • The Theatre Technician will demonstrate proficiency in performing the assigned functions and skilled technical duties with only occasional instruction or assistance from the Manager.


  • Strong, proven experience in lighting, sound and A/V set-up and operation.
  • Strong, proven experience and/or qualification in stage carpentry and rigging considered an asset.
  • Strong, proven experience working in a broad range of live performance, conference and event activities.
  • Excellent working knowledge of IT including projector set-up, Powerpoint presentations and specific theatre industry operating and design programs.
  • Up to date knowledge of lighting systems, control apparatus, equipment, and its maintenance.
  • Up to date knowledge of digital audio and audio-visual equipment and its use in relation to live, recorded, and play-back techniques.
  • An enthusiasm for working within a team environment, and with advising a wide range of clients in technical theatre and event production.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate clearly and consistently with all theatre and event space users, especially non-technical users.
  • Highly organized and adaptable, with successful experience in meeting deadlines and managing conflicting priorities.
  • Experience in implementing health and safety requirements and risk assessments.
  • Confident in manual-handling/heavy lifting of theatre equipment, climbing ladders etc. and able to do so safely.
  • Confident in working independently but also willing to collaborate with other cSPACE staff as necessary.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends.
  • Enthusiasm and empathy for supporting the aims and goals of cSPACE King Edward.

The deadline for applications is March 16, 2018, for this round of interviews. Resumes will be accepted on an ongoing basis after March 16.

To apply, please respond with:

  • Specify where/how you found out about the opportunity.
  • A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position and how your skill set and experience responds to the position requirements.
  • A resume.

Please note that submissions must include all requirements listed above. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Please submit all applications as a single PDF by email to