Jobs & Auditions

PRODUCTION POSITIONS

The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is seeking resumes for the following positions for its 2020 season:

  • PROPS PERSON/SCENIC PAINTER (one position) (contract dates April 27th – July 26th, 2020) (professional applicants are welcome, applicants with 4th year post-secondary theatre studies are also welcome)
  • STAGE MANAGER (one position) (contract dates May 4th – September 20th, 2020 – with possibility of extension to September 27th, 2020) (professional applicants welcome, applicants with 4th year post-secondary theatre studies in Stage Management are also welcome) 
  • PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (one position) (contract dates April 27th – August 30th, 2020) (post-secondary theatre student applicants welcome)

 Skills Required:

  • experience in a repertory theatre setting is an asset
  • a valid driver’s license is an asset
  • NL certified fall-arrest/skyjack training an asset
  • for each of these positions, a copy of the full job description is available – please contact the GMTF Production Manager, Sarah White, at grosmornetheatrefestival@gmail.com.

 Salary:

  •  to commensurate with experience (salary is based on a 40-hour work week)
  • approved overtime is paid as per Newfoundland Labour Standards (time and a half off in lieu with balance of overtime owing paid at end of contract at the base NL overtime rate of $17.10)

 Other Information:

 The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  For its 2020 season, the Festival will produce six productions – three on its Main Stage (one new production, two remounted productions) and three on its Studio Stage (three remounted productions).  The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is in the seaside community of Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador, which is situated in the spectacular Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Festival provides round trip travel (by most economical method) for successful applicants.

The Festival provides shared housing in the community for company members.  A housing rental fee and housing deposit apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah White at grosmornetheatrefestival@gmail.com.  The deadline for submissions is February 29, 2020.

TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

CUSTODIAN/MAINTENANCE PERSON

Job Posting-(1 position) for the Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts, and the Gros Morne Theatre Festival company housing.

 Contract Dates:

Part-Time (hours TBD):

  • February 24-March 1, 2020 (to attend commissioning of the new building) (hours as required TBD)
  • March 2-May 24, 2020 (NMBCPA casual cleaning/maintenance, company housing maintenance/repair/renovation) (hours as required, up to 40 hours/week)

 Full-Time (30-40 hours/week):

  • May 25-August 30,2020 (full-time job details on job description)

 Part-Time (hours TBD):

  • August 31-October 4, 2020 (NMBCPA close-up, company housing close-up, yard work) (hours as required, up to 40 hours/week)

 Skills Required:

  • sufficient training/experience/skills in the following to perform required duties:
  • cleaning and maintenance appropriate to maintaining a large building
  • skills in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, lifting/moving items, yardwork, waste management, use of hand and power tools, operation of machinery (lawn mower, etc.)
  • monitor building systems – monitoring, checks, record keeping
  • train casual cleaning staff
  • liaison with building/maintenance contractors and subcontractors
  • setup for special events
  • janitorial supplies – ordering and inventory control
  • must be physically capable of performing all duties related to the position
  • a valid driver’s license is required
  • NL certified fall arrest and scissor lift training will be required – must be up-to-date
  • willingness/ability to learn new skills – initiative – good judgement – self-directed individual – team oriented person

Salary: $13.50-15.50/hour (depends on experience)

Other Information:

  • Full-Time work schedule will be determined on a weekly basis – as required by the GMTF Festival Schedule
  • To request a copy of the job description, or to send a resume, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com or 709-243-2742.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide references.

The deadline to resume submission is Friday, February 14, 2020.

 TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/CREW CHIEF

JOB POSTING – TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/CREW CHIEF

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/CREW CHIEF for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival’s 2020 season, the inaugural season of the Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts.

Contract Dates (tentative): 

February 17th – March 29th, 2020 (part time hours if required by supervisor, up to 25 total)

March 30th – August 30th, 2020 (full time contract, with the possibility of an extension to September 6, 2020)

The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  Each season the Festival produces six productions – three mainstage shows and three studio shows. The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is in the seaside community of Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador, which is situated in the spectacular Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts is a newly constructed, state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 178-seat proscenium style theatre with lobby and bar, a smaller 75-seat studio theatre/rehearsal hall, offices, full production facilities, and a commercial kitchen for preparation of dinner theatre meals. The Grand Unveiling of this facility will take place on June 5-7, 2020.

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and is currently designated as a “F” House.

Salary:  $700.00-$800.00/week – to commensurate with experience

 Skills/Experience Required:

  • at least 3-5 years experience as a Technical Director in professional theatre
  • proven leadership skills, team-oriented, punctual, reliable, safe work ethic
  • must enjoy working in a challenging creative environment
  • experience in repertory theatre is an asset
  • experience in production staff scheduling/planning
  • experience in estimating/costing theatre designs
  • experience creating working drawings for theatre designs
  • experience in planning/execution of theatre builds, meeting deadlines
  • a background in multiple technical theatre disciplines is an asset – rigging experience, in particular, is an asset
  • mentoring junior production staff
  • a valid driver’s license is required

The Festival provides return travel (equivalent to the most economical method) for contracted company members.

The Festival provides shared housing in the community for company members. A housing rental fee and damage deposit apply.

For more information, or a copy of the job description, please contact Sarah White (Production Manager) at grosmornetheatrefestival@gmail.com

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Sarah White (Production Manager) at grosmornetheatrefestival@gmail.com. The deadline for resume submission is February 7th, 2019. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

HEAD CARPENTER

NEW! – JOB POSTING – HEAD CARPENTER

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of HEAD CARPENTER – to assist in the setup, installation, and owner’s forces builds for TNL’s new venue for its Gros Morne Theatre Festival (The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts.)

Contract Dates (tentative):  January 6 – April 5, 2020 (with a possible extension to April 26, 2020)

NEW! – JOB POSTING – HEAD CARPENTER

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of HEAD CARPENTER for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival’s 2020 season.

Contract Dates (tentative):  May 4 – July 26, 2020

PLEASE NOTE! – BOTH THESE CONTRACTS CAN BE AWARDED TO ONE PERSON

 Contract Dates (tentative):  January 6 – July 26, 2020

The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  Each season the Festival produces six productions – three mainstage shows and three studio shows. The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is in the seaside community of Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador, which is situated in the spectacular Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts is a newly constructed, state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 178-seat proscenium style theatre with lobby and bar, a smaller studio theatre/rehearsal hall, offices, full production facilities, and a commercial kitchen for preparation of dinner theatre meals. The Grand Unveiling of this facility will take place on June 5-7, 2020.

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and is currently designated as a “G” House.

Salary:  $550.00-650.00/week – to commensurate with experience

 Skills/Experience Required:

  • at least 3-5 years experience as a professional Theatre Carpenter
  • experience in repertory theatre is an asset
  • team-oriented, punctual, reliable, safe work ethic
  • must enjoy working in a challenging creative environment
  • experience in estimating/costing theatre set designs
  • able to produce/read working drawings for theatre set designs
  • experience in planning/execution of theatre set builds, meeting deadlines
  • experience in furniture building (work tables, catch tables, etc., props furniture)
  • a background in rigging is an asset
  • mentoring junior production staff
  • must have fall arrest certification
  • a valid driver’s license is required

The Festival provides return travel (equivalent to the most economical method) for contracted company members.

The Festival provides shared housing in the community for company members. A housing rental fee and damage deposit applies.

For further information, or a copy of the job description, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com. The deadline for resume submission is November 30, 2019. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For more information about Theatre Newfoundland Labrador and the Gros Morne Theatre Festival – and The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts – visit our website at www.theatrenewfoundland.com.

 TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

Owner’s Forces Workers (2 positions)

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of Owner’s Forces Workers – to assist in the setup, installation, and owner’s forces builds for TNL’s new venue for its Gros Morne Theatre Festival (The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts) in Cow Head, NL.

The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts is a newly constructed, state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 178-seat proscenium style theatre with lobby and bar, a smaller studio theatre/rehearsal hall, offices, full production facilities, and a commercial kitchen for preparation of dinner theatre meals. The Grand Unveiling of this facility will take place on June 5-6, 2020.

Contract Dates (tentative): January 6, 2020 to April 5, 2020 (with a possible extension up to April 26, 2020) (based on a 40-hour work week)

Salary:  to commensurate with experience

 Skills/Experience Required:                 

  • team oriented, punctual, reliable, safe work ethic
  • theatre skills are not required – but would be considered an asset
  • able to take direction, work independently when required
  • good carpentry skills are an asset
  • comfortable at heights – fall arrest training is an asset

For further information, or a copy of the job description, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com. The deadline for resume submission is November 17, 2019. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/CREW CHIEF

NEW! – JOB POSTING – TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of TECHNICAL DIRECTOR – to assist in the setup, installation, and owner’s forces builds for TNL’s new venue for its Gros Morne Theatre Festival (The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts.)

Contract Dates (tentative):  January 6 – April 5, 2020

NEW! – JOB POSTING – TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/CREW CHIEF

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/CREW CHIEF for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival’s 2020 season.

Contract Dates (tentative):  March 30 – August 30, 2020 (with the possibility of an extension to September 6, 2020)

PLEASE NOTE! – BOTH THESE CONTRACTS CAN BE AWARDED TO ONE PERSON

 Contract Dates (tentative):  January 6 – August 30, 2020 (with the possibility of an extension to September 6, 2020)

The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  Each season the Festival produces six productions – three mainstage shows and three studio shows. The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is in the seaside community of Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador, which is situated in the spectacular Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts is a newly constructed, state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 178-seat proscenium style theatre with lobby and bar, a smaller studio theatre/rehearsal hall, offices, full production facilities, and a commercial kitchen for preparation of dinner theatre meals. The Grand Unveiling of this facility will take place on June 5-7, 2020.

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and is currently designated as a “G” House.

Salary:  $700.00-$800.00/week – to commensurate with experience

 Skills/Experience Required:

  • at least 3-5 years experience as a Technical Director in professional theatre
  • proven leadership skills, team-oriented, punctual, reliable, safe work ethic
  • must enjoy working in a challenging creative environment
  • experience in repertory theatre is an asset
  • experience in production staff scheduling/planning
  • experience in estimating/costing theatre designs
  • experience creating working drawings for theatre designs
  • experience in planning/execution of theatre builds, meeting deadlines
  • a background in multiple technical theatre disciplines is an asset – rigging experience, in particular, is an asset
  • mentoring junior production staff
  • must have fall arrest certification
  • a valid driver’s license is required

The Festival provides return travel (equivalent to the most economical method) for contracted company members.

The Festival provides shared housing in the community for company members. A housing rental fee and damage deposit applies.

For further information, or a copy of the job description, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com. The deadline for resume submission is November 30, 2019. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For more information about Theatre Newfoundland Labrador and the Gros Morne Theatre Festival – and The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts – visit our website at www.theatrenewfoundland.com.

 TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

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