Production Manager/Technical Director Job Posting

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Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is seeking applicants for the position of PRODUCTION MANAGER/ TECHNICAL DIRECTOR to lead our production department for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival’s 2017 season.


The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  Each season the Festival produces seven productions – three mainstage shows, three second stage shows, and a concert reading.  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.


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


Contract Dates (tentative):               

part time (hours to be determined) (not in residence), February 1 to April 2, 2017 or February 1 to April 30, 2017 (to be negotiated)

full time (in residence), April 3 to September 3, 2017 or May 1 to September 3, 2017 (to be negotiated)



to commensurate with experience


Skills/Experience Required:

at least 5 years of relevant theatre experience

  • experience in repertory theatre is an asset
  • experience in production scheduling/planning/staffing
  • experience in estimating/costing theatre designs
  • experience in planning/execution of theatre builds, meeting deadlines
  • a background in theatre carpentry is an asset
  • a background in basic theatre rigging is an asset
  • a valid driver’s license is required
  • must enjoy working in a challenging creative environment


The Festival provides return travel (by 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


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Denise Dolliver at  The deadline for resume submission is January 6, 2017.