Production Assistant

Posted 18-01-2018
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
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Dutie include:

  • Assist the carpenters and painters with finishing the set at the Edmonton Opera Facility (15230 128Ave)
  • Assist in the transportation and installation of the set at the Amphitheatre
  • Help with creating, repairing and running props as needed during production
  • Assist with the on going set needs during the production, such as the switch over between productions and maintenance. Various tasks as assigned by the Production/Technical Manager may include hanging lights, setting up back stage area, set touch ups.
  • Help with tear down and removing of set after Festival is completed

Position is from June 5 until end of the Festival July 18. Hours will be assigned as needed by the on site Production/Technical Director Assistant.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Theatre/Production
  • Trades (Vocational)

Some specialized skills required:

  • The ability to safely lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Comfortable working with all power tools
  • Class 5 Driver's License, preferred
  • Scenery Construction Practices
  • Basic Audio and Lighting setup

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Help with tear-down of set once festival is completed
  • Assist with ongoing set and production needs during the festival
  • Assist with finishing the set for the festival
  • Assist in transportation and installation of the set
  • Create, repair and run props during the production