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Producing Intern

POSITION TITLE:  Producing Intern

Position Type:  Limited Term (Oct 2021 – March 2022)

Salary Range:  $22 per hour for 35 hours per week for 18 weeks;
Total Contract: $13,860

 

ABOUT CANADIAN STAGE  

Canadian Stage is one of the country’s leading not-for-profit contemporary performing arts organizations.  An anchor organization in Toronto’s vibrant cultural scene, Canadian Stage is a home for new and dynamic art forms, as well as an incubator and exporter of leading-edge contemporary and multidisciplinary performance.

Sharing innovative work from Canada and across the world, the company stages an annual season across three Toronto venues, including its beautiful heritage building on Berkeley and Front Street located in the vibrant St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood.    

In its long and storied history, Canadian Stage has employed thousands of artists and produced hundreds of new productions to over 5,000,000+ audience members, including the premieres of over 350+ new Canadian theatre and dance works.  Many of the plays developed by Canadian Stage have been awarded and nominated for Canada's most prestigious literary and performing arts honours, including Governor General's, Chalmers, and Dora Mavor Moore Awards. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to Canadian Stage’s Producer, this position offers an excellent opportunity to be exposed to the operations of a large non-profit theatre organization, including programming, contracting, company management, and administration. The successful candidate will gain knowledge and experience in season planning and project development.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

 

COMPANY MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Note: Non-Canadian students or graduates holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.

Further, participants in a Career Focus program (such as CHRC’s YCW at Building Careers in Heritage) must:

STATEMENT OF INTENTION

Canadian Stage is committed to building an anti-racist, equitable and inclusive cultural institution. We work to reflect the stories, ideas, concerns, and priorities of the communities we have been entrusted to serve authentically and meaningfully. 

To address the under-representation of racialized and Indigenous administrators at our organization, and to affirm the importance of diverse lived experiences and perspectives, we encourage and welcome applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications should include:

Please merge your cover letter and resume into one PDF.   Please send your application to: hr@canadianstage.com and use the email subject header, “Producing Intern”

Please submit your application no later than September 3, 2021.

Canadian Stage is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free experience to applicants with accessibility or other needs. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage during the recruitment process.

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we sincerely thank all candidates for their interest and efforts, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted.