Employment Opportunity: Props Apprentice



The Grand Theatre

The Grand Theatre produces six professional productions on its Spriet Stage and presents/produces three or four shows in its studio space, the McManus Stage, and a full scale musical as a High School Production every season.  The Spriet Stage is an 839-seat proscenium theatre with a full fly system.    The McManus Stage is a 150-seat studio theatre with a catwalk system.

The Apprenticeship    2019–2020 Season

The Apprenticeship will be an introduction to the workings of a large, unionized prop shop in a regional theatre. The successful candidate will become a permit worker with IATSE Local 828 for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Under the supervision of the Head of Props, the Apprenticeship programme will include constructing props, planning and examining building materials, and supporting the rehearsal hall for The Grand Theatre’s season.  The Apprentice may be given the opportunity to supervise small projects on occasion.

The Candidate

The candidate will be a graduate of a post-secondary technical theatre program and will have at least 1 year of professional work experience.  The successful candidate will be creative, curious, and passionate about theatre and have the ability to work well in a team environment.  A portfolio demonstrating skill sets would be an asset.


The Grand Theatre is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.  Please respond by e-mail with a cover letter and resume by February 23, 2019.

Lyndee Hansen
Production Manager
Grand Theatre
Tel :  519-672-9030 X 257
Fax:  519-672-2620
E-mail:  lhansen [at] grandtheatre [dot] com

In our desire to reflect the world and our community in all areas of our work, the Grand Theatre is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, without regard to age, disability, ethnicity, race, or gender identity.

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