Job Opportunity
Wardrobe Apprentice


The Grand Theatre is World Curious and London Proud.  We bring the world to London with diverse, relevant, and original stories from London, and around the globe.  The company has a commitment to developing, producing, and premiering new works through COMPASS, our new play development program.

As a non-profit regional theatre, the Grand is a leading cultural hub, proudly located in the heart of downtown London, Ontario. We are a place for all to gather, discuss, challenge, debate, celebrate, and be inspired and entertained by exceptional theatre experiences.

Our staff teams embrace and participate in an environment that encourages respect, inclusion, open communication, a proactive approach to problem solving and reflects organizational values.



The theatre sector is in a period of much-needed change and tremendous opportunity.  At the Grand, we are committed to creating and practicing a company culture that ensures an accessible, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming space for artists, audiences, donors, boards, and staff. 

We encourage all applicants to review the Grand’s Anti-Oppression Mission Statement on our website to confirm that your personal and professional values are aligned with this vision.  The Grand sincerely thanks all applicants for their time in applying.


THE Apprenticeship – 2023-24 Season

The Apprenticeship will be an introduction to the workings of a large wardrobe in a regional theatre.

Under the supervision of the Head of Wardrobe and Wardrobe Cutter, the Apprenticeship will include learning and working on alterations, building accessories and costumes, dyeing materials, supporting fittings to support all Spriet Stage productions.  The Apprentice may be given the opportunity to supervise small projects on occasion. 



The candidate will be a graduate of a post-secondary technical theatre or fashion programme 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 in a team environment.


Position Details

  • This full-time, temporary role reports to the Head of Wardrobe and Wardrobe Cutter and works closely with the wardrobe team.
  • The dates for the 2023-24 Season are:
    • July 31 2023 to December 22 2023, and
    • January 8 2024 to April 19 2024
  • Our work environment is in-person at 471 Richmond Street in downtown London, Ontario. Work hours are 40 hours per week, with overtime paid after 40 hours worked in a week. Some evenings and weekends will be required.
  • The position pays $18.05 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay.
  • New hires must be legally able to work in Canada and must sign on to the theatre’s employee handbook and health & safety policies, which form part of the employment agreement.



Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to:

Paul Fujimoto-Pihl, Director of Production and Operations
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Subject:  Wardrobe Apprentice

Applications will be reviewed as received, no later than May 22, 2023.  We thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, please note that only those selected for an interview may be contacted.


The Grand Theatre is committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible. We welcome applications from qualified individuals that reflect the abilities and diversity of communities we serve. The Grand Theatre will proactively provide accessibility solutions to job applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.