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Theatre Camp Counsellor – Assistant Director

Theatre Camp Counsellor – Assistant Director

  • Contract
  • Stratford ON
  • Applications have closed.
  • Salary: $600 per week

Website Stratford Festival

North America’s leading classical repertory theatre

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and artisans alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the position of:

Theatre Camp Counsellor – Assistant Director

This position reports to the Education Administrative Manager and is part of the Education team, Theatre Arts Camp.

Responsibilities:

– Provide instructional support to the directors of the Stratford Festival’s Theatre Arts Camp
– Mentor students enrolled in the program
– Research and assemble supporting materials for chosen script
– Lead warm-ups and class exercises
– Act as the Stage Manager/Prompter for the camp’s final performance
– Stay in residence alongside participants
– Ensure safety of all students enrolled in the program

Qualifications:

– Previous camp or recreation experiences working with grade 7-12 students
– Emergency First Aid/CPR/AED certification
– Motivated, energetic, cooperative and enthusiastic
– Responsible and hardworking
– Excellent verbal and written communication
– A desire to develop a practical knowledge of Shakespearean text and/or musical theatre and to further develop teaching skills in drama

Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years post-secondary education in theatre, teaching and/or arts education. Candidates must have a current Emergency First Aid/CPR/AED certificate.

Qualified applicants will be required to produce a clear current criminal reference check, for the vulnerable sector, as part of the recruitment process.

This seasonal contract position is located in Stratford, Ontario and will begin July 2020.

Job Type: Seasonal Contract

Recognizing that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment, we welcome applicants with disabilities and are committed to accommodating them throughout the recruitment and hiring process. We encourage all qualified applicants to submit a résumé and cover letter in a single PDF by February 3, 2020, to:

Human Resources
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Camp Counsellor – Assistant Director

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