WANTED:
EMERGING Producer
for
Common Boots Theatre
July – December 2017

Application Deadline June 5, 2017

Common Boots Theatre is seeking an emerging producer for their 2017 outdoor winter show.
This is a paid mentorship opportunity.

Common Boots Theatre (formerly Theatre Columbus) creates original works that explore the complexity of modern existence. Our collaborative work emphasizes the virtuosity of the performing artist with inventive staging and scripted stories. The space and environment for each production is unique and integral to the art — a winter evening, a proscenium, a warehouse, a black box, or the airwaves.

Job Description

The producer will work with the Artistic Director, Company Manager with the logistics, marketing and production planning of the outdoor winter show in an alternative space.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking on duties associated with community outreach & producing programming in alternate spaces
  • Leading the logistical side of producing in alternate spaces (permits, relations with community agencies, follow up with community partners etc)
  • Helping to implement various marketing and fundraising initiatives, including promotion at local events

A familiarity with theatre and the contemporary performing arts generally is an asset, as is previous experience or education in related fields

This position is partly funded by a government employment grant. To be eligible for this position, applicants MUST:

  • Be under 30 years of age
  • be a Canadian citizen, be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Send resume and cover letter to Kate Walker, Company Manager at kate@theatrecolumbus.ca
by June 5, 2017

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WANTED:
EMERGING Graphic Designer
For
Common Boots Theatre
July – October 2017
Application deadline: June 5, 2017

Common Boots is seeking an emerging graphic designer to conceptualize and design the artwork for our outdoor winter show and ancillary projects.

Award winning theatre company, Common Boots Theatre (formerly Theatre Columbus) is one of over 250 professional performing arts organizations in the city of Toronto. We create collaboratively-devised theatre for specific spaces, feature women as central characters and use humour as a primary dramaturgical agent.

Our annual activities include an outdoor winter production, the premier of a new work for the mainstage, and the commissioning and development of up to three new works.

  • This is a unique opportunity for emerging artists and/or recent graduates to gain experience in the creative world of the performing arts.
  • All forms of visual art are welcome to apply.
  • This is a freelance position. Work period June 15 to October 30 with possible extensions.
  • A familiarity with theatre and the contemporary performing arts generally is an asset.

This position is partly funded by a government employment grant. To be eligible for this position, applicants MUST:

  • Be under 30 years of age
  • be a Canadian citizen, be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and portfolio (online only) to

Kate Walker, Company Manager at kate@theatrecolumbus.ca

by June 5, 2017