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Assistant Production Manager

Manitoba Theatre for Young People is one of the largest theatres for young audiences in Canada and plays a leading role in theatre in the country. MTYP has the privilege of being located on Treaty 1 land and the homeland of the Métis Nation, operating out of the first purpose-built facility for theatre for young audiences in Canada, situated at the Forks in Winnipeg. Known for its new works and commitment to creation, MTYP is also a hub for touring companies from across Canada and around the world and itself tours for more than 19 weeks each year. In addition to its productions and touring, MTYP School enjoys the participation of 1,600 students annually and is proud to be the home of Native Youth Theatre.

MTYP is seeking an individual to join its team as Assistant Production Manager. This is a part-time, seasonal position based on 24 hours/week with a term of 40 weeks from mid-September to June (exact dates to be negotiated with successful applicant). The Assistant Production Manager supports the Production Manager in the management of all production staff and production elements of MTYP’s activities. They are directly accountable for all MTYP company management and facility rental functions. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Assistant Production Manager maintains a high level of artistic integrity, safety and appropriate working environment for artistic and production personnel.

To be successful in this role, candidates should be highly organized, have strong written and verbal communication skills, work well with moderate levels of supervision and appreciate opportunities for collaboration with fellow team members.

Additional required qualifications include:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in production or stage management including demonstrated experience related to the planning, costing, supervision and execution of theatrical production requirements.
  • Knowledge of CTA and ADC agreements and experience in the execution of documentation required to fulfil.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and legislation.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work on a deadline and comfortable managing multiple projects and priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and analytically.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Works effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Post-secondary education in theatre production or equivalent training.

Standard hours are 9 am – 5 pm however earlier morning, evening and weekend work is required throughout the season. We are anticipating a start date for the successful of mid-September with the exact date to be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Please download the full job description for this opportunity for more information on the role and responsibilities.

If you are interested in joining the MTYP team and feel you have the experience, qualities and skills to work for one of Winnipeg’s key arts organizations, please forward a cover letter with résumé by Friday, July 27, 2018 to:

Attention: Mr. Pablo Felices-Luna
Artistic Director
Manitoba Theatre for Young People

We thank everyone for their interest but please be advised that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please further note that all offers of employment with MTYP are contingent on provision of a clear criminal record check.

Professional Auditions

For information on MTYP auditions, please contact: 
Katie German, Artistic Associate
Manitoba Theatre for Young People 

Inclusive Casting Policy

Equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into every casting decision at MTYP. We encourage submissions from artists of all genders, ethnicities and abilities.

There are no current auditions at this time. Please check back.

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