Winter Job Postings

Driftwood has some work opportunities coming up early in the new year. We’re hiring a Scenic Carpenter and a Scenic Artist and Props Associate to help us make some live theatre possible in 2022. 

Driftwood Theatre is committed to reflecting Canada’s rich diversity in all aspects of our work We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and will prioritize applicants who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Women, Gender minorities, 2SLGBTQ+, d/Deaf, Disabled/People with Disabilities, and/or Neurodiverse.

The following positions are made possible with the generous support of Canada Summer Jobs. Candidates must be between 19-30 years of age and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Here’s a list of what we’re looking for (full postings below). If you think one of these is you, please reach out!

  • Scenic Carpenter, January 4 – February 26, 2022. Apply by December 22.
  • Scenic Artist and Props Associate, January 4 – February 26, 2022. Apply by December 22.

To apply, send a covering letter and resume (as a single PDF document) to Artistic Director, Jeremy Smith at jsmith[at]driftwoodtheatre[domt]com.

 


Scenic Carpenter

Reporting to the Artistic Director and the Technical Director and under the direction of the Production Designer, the Scenic Carpenter is responsible for the construction of all scenic and properties elements of Driftwood Theatre’s 2022 Bard’s Bus Tour projects. 

Duties and Responsibilities include

  • Interpret Production Designer’s drawings
  • Source and purchase all building materials
  • Construct and assemble all scenic and properties elements
  • Attend and report at all production meetings

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • High degree of professionalism, motivation and time management skills
  • Experience in theatre production, carpentry and scenic building
  • Ability to communicate and work productively with a small team of artists and staff

Salary/Job Details

  • This is a full-time (35hrs/wk), contract position with some flexibility in the schedule
  • Contract dates: January 4, 2022 – February 26, 2022
  • Salary: $18/hr + 4% vacation for the duration of the contract
  • This position includes scope of work which will be conducted both at home (prep work, Zoom meetings) and in-person (scenic build).
  • Driftwood is committed to a five-day work week, however days and hours worked are subject to negotiation.
  • Applicant’s point of origin will determine place of work. Applications are being invited from individuals based in Toronto, the GTA, Kingston or Prince Edward County.

 


Scenic Artist & Props Associate

Reporting to the Artistic Director and the Technical Director and under the direction of the Production Designer, the Scenic Artist & Props Associate is responsible for the painting of all scenic and properties elements, and assisting in build of props of Driftwood Theatre’s 2022 Bard’s Bus Tour projects. 

Duties and Responsibilities include

  • Interpret Production Designer’s drawings
  • Source and purchase all painting materials
  • Prepare and paint all scenic and properties elements
  • Assist in the sourcing, construction and assembly of all properties elements
  • Attend and report at all production meetings

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • High degree of professionalism, motivation and time management skills
  • Experience in theatre production, scenic painting and properties building
  • Ability to communicate and work productively with a small team of artists and staff

Salary/Job Details

  • This is a full-time (35hrs/wk), contract position with some flexibility in the schedule
  • Contract dates: January 4, 2022 – February 26, 2022
  • Salary: $18/hr + 4% vacation for the duration of the contract
  • This position includes scope of work which will be conducted both at home (prep work, Zoom meetings) and in-person (scenic build).
  • Driftwood is committed to a five-day work week, however days and hours worked are subject to negotiation.
  • Applicant’s point of origin will determine place of work. Applications are being invited from individuals based in Toronto, the GTA, Kingston or Prince Edward County.
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