Job posting: Technician and Board Operator

Join Driftwood Theatre as a Technician/Board Operator and work with us in bringing our 2023 season to life for people across Ontario

Driftwood Theatre, dedicated to good people sharing great stories, has been touring outdoor, summer theatre to Ontario communities since 1995.

We’re currently looking for a Theatre Technician, who will be responsible for the coordination and completion of the daily set up, testing and strike of all staging, lighting and sound equipment, control booth and front of house area, including daily operation of lighting and live sound mixing for Driftwood’s 2023 outdoor, summer touring production. The Theatre Technician reports to the Stage Manager and Producer.

The successful candidate will have related work experience or training in technical theatre; a high degree of professionalism, motivation and time management skills; the ability to build positive and respectful relationships with a small touring team and community partners; the ability to communicate effectively and work productively with artists, theatrical staff and volunteers; a working knowledge of LED lighting systems and wireless lav mixing in a live-theatre environment is an asset; Class G driver’s license with experience driving large trucks (cube vans) an asset.

Driftwood Theatre welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who reflect the many communities that make up the province of Ontario. In particular, we continue to prioritize and consider first applications from artists who identify as BIPOC and/or 2SLGBTQ+

This position will begin work in Picton, Ontario prior to setting on a provincial tour with Toronto as point of origin. Transportation to Picton and accommodations will be covered by the theatre.

Contract dates: July 10 – September 3, 2023.

Salary: $20/hour. 35 hrs/wk.

Candidates are invited to make application by sending a brief cover letter and resume (as one pdf file) by email to Producer, Kay Wong (

Application deadline: March 12, 2023. 5pm.