Theatre Technician-Odyssey Theatre

Join our production team this summer as we celebrate our 38th season as Ottawa’s premiere open-air theatre. Our Theatre Under the Stars series transforms Ottawa’s beautiful Strathcona Park into a theatre venue along the banks of the Rideau River that attracts thousands each year.

From August 12-18, 2024, CREATE! will provide opportunities for professional artists, theatre enthusiasts and newcomers to work together. The new series will feature theatre, dance, mask and puppet-making, crafts, processions, story-telling and other arts events designed to encourage the participation of artists, youth, volunteers and the public in a celebration of the arts.

We are hiring a Theatre Technician for our summer season. You will work closely with the Technical Director and Stage Manager as a key member of our production team and be responsible to assist with:

  • Technical set-up and strike;
  • Attending technical and dress rehearsals;
  • Operating the lighting and/or sound for performances;
  • Maintaining technical equipment;
  • Troubleshooting and fixing problems if they arise; and
  • Assisting with the strike at the end of the run.

A valid driver’s licence is required. Access to a vehicle is an asset. First aid training and working safely at heights training are assets. Experience with Q-Lab is required.

Dates: August 9 – 20, 2024

  • Tech Set-up: August 9-12
  • Opening event: August 13
  • Technical rehearsals: August 14-15
  • Performances: August 16-18
  • Strike: Aug 19-20

Contract Duration: 11 days

Location: Strathcona Park, 25 Range Rd

Hours: 125 (estimated)

Salary: $22-24/hour

Odyssey Theatre celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming and respectful working environment. Applications from qualified applicants We welcome and encourage persons of all cultural backgrounds, disability, gender identity or expression, religion and sexual orientation to apply.

Applications will be considered as they are received. Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to:

John Forster, General Manager by e-mail at: [email protected]

For inquiries about the position, please contact: 613-232-8407 or email: [email protected].