Sunday, January 29, 2012


Newman and Wright Theatre Company
Theatre Royal, Barkerville
2 Job Postings for 2012 - FOH and SM

Most of the cast of Theatre Royal in period attitude. Richard Wright photo.


Job title: Front of House/Box Office Manager
Job location: Theatre Royal, Barkerville Historic Town (near Quesnel, BC).
Name of organization: Newman and Wright Theatre Company
Length of job: seasonal full time position: May 15-30th, 2012 – September 3rd, 2012 (14-16 weeks).
Job requirements: Newman and Wright Theatre Company is looking for someone with a working knowledge of computers, cash registers, book-keeping and who has excellent skills in dealing with the general public. The ideal candidate will be energetic and highly motivated, outgoing, well mannered and excited about the prospect of working at an historic site (Barkerville). The successful candidate will be required to wear a 19th century costume (provided).
Job description: includes (but is not limited to) the following duties: audience services; daily till reconciliations; simple bookkeeping (basic knowledge of Excel an asset).
Note: This position may be required to make front of house announcements and give short interpretive talks throughout the season, so abilities as a public speaker or actor are also an asset.
Accommodation: provided in the town of Wells (near Barkerville); monthly fee for utilities.
Rate of pay: to be negotiated based on skills and experience.
Note: This is an employment position, as directed by Revenue Canada. Deductions will be taken for EI, Canada Pension, etc.
Submission deadline: February 10, 2012.
Please submit cover letter and resume to the following:
Richard Wright, producer
Tel: 250-994-3340

Amy Newman, co-producer
Tel: 604-255-3465

Maya Meron, 2011 Box Office Manager. Richard Wright photo

Job title: Stage Manager/Technical Director
Job location: Theatre Royal, Barkerville Historic Town (near Quesnel, BC).
Name of organization: Newman and Wright Theatre Company
Length of job: seasonal full time position: May 8, 2012 – September 3, 2012 (17 weeks).
Job requirements: Newman and Wright Theatre Company is looking for a qualified Stage Manager (non-Equity). The position will require someone with excellent communication and organizational skills. In addition, a cool head and upbeat attitude are excellent qualities for this position. The ideal candidate will be energetic and highly motivated, outgoing and excited about the prospect of working at an historic site (Barkerville). Lighting knowledge is a definite asset.
Job description: includes (but is not limited to) the following duties: lighting design, organizing rehearsal schedules; recording blocking information; assisting with set construction; maintaining a prompt book; running lighting and/or sound cues; setting-up/breaking-down of sets; giving actors call times/notes; maintaining daily show reports, etc. Additional experience with musical productions is an asset. The ability to work quickly and with flexibility under pressure is required.
Accommodation: provided in the town of Wells (near Barkerville); monthly fee for utilities.
Rate of pay: to be negotiated based on skills and experience.
Note: This is an employment position, as directed by Revenue Canada. Deductions will be taken for EI, Canada Pension, etc.
Submission deadline: February 10, 2012.
Please submit cover letter and resume to the following:
Richard Wright, producer
Tel: 250-994-3340

Amy Newman, co-producer
Tel: 604-255-3465

Board-walk pre-show at Theatre Royal, Barkerville, 2011.
Amy Newman, Brendan Bailey, Alison Jenkins, Danette Boucher. Richard Wright photo.


1 comment:

  1. I often dream of bringing the family up and stage managing again. Perhaps one day...

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