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Production Assistant 1


START DATE: July 11th, 2022 DURATION: 6 weeks

WAGE: $15.50/hour x 35 hours/week LOCATION: Prescott, ON



The Production Assistant assists the Artistic Director and Site Coordinator to ensure the smooth operation of the production side of the Festival.


Working with the Artistic Director, Production Manager, and General Manager, primary responsibilities of the Production Assistant include:

  • Acts as running crew for The 39 Steps (Running crew duties  - power the scene changes, prop handoffs and onstage “magic”. Also  moving scenic units, striking and setting of props on stage)

  • Provides labour as required for the setup and tear down of mainstage productions on a daily basis

  • Assist Artistic Director and Site Coordinator as needed

  • Responsible for executing Stage Management assigned tasks during rehearsal and performances

  • Assist with costume care

  • other production duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS necessary for the successful performance of the position include:

  • between the ages of 18 and 30 (Canada Summer Jobs Program)

  • some skills in woodworking, power tools and or other technical theatre practice an asset

  • demonstrated interest in the performing arts

  • interpersonal and collaborative skills

  • self‐direction and ability to take initiative in a dynamic work environment

  • ability to prioritize work, problem solve and manage numerous tasks simultaneously

  • comfortable working outdoors, available to work evenings and weekends


TO APPLY: Send your resume with a letter of interest by May 30th - 5 pm:

By Mail or in-person: General Manager Ingrid Bjornson Email:

PO Box 119 206 King Street West

Prescott, ON K0E 1T0

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