Organization: Great Canadian Theatre Company

GCTC is seeking an INTERIM HEAD OF PROPS to join our production team for a 7-month contract during our 2021-22 season. This temporary full-time position replaces GCTC’s current Head of Props and Scenic Paint for the duration of the contract. The anticipated start date for this position is November 16th, 2021.

Reporting to the Production Manager, the INTERIM HEAD OF PROPS is an integral member of the Great Canadian Theatre Company who shares, supports and contributes to the values of the organization and works hard to promote these efforts in their day-to-day work. The individual holding this position is a key member of a 5-person, full-time IATSE production crew. The crew works collaboratively with management to execute the production requirements of all activities for the company.

In addition to heading the props department for the company, the INTERIM HEAD OF PROPS may work as primary department head in other areas of focus from project to project (e.g., lighting, sound or set construction, depending on expertise, project demands and development opportunities). GCTC’s production department is non-departmental; it is expected that the individual in this position support and work collaboratively with other departments in a hands-on capacity.

The INTERIM HEAD OF PROPS will, at times, act as an operator on show calls or rehearsals for activities on the GCTC Mainstage or in the GCTC Studio Theatre. As such, it is expected that the individual in this position vary their schedule in coordination with the rest of the production team, depending on their assigned role.


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