The artistic internship program provides an opportunity for emerging artists to expand their skills and experience through observing and participating in the creation of an original professional theatre production.
Each year Theatre Gargantua engages two emerging artists who are serious and committed to pursuing a career in the performing arts. Our paid mentorship program is designed to provide an opportunity for emerging artists to expand their skills and experience through observing and participating in Theatre Gargantua’s creation cycle. Specifically, participants attend all rehearsal and creative meetings while simultaneously assisting in areas of production (e.g. set, lighting, costumes, stage management, and director assistance). Through this program, interns develop new skills that will be useful in future artistic endeavours.
The program generally begins in June and continue through performances of the latest cycle of workl. This position is full time during rehearsals and production (approximately ½ week in June and 8 weeks in the fall) with some commitments in between. There is also the opportunity to assist with our SideStream Cycle.
Successful applicants will have a background in theatre and an interest in multi-disciplinary work and/or the collaborative creation process. Applicants should be prepared to make a commitment to the full length of the project, including attendance at all rehearsals and performances and for all creative meetings.
Applications will open in spring 2018 for our next season. Directors, designers, writers, creators interested in training and practicing with us are welcome to send an email us at any time.
* Theatre Gargantua’s mentorship program is generously sponsored by TD Bank Financial Group