Mentor Apprentice Program
Obsidian Theatre Company Mentor Apprentice Program
2014/15 Apprentices are:
Geneal St. Claire – Lighting and Set Design
Sharmylae Taffe-Fletcher – Lighting Design
Zoe Johnson – Production Management
Richard Stewart – Directing
Obsidian Theatre’s Mentor/Apprentice Program provides young-in-craft theatre artists much needed work experience and a deeper understanding of professional practices by working with some of the most sought after theatre practitioners in Canada, including members of Obsidian Theatre Company.
Funding by the Department of Canadian Heritage allows us to offer paid apprenticeship positions.
This one of a kind program was created to develop the skills of black Canadian theatre artists and to help motivated creators take their careers to the next level.
Recent partners for this program include: The Shaw Festival, Young People’s Theatre, Soulpepper Theatre Company, Factory Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, Theatre Passé Muraille and Luminato.
Apprenticeships are available in the following fields of interest:
Placements will occur between the fall of 2014 and spring 2015
- Must be actively pursuing a professional career in the theatre.
- Have an education in theatre, or equivalent experience at the community or professional level.
- Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
- Must identify as a member of the Black community.
Applicants from across Canada are encouraged to apply.
THE NATIONAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS IS NOW CLOSED
Questions? Please contact the MAP Coordinator below
Mentor/Apprentice Program Coordinator
For a list of Apprentice Alumni please visit our MAP Alumni Page