Obsidian Theatre Company Mentor Apprentice program 2013/2014
Obsidian Theatre Company is passionately dedicated to the exploration, development and production of the Black voice.
Obsidian Theatre’s Mentor/Apprentice Program provides emerging theatre artists much needed work experience and a deeper understanding of professional practises by working with some of the most sought after theatre practitioners in Canadian theatre, including members of Obsidian Theatre Company.
Funding by the Department of Canadian Heritage allows us to offer paid apprenticeship positions. Placements will occur between Autumn 2013 and Spring 2014.
Recent partners for this program include: Shaw Festival, Young People’s Theatre, Soulpepper Theatre Company, Factory Theatre, Tarragon Theatre and Theatre Passe Muraiile.
Apprenticeships are available in the following fields of interest:
You must be actively pursuing a professional career in the theatre. Having an education in theatre, or equivalent experience at the community or professional level is essential to this program.
You are Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and you are, or identify yourself as, a member of the Black community.
Please submit your resume and a letter of intent indicating your career goals and how an apprentice position would help in achieving those goals. Applications must not exceed 3 pages, total.
Submission deadline: Friday May 31st, 2013. Late applications will not be considered.
Submit applications by e‐mail only to:
Mentor/Apprentice Program Coordinator, Obsidian Theatre
For any questions about the application process or the program, feel free to get in touch at the e‐mail above.