Jobs at SIA

Call for Summer Camp Associate Artists

This summer Shakespeare in Action in partnership with the Canadian Stage will be offering our camps in High Park.

Each summer camp culminates in a performance of a Shakespeare play on the grounds of High Park itself.

Job Description

Shakespeare in Action, with the support of Service Canada Canada Summer Jobs grant, is looking to hire talented, enthusiastic staff for our 2017 Summer Camps.

Dates: June 19th – July 28th

Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Salary: $2,052 total


The successful candidate will:

  • Be above 19 years of age
  • Be a full-time college or university student in the previous year
  • Be returning to full-time studies in the fall
  • Be able to commit to the full term of employment
  • Have some experience working in leadership roles with youth aged 7-14
  • Have skills and training relevant to the role for which they are applying (see Roles Available below)
  • Be able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Reference Check

Additional assets include:

  • A passion for theatre arts and education
  • First Aid training
  • Ability to think on their feet
  • Ability to have fun while working hard

Additional Info:

Assistant Director *two positions available*

  • Will work with youth aged 7-14
  • Will provide some administrative assistance
  • Will work with the Kid’s Camp Director for the planning and running of rehearsals and other activities
  • Stage Manager
  • Will assist with the rehearsal and performance of both The Groundlings (age 7 – 10) and King’s Court (age 11 – 14) camp performances
  • Will provide some administrative assistance

Stage / Costume Designer

  • will work with youth aged 7 – 14, facilitating and assisting with the building and construction of set and costume elements for the show
  • Will provide some administrative assistance
  • Will work with the Kid’s Camp Director for the planning and running of rehearsals and other activities

Video & Media Assistant

  • Will have skills in still photography and film
  • Will be able to work with Final Cut Pro
  • May be asked to work with Lightroom, Photoshop, Q-Lab, or Logic
  • Will provide some administrative assistance

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to David di Giovanni, at before midnight on Monday, May 22nd, 2017.

Call for Artist/Educators

While Shakespeare in Action is not currently looking to take on new Roster members, we are always happy to receive applications, which we will hold on to and consider when the time comes for us to update our list of Artist-Educators.

Roster members work primarily in three capacities: running workshops in schools (with commitments on a day-by-day basis), leading groups in the TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club (commitment of 6 Saturdays required), and performing in touring productions (commitment of 4 to 6 weeks).

Suitable candidates will have professional training and experience in performing Shakespeare and be skilled in working with youth aged 7-18.

Chosen candidates will be required to present a valid Vulnerable Sector Check (If chosen Shakespeare in Action can request a Vulnerable Sector Check on behalf of the candidate with a fee of $65 due to Toronto Police Services).

Auditions will likely be held sometime in September or early October.

Shakespeare in Action is committed to maintaining a roster that represents the diversity of our city and we encourage applications from anyone and everyone with a passion for Shakespeare.

If you would like to submit yourself for future consideration, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact