Job Posting 70821

Actor
Crane Creations Theatre Company
Toronto Metro area
closes in 11 days (Fri, 21 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  16/h

The actors hired through Summer Jobs Program will be required to engage in the following tasks and responsibilities:

learn and practice industry specific warm up vocal and physical exercises daily

read, analyze and interpret script or themes and ideas proposed as an improvisation input

write a character biography following mentorship and guidance from a senior artist,

research themes and topics relevant to the play such as the time period, details about the playwright, historic circumstances, philosophical, sociological and economic background of the piece

study and rehearse lines, gestures and expressions to interpret a role

memorize lines in a timely manner with a 100% accuracy (paraphrasing is a common problem among actors without proper professional training, the actors in professional setting are expected to be able to memorize exact lines following punctuation as written by the playwright)

work collaboratively in a team environment, communicate ideas clearly and effectively (orally and non-orally)

sing or dance when required by specific roles

improvise a role in rehearsal situation

understand and follow direction

develop comedic timing (comedic timing is a nuanced timing that ensures a line is delivered at the precisely right moment in order to facilitate laughter from the audience)

watch videos containing acting techniques and exercises

watch video of professional productions

with the help of a mentor learn how to evaluate professional theatre’s elements

with the help of a mentor learn about professional companies (employers) in Canada, and internationally

with the help of a mentor learn about funding bodies and grants

with the help of a mentor learn how a budget for an independently produced show is created and create a budget for a dream show

examine different digital tools used by theatre artists

discuss and debate elements of professional productions and acting techniques

write a blogpost regarding a chosen element of a play (character, experience with the project…) under supervision and mentorship

punctually arrive to rehearsals and performances

 

développer un timing comique (le timing comique est un timing nuancé qui garantit qu'une ligne est livrée au bon moment précisément afin de faciliter les rires du public)

 

regarder des vidéos contenant des techniques et des exercices d'acteur

 

regarder la vidéo des productions professionnelles

 

avec l’aide d’un mentor, apprenez à évaluer les éléments du théâtre professionnel

 

avec l'aide d'un mentor, renseignez-vous sur les entreprises professionnelles (employeurs) au Canada et à l'étranger

 

avec l'aide d'un mentor, découvrez les bailleurs de fonds et les subventions

 

avec l'aide d'un mentor, apprenez comment un budget pour une émission produite indépendamment est créé et créez un budget pour un spectacle de rêve

 

examiner différents outils numériques utilisés par les artistes de théâtre

 

discuter et débattre des éléments des productions professionnelles et des techniques d'acteur

 

rédiger un article de blog sur un élément choisi d'une pièce (personnage, expérience avec le projet…) sous supervision et mentorat

 

arriver ponctuellement aux répétitions et performances

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