Job Posting 77043

Production Assistant
Citadel Theatre
Edmonton area
Edmonton, Alberta
closing tomorrow (Mon, 29 Nov)
part time - term / contract  •  $18.00/hour

Production Assistant


The Citadel Theatre, one of Canada’s largest and busiest professional, not-for-profit theatre companies and facilities, is for 3 – 4 reliable, theatre savvy individuals to provide support as Production Assistants for ongoing performances through to the end of December.



  • Prepping spaces and managing holding areas for artists working on The Fiancée, A Christmas Carols, and other ancillary events in coordination with Stage Management and Production.
  • Supporting Citadel Theatre’s Rapid Testing Program and the COVID-19 Safety Protocols for each production (frequent high-touch areas and cleaning, restocking hand sanitizer, cleaners, PPE, and other materials that are specific to each productions’ protocols).
  • Other tasks as needed, in consultation.



  • Available to work flexible hours (including early mornings, evenings and weekends).
  • Experience in theatre rehearsal protocols and backstage environments.
  • Fast learner with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to lead others and proactively solve problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Vulnerable Sector Check required.


The Production Assistants will work in coordination with Citadel’s Producer, COVID-19 Health Captain, Stage Management, and the Director on each project, as well as production staff, Company Manager and Youth Supervisor.


This is a part time paid position and the hourly wage is $18.00. The number and length of shifts vary based upon our production schedules for The Fiancée and A Christmas Carol.  Priority will be given to those with the best availability within the production schedules listed below. These position start immediately and runs through the end of the December.


Please email your resume with cover letter and availability to: 

Posting close date: November 7, 2021


Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request. The Citadel Theatre is committed to having our team reflect the community it serves and actively welcome applicants from diverse and equity-seeking backgrounds. The Citadel also endeavors to create and guard a culture of respect and cooperation with all staff, artists, colleagues, volunteers and internal / external parties.


Thank you for your interest but only those persons chosen for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.


Citadel Theatre's COVID-19 protocols (such as masking, screening, testing, vaccinations) are a part of our "Returning Safely Policy," to ensure everyone is safe in at the work place. PLEASE NOTE - Citadel Theatre’s vaccination protocol will be in place for this position. Anyone working in the building is expected to be fully vaccinated (if they are medically able). Please be aware of this requirement before you submit your resume.



Citadel Theatre – Production Assistants - SCHEDULES


Citadel Theatre is seeking individuals who are available for the following projects:


The Fiancée by Holly Lewis



*workdays are Tuesday – Sundays, with shifts between 4-10 hours in length (with averaging agreement in place)


November 4 – 11, 2021: Technical Rehearsals (afternoons, evenings)

November 12 – 28, 2021: Performances (afternoons, evenings)


A Christmas Carol by David van Belle


*workdays are Tuesday – Sundays, with shifts between 4-10 hours in length (with averaging agreement in place)


November 5 – 21, 2021: Rehearsals (full days - mornings, afternoons)

November 23 – December 2, 2021: Technical Rehearsals (afternoons, evenings)

December 3 - 23, 2021: Performances (mornings, afternoons, evenings)


Special Event



*workdays are Tuesday – Sundays, with shifts between 4-10 hours in length (with averaging agreement in place)


December 6- 8, 2021: Rehearsals (full days - mornings, afternoons)

December 9-10, 2021: Technical Rehearsals (afternoons, evenings)

December 11-12, 2021: Performances (afternoons, evenings)


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