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Royal MTC Assistant Program

  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • Term
  • Winnipeg, MB

Website Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Deadline: March 27, 2023

Application Deadline: March 27, 2023
Interviews / Auditions: April 24-May 1, 2023
Notification: June 2023

The assistant position is a job opportunity for early career professional artists and craftspeople which allows for exploring and enhancing their artistic practice, production-specific mentoring by a professional artist in their field, and making a tangible contribution to a Royal MTC production in the 2023/24 season. Mid-career and established artists transitioning to directing from another role may also apply. Selected assistants will receive a fee of $3000.

Eligible assistants must:

  • Be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants
  • Be residents of Manitoba
  • Have graduated from an accredited post-secondary theatre training program or show equivalent experience
  • Be 100% available for the 3.5 weeks of build/rehearsal and some pre-production meetings/research prior to the production chosen
  • Eligible designers must be able to read set drawings and familiar with the tools and materials in their area of design

Ideally, candidates will have at least 3 years of demonstrated professional experience, and designers are able to use CAD (Vectorworks or AutoCAD).

Supporting materials include an introductory statement, CV, reference letter, and portfolio – details on the application form. Please download the assistant application form from and submit it, along with all other required materials to on or before March 27.

The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre is committed to equity and inclusion. We encourage submissions from diverse artists who self-identify as equity-deserving candidates.

After visiting our website and reading the complete application form, if you have questions or face barriers to applying, please contact Ksenia at or 204 954 6413.

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