THEATRE DEPARTMENT
WORK STUDY

The Theatre department participates in UFV’s work study program. Please note that available positions change each year; this list of positions is meant to give you an idea of positions that may be available.

For more information and to apply, visit:
UFV Career Centre Work Study Info  


Box Office/Publicity Assistant
Under the supervision of the Box Office and Publicity Manager this student assists with ticket sales and publicity initiatives.

Concessions Assistant
Under the supervision of the Production Manager, this student assists with management of the Theatre Department's Concessions area. Helps with staffing the concession area during performances, serving beverages and light refreshments to the public. Assists with handling daily cash flow and inventory. Assists with organizing the work of concessions volunteers. Cleans and maintains the concessions area. Assists with the organization, set-up, and clean-up for opening night receptions. Attends production meetings and liaises, as required, with production and front-of-house staff.

Front-of-House Assistant
Under the supervision of the Production Manager, this student will assist with the house management of theatre productions. Assists with the organization of students and volunteers working in the front-of-house area; assists with coordinating the ushers during performances, maintaining safety and professionalism at all times; assists with the set-up, organization, and maintenance of lobby, including displays and publicity materials; assists with organization and maintenance of coat check area and procedures, assists audience members with special needs; attends production meetings and liaises as required with box office staff, concessions staff, backstage personnel, and other production staff.

Technical Theatre Assistant
This student assists with set and prop rentals and loans, documenting and tracking loans, restocking all returns; digitally photographing all new acquisitions and adding them to the department data base; updating catalogues and inventories; assisting with set construction, painting, props building, lighting, sound, rigging, and special effects for summer theatre productions.


Costume Assistant
This student assists with the construction of costumes for theatre productions. Assists the Costume Manager with a variety of wardrobe tasks.
 

Costume/Props Assistant
This student assists with construction of hats, jewelry and costume props. Assist with tracking of production t-shirts and sales. Assists the Costume Manager with rentals and inventory.

Project Assistant
This student assists the Department Head with theatre projects including the Directors’ Theatre Festival, play readings, talkback sessions, and student matinees; assists with the planning and scheduling of a variety of projects, researches in department history and maintains and updates history records and archives.


For more information and to apply, visit:
UFV Career Centre Work Study Info

 
 
 
 
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