Employment Opportunities


  • have a passion for the arts
  • have an enthusiastic, professional attitude
  • are a team player
  • believe quality really does matter
  • are creative and self-motivated
  • can communicate effectively

- we want you!


Please state which position you are interested in. All resumes will be kept for a maximum of three (3) months. Only those we are interested in interviewing will be contacted. All submissions are strictly confidential.

For further questions regarding employment opportunities at the Stratford Festival please contact Nancy Altenburg Human Resource Manager at resumes@stratfordfestival.ca.

Current Openings

Wigs and Makeup Apprentice

 As an apprentice, you will work with some of this industry’s top craftspeople and artisans, learning the techniques and skills required to work in a large -scale repertory theatre. This 20 week apprenticeship will begin mid-February and conclude mid-July 2015. Your week will consist of 40 hours per week and you must be able to work a variety of hours including both weekends and holidays. more...

Directors’ Office Coordinator

This full time position reports to both the New Play Department and the Associate Producers in the Directors’ office. For New Plays, you will track the department budget, and cost and co-ordinate all phases of the development process for new works (readings, workshops, residencies, etc.) For the Associate Producers, you will assist in arrangements for the Festival’s season, including the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre, the Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction, The Forum and The Laboratory. This position also serves as an occasional first-call substitute for the Festival’s Company Manager.