This week, the GVPTA has launched Howdy, a program that provides a platform for theatre performers, designers, and manufacturing professionals to get on the radar of native theatre hiring personnel. Purposes are actually open.
Howdy is a variation on GVPTA’s earlier Designers’ Highlight program, which supplied an internet platform for administrators and hiring personnel to find out about theatre designers looking for alternatives.
Based mostly on suggestions from the group, the Howdy program has expanded to incorporate of us with expertise within the areas of stage administration, manufacturing administration, and technical route, in addition to performers and designers.
The aim of this system is to supply a chance for hiring personnel to find out about theatre staff looking for employment, and to supply them with a way of who every particular person is, each as an individual and as an artist or arts employee.
Profitable candidates shall be invited to submit a self-introduction video or audio clip to accompany their resumé and different supplies as a part of an internet profile, viewable by registered administrators, producers, manufacturing managers, and different hiring personnel over a three-month interval.
Candidates might apply to one of many following streams:
Designers: Set, Props, Costume, Sound, Lighting, or Video / Projection
Arts Staff: Stage Managers, Manufacturing Managers, or Technical Administrators
Be primarily based in British Columbia;
Be looking for work in theatre between now and August, 2024; and
Have coaching or work expertise of their indicated self-discipline or area of curiosity.
Precedence shall be given to those that are:
An rising theatre artist or arts employee; and/or
Establish as being from an underrepresented group; and/or
New to British Columbia (moved to BC between 2020 and 2023); and/or
A mid-career or established theatre artist or arts employee seeking to broaden their work into a brand new aspect of the business.
Utility Deadline: April 28, 2023, 2:00pm PDT
Questions? Contact Mishelle Cuttler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full particulars at https://www.gvpta.ca/packages/hi there.