The Badlands Amphitheatre is a non-profit arts and culture society located in the Canadian Badlands
Community. Creativity. Celebration.
General Construction Labour
Roster Crew Call: Concerts, Vanfest, other events
Canada Summer Job Positions: Facilities and Arts Admin
Theatre Professionals: 2023 Badlands Passion Play
See details below.
General Construction Labourer – Send your expression of interest, skills and experience to info @ badlandsamp.com
Canada Summer Job Positions:
Send your expression of interest, skills and experience to info @ badlandsamp.com
Facilities: If you are looking for a lot and an interesting venue, you’ve found the place. You will help to set up events and work on facilities that are carved into the bentonite hills. There’s lot of outdoor work and you will be contributing to a nonprofit arts and culture team that wants to put on great events in the Canadian Badlands.
Arts Admin: If you want to gain event management and arts administration experience, join us this summer. You will learn about guest relations, box office sales, and all the details involved in putting on large scale events in an outdoor setting.
Roster Crew Call:
The Badlands Amp is looking for crew to add to our roster for our year-round events. This includes technicians, front of house personnel, production managers/assistants, and more. If you are interested in being added to the roster please email artistic director @ badlandsamp.com with the subject line Amp Crew Roster.
2023 BADLANDS PASSION PLAY
Positions available for theatre professionals. Help us to produce the 2023 Badlands Passion Play – and epic theatre production on Canada’s largest outdoor stage.
The Badlands Amphitheatre is a non-profit arts and culture venue located in the Canadian Badlands. Home to Canada’s largest outdoor stage, our 2,500-seat outdoor amphitheatre and indoor Badlands Arts Centre hosts the renowned Badlands Passion Play; the Canadian Icons Concert Series; Roots, Blues, & Barbecue; Lightfest: Winter in the Badlands; outdoor opera and much more.
With our spectacular natural setting, unique in the world, we create sustainable community through performance events (with economic, cultural, social, and environmental outcomes), increase awareness and skill in the arts, and encourage tourism by creating significant cultural attractions. The Badlands Amphitheatre has a mandate to produce, create, and host events; enable arts education, and promote tourism – all based on our values of community, creation and celebration.
The Canadian Badlands Passion Play tells an epic story of faith, hope & love based on the life of Christ. It is performed on Canada’s largest outdoor stage. The company is formed up of around 30 professional and semi-professional actors supplemented by volunteer actors, working with a professional crew.
Positions Available (descriptions below):
- Scenic carpenter (spring dates available)
- ASM – Crowd
May 23 – Production Team Start Date
May 27 – Full Cast Read Through and Workshop Date
May 28- June 25 – Rehearsals (Wednesday to Sunday) & Production Meetings/Prep (Mondays)
June 28 – Tech Rehearsal
June 29 – Dress Rehearsal
June 30 – Preview Rehearsal
July 1-16 – Shows (Friday & Saturday Evenings, Sunday Afternoons)
July 17-21 – Strike
Compensation starts at $6,000 for the contracted dates (dependent on position and experience).
We encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply by contacting the Artistic Director. Please include your cover letter and resume and quote Passion Play Crew in your subject line.
Reporting To: Head of Wardrobe
Job Description: Costumers work with the Costume Designer to serve as a Cutter, Stitcher, general costumer or Dresser as required.
These functions may require skills such as hand-sewing, millinery, cobbling, craftwork, dying or painting as necessary. They also work as running crew during the show to assist with quick changes and instructing actors on the proper wearing of their costumes.
Reporting To: Production Manager
Job Description: The scenic carpenter works with the designer to build props and set dressing prior to the start of rehearsals. This may require experience in construction, crafting, building from designer plans, and painting.
Dates: This position could start immediately. Dates are flexible from now until the beginning of Jun
ASM – Crowd:
Reporting To: Stage Manager
Job Description: The ASM is part of the Stage Management Team, and assists the Head Stage Manager. As part of a team of four (4) Assistant Stage Managers, each ASM may have various individual responsibilities or areas to manage. Some of these responsibilities may be formalized or some may need to remain fluid throughout the process.
The Crowd ASM is responsible for tracking crowd and group movements during rehearsals, liaising with the chorus and musicians, as well as regular cueing and management of actors backstage.
The Canadian Badlands Passion Play Society and the Badlands Amphitheatre is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing an environment free from any kind of harassment and discrimination where all employees, members, contractors, vendors, volunteers, guests, and participants are treated with respect and dignity.
We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or workplace regulations of the province of Alberta and the country of Canada including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, and/or the Alberta Human Rights Act. We are also governed by the federal Employment Equity Act created to eliminate workplace barriers faced by women, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.