Artist Producer Intern

Contract Full Time Internship @Clay and Paper Theatre in Paid Training
  • Post Date : March 9, 2023
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  • Job ID 23835

Job Description

2023 -24 Internship – Artist Producer Intern


Number of Positions: 1

Funder: Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training

Contract: May 1, 2023 – March 29, 2024

Wage: $21/hour (35 hours/week @ 48 weeks)

Application Due: March 24, 2023

Potential candidates for this position must be First Nations, Métis or Inuit and reside within the GTA. Successful candidates must be registered or eligible to register with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training. You must be between the ages of 18 and 30.


About Your Role

We are seeking a Producer intern who will work closely with the Artistic and Managing Directors and support the theatre’s short and long-term planning while upholding the company’s mission, which supports artists (puppeteers-performers, builders, musicians, playwrights, directors, etc.), as they work in public space and engage deeply with stories of importance to local communities.


You are a curious person, with a love of art and theatre, and with an interest in supporting the artistic and administrative functions of Clay and Paper Theatre. You enjoy working in a fast-paced, artistically engaging, and collaborative work environment.  You think working in parks is an amazing opportunity to explore and build community connections and arts access.


About Your Responsibilities

  • You will work closely with the C&P team to support the creative development of productions.  This will include helping to plan, coordinate and manage C&P workshops, plays, festivals and other performances and events.
  • Support will include helping to build budgets, create rehearsal and production schedules, assist with contracts and city permits, manage production timelines, organise staff and volunteers, create and track invoices and artists’ payments.
  • You will also assist with creating marketing materials, planning communications and updating and maintaining the Clay & Paper Theatre website, social media accounts, newsletter, and information systems.
  • You will help with creating, launching and tracking our fundraising campaigns and donors using our CanadaHelps site and tools.
  • Manage and maintain all office supplies and equipment.
  • Where necessary, assist with workshops, rehearsals, and Front-of-House.

About You

  • You have experience or training in an artistic, production or communications field
  • Creatively driven and enjoy working directly with artists and creators
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A familiarity, experience with budgeting and/or bookkeeping are assets
  • Exceptional organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills, including practical, working knowledge of design software and website maintenance are assets
  • Self-directed, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility to adjust work schedule to evenings and/or weekends as required.
  • A Driver’s Licence is a major asset

About Your Application

Please submit your resume along with a brief cover letter explaining why you would like to join our motley crew to by March 29, 2023. 

Interviews will begin in mid-April. If you require any accessibility accommodations, let’s talk. We really want to meet you and help create a comfortable space for your interview/audition. PLEASE NOTE: Interview dates may be subject to some adjustments. But we’ll try and keep people as up to date as possible.

If you have any questions or would like assistance please don’t hesitate to contact us at or 416-708-3222.

About Us

Since 1994, Clay & Paper Theatre has been the resident theatre company of Dufferin Grove Park, producing plays, pageants and parades with and for the community, grounded in the idea that performance in public space is an act of cultural transformation. Our practice of building, rehearsing, and performing in full public view is an attempt on our part to reunite art with the daily life of the community and to make art accessible to all.

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