Job Notice: Theatre Technician



Odyssey Theatre is Ottawa’s premier professional open-air theatre, celebrating our 34th season. We produce award-winning mask and movement-based performances that blend classic and contemporary art forms and incorporate diverse theatrical traditions from around the world. Our Theatre Under the Stars series transforms Ottawa’s beautiful Strathcona Park into a theatre venue that attracts thousands each year.

We are hiring a Theatre Technician for our summer production of The Bonds of Interest, by Nobel prize winning playwright Jacinto Benavente, directed by Odyssey Artistic Director Laurie Steven. The Bonds of Interest is a wickedly clever satire about self-interest, greed and corruption in the modern consumer driven world.

As Technician, you will be a key member of our production team and be responsible to assist with:


  • Technical set-up and strike;
  • Attending technical and dress rehearsals;
  • Operating the lighting or sound board for evening performances;
  • Maintaining technical equipment;
  • Troubleshooting and fixing problems if they arise; and
  • Assisting with the strike at the end of the run.A valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle are assets.

Dates: July 14, 2018-August 27, 2019

  • Tech week rehearsals/preview: July 16-24, 2019
  • Show run: July 25-Aug 25, 2019
  • Strike: Aug 26-27, 2019

Contract Duration: 6 weeks

Location: Strathcona Park, 25 Range Rd

Salary: $14.50-$15/hour

Odyssey Theatre celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming and respectful working environment. Applications from qualified applicants of all backgrounds are welcome.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references by April 3, 2019 to:

John Forster, General Manager
By e-mail at:
Or regular mail at:
Odyssey Theatre
2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6E2
Tel. 613-232-8407

For inquiries about the position, please contact: 613-232-8407 or email: