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SPREADING ROOTS: Project Manager


Spreading Roots is a new outreach project by Odyssey Theatre. It promotes environmental awareness, engages diverse community groups in a creative process that enriches their ability to use art to take action on issues that matter. Spreading Roots will create 10 new theatre creations celebrating Canada’s 150th and exploring our connection to nature, raising awareness and improving quality of life for the city’s neighbourhoods.


The Project Manager is a part-time contract position and will have the organizational, logistical and production responsibility and oversight for the successful completion of Odyssey Theatre’s Spreading Roots project from April to November 2017. The Project Manager will be directly responsible for budget management, scheduling, contracting, logistics, technical & production management, management of team members, reporting and production troubleshooting. 


Dependent on experience.


Submit CV and cover letter to
Odyssey Theatre General Manager – James Richardson: | 2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa Ontario, K1N 6E2 

Deadline: April 5th

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Six-week contract: from July 10 to August 21, 2017
Tech Week: July 10 to July 19, 2017
Rehearsals: June 11 to July 19, 2017
Show Run: July 20 to August 20, 2017

Odyssey Theatre is celebrating its 32nd season as the National Capital Region’s premiere professional open-air theatre. We produce award-winning mask and movement-based theatre, performing in our 200 seat open-air theatre in Ottawa’s beautiful Strathcona Park.

A Technician is required for our summer production of The Amorous Servant, a satirical comedy by Carlo Goldoni, directed by Attila Clemann. Duties include but aren’t limited to technical set-up and strike, tech week rehearsals, running the lighting/sound board during production run, maintaining equipment and troubleshooting.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by April 10, 2017 to:

 James Richardson, General Manager,
Attn: James Richardson, General Manager
Odyssey Theatre
2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6E2
Tel. 613-232-8407

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 For inquiries or further information about the position, please contact:

Auditions for our 2017 season of Theatre Under the Stars are now completed. Many thanks to everyone who came out!

The deadline for applications has passed. We received many excellent submissions and would like to thank everyone who applied.

Odyssey holds General Auditions for actors in Ottawa and Toronto in January/February each year. We also hold auditions on a project-by-project basis. They are by appointment only. To be considered for an audition, please send a hard copy of your resumé, headshot and a cover letter to:

Playwrights who have a completed script they wish to be considered for Odyssey’s Theatre Under the Stars production may submit a two-page summary and a cover letter explaining how the play relates to our style of work and venue. See New Play Creation.

Playwrights or creators with a proposal for a play for Odyssey who would like to participate in our New Play Creation Program can submit a 5-page treatment by August 1, 2017.