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Join our production team this summer as we return to live performance and celebrate our 37th season as Ottawa’s premiere open-air theatre.  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 along the banks of the Rideau River that attracts thousands each year.  

We are hiring a Theatre Technician for our summer production of for our summer production of The Miser, by Molière, directed by Andy Massingham. The Miser is a wickedly clever satire about self-interest, greed, and corruption in a modern consumer-driven world.  Rehearsals begin June 26, the production opens July 27 and runs until August 20.

As Technician, you will work closely with the technical Director and Stage manager as 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 and/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.

Working safely at heights training is required before beginning work.  A valid driver’s license is required.  Access to a vehicle is an asset.  First aid training is an asset.

Dates: July 16 -August 22, 2023 Contract Duration: 6 weeks
  • Tech week rehearsals/preview

July 18-26, 2023

  • Show run: July 27-Aug 20, 2023 (Tues-Sun)
  • Strike: Aug 21-22, 2023
Location: Strathcona Park, 25 Range Rd

Salary: $20.00/hour

Odyssey Theatre celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful working environment. Applications from qualified applicants We welcome and encourage persons of all cultural backgrounds, disabilities, gender identities or expression, religions, and sexual orientations to apply. 

Applications will be considered as they are received. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

John Forster, General Manager

By e-mail at:

For inquiries about the position, please contact: 613-232-8407 or email:, or visit our website at

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