Artistic Internships

As part of Odyssey’s commitment to the development of theatre artists, we regularly host Interns in a variety of disciplines, including: artistic directing, directing, dramaturgy for physical theatre forms, and more.

If you are interested in an artistic internship, submit a C.V. and covering letter to Artistic Director Laurie Steven indicating your area of interest. Applicants whose submissions are of interest will be contacted for an interview. Together with successful interviewees, Odyssey will seek out suitable programs and assist in the development of an application for internship funding.


We are thrilled to welcome Madeleine Hall as our new Artistic Directing Intern for Odyssey’s 34th season!

Madeleine Hall is an Ottawa-based theatre creator, writer, performer, and co-Artistic Director of the award-winning physical theatre collective Aplombusrhombus. Her full-length solo project Ethel premiered at the 2017 Ottawa Fringe, where it received festival awards for Outstanding New Work and Outstanding Overall Production, as well as Prix Rideau Award nominations for Outstanding New Creation and Outstanding Emerging Artist. Madeleine has led the development of numerous original creations, incorporating both physical and text vocabularies, which have been mounted at festivals across Canada, including national Fringe festivals and Ottawa’s undercurrents and Fresh Meat. Her teaching experience includes facilitating workshops and courses in theatre creation and performance at the University of Ottawa, The Ottawa School of Theatre, Canterbury High School, and The Ottawa School of Speech & Drama. She holds a BA from McGill University, and furthered her training at The Ottawa Theatre School and L’École Philippe Gaulier.

This Artistic Directing Internship is made possible thanks to the support of the Metcalf Foundation Performing Arts Internships.