Careers at The Shaw - Shaw Festival Theatre

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Careers at
The Shaw
Music Intern

The Shaw Festival is an ensemble repertory theatre company inspired by the spirit of Bernard Shaw to create unforgettable theatre encounters.

Founded in 1962, The Shaw is the second largest theatre company in Canada, producing 11 + productions in rotating repertory every season.

The Shaw Festival is currently recruiting a Music Intern for our 2018 Festival season.  Reporting to the Music Director, the candidate should be interested in pursuing a career as a music director in musical theatre, and should have some training and experience as a music director, conductor, rehearsal pianist and player in an orchestra of a musical.

The position will commence  mid-February  2018 – mid to late September 2018.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter prior to July 28, 2017 to:

Paul Sportelli, Music Director
Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada
10 Queen’s Parade
Niagara on the Lake, On  L0S 1J0

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview and audition will be contacted. 

Thank you for your interest in the Shaw Festival.

As one of the world’s leading theatre companies, The Shaw is dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres are inclusive of all peoples, fully reflective of our diverse communities.

As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier free recruitment and selection process.

In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

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