Volunteer

Become a Mermaid Ambassador.  We are always looking for outgoing, social, and positive community members to join our team of theatre professionals.  If you have a love for the arts, and not too far from Windsor, Nova Scotia.  We'd love to hear from you.

Benefits
Tickets to MIPAC Shows
Engage in the arts community
Be a part of an international brand

 
 

Puppeteer - Contract

Theatre for young audiences is magical.  This is one of the most rewarding kinds of storytelling we can share.  Children all over the world know Mermaid Theatre.  Come join a company that has a reputation for success and quality programming.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: puppets@mermaidtheatre.ca

Qualifications
Advanced training in puppetry
CAEA actor (preferably)
Tour experience (preferably)
Hold a Canadian passport
Passion for theatre for young audiences

Stage Manager - Contract

We are looking for leaders that can keep up with the exciting and challenging dynamics of touring.  Travel internationally to Asia, United States, or even the Middle-East.  Mermaid Theatre has been touring for over 40 years.  Be a part of that legacy.  Six-million spectators and counting.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: puppets@mermaidtheatre.ca

Required Qualifications
CAEA stage manager (required)
Touring experience
Company management experience
Expert logistic & planning skills
Professional leader & team player
Technical theatre knowledge
Ability to handle consistent change

 

Shop Associate - P/T

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about building for the performing arts.  Mermaid Theatre shows are designed to travel.  Compact, efficient, and durable.  Our puppets and sets venture to unique places which require an immense amount of pre-planning before any piece of the show is built.  We welcome experienced builders only into our shop.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: puppets@mermaidtheatre.ca

Qualifications
Experience working in a theatre shop (preferably)
Advanced tool and saw knowledge
Competent in theatre technology
Trained in stagecraft
Proven track record of success
Experience working in a theatre shop (preferably)

Production Associate - P/T

Constructing Mermaid Theatre puppets is truly rewarding.  Your work is seen on countless stages around the world.  Mermaid Theatre's design studio is a part of our headquarters in Windsor.  Our design and construction staff work as a team. Come join us and create the creatures that children and families adore. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: puppets@mermaidtheatre.ca

Qualifications
Excellent construction skills
Costume building (preferably)
Experience working in a design shop
Technical theatre knowledge
Sewing skills
Textile knowledge
Experience working in a fast-paced environment