Technical Direction & Music Stage Management Practicums

Program Overview
These two practicum programs are centered on learning the core skills required to be a Technical Director, and a Music Stage Management Production Assistant, respectively. Our practicums are responsible for the smooth delivery of the production needs for all Banff Centre Performing Arts shows, events, and conferences. 

What do the programs offer?
As an integral part of Banff Centre training process, practicums will experience one-on-one mentorship and coaching from our experienced professional staff who will guide them through production processes. Practicums will leave Banff Centre with marketable skills and the confidence and competence to step up into roles as specialized professionals in their field. Our alumni can be found both nationally and internationally working at opera, dance, music, and theatre companies and training at university and colleges. 

Much of the training material is show-driven; practicums can expect to work on a wide array of shows including theatre, dance, opera, and music as presented by Banff Centre. Practicums can expect to work alongside a range of artists at various points in their careers. 

Who should apply?
Ideal candidates will have completed formal theatre technical training in an accredited institution or have equivalent work experience with a passionate interest in the entertainment industry. They will be able to demonstrate strong organizational aptitude, be computer literate, and have an interest in exploring theatre, music, and production technologies. 

Skills Category: Technical/Production
Course Start Date: Apr 02, 2019
Course End Date: Sep 06, 2019
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020, Banff, AB, Canada, T1L 1H5
Cost: The weekly program fee is covered 100% by financial assistance from Banff Centre.
Course Provider: Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
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