Production Manager

Date Posted: Mar 20, 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2017
Start Date: Apr 10, 2017

Salary: Hourly TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline:
Term: Full-time
Career Level:

Organization Description

Toronto Centre for the Arts

The Toronto Centre for the Arts (TCA) opened in 1993 and is home to over 300 performances and events each year; it comprises multiple performance spaces often used simultaneously:  the 1036 seat George Weston Recital Hall; the 574 seat Lyric Theatre;the 296 seat Greenwin Theatre the 150-200 seat Studio Theatre, as well as the multi-use Galleries, Rehearsal Hall and lobby spaces. Popular and classical concerts, conferences, graduations, comedy, family shows, school concerts, dance recitals, lectures, musicals, opera and plays are sold side by side every year, with ongoing educational and community programming.  This is an opportunity to join the team of an exciting City-Owned venue which celebrates the cultural diversity of Toronto, serves the neighbourhood, the local arts community and the City of Toronto as a whole and supports the thriving artistic character of Toronto and its neighbouring municipalities, particularly through the activities of non-profit arts organizations.

Job Description

The Toronto Centre for the Arts is looking for a Full Time Production Manager, on a contract basis, to assist with and oversee the advancing and technical preparation of various shows and events that engage the Toronto Centre and its four venues.

The Toronto Centre for the Arts is a versatile facility.  Popular and classical concerts, conferences, graduations and commencements, family events, school concerts, dance recitals, lectures, comedy, musicals and plays are presented side by side.  Here, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, it is very important to us that each event is treated with respect and professionalism.

Reporting directly to the Senior Production Manger, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the production requirements for rental productions for the duration of their rental period.  This involves working with and supervising the IATSE stagehands as well as being a liaison with the client and the clients’ representatives.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Oversee the production requirements of our theatres including advancing shows in a timely fashion.
• Function as Technical support for TCA management and rental clients. 
• Must be present at all rental “load ins”, strikes, performances and rehearsals.
• Assess and address changing production needs during the course of a rental.
• Work closely with Front of House Manager, supplying information relating to their areas of responsibility.
• Produce documentation, financial or otherwise, for final reconciliation of rental.
• Administer crew payroll
• Have a sense of humour.
• Other production duties, as assigned by the Senior PM from time to time.


Applicants should have 5 years experience working as a Production Stage Manager, Technical Director or Crew Chief.  Experience with IATSE stagehands is not required but is preferred.

The TCA is well known as a home for multicultural events in Toronto and any additional languages spoken would be beneficial.

Additional Info:

Please submit resume and cover letter to by 11:59PM on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only applicants being considered will be contacted. 


Contact Info:

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