Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity: Theatre Production Practicums 

I want to share with you and your networks our upcoming Theatre Production Practicum programs. Our Practicums offer one-to-one mentorship and coaching from our experienced staff. Practicum participants leave with Marketable skills and the confidence to step into roles as specialized professionals in their fields. The program fee is covered 100% by Banff Centre and successful applicants will receive a daily living allowance of $61 towards living costs and subsidized housing.

Technical Direction Performing Arts Practicum: This program emphasizes a balance between individual learning and development and the Performing Arts department's administrative needs. Assist the technical director(s) in coordinating activities related to Banff Centre's performance venues and production shops.

September 17, 2019 - March 27, 2020 Application deadline: May 15

Music Stage Management and Production Assistant Practicum: Work on a wide array of shows with a concentration in music programming as presented by Banff Centre. This program focuses on production and rehearsal schedules; communicating requirements with sound, lighting, and staging teams; operating basic sound and lighting equipment; calling show cues for concerts, competitions, and events; and advancing shows.
September 17, 2019 - March 31, 2020 Application deadline: May 15

Lighting Technician Performing Arts Practicum: Work with a wide variety of lighting instruments as well as sophisticated lighting control systems. Much of the training material is show-driven; you can expect to work on a broad array of shows with a concentration in music programming as presented by Banff Centre.
September 17, 2019 - March 31, 2020 Application deadline: May 15

Sound Technician Performing Arts Practicum: Work with our Sound Team on all Banff Centre productions, presentations, conferences, and outreach programs. Responsibilities may include performing audio technical skills; applying acoustic, electronic, and electro-mechanical theory; working shows; and operating, repairing, and maintaining sound equipment. Emphasis is placed on the use of QLab for performances.
September 17, 2019 - March 31, 2020 Application deadline: May 15

Staging Technician Performing Arts Practicum: Learn to interpret and generate technical information; load shows in and out; work shows; rig, select, and operate tools; and operate and maintain stage equipment. You will gain marketable skills and the confidence and competence to step up into roles as a specialized professional after this program.

September 17, 2019 - March 31, 2020 Application deadline: May 15