The Alumnae Theatre is always looking for great set, lighting and sound designers as well as stage managers, assistant stage managers and technicians. It is the perfect place to learn, hone or show off your skills in the production of great theatre. To get involved in any of these activities contact our executive producer at

Omission: Call for Operators

World Premiere
By: Alice Abracen
Directed by Anne Harper

On the eve of a papal conclave, a young Canadian journalist travels to a fictional Latin American country to interview a papal candidate about his past activities during a period of disappearances under a military junta. The playwright, Alice Abracen, will be graduating from the National Theatre School playwrights program. Omission is a world premiere.


Must attend ALL performances and technical rehearsals as well as first rehearsal.

As a SOUND OPERATOR your duties would be:
- assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used to record, amplify, enhance, mix or reproduce sound. 
As a LIGHTING OPERATOR your duties would be:
- operate the light board and/or conventional lighting fixtures.

The Alumnae Theatre Company is a non-professional (non-union) theatre company. The above production positions are unpaid and are volunteer only. Interested applicants can email

While we accept applications from all passionate artists, we want to encourage applications from those identifying as women and/or of colour.

New Ideas Festival 2018: Call for Stage Managers 

New Ideas Festival is Alumnae Theatre Company’s annual three-week juried festival of new plays, works-in-progress, and experimental theatre, with a different program each week and a workshopped reading on Saturdays at noon.
The 2018 festival will run from March 7 to 25, 2018.

Would you like to get involved in New Ideas Festival and join the fun this year? NIF needs stage managers for many of the 15 short plays. We will provide training if you don’t have experience. Rehearsals start January 30.

Each show runs one week (6 performances), and the readings have one performance each at noon on the three festival Saturdays.

Important Dates:
• Jan. 6 – 10:  Festival auditions
• Jan. 25: Production meeting 7–9 pm (to be confirmed)
• Jan. 30: Rehearsals begin
• Feb. 15: Production meeting and lighting demo 7–9 pm (to be confirmed)
• Feb. 22 – March 4: Tech days by week
• March 7 – 25: New Ideas Festival performances (each play 1 week).

If you are interested in stage managing a play in the New Ideas Festival,
please email and put Stage Manager in the subject line. 

New Ideas Festival 2018: Call for Operators

Lighting and sound crew are also needed for each of the festival weeks. Email
and let us know how you can help!