Internships

Vertigo Theatre Internships

VERTIGO THEATRE has entertained audiences for over 45 years with high-quality programming, and has evolved into a truly unique organization.  Vertigo is located at the base of the Calgary Tower in the heart of downtown Calgary, and is home to the organization, its two performance venues, and the BD&P Mystery Series.

We build strong partnerships through our various student and professional outreach initiatives that are designed specifically to help meet your community investment objectives. 

Vertigo Theatre is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (P.A.C.T.) and engages artists who are members of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.

The listed dates are flexible to accommodate students’ exam schedules.

GENERAL INTERNSHIP

April 12th to May 20, 2022

Vertigo is looking for a well-rounded individual who will be comfortable in a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, technical, administrative, back-stage, and marketing duties.  The internship will provide on-the-job training and exposure to the inner workings of the company (from admin to stage) and is perfect for students from all streams of study: Production/ Performanc/Creation.  This Intern will work on Vertigo’s last production of the BD&P Mystery Theatre Series 2021-22, Clue based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, directed by Haysam Kadri.

The Faculty of Fine Arts will provide a stipend of $1,000.00/month

STAGE MANAGEMENT INTERN

April 8th to June 5th, 2022 (Possible Holdover to June 12th , with one day of prep week before rehearsal, on April 8th)

Vertigo is looking for a student with Stage Management experience to assist the stage management team for Vertigo’s last production of the BD&P Mystery Theatre Series 2021-22, Clue based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, directed by Haysam Kadri.  This Intern will be mentored by a professional Stage Manager.

Vertigo Theatre will provide a stipend of $1,000.00/month

REQUIREMENTS

Application deadline:          Friday,  January 14th, 2022

Requirements:                      CV

                                                   Letter of Intent

Selection Process: Candidates will be shortlisted by Theatre and Drama Faculty. 

Registration: The successful candidates will need to register into Drama 4990. 

Evaluation: Evaluation will be largely based on the practical experience provided by Vertigo Theatre. Through prior arrangement between the Intern and Instructor of record, an experiential report or journal might also be required.

Vertigo regrets that we cannot provide accommodation during the internship, though we can provide assistance in sourcing accommodation if needed.

Please direct any questions to Julia Wasilewski, at julia.wasilewski@uleth.ca

Please send all applications to  amy.welsh@uleth.ca