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get involved

Bygone is always looking for volunteers for our events and productions. If you are looking to get your volunteer hours, to gain valuable experience or to just have fun with a great group of artists, send us your resume and a description of what you'd like to do and why you'd like to be involved.

The following positions are open during rehearsal periods for those looking to gain experience working in theatre, or for those who just like to be involved. Potential roles include;

  • Assistant stage manager

  • Assistant set designer

  • Production assistant

  • Marketing & social media assistant

 

These roles are open to those with little to no previous experience, including high school students. Students may fulfill their requisite 40 volunteer hours with these positions. Children under 18 will need to provide a signed parent permission form. Hours are flexible and some positions can be filled with mostly work done at home.

current opportunities

indie theatre producing

WHAT: Indie Theatre Producing Workshop
WHEN: Monday February 26, 6:30-8:30 EST
WHERE: The Bridge, 379 Adelaide St. W., 4th Floor
HOW: Register via
link
HOW MUCH: PWYC after workshop

WHO: Taught by Bygone Theatre's Artistic Executive Director, Emily Dix, she will share her personal experiences and beliefs in what it takes to produce a show, and will invite others to share their own experiences. This short workshop will be a bit of a tester to see if there is interest in a longer intensive.
WHO FOR: Open to all, aimed at new and emerging producers or those working with tight budgets and other indie restraints.

Bygone Theatre presents Indie Theatre Producing!

You asked for it, so here it is! The next in Bygone's monthly workshop series: Indie Theatre Producing.

This overview of low-budget producing is aimed at those who are new to producing, or who are trying to work within tight budgets and other restraints. We'll discuss things such as;

  • The roles of a producer and the other members of a team

  • How to make a budget

  • How to stay organized

  • How to build a pre-production and production schedule

  • How to sell a show

  • What questions to ask venues, crew members, etc.

  • Contracts

      and more.

Event is free but registration is required - please fill out this form and let us know if there's anything specific you want to learn. Attendees are welcome to come with specific questions about their own projects.

 

The workshop will be delivered in English in a casual lecture format, where everyone is invited to ask questions throughout. Slideshow print-outs available upon request.

 

After the workshop attendees are welcome to make a PWYC donation via our Canada Helps page, which provides a tax receipt.

Unfortunately The Bridge is not an accessible venue and requires the ability to climb a set of stairs prior to accessing our elevator. If you have accessibility requirements please email emily@bygonetheatre.com to discuss and we will do all we can to accommodate.
 

ACCESSIBILITY: Please note, The Bridge is unfortunately not accessible as it requires the ability to climb a flight of stairs before accessing the elevator. If you require accessibility assistance please email emily@bygonetheatre.com and we will do what we can to accommodate. The course will be delivered in English, both spoken and written.

EMPOWER YOUR TOMORROW

Empower Your Tomorrow is a financial and business literacy program made possible by the generous support of IG Wealth Management. All workshops are free to all and can be accessed online via Zoom; recordings will be posted to our YouTube channel afterwards for those unable to attend in-person. For details visit our Empower Your Tomorrow page.

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