Job Posting: Teesri Duniya seeks Production Manager and Technical Director for ‘Counter Offence’

Submission Deadline: Friday, October 5th, 2019

Teesri Duniya Theatre is currently seeking applicants to the following positions for its upcoming production of Rahul Varma’s Counter Offence, to be presented at the Segal Centre in March 2020:

Production Manager

This is a contract position. Preferred start date late-October 2019. Specific dates will be determined at time of hiring.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Production Manager has supervisory responsibility for Designers, heads of production departments, stage management and technical directors. The ideal candidate will manage the production and maintain all procedures set forth by the company and/or affiliate union regulations. This position is responsible for budgeting, scheduling and hiring of key production personnel, in collaboration with the Director of Operations.

Financial Management

  1. In Consultation with the Company, contributes to the realistic budgets for the production.
  2. Manages production elements within the approved budget.
  3. Establishes goals for the production departments.
  4. Manages and supervises the production personnel.
  5. Submits new expenses associated to production, that fall out of line with the approved budget, to the Director of Operations for approval.


  1. Works in collaboration of the director to plan and supervise the execution of production requirements to facilitate the realization of the director’s vision.
  2. Initiates and coordinates the flow of information with the production.
  3. Organize and facilitate all production meetings.
  4. Advises and and assists in the organization of special production activities.
  5. Supervises IATSE contracts , including identifying weekly commitments, work plans, conflict resolition and production meetings.

Technical Director

This is a contract position. Preferred start date late-October 2019. Specific dates will be determined at time of hiring.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Technical Director is responsible for overseeing the heads of department wothin the production. This is a key production position with a primary focus on scenic construction, Computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) drawing, show costing, crew management, and health and safety.

Financial Management

  1. Prepares preliminary and final costs for each design created for the production.
  2. In conjunction with the Production Manager, ensure that production expenditures do not exceed approved budgets.


  1. Attends set-ups, dress rehearsals, previews, opening nights and strikes of the production.
  2. Participates in production, company and departmental meetings.
  3. In conjunction with the Production Manager, sets production schedules.
  4. Supervises all production staff and technical activities.
  5. Plans and supervises construction and operation of all technical elements (set, lighting, sound).
  6. Ensures smooth functioning of all stage machinery and/or equipment.
  7. Liases and cooperates with the venus staff to ensure smooth operation of the production within the facility, in accordance to all regulations set forth by venue.
  8. In conjunction with the Production Manager, oversees all lighting and sound level sessions, onstage rehearsals and previews.

How To Apply

Teesri Duniya Theatre is committed to an inclusive workplace and encourages all prospective applicants who self-identify as members of under-represented communities to submit. All interested candidates may submit a cover letter and CV by Friday, October 5th, 2019 to the attention of Shayne Lovsin-Couture, Director of Operations at

Please note that the company thanks all candidates who apply but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted by Friday, October 18th, 2019.


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