2 job postings for Master Puppet Assistants

Wide Open Children's Theatre has

two positions available for 

Master Puppet Assistants

Responsibilities include:

Building and repairing puppets, props and costumes, setting props and costumes during a production, assisting in puppet choreography. Tasks will include: sewing, gluing, woodwork, sculpture and other techniques.  Shadow puppets, table top puppets and hand and rod puppetry will be covered.

Preferred skill set includes:

Sculpture, molding, casting, sewing, painting, paper craft, wood working (familiarity with drills and saws) etc.

Areas of study:

Theatre, Sculpture, Art, Design, Education etc.


30 hours per week, 8 weeks total, must be available 9-4 Monday - Friday or Tuesday - Saturday

Pay $11.50/hour, Earliest Start Date: April 30th

Employment Available Thanks to Canada Summer Jobs Program:

Students must be

(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;

(b) was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;

(c) intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;

(d) is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP (Quebec only), vocational or technical program;

(e) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and

Refugee Protection Act* and;

(f) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations

*Foreign students are not eligible.

Please Submit Resume and Cover Letter to info@wideopen.ca

Successful submissions will be contacted for an interview.

Crispi Lord
Head Puppet Wrangler
Wide Open Children's Theatre