Expert Puppet Maker And Movement Consultant Jobs Vacancy in Monlove Productions Montréal
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Expert Puppet Maker And Movement Consultant Jobs Vacancy in Monlove Productions Montréal Jobs Details:
EXPERT PUPPET-MAKER AND MOVEMENT CONSULTANT
Monlove is looking for an expert puppet-maker and movement consultant. This person would be responsible for overseeing all creative aspects in the conception and fabrication of puppets in an upcoming live production.
- Working with the other members of the production team to conceive of puppets for a new performance piece;
- Conceptualize the design of large puppets, including aesthetic design, animatronics and practical construction;
- Conceive of each puppet’s persona, dress, and movement, relaying these instructions to the fabrication team as well as the puppet-performers;
- Coordinate the fabrication of the puppets in collaboration with other artisans and sewers;
- Oversee all creative aspects of the production as they relate to puppets and puppet accessories, including movement, lighting, stage direction etc.; and
- Work with actors, puppeteers, acrobats and other performers on their performances in relation to the puppets.
- 10+ years’ experience as a puppet builder/maker, with specific demonstrable experience building and conceptualizing large-scale puppets, including animatronic motion required;
- 10+ years’ experience as a puppeteer and/or costumed performer, required;
- 10+ years’ experience working as a creative professional on international productions, required;
- Demonstrable experience as a consultant of movement and lighting of puppets and/or CGI animations;
- Demonstrable experience as performer, in order to understand the intricate requirements for live-theatre productions;
- College or university degree in performance, stagecraft, fine arts, technical theatre, movement or related discipline;
- Proven leadership ability to oversee large scale creative projects; and
LANGUAGE OF WORK: English and/or French
DURATION: 8-month contract position
SALARY: $2500.00 CAD per week
BENEFITS: No medical benefits
LOCATION: Montreal, Quebec