Employment Opportunities

The Citadel Theatre is one of Canada’s largest and busiest professional, not-for-profit theatre companies and facilities. We are an equal opportunity employer. 


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For the role of ED, the successful candidate is dynamic and tenacious—someone who comes with a compelling organizational vision that reflects the opportunities and complexities of a multifaceted arts landscape. They will be a skilled decision-maker and solutions-finder, bringing their unique ability to imbue personal wisdom into discussions focused on problem-solving. The Executive Director will: embody a generosity of spirit and altruism; embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms; and, be a fair and credible team player who can quickly gain the respect and confidence of the wider Citadel community. A true ideas-person and doer, the ED is able to conceive of multiple futures and possibilities when working alongside colleagues to bring exciting ideas to the marketplace.

The Citadel is partnering with BIPOC Executive Search to ensure an applicant list that has greater representation from Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, thereby reflecting Canada’s diverse population. The Citadel is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. All interested applicants can send their resume to Candice Frederick or Jason Murray by e-mailing cfrederick@bipocsearch.com.


We are seeking members who will share our vision of establishing the Citadel as the heart and hub of the creative and performing arts in downtown Edmonton and will work to support the Executive Director and Artistic Director in fulfilling the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. The Board of Directors along with the Board of Governors oversee and support the Citadel Theatre in meeting the mandate and overall strategic plan for the theatre.

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The Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta is looking for a highly organized team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment to join our Production team as Acting Head of Electrics. This is a permanent position starting Aug 30, 2021.


The Acting Head of Electrics reports to the Director of Production and Technical Director in ensuring high-quality production values for all Citadel productions and rental events relating to and supervising the Electrics team. They are responsible for the safe and effective operation of the electrical department; the organization, installation, operation, and maintenance of all electrical/electronic and theatrical lighting equipment, stage lighting, and special effect elements within the Citadel, related to the Citadel’s presentation of productions in all our spaces and on tours as well as other events, while making appropriate, effective and safe use of our facilities, human and financial resources. The Head of Electrics must be ready to take a proactive leadership role in creating a respectful and positive workplace where all of our stakeholders are excited, connected, and invested in the work of the theatre.

  • Applicants must be a member in good standing of IATSE or willing to join.
  • This position pays an hourly rate of $30.02 per hour.
  • Qualified applicants are encouraged to email a resume and letter of interest by July 30, 2021, to Human Resources at humanresources@citadeltheatre.com

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