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June 26, 2022

Production Manager

Hosted by Paprika Festival

Paprika Festival is hiring a Production Manager! This annual contract is an opportunity to lead the production planning of a week-long festival of live performances, created and performed by young and emerging artists.

Tech and Festival week will be May 8th - 21st, 2023 at the Native Earth Performing Arts' Aki Studio in Artscape Daniels Spectrum in Regent Park (585 Dundas St E).

The Production Manager also provides mentorship and support for Paprika participants as they bring their projects to life, facilitating a Technical Theatre Workshop, creating the festival tech schedule, creating the festival schedule in collaboration with the AP, working with our venue partner, assisting festival participants in hiring designers and stage managers, and providing resources for design and production. 

Paprika is a youth-led, youth-run theatre festival. We welcome learning on the job, and encourage applicants with no production management experience to apply for this role. If you are a stage manager, designer, arts administrator, director, producer, or technician interested in a career in Production Management, this opportunity is also for you!


The Aki Studio Booth is not accessible to mobility devices.

Please email if you require a short extension — our hard deadline for applications is 11:59PM Monday June 27, as applications will be reviewed the week of June 27, with interviews scheduled the following week.

You are welcome to email Julia (julia@paprikafestival.com) with any accommodations, requests, or questions about the application – we would be happy to accommodate any application process that showcases your capability, and interest in this role. 

Paprika is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Paprika is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Paprika will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on race, colour, religion or belief, sexuality, gender expression, family or parental status or any other legally protected grounds. Paprika accepts applicants of all ages. 

Paprika is a youth-led theatre festival. We prioritize applications from those under 30 and from equity-seeking communities.


Paprika Festival

555 Richmond St. W, Suite 502, Toronto, ON, M5V 3B1, Canada

Email: create@paprikafestival.com