To submit a project, please click on the appropriate link below.
Thank you for your interest in Centaur Theatre
We accept submissions from Canadian writers.
Please mail a one page script description including:
-Your name and contact information.
-A brief synopsis of your play.
-A cast breakdown (how many in cast, men/women, any doubling).
-A description of your play's previous development/workshop/production history.
Please include the first ten pages of your play (not the whole document).
We receive many script submissions every year and it often takes us several months to read them. We are not able to provide dramaturgical feedback.
Please mail to:
Centaur Theatre Company
WILDSIDE 2019: January 8 – 20, 2019
Welcome to Centaur’s new WILDSIDE submission process. We are looking for the most exciting and audacious artists who want to come over and play with us in Montreal for the hottest two weeks in January. Every theatrical form is invited and the shows with more than one form are encouraged. The production must be one hour or less and must be able to be performed with very limited set-up and takedown time.
To submit a project please provide the following:
The deadline for submissions will be September 15, 2018.
Please send all requested information for your project to firstname.lastname@example.org with “WILDSIDE 2019” in the Subject line.
2018-19 TD Saturday Morning Children’s Series
Centaur is accepting applications for 45 minutes performances for kids for its TD Saturday Morning Children’s Series. We are looking for a wide range of performance styles (theatrical, musical and interactive) to introduce theatre to kids and their families.
The production should be between 40 minutes and one hour and must be able to be performed with a minimal set. The performance will be presented in the theatre’s gallery space, with children seated on the floor and adults in chairs set up by Centaur staff.
Please note that this is a low tech/no tech performance. No sound or lighting is available, and must be provided by the artist if needed. A full black out is not possible.
Ticket prices are set at 8$ for children and 10$ for adults.
- Box Office services
- Box Office sales (ticket prices less a $2.00 per ticket service charge)
- Promotion on our website and on our TD Saturday Morning Children’s Series Brochure
- Front of House staff
The deadline for submissions is September 1st, 2018.
Please send up to 5 images of your work (one must be a show visual) along with:
-Name of show
-Your name, company name, phone number and mailing address
-Number of performers
-Months available (Oct-May)
-Short description of company
-Synopsis of show. Max 150 words
- Any press that is available
- 1 paragraph describing why you are interested in presenting at Centaur’s TD Saturday Morning Children’s Series
Please send your submission to Vanessa at:
with SUBJECT line: “Centaur Children’s Series submission”.
Head Scenic Carpenter
Centaur Theatre has an opening for the position of Head Scenic Carpenter for its upcoming 50th Anniversary season. Centaur Theatre Company is the premier English language theatre in Montreal, creating or presenting six productions in addition to a variety of ancillary programming each season, from a local, national and international repertoire.
Job responsibilities include:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:
Centaur Theatre Company
453 rue St. François-Xavier
Montréal, Québec H2Y 2T1
Applications will be reviewed starting immediately.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Centaur Theatre Company seeks an Administrative Assistant for our 50th Anniversary season. This seasonal position is Monday to Friday 35 hour/week with occasional evening and weekend work and comes with a benefit package after 3 months. The anticipated employment dates are September 10th to May 25th 2019. The position works for the Artistic & Executive Director and General Manager and collectively with other department heads.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate:
This position is best suited to someone who thrives in a fast-paced team environment with constantly shifting demands and challenges. Must possess an upbeat attitude, be adaptable and possess excellent people skills. Experience in working in performing arts is an asset.
Deadline for submission is August 8th. Interviews will take place August 15 to 17th.
Centaur Theatre is committed to an inclusive workplace and encourages all prospective applicants who self-identify as members of under-represented communities to submit.
Submit your CV’s with cover letters to: email@example.com
Only qualified candidates will be contacted after August 13
Assistant Box Office Manager
Centaur Theatre Seeks Seasonal Assistant Box Office Manager
Are you a high energy, fast learner with significant supervisory and customer service experience?
This is a full-time seasonal (35 hr/week) position with benefits, and includes fixed evening and weekend work from the end of September 2018 to beginning of May 2019.
Excellent communication skills in English and French are required for a job dealing directly with patrons of the theatre. Experience in conflict resolution and autonomous decision making is a must.
Good computer skills are needed; please outline your computer training. Training on the Provenue ticketing system will be provided.
Experience managing sales clerks and knowledge of ticket sales will be an asset.
Applications will be reviewed mid August 2018 and should be forwarded to the Box Office Manager, Centaur Theatre Company, 453 St-Francois-Xavier, Montreal, QC H2Y 2T2 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org