Jesters Sr

Oh…why did you have to grow up?
Wait! We have a program designed

for our older students and alumni.


That’s right, YOU ARE NOT TOO OLD! We’d love to have you back!
Get on the fan mail list if you want to find out about stuff we’re doing at Jesters Sr. like the awesome, new-but-retro-radio play that we produced last spring that was streamed and featured in Mission’s Virtual Canada Day and the Abby Theatre Fest!
Like, whoa…cool huh?!

Do you have a passion for theatre and want to try your hand at creating a radio play? Whether you have experience or are keen to learn and be mentored through the process, one of our three opportunities may be the next step you are looking for.

Do you have a passion for theatre and want to try your hand at creating a radio play? Whether you have experience or are keen to learn and be mentored through the process, one of our three opportunities may be the next step you are looking for.

Apply for one of 3 Key Positions for Jesters Sr

Writer

Time Commitment: 5-10 hrs/wk Beginning of March to End of April, and once at end of May.
Age Requirement: 18-25 and an Alumnus of Jesters Theatre
Description: This person will spend two months under the mentorship of our Artistic Director, Ryan Scramstad, writing a Radio Play for a small group of our high school students to perform. Previous experience in writing is recommended but not required. Selected applicant will meet with Ryan on a weekly basis to develop the script with a special emphasis on writing for radio. Will also attend auditions at the end of April.

Director

Time Commitment: Once at the end of April, then 5-10 hrs/wk beginning of May to beginning of June. 
Age Requirement: 18-25 and an Alumnus of Jesters Theatre
Description: This person will take the show written by the Writer and, under the mentorship of our Artistic Director, Ryan Scramstad, bring it to life with the group of high schools students selected to perform in the Radio Play. Previous experience is recommended but not required. This person will meet with Ryan one to two times per week to develop the artistic direction for the show with an emphasis on vocal acting for radio. They will also attend the audition at the end of April. 

Sound Designer

Time Commitment: The month of June, roughly 5-10 hrs/wk.
Age Requirement: 18-25 and an Alumnus of Jesters Theatre
Description: This person will take the recorded show and add music and sound effects, creating an environment of sound for the Radio Play under the mentorship of our Artistic Director, Ryan Scramstad. Previous experience in music composition or sound engineering is recommended but not required. Familiarity with some kind of sound editing software is an asset but can be taught. This person will meet with the Director before beginning their work and then will meet with Ryan once or twice per week to develop the sound of the show and deliver the final product in time for the debut around Canada Day.

Note: Mentorship and direction will be held both in person and virtually in accordance with BC Health & GVYU guidelines. Masks will be required at all in person meetings.

Cool, cool! Where do I apply?

This could be you! (Well, hopefully with an actual photo of amazing you, but while we're waiting, this'll have to do!) 

Application

Cast Auditions TBA

Interested? Please check back in April or email Ryan Scramstad at jesters@youthunlimited.com for more information.

Finally, a theatre company that welcomes… chickens!

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