Lighthouse is thrilled to announce that Loretta Jankowski, a 12 year LFT subscriber, has won Lighthouse’s season long 50/50 draw. Longtime volunteers Joyce Reeves and husband Al presented Loretta with a cheque for $8,232. Thank you to everyone who participated in this annual volunteer-run initiative and good luck next year.
Archives for September 2016
Lighthouse Festival Theatre is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment in the permanent role of Production Designer.
Established in 1980, Lighthouse Festival Theatre is a significant regional theatre committed to the development of Canadian works and artists. Welcoming 50,000 visitors annually from south-western Ontario and beyond, we produce and present shows during our May to September season at both our 351 seat Main Stage in Port Dover and at the 250 seat Showboat Festival Theatre in Port Colborne. The Port Dover facility is active throughout the year with concerts, special events, community presentations and in-house festivals and productions.
TERMS OF REFERENCE:
The Production Designer is responsible for communicating both Lighthouse and Showboat Theatres’ brand and vision to our patrons. This person will work in conjunction with the Artistic Director, Publicity and Marketing team to create a professional and creative marketing campaign. The Designer will follow the established brand and overall theatre look to determine the optimal layout of graphics and content to produce consistent, high quality materials. The successful candidate will create and build material for new and existing campaigns – from print brochures, print and online ads, office documents, posters, website, eBlasts and online content.
• An expert in layout, typography, color, composition
• Proficient in HTML and CSS
• Familiar with responsive design
• Excellent in your communications and interpersonal skills
• Proven to be experienced creating online content
• A person with the ability to thrive in a team-driven atmosphere
• post-secondary degree and/or a minimum of four year’s experience related to production design
• strong communication and interpersonal skills
• strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative, Photoshop, inDesign
Salary commensurate with experience.
(This is an On Site permanent position, 5 days each week, minimum 25 hours)
Interested applicants should submit a resume and on line portfolio by September 30, 2016 to: Helen Wagenaar, Administrative Director email@example.com
Applications will be received by email; no phone calls please.
Subscriptions for our 38th season are available to the public September 26th. For subscriptions options, click here.
The Ladies Foursome
Comedy by Norm Foster
May 24-June 10
Four women gather for a lighthearted round of golf in honour of their recently departed playing partner. The foursome swings into discussions of life, love, men, sex, children, careers- everything but golf. Many surprises, secrets and confessions come to the surface during this hilarious and heart-warming round of golf.
The Full Mounty
World Premiere Comedy by William Matthews and Bruce Davies
Gordon is a retired Mountie who just can’t seem to shake his past. While minding his own business as a performer in Vegas, he gets drawn into a world of espionage and cover-ups. With the odds against him, he is forced to embark on a mission that pulls him back home to save his beloved country from an evil mastermind.
The Numbers Game
Romantic Comedy by John Spurway
He knew her, she didn’t know him. She was the most popular girl in highschool; he was on the math team. They couldn’t be more different. Now 37 years later, Bernadette needs a roommate, preferably a female, and Phil an actuary with marital problems, needs a place to stay. Two very different people in similar situations try to figure out how to move forward together.
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Thriller Comedy by Ken Ludwig
July 26-August 12
Get your deerstalker cap on – the play’s afoot! Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of The Hound of the Baskervilles before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Enjoy this fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case.
New Comedy by Kristen Da Silva
August 23-September 9
For sixteen years, Ava Rose has tried (and failed) to win her small town Chilli Cook Off. Hopefuls from all over compete for the prestige and cash while she competes in honour of her father’s memory. If she can piece together her father’s missing Five Alarm chilli recipe and keep her new assistant from maiming herself, she has a chance to take home the trophy.
Season Topper: “Hank Williams Live – 1952”
Writer/Creator WJ Matheson
Enjoy an evening with a country legend that you won’t soon forget. For two hours we travel back to the Kawliga Café with the Hank that captivated audiences and set the standard for generations of country entertainers to come. “Hank Williams Live” is not a true story, but the stories in it are true and as Hank would say “What Momma don’t know won’t hurt ‘er.”