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Job Description: Performer / Entertainer

Are you a jovial, outgoing, talented entertainer that can create a great time and show off the best of Newfoundland culture? You can spin a yarn, play a tune and sing a song too?

Captain's Pub at the Anchor Inn Hotel is looking for someone to perform a show 6 nights a week.

The show will be a combination of music and storytelling with the objective to share the Newfoundland and Labrador music, wit, humour and culture. While the audience is mostly tourists the local community will be a part of your audience too.

Position available from May 15th to September 30th.


To increase nightly traffic to Captain’s Pub while providing a fun and memorable experience for those attending.


  • Develop the show including song list and stories
  • Promote the show
  • Prepare in advance for performances
  • Perform Screech Ins as required
  • Manage stage set-up and audio equipment

Skills Required:

  • Flexible
  • Good interaction with audience
  • Energetic and friendly
  • Proven performance track record
  • A love of our province
  • Repertoire of traditional music
  • Play at least one musica instrument
  • Ability to act and entertain

Work Commitment:

  • Perform 2 – 45 minute sets and Screeh’ins during break between sets for 6 nights a week.
  • Small lunchtime performances (2 – 3 songs) for tour groups 2 - 3 times a week.
  • Ongoing promotion of show as required
  • Total time commitment approx 36 – 40 hours per week, full-time summer position.


  • Weekly Salary (Based on Experience)
  • Tips as received nightly
  • Opportunity to sell own CDs

Send resumes and examples of work (web links or multimedia files) to:

Deadline for applcation: 

March 31, 2017
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