Call for Volunteers: The Christie Pits Riot 90th Commemoration


April 20, 2023

The Ontario Jewish Archives is partnering with the Toronto District School Board’s Jewish and Italian Heritage Committees to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Christie Pits Riot for Jewish and Italian heritage months. At the centre of this exciting program is a live onsite theatrical performance by Hogtown Productions, created by Sam Rosenthal and Drew Carnwath with music by Measha Brueggergosman. The program is designed for grades 8 & 10.

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The OJA is seeking 2-3 volunteers per show. They will work under the guidance of Hogtown Productions’ stage managers who will position them in certain areas around the northern end of Christie Pits park. They will have several duties including:

• Holding up a small sign that says “SHOW IN PROGRESS”
• Keeping a watchful eye as the groups of audience members move from scene to scene.
• Guiding late comers and those who come from the subway to the correct starting point.


May 9-June 16, 2023
Tuesdays-Fridays (no performances on Mondays)
10:00am & 1:30pm performance times
Total number of performances: 48
Total number of volunteer placement times: 96-144
Volunteers are welcome to work more than one shift if interested and available.

Please respond by April 24, 2023.

Click here to register.

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