Paint Department

Scenic Charge Artist /Children’s Show Set Designer-  POSITION CLOSED

May 16 arrive / August 1 depart 
$4,000 stipend / $350 travel / private dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Experience in creating samples for approval by Scenic Designer, mixing color, paint mixing, and scenic treatments including, but not limited to, faux finish, carving, texturing, ageing, distressing, and general working ability in both latex and scenic paint. The candidate should also have experience in reading blueprints and color elevations and be comfortable working at heights above 16'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least  three years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Responsible for:

  • Maintaining paint stock, budget, and purchasing.
  • All the painting of scenic elements for the four-show rotating repertory season and a children’s show.
  • Working closely with the Scenic Designer and Technical Director on all scenic painting projects. 
  • Assisting with company strike
    Participating in opening night discussions
  • Assist with Company Strike

 

Assistant Charge Artist 

May 16 arrive / August 1 depart 
$3,500 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Experience in scenic treatments including, but not limited to, faux finish, carving, texturing, ageing, distressing, and general working ability in both latex and scenic paint. The candidate should also have experience in reading blueprints and color elevations and be comfortable working at heights above 16'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least two years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Responsible for:

  • Assisting the Scenic Charge Artist on all painting duties for the four-show rotating repertory season.
  • Assisting the Scenic Charge Artist in maintaining paint stock and necessary departmental purchasing.
  • Assisting the Scenic Charge Artist in supervising the paint department.
  • Participating in opening night discussions.
  • Maintain paint treatments throughout changeovers.
  • Paint Charging  the Children’s Show.
  • Assist with Company Strike

 

Scenic Artist

May 18 arrive / July 3 depart 
$3,000 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Experience in scenic treatments including, but not limited to, faux finish, carving, texturing, ageing, distressing, and general working ability in both latex and scenic paint. The candidate should also have experience in reading blueprints and color elevations and be comfortable working at heights above 16'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least one year of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Responsible for:

  • Assisting the Scenic Charge and Assistant Scenic Charge with all painting duties for the four-show rotating repertory season, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed.
  • Assist with intern training.
  • Participating in opening night discussions   

 

Scene Painting Intern

May 18 arrive / August 1 depart 
$1,250 stipend / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Fundamental experience in scenic treatments including, but not limited to, faux finish, carving, texturing, ageing, and distressing. The candidate should also be comfortable working at heights above 16'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least two years of college training in technical theatre, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Note: Scene Painting Interns are assigned primarily to the painting department, but may also be reassigned, as needed, to other technical areas.

Responsible for:

● Assisting with all painting duties for the four-show rotating repertory season, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed
● Serving on the properties running and change-over crews
● Assisting with company strike
● Participating in opening night discussions

 

To apply, E-mail a résumé with current mailing address, telephone number, E-mail address and at least two letters of recommendation or references, and any examples of your work  to the Festival Office:

 info@TexasShakespeare.com
Application Deadline: February 5th, 2018

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