Properties Department

Properties Master

May 16 arrive / August 1 depart

$4,500 stipend / $350 travel / single occupancy dorm housing  / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Advanced skills in management, scheduling, and budgeting.  Proficient in woodworking and welding.  Advanced skills in molding & casting and finishing techniques.  General knowledge of period style.  Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least two years of professional experience in properties management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Responsible for:

  • Oversee and assist in the construction, or acquisition of all properties for the four-show rotating repertory season, Black box space production, a children's show, and auxiliary shows.
  • Responsible for organizing and maintaining the properties budget, build and deadline schedule
  • Will supervise the properties department: consisting of the properties artisan, properties carpenter, and one properties intern (the painting interns assist when not needed in the paint department)
  • Performing all duties within the parameters of the allotted budget and production schedule
  • Serving on the properties running and change-over crew
  • Assisting with company strike
  • Participating in opening night discussions

 

Properties Artisan

May 16 arrive / August 1 depart

$4,000 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Advanced skills in woodworking and welding. Advanced skills in molding & casting, paint finishing techniques, and paper projects.  General knowledge of period style.  Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least one year of professional experience in properties and construction, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Responsible for:

  • Assisting the Props Master in construction or acquisition of all properties for the four-show rotating repertory season , Children’s Show, and Auxilliary shows.
  • Performing all duties within the parameters of the allotted budget and production schedule
  • Participating in opening night discussions
  •  Participate in Company  Strike

 

Properties Carpenter/Artisan

May 16 arrive / July 3 depart

$4,000 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Advanced skills in woodworking and welding. Advanced skills in finishing techniques.  General knowledge of period style.  Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least one year of professional experience in properties and construction, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Responsible for:

  • Completing projects having to do with the construction, restoration, or modification of furniture, set dressing, and hand props built of wood, steel, or other materials.
  • Construct, modify, or repair furniture/set dressing/hand prop items in the areas of woodworking, metal working, sculpture, and molding/casting needed for a production.
  • Assisting other artisans with projects when needed.
  • Performing all duties within the parameters of the allotted budget and production schedule
  • Participating in opening night discussions

 

Properties Intern

May 18 arrive / August 1 depart

$1,250 stipend / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

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

Responsible for:

  • Assisting the Properties Artisan in building or acquiring all props for all productions
  • Serving on properties running and change-over crews
  • Performing other technical duties as deemed necessary
  • 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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