Scenic Department

Assistant Technical Director - position closed

May 15 arrive / August 2 depart 
$5,000 stipend / $350 travel / private dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements:  Detailed knowledge of advanced woodworking, welding, and rigging; ability to routinely lift more than 50 pounds, spend extended periods of time on your feet, and to work a varied schedule and at heights above 25'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least two years of professional experience, or an equivalent combination of educational and other experience in a supervisory capacity. Ability to drive a 15 passenger van and trailer is desirable.  

Responsible for:

● Partnering with the Technical Director on all aspects of production for the TSF season
● Assisting the TD in the overall supervision of the scene shop and the build of all scenic elements and set props for the four-show repertory season, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed
● Serving on the scenic running and change-over crews.
● Assisting with company strike
● Participating in opening night discussions    

Scenic Charge Artist 

May 19 arrive / August 2 depart 
$3,500 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 two years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Responsible for:

● 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

Scenic Artist 

May 19 arrive / August 2 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 one year 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, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed
● Serving on the properties running and change-over crews
● Helping to maintain all painting elements
● Assisting with company strike
● Participating in opening night discussions   

Scene Painting Interns 

May 19 arrive / August 2 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 the Scenic Charge and Scenic Artists 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
● Helping to maintain scenery paint treatments during change-overs.
● Assisting with company strike
● Participating in opening night discussions  

Master Carpenter - position closed

May 15 arrive / August 2 depart 
$4,500 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements:  Proficiency with wood and metal construction, rigging, and time management; ability to routinely lift more than 50 pounds, spend extended periods of time on your feet, work a varied schedule, and to work at heights above 25'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least two years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of educational and other experience. Ability to drive a 15-passenger van and trailer is desirable.

Responsible for:

● Assisting the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director with scheduling, materials inventory, and supervision of scenic carpenters
● Building all scenic elements and set props for the four-show rotating repertory season, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed
● Serving on the scenic running and change-over crews
● Assisting with company strike.
● Participating in opening night discussions 

Scenic Carpenters 

May 15 arrive / August 2 depart 
$4,000 stipend / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements:  Experience with various scenic construction techniques and materials; strong woodworking and metal skills; proficiency with basic rigging and time management; ability to routinely lift more than 50 pounds, spend extended periods of time on your feet, work a varied schedule, and to work at heights above 25'. 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. Ability to drive a 15 passenger van and trailer is desirable. 

Responsible for:

● Building all scenic elements for the four-show rotating repertory season, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed
● Serving on the scenic running and changeover crews
● Assisting with company strike
● Participating in opening night discussions 

Scenic Carpenter Intern 

May 15 arrive / August 2 depart 
$1,250 stipend / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements:  Experience with various scenic construction techniques and materials; strong woodworking and metal skills; proficiency with basic rigging and time management; ability to routinely lift more than 50 pounds, spend extended periods of time on your feet, work a varied schedule, and to work at heights above 25'. 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.  

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

Responsible for:

● Assisting with the building of all scenic elements and set props for the four-show rotating repertory season, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed
● Serving on the scenic running and change-over crews
● Assisting with 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, 2017

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