Scenic Department

Assistant Technical Director 

May 14 arrive / August 1 depart 
$5,000 stipend / $350 travel / private dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements:  Detailed knowledge of  shop math, advanced woodworking, welding, and rigging; ability to operate a single purchase fly system, 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 feel comfortable driving a truck and 16’ trailer, 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.  Experience with AutoCad a plus.

 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
  • Overseeing changeovers
  • Participating in opening night discussions    
  • Assisting with company strike

Master Carpenter 

May 14 arrive / August 1 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 truck and 16’  trailer is desirable.

Responsible for:

  • Assisting the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director with materials inventory.
  • Building all scenic elements and set props for the four-show rotating repertory season, children's show, and auxiliary shows as needed with a focus on complicated or advanced scenic pieces.
  • Serving on the scenic running and change-over crews.
  •  Participating in opening night discussions 
  • Assisting with company strike.

(5) Scenic Carpenters

May 14 arrive / August 1 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.  Driver license a plus.

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
  •  Participating in opening night discussions 
  • Assisting with company strike

  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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