PROPERTIES DEPARTMENT

 

Properties Designer - position filled

May 17 arrive / August 4 depart

$5,000 stipend / $400 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.  The 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:

  • Work in tandem with the scenic designer to produce drafted and rendered designs for selected properties before the start of the season

  • Serve as properties designer for the children's production and any other auxilairy productions

  • Achieve cohesion, within the designer's vision, for the properties for each show

  • Calculate estimated material costs.

  • Determine plans for executing properties construction and acquistion

  • Manage the crew, delegate tasks, and administer properties assignments.

  • Teach techniques, provide research images, and isuue step-by-step instuctions to properties crew members for construction and acquistion of properties

  • Ensre the quality and safety of each prop

  • 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

  • Perform all duties within the parameters of the allotted budget and production schedule

  • Assisting with company strike 

  • Participate in opening night discussions

 

Properties Manager - position filled

May 17 arrive / August 4 depart

$3,500 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing  / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Advanced skills in management, scheduling, bookkeeping, and budgeting.  Proficient in woodworking and painting.  Knowledge of  molding & casting and finishing techniques.  General knowledge of period style.  The 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:

  • Communicate with stage managers and directors to maintain a consistently up to date properties list and rehearsal properties needs

  • Issue call times and coordinate crew member schedules around changeoover and run crew responsibilities

  • Oversee the department's budget, including any purchases made in stores or online and turning in receiipts and purchasing sheets

  • Maintain organization of tools in the shop and properties in stock storage

  • Assist with the construction and/or acquistion of properties for the children's production and other auxiliary shows

  • Performing all duties within the parameters of the allotted budget and production schedule

  • Assisting with company strike 

  • Participate in opening night discussions

 

Properties Artisan - position filled

May 21 arrive / August 4 depart

$3,000 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Art experience and creative skills preferred. Advanced skills in woodworking and painting. Skills in molding & casting, paint finishing techniques, and paper projects.  General knowledge of period style.  The 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  in construction and/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

  • Serve on properties running and change-over crew

  • Participating in opening night discussions

  • Participate in company strike 

 

Properties Carpenter/Artisan - position filled

May 21 arrive / August 4 depart

$2,500 stipend/ 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, metalworking, 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

  • Serve on the properties running crew and change-over crew

  • Participating in opening night discussions

  • Assist in the company strike 

 

Properties Intern (2)- position filled

May 21  arrive / August 4 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 fill out the Technical Submission Form
For more information contact: texasshakespeare@gmail.com
Application Deadline: February 1st, 2021