SCENIC DEPARTMENT

 


Assistant Technical Director/Children's Show Designer-position filled

May 16 arrive /August 3 depart
$5,500 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 at least 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, 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-position filled

May 16 arrive / August 3 depart
$5,000 stipend / $350 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements:  Proficiency with wood and metal construction; strong time management; ability to routinely lift at least 50 pounds, spend extended periods of time on your feet, work a varied schedule, and to work at heights above 25'. Ideal candidate should have at least one year of professional experience, or equivalent combination of educational experience. 

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 

 

Scenic Carpenters (5)

May 16 arrive /August 3 depart
$4,400 stipend / double occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week

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

Responsible for:

  • Building all scenic elements for the four-show rotating repertory season and children's show.

  • Serving on the scenic running and changeover crews

  • Participating in opening night discussions 

  • Assisting with company strike 

 

  To apply fill out the Technical Submission Form
For more information contact: info@TexasShakespeare.com

Application Deadline: February 1st, 2022

PAINT DEPARTMENT

 

Scenic Charge Artist  

May 16 arrive / July 5 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, budget management, scheduling, and be comfortable working at heights above 16'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, 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. 

  • Participating in opening night discussions

  • Assisting with company strike
     

Assistant Charge Artist

May 16 arrive / August 3 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, aging, 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'. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and safety conscious, 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 16 arrive / July 5 depart
$1,800 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, aging, distressing, and general working ability in both latex and scenic paint. The candidate should also have some experience in reading blueprints and color elevations and be comfortable working at heights above 16'. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and safety conscious, 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   

  • Assist in maintaining painted elements during the run of the shows

  • Serve on the running crew and change-over crew

 

Scene Painting Intern (2)

May 20 arrive / August 3 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, aging, and distressing. The candidate should also be comfortable working at heights above 16'. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and safety conscious 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 fill out the Technical Submission Form 
For more information contact: texasshakespeare@gmail.com

Application Deadline: February 1st, 2022