The Scenic Art apprentice will work with Actors Theatre Charge Artist and Paint Staff daily in the paint shop to sample and execute scenic treatments for all sixteen productions during the season. They will build and refine their color mixing, sampling, layout, trompe l’oeil, and faux finishing skills through work on productions and personal projects. They will also gain experience in 3D textures, staining, spray gun techniques and maintenance, and lettering. The apprentice will observe and practice paint shop management, pricing, and budgeting. They will collaborate with the scenic and prop departments to determine materials and treatments to achieve a cohesive look across all departments. Occasional opportunities to act as the Charge Artist or Scenic Designer for PTC shows toward the end of the season may be available given the apprentice’s interest and skill level.
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About Actors Theatre of Louisville
Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Professional Training Company is focused on practical, experiential training designed to help young theatre professional’s transition from an academic degree to a real-world career. While completion of a four year degree is preferred, professional work experience in theatre or related fields may meet apprenticeship requirements. Successful candidates enter into the apprenticeship already having acquired basic training and experience in the field and are looking for immersive career development opportunities.