Overview

Bay Street Theater (BST) seeks a Scenic Charge for the 2018 summer mainstage season.  The Scenic Charge is on-site from May 6, 2018 – August 26, 2018 and works frequently from BTS’s scenic shop located in Riverhead, NY. Housing is provided for the duration of the position.

The BST mainstage season features the mounting of 3-4 full theatrical or musical productions, weekly comedy events and musical concerts, Bay Street Under the Stars annual outdoor production, an annual fundraising Gala, arts education workshops and camps for children, Goat on a Boat puppet theater performances, and much more.

Duties for the Scenic Charge will include providing scenic painting for the mainstage productions as well as other special events, concerts, galas, outdoor performances.  Duties include purchasing paint and supplies, creating texture and color samples from the designer’s elevations, patterning/layout, priming and base coating, as well as finish work, aging techniques, and mixing/matching colors.  The Scenic Charge is responsible for hiring the Scenic Artist Intern, scheduling paint calls, maintaining the paint shop inventory and supplies, and keeping shop areas clean and organized.  Experience with sculpting/carving a plus, but must have the ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work in high places. Ideal candidate would have a valid driver’s license and vehicle.

The Scenic Charge reports directly to the Production Manager.  Candidates should be self-motivated, have a positive attitude, work safely, efficiently, and quickly and exhibit professional behavior at all times. Strong organizational skills are required with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with occasional non-traditional hours.

The Mainstage productions for this season are the world premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS (May 29 – June 17), FROST/NIXON (June 26 – July 22), EVITA (July 31 – August 26). Please check out Baystreet’s website for more info: www.baystreet.org.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please email cover letter and resume PDF’s to Mike Billings, Production Manager at mike@mikebillingsdesign.com  Please make sure to include “BST 2018 Sound Supervisor” in the subject line.

To apply for this job email your details to mike@mikebillingsdesign.com