SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST – The critically-acclaimed Connecticut Repertory Theatre, located on the University of Connecticut’s main campus in Storrs, CT, is seeking a Scenic Charge Artist for its 2018 Nutmeg Summer Season. Competitive bi-weekly salary with free housing available.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Knowledge of scenic painting techniques and surface treatments, including but not limited to translucencies, carving, texturing, ageing, distressing, marbling, and wood graining.
Experience in a range of art forms, including lettering and sign work, sculpturing, modeling, portraits, and murals.
Ability to independently translate designer’s renderings, notes, and color elevations into meaningful samples and full scale painted scenery.
Demonstrated ability to research and develop new techniques.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently, but also as part of a team, and multi-task.
Excellent attention to detail and quality control.
Prior supervisory experience.
Candidate must have a current, valid driver’s license, and the ability to drive company vans.
All performances will be in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre (486 seats) on the UConn campus, Storrs. Season: Mid-May to mid July. Contracts are 8 – 9 weeks. Last season, the Nutmeg Series played to approximately 12,000 audience members. Terrence Mann will be joining us again as our Artistic Director. This season’s shows are Disaster, Sweeney Todd, and Jesus Christ Superstar. Send letter/resume to Robert Copley, Production Manager, CRT, 802 Bolton Road, Unit 1127, Storrs, CT 06269. Or email at email@example.com. EOE/AA.
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