Dorset Theatre Festival, an acclaimed AEA summer company in Vermont, seeks a professional Scenic Charge Artist for its 2018 summer season. Employment dates run early June through early September.
The Scenic Charge Artist will report to the Production Manager and Technical Director. Responsibilities include scene painting for 4 plays, supervising a Scene Painting Apprentice, and overseeing paint calls. Additional responsibilities are possible depending on availability and
shop progress. Professional scene painting experience is required. The ideal candidate will have artistic sensibility and sensitivity, strong collaborative skills, and the ability to collaborate with designers on a tight timeline and budget, while maintaining high quality and standards. Some teaching/mentorship experience is also desirable. Valid driver’s license required; access to personal vehicle desired.
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and shared housing provided for the summer season.
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About Dorset Theatre Festival
From June to September, Dorset Theatre Festival mounts 4 main stage productions, in a
charming 300-seat proscenium theatre built from 3 restored pre-revolutionary barns.
Every summer, Dorset Theatre Festival draws from some of this country’s most talented
playwrights, actors, and directors to launch new plays that go on to national acclaim, mount
regional premieres to bring the best of Off-Broadway to Vermont, and incubate emerging
playwrights and artists.
Dorset Theatre Festival’s mission is to create bold, innovative, and authentic theatre that
engages a diverse, multi-generational community, and economically diverse region:
enlightening, entertaining, and inspiring our audience through the celebration of great plays.
Locally engaged and nationally relevant, we produce theatre that matters.