Jean’s Playhouse, a 260-seat traditional summer stock theatre located in the rural resort town of Lincoln, NH, is seeking a Scenic Painter / Props Assistant for its 2019 Summer Season, which features THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLES, TITANIC, CINDERELLA, THE FANTASTICKS, and ALMOST MAINE.
The Scenic Painter / Props Assistant is in charge of painting all scenic elements, including the floor, based on the elevations, paint samples, and general design concept provided by the scenic designers. The Scenic Painter must order paints, collaborate with the TD on budgets, and be a skilled artist, with experience specific to theatrical painting techniques, such as wood grain, brick, stone, etc. Additionally, the position assists the Props Master during down time by helping to find, adapt, construct, and paint the props for each show. Lifting items up to 50 lbs, and climbing ladders are day to day activity in this position. The Scenic Painter also assists during Load-ins and Strikes, and may acts as Running Crew for performances as needed, moving set pieces and following instruction of the stage management team. While not required, a valid driver’s license is preferred.
Salary is $250 / week, plus shared housing in walking distance of the theatre, shops, as well as restaurants, grocery stores, and other common needs. Interested applicants should email a letter of intent, resume, portfolio (if available), and references.
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