The Scenic Artist uses a wide variety of artist’s media to create layouts, shape materials, and apply textures, coatings, and finishes to scenic elements, properties, backcloths, and other visual elements. Work is completed using materials provided by the Company’s Creative Teams under the direction of the Scenic Charge Artist.


Essential Job Functions:
– read and interpret technical drawings and specifications, paint elevations, models, and research materials provided by Designers.
– recognize historical periods and artistic styles.
– Use basic tools to create necessary layouts either by hand or with the use of reproduction equipment.
– Adept at mixing and using various kinds of paints, ink, dyes, coatings, adhesives, and solvents
– reproduce artwork in the desired format using common methods and techniques as directed by the charge artist.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Able to complete a project from start to finish including surface prep, back-paint, primer, base, graphics, sculptural
or decorative elements, textures, and sealers; either alone or working in teams.
– Able to maintain consistent quality and attention to detail in creating the Designer’s vision of the performance
– Able to maintain clean and safe workspaces both in individual and common areas.
– Able to work with the Shop Foreman and other departments to ensure product flow and on-time completion of
scenic units.
– Physically able to sit, stand, etc. for long periods of time while working on pieces of various sizes, including small
hand props, stencil work and signage, larger scenic elements, and backdrops as large as 30 feet by 60 feet.
– Able to lift up to fifty pounds and move larger materials with assistance.
– Able to work safely on ladders, scaffolds, and personnel lifts.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:
– experience with professional studio and art school training.


Please send resume/portfolio to asolo_human_resources@asolo.org

To apply for this job email your details to asolo_human_resources@asolo.org

About Asolo Repertory Theatre

Florida’s premier professional theatre, is one of the most important cultural forces in the Southeastern United States. A center for theatrical excellence, Asolo Rep stages up to 15 productions every season, spanning a diverse repertoire of newly commissioned plays, bold reinterpretations of contemporary and classical works, and provocative new musical theatre experiences.

Engage and inspire audiences with extraordinary theatrical experiences created with vision, passion and artistry and enhanced by deeply integrated education and community engagement programs.