The Texas Shakespeare Festival seeks an Assistant Scenic Artist for their 2020 summer season.
Experience in scenic treatments including, but not limited to, faux finish, carving, texturing, aging, distressing, and general working ability in both latex and scenic paint. The candidate should also have experience in reading blueprints and color elevations and be comfortable working at heights above 16′. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least one year of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
To apply send resume, with cover letter specifying area of interest, examples of your work and at least letters of recommendation to the email linked below.
May 11 arrival / July 30 depart
$2,000 gross pay (minus taxes and 7.25% retirement contribution / will be hired as a part-time employee of Kilgore College)
Dbl occupancy dorm housing / 14 meals a week
To serve as the Scenic Painter for a repertory season that includes THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, THE BOOK OF WILL, ROMEO AND JULIET, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, a children’s show, and auxiliary shows.
Assist with all painting duties for the rotating repertory season, children’s show, and auxiliary shows as needed; participating in opening night discussions; maintaining paint treatment during performances; serving as properties running crew and changeover crew; assist with company strike on July 28 and 29.
Scenic Painting Department consists of the Scenic Charge Artist, Assistant Scenic Charge Artist, Scenic Artist, Assistant Scenic Artist, and scene painting intern.
About Texas Shakespeare Festival
The Texas Shakespeare Festival, a not-for-profit, non-Equity, summer repertory company is dedicated to providing an opportunity for theatre artists to work in an environment that is both nurturing and humane and one that creates a spirit of trust, collaboration, and mutual respect.
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