Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT), a CORST X AEA resident summer music theatre, is looking for an ASSISTANT SCENIC PAINTS CHARGE for our 2020 season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the Charge Artist with supervising shop staff, overseeing the painting and finishing of all scenic elements for each production in the season, coordinating with designers and other departments, helping maintain inventory, and sometimes acting as Lead Scenic on individual projects.

Successful candidates will be comfortable managing others, confident as an artist, have some experience in stagecraft, art history, architecture, drawing, drafting, color theory + value, scenic tools + techniques, foam carving, texture coatings, faux finishing, painting of hard scenery, backdrops, translucencies, scrims, etc. Must be able to work independently or on a team, follow directions, and learn new skills quickly. Please include a PDF showcasing your drawing skills and scene painting experience.

MAIN STAGE: Titanic, Mamma Mia! Sound of Music, Something Rotten

CONCERTS: Christine + Patsy Together Again, Red, Hot + Cole Porter, Piano Men

TYA: Beauty and the Beast, Frozen Jr., Shrek

Employment Dates: May 25 – Aug 9

Pay: $693.00 per week

MSMT offers a weekly salary, free housing with internet and the beautiful Maine coastline.

This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles. Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying. All employees must be able to lift 25lbs.

Please send your resume, cover letter, driving record, driver’s license and 3 work related references (not written), which includes their phone numbers and email addresses, to jobs@msmt.org.