Job Dates: 5/13/2024—8/20/2024

Salary: $17.00 – $19.00 per hour + O/T

Housing/Travel: Available for non-local hires

Broadway Sacramento seeks experienced Scenic Artists for our 2024 Broadway At Music Circus season.

Overall Responsibility

Assist with all applied and painted scenic finishes.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

-Assist in the paint application for scenic elements, fly pieces, furniture and stage floor.
-Assist with the mixing of paint and textures needed to execute assigned scenic projects.
-Report the progress and potential conflicts of assigned projects to  Assistant Charge Artist and Scenic Charge Artist.
-Appropriately prep scenic surfaces for durability and aesthetics, including filling holes, sanding, priming, and coating foam.
-Apply a variety of three-dimensional textures, such as raised wood grains.
-Authentically age and distress scenic pieces as advised.
-Touch up stock scenery and/or scenery that has been damaged in rehearsal or performance as advised.
-Assist with the painting of the stage floor at changeover by masking, painting, and prepping supplies and paint.
-Assist in the occasional foam carving projects for specialty scenic items.
-Assist in the occasional silk and fabric dying for ground cloths and fly pieces.


-Previous professional experience as a Scenic Artist.
-Knowledge of scenic art techniques including but not limited to color mixing and color theory, faux finish techniques, physical texture applications, and foam carving.
-Demonstrated organizational skills, efficiency, multi-tasking, and ability to prioritize and self-motivate.
-Ability to manage time effectively.
-Possess a strong attention to detail.
-Ability to take direction and see a task out to completion.
-Exhibited self-reliance, creative problem-solving skills and willingness to seek out all possible solutions to challenges.
-Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential setbacks.
-Ability to work both independently and as a positive team member.
-Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities and timelines.
-Ability to work long shifts and overtime hours while maintaining a positive and collaborative attitude.
-Remain calm under stress; deescalate when appropriate.
-Portfolio presentation, demonstrating utilization of color, texture and technique.
-Demonstrate behavior showing a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Perform work in a manner that is consistent with that commitment.
-Interrupt behaviors that hinder diversity and inclusion efforts.

Physical Requirements

-Frequently required to use repetitive hand motions and to reach and bend.
-Ability to stand for 8-10 hours per day.
-Ability to be fit with and wear a respirator when necessary.
-Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. to the height of 3 to 4 feet.
-Regularly required to sit, talk, see, and hear.

To Apply

Please submit application and attach cover letter, resume and portfolio at https://www.broadwaysacramento.com/participate/employment/scenic-artist/.



About Broadway Sacramento

Broadway Sacramento is Northern California’s premiere producer and presenter of musical theatre, and the largest nonprofit musical theatre in California. Since the inception of Broadway At Music Circus in 1951 under an open-air, circus-style big top, Broadway Sacramento has grown to become the most successful nonprofit performing arts organization in Northern California. Between Broadway At Music Circus and Broadway On Tour, Broadway Sacramento entertains over 250,000 patrons every year.

Broadway Sacramento is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and accessible environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.