Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks experienced ASSISTANT SCENIC ARTISTS for our 6-production 2020 Mainstage Season. Approximate dates of employment: April – November, 2020.
Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast paced working environment with some non-traditional hours. Experienced, exceptional painting skills are required.
Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to):
-Assist the Scenic Charge in painting set pieces, some properties and drops for each production including Children’s Theatre
-Experience working from paint elevations and reference material
-Must be able to create samples from reference materials, while also keeping a detailed log of procedure and recipe for future duplication.
-Ability to work independently and with a team
-Basic knowledge of tried and true scenic techniques
-Experience mixing and matching colors
-Experience sculpting/carving foam a plus
-Have a working knowledge in theatrical procedures, scenic painting tools and products
-Must be comfortable working at heights, and ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
Please send letter, resume, portfolio and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include 2020 ASSISTANT SCENIC ARTIST in the subject line.