Job Dates

6/5/23 – 7/30/23

Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Painter/Run Crew to join our team for our Summer 2023 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Technical Director, Paint Charge, and ATD Run Crew Chief and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

US work authorization is required.

Perform skilled scenic painting work using a variety of materials related to the painting and finishing of theatrical scenery

Serve on the run crew for all scheduled performances

Assist the paint charge in the operations of the paint shop during the build and strike of the shows

Ability to lift 50lbs.

Faux finishing, layout, and other related scenic painting experience

Run crew experience

To apply for this position, please email your resume to us as follows:

Subject line: PAINTER/RUN CREW – your last name and first initial

Example: PAINTER/RUN CREW – Smith, J.

Email to: vtfemployment@virginia.edu

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

To apply for this job email your details to vtfemployment@virginia.edu