Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts seeks a Scene Painting Apprentice for their 2020 Summer season.

Learn basic and advanced scene painting and finishing techniques from professional scenic artists. Apprentices will work alongside our scenic artists to finish professional scenery for fully produced shows.


  • Use traditional and exotic techniques to finish scenic elements
  • Work with paint, foam, fabric, and other media to create finished scenery
  • Take on unique responsibilities as running crew for opera performances at The Barns


  • Prior scene painting or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of basic scene shop safety

Pay: $7.75/hour + free housing

12-14 week contract

Contact Cate Padgett at internships@wolftrap.org to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to internships@wolftrap.org