Job Dates

May 9th to July 31st 2022

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Scenic Artist for its 2022 Festival Season. The Scenic Artist reports to the Charge Scenic Artist.

The Scenic Artist works as a member of a five person Paint Department team. This position has general supervisory responsibilities in regards to the two Scenic Art Apprentices who will be in the shop spaces with them. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in painting scenery for five mainstage productions and a youth opera, as well as touch-up/maintenance throughout the season. Candidates should be proficient in basic faux finishes, large scale drawing skills, color mixing, and paint application techniques. Familiarity with foam carving is a plus. A successful candidate will be able to clearly communicate various paint processes, and duplicate finishes provided by designers in various ways including verbal/written instructions, reference images, model pieces, and/or paint renderings. Scenic Artists will work individually and as part of a team. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 9th to July 31st 2022. $14.00/Hr. Includes Housing

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website.

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by going to our website and filling out the Employment Application Form.