Overview

Job Dates

Contract A, starting May 9th, 2023 through October 1st, 2023 (dates negotiable).
Contract B, starting May 15th, 2023 through September 10th, 2023 (dates negotiable)

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking two Scenic Artists to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. This position assists with the scenic painting for productions on our Boyd-Quinson Stage, and St Germain Stage. This position requires a skilled artist with knowledge of paint techniques and the willingness to work as part of a team and follow through on individual projects.

Barrington Stage has a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities:
Communicate with the Charge Scenic Artist to accurately execute the artistic designs through high quality scenic painting for all of BSC’s 2023 season’s productions
Paint and/or texture scenery, drops and props as assigned by the Charge Scenic Artist
Maintain paint shop tools and equipment, to ensure they are in safe and proper working order and properly cleaned and put away
Keep the paint shop and storage areas clean and free of debris and wipe up any spills/drips, and be aware of overspray as to not damage any other items or infrastructure
Arrive on time and ready to work, and follow all health and safety guidelines in place
Attend shop meetings as required

Skills:
Working knowledge of painting and texturing techniques and materials including wood graining, faux marbling, photo-realistic, stenciling, large scale drop painting and foam carving
Working knowledge of shop tools and equipment
Ability to read blueprints and follow directions
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat

This position reports to the Charge Scenic Artist. It is a full-time, seasonal position.
Contract A, starting May 9th, 2023 through October 1st, 2023 (dates negotiable).
Contract B, starting May 15th, 2023 through September 10th, 2023 (dates negotiable)
Pay is $17.50 an hour, with housing included.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@barringtonstageco.org with “Scenic Artist” in the subject line.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@barringtonstageco.org