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REPORTS TO: Scenic Charge Artist + Technical Director

JOB TYPE: Full time with hours worked as needed to meet production goals. Based on the production calendar must be able to work irregular hours, evening hours, long hours and weekend shifts.

DESCRIPTION: The Scenic Artist is responsible for assisting with the implementation, maintenance, and removal of all productions and events at Riverside Theatre.


-Maintain positive attitude, possess strong leadership skills, high level of organizational, communication, problem solving skills and ability to work well in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines.
-1-3 years experience in professional theatre settings.
-Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
-Familiar with faux finishes, texture applications, color mixing, and paint shop equipment. Drop painting experience considered a plus.
-Experience with sprayers, including pneumatic, airless, and HVLP.


-Uphold the Core Values of Riverside Theatre.
-Assist the Scenic Charge as assigned.
-Assist with organization, storage and cleaning of paint shop.
-Address paint notes in performance reports as assigned.
-Ability to work independently on projects.
-Competent with layout methods.
-Assist with in-house benefit performances, rentals, lectures and special events as assigned.
-Read rehearsal and performance reports and respond to any reported problems and be readily available for any troubleshooting.
-Attend meetings, rehearsals and events as needed.
-Work on backstage crew in emergency situations.
-Attend all strike calls and assist as needed.

Riverside Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity will be extended to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other status protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Riverside Theatre’s core values are at the forefront of all that we do.
Ensemble Staffing; Pursuit of Perfection; Community Leadership. Valuing cultural, intellectual, and experience-based diversity, being inclusive when meeting the needs of the staff and audience, and pursuing perfection enables us to provide a welcoming, safe, and creative environment for all that participate.

DISCLAIMERS: All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This description in no way states of implies that these are the only duties to be performed.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:


Riverside Theatre Core Values:

Pursuit of Perfection
Ensemble Staffing
Community Leadership