Overview

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, Arkansas’s only professional Shakespeare company, seeks a Paint Charge for our 2020 repertory season.

In 2020, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre presents Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) presented outdoors on the lawn of McAlister. Into The Woods and As You Like It, performed in repertory at Reynolds Performance Hall.

The Paint Charge will be responsible for the painting of all shows with assistance from one dedicated scenic artist as well as additional support from scenic and acting interns. Applicants should have knowledge of a variety of scenic painting techniques including texturing, distressing, carving, and aging. They will also be responsible for maintaining the safety and cleanliness of all paint areas. A BA or BS in technical theatre plus professional theatrical experience is preferred.

AST is housed on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Each summer, AST offers full productions of a range of Shakespeare’s works, as well as other plays and musicals that help fulfill AST’s mission to entertain, engage, and enrich the community.

Expected Pay: $3,300 @ $12.00 per hour. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume that includes contact information for three current references, as well as samples of past work or a link to a current portfolio.