Scenic Charge Artist

Signature Theatre, a Tony-award winning LORT B theater in the Washington DC metro, seeks an experienced Scenic Charge Artist.

Signature produces eight mainstage productions each season in two flexible-seating black box spaces: the 275 seat Max Theatre and the 112 seat Ark. We also produce a series of cabarets, a student production through our education department, and facilitate a series of readings and workshops of new works.

Under the direction of the Technical Director, the Scenic Charge Artist is responsible for the painting and related craft-work on all scenic elements, and overseeing all overhire Scenic Artists.

Qualified applicants will possess a strong background in a broad range of scenic painting techniques and have prior experience painting for live theater. Candidates should also possess excellent problem solving and communication skills and be a strong collaborator. Must be able to lift 75+ pounds unaided and in repetition and be comfortable working at height, when needed. Full time, hourly position with benefit package.

The Scenic Charge Artist is a full time, hourly position. Pay is $22/hour plus, medical, dental, and vision insurance. Position covered by an agreement with IATSE Local 22.

Signature Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. All Signature employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Jim Gross. Please include the phrase, “Scenic Charge Artist” in your subject line. No mail or phone submissions, please.

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