Overview

Job Dates

06/07/21 – 08/13/21

Pay

$550-650 per week

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Painting of all scenic and prop elements for 3 shows, and special event needs;
-Ensure completion of all painted set elements for each production to the satisfaction of the WPTC and Set Designers;
-Coordinate, schedule, and oversee paint shop work in offsite scene and paint shop;
-Work with Technical Director and Props Supervisor to ensure all shows, painting projects, and notes are completed within deadlines and budgets;
-Supervise Paint Staff;
-Communicate proactively with Scenic Designers, Stage Managers, Directors, and other production department heads to ensure safe and appropriate implementation of paint treatments;
-Prepare and analyze samples of techniques and materials when necessary, communicating with Designers, Production Management, and Department Heads as appropriate;
-Supervise and lead overnight paint work calls during load-ins and tech rehearsals as required;
-During tech rehearsals, communicate with Scenic Designer, Technical Director and other department heads on paint notes and work schedule;
-Attend production and department head meetings as necessary;
-Order all necessary materials and supplies in a timely manner;
-Actively track and maintain all expenses and budgetary amounts;
-Oversee safety of those working in paint shop and onstage during paint work calls;
-Ensure that personnel are properly trained in operation of painting tools and use appropriate personal protective equipment during paint work calls;
-Research, acquire, and maintain MSDS for products used or stored in the paint shop;
-Provide support for special events or company projects;

REQUIREMENTS:
-Mastery of all common scenic art techniques and practices;
-Minimum of 2-3 years professional experience in scenic art, or equivalent, preferred;
-Proven ability to motivate, manage, educate, and coordinate staff members of varying proficiency levels;
-Ability to lift 50 lbs. safely with assistance;
-Demonstrated experience working on multiple productions within tight timelines and budgets;
-Demonstrated knowledge of industry and OSHA standard safety practices;
-Ensure proper maintenance and usage of all shop equipment and hand tools;
-Ability to thrive in rural area that lacks cell phone reception.

Weston Playhouse Theatre is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to hiring@westonplayhouse.org.

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@westonplayhouse.org