STATEMENT OF JOB: This is a seasonal contract employee serving under the Director of Production during the 2024-2025 season. This position serves as the Paint Charge on all Springer Opera House productions for the duration of the contract. The Scenic Artist is responsible for the execution and maintenance of all Springer Opera House productions, dealing primarily with scenic painting and other duties as required.


TERM OF CONTRACT: 40 Weeks (August 12, 2024 to May 11, 2025)

TOTAL COMPENSATION: $450 per week + Housing provided / $550 without housing


  • Serve as principal Paint Charge on all productions of the 2023-2024 season.
  • Work with the Scenic Designer and Director of Production to plan, schedule, and complete all elements of scenic painting needs for each production.
  • Organize, clean, and maintain the Springer Opera House Paint Room.
  • Prepare, protect, and clean all tools needed for each project.
  • Report to the Director of Production and perform all duties as assigned.
  • Work during hours and days determined by the Director of Production.
  • Provide for the safe use and operation of Springer technical equipment and systems.
  • Support facility rentals, providing for the highest possible standards of service for Springer Customers.
  • Support and adhere to all policies and procedures of the Springer Opera House.


  • Degree in technical theatre or equivalent work experience with a minimum of 2 years of experience in scenic painting and scenic design for theatrical productions.
  • Satisfactory portfolio displaying high-quality work with attention to detail, as well as a wide range of technique and experience in scenic painting required.
  • Must maintain a positive attitude, possess leadership skills, high level of organizational, communication, problem-solving skills, and ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.

To apply for this job email your details to rgossett@springeroperahouse.org

About Springer Opera House

The Springer Opera House is a non-profit professional theatre that produces 13 shows annually with some of the nation's most sought after talent from Los Angeles to New York. It is the home of the Springer Theatre Academy, the largest theatre training program for young actors in the Southeast. Built in 1871, the Springer is on the registry for National Historic Landmark and was named the State Theatre of Georgia by Governor Jimmy Carter in 1971.