Northbrook Theatre
Northbrook, IL

Expires: 09/30/19


$15.80 per hour

Position Summary
The Northbrook Park District is seeking a Theatre Technician Scenic Carpenter to work part-time at the Northbrook Theatre. The Theatre Technician Scenic Carpenter turns completed set designs into actual set pieces for shows.

Duties + Responsibilities
Build scenery based on plans and designs provided by the Scenic Designer and/or Theatre Technical Supervisor. Help rig and hang flown scenic pieces and theatrical draperies. Assist with maintaining the scene shop. May perform basic painting of scenic elements and may need to weld scenic pieces. May also serve as stage crew during performances.

Position Requirements
Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in Technical Theatre, preferably scenic carpentry, and two years of experience in scenic construction. Must have the ability to read and interpret scenic plans. Must know how to properly and safely use the materials and tools of the scene shop needed for scenic construction, as well as proper theatrical rigging hardware and techniques

Physical Requirements
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Required to sit, stand, walk, bend, talk and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Hand-eye coordination is necessary for the use of tools. Specific vision abilities are required and include close vision and ability to adjust focus. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Work is performed indoors. Work may be periodically performed while on a heightened stage. May be exposed to and noise level associated with use of power tools.

Additional Information
The Northbrook Theatre produces 6 shows a year and builds scenery for an additional rental group, so hours per week vary depending on the build schedule. Generally, the position is 15-20 hours per week on weekdays.
Do not email directly you must
visit the URL shown below to complete an online application and/or submit your resume.



Kurt Ottinger

Theatre Technician Supervisor



(847) 897-6156

Fax: (847) 291-0218

Business Address

3323 Walters Ave.

Northbrook, IL 60062

Posted: 09/17/2019 03:14:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/17/2019 15:16 EST

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