Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre
Conway, AR

Expires: 03/12/16

Job Dates

05/17/16 - 07/14/16


$3000, plus housing flat fee

The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is seeking a Master Electrician for its 2016 summer season: A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM, presented outdoors, and WEST SIDE STORY, ROMEO AND JULIET, and a Family Shakespeare production of TWELFTH NIGHT performed in repertory at Reynolds Performance Hall.

AST is the states only professional Shakespeare company and 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.

The Master Electrician's responsibilities include (but are not limited to) overseeing the crew of electricians and assisting the Lighting Designers in the hang, focus, and maintenance for the summer productions.

Master Electrician applicants must:
Be educated in the safe operation of hand tools and power tools.
Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repeatedly
Have a valid drivers license
Be able to work on ladders and at heights
Have a good attitude and work ethic
Professional experience preferred
Experience with ETC board helpful

The scene shop is located across campus from the theatre and is a fully tooled wood shop with metal capabilities and provides sufficient paint space for full stage drop layout. Provided housing is within walking distance to the theatre.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three current references. For more information about AST, visit our web site at www.arkshakes.com.


Rebekah Scallet

Producing Artistic Director

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(501) 852-0702

Business Address

UCA Box 5136

Conway, AR 72035

Posted: 01/23/2015 18:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/01/2015 07:01 EST

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