Cortland Repertory Theatre
Cortland, NY

Expires: 07/09/17

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$150, plus housing per week

Cortland Repertory Theatre, a professional summer theatre celebrating our 46th year is accepting resumes for our Scenic Shop/Carpentry Internship for our 2017 summer season. We are located in upstate New York, a half hour south of Syracuse, on the edge of the Fingerlakes Region.

Our Summer Season runs from May 19 Sept 9. Shows include The 39 Steps, La Cage Aux Folles, Footloose, Agatha Christies Appointment with Death, Nanas Naughty Knickers and Life Could Be a Dream plus the childrens show The Velveteen Rabbit .

The theatre is an intimate (30 x 30, with 10 proscenium height) 250 seat, three-quarter round thrust stage, located on the second floor of a national historic building. There is no extensive rigging system and minimal fly space. Scenic shop is located 20 minutes from theatre and is well stocked with good equipment. The scenic department is comprised of five people: the technical director, assistant technical director, two carpenters and a scenic/carpentry intern.

A weekly stipend of $150 is provided. Travel expenses to Cortland are reimbursed up to $100. Housing is provided in single room/shared suite. We work 6 days a week; payday is Thursday of each week.

Please email resume with cover letter and at least three references with phone numbers and email addresses. Interviews will be held either by phone or in person if convenient. NO PHONE CALLS, please.

Responsibilities include:
- Participation in the construction and maintenance of all scenic elements of the summer season, including basic scenic painting.
- Assure the execution of all production requirements for all mainstage and childrens theatre productions;
- Assist in the repair of above mentioned materials during run of current production;
- Participate in all load-ins and strikes.

- Basic theatrical carpentry knowledge and experience.
- Excellent personal, organizational, time management and communication skills.
- Be an energetic, motivated, supportive, hard working and cooperative team member.
- Be able to climb a ladder, and lift/ carry 50lbs
- Must have drivers license and clean driving record. Own car preferred.
- No pets.


Eric Behnke

Production Manager

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(607) 753-6161

Fax: (607) 753-0047

Business Address

P.O. Box 783

24 Port Watson Street

Cortland, NY 13045

Posted: 01/23/2017 16:05:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/02/2016 02:01 EST

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