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Opera Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY

Expires: 05/06/17

Job Dates

05/28/17 - 07/19/17

Pay

Competitive compensation based on experience

Scenic Carpenter
Opera Saratoga Seasonal
www.operasaratoga.org

Saratoga Springs, NY
In Residence: June and July

As part of the scenery department the scenic carpenter will play a large role in both the success of the 2017 Summer Festival. As well as the organizations long-term success and enhancement the quality of productions presented by the company. He/she must have the following skills and experience:

DESIRED SKILLS

Experience as a scenic carpenter, working in professional opera and/or theater.
Ability to read scenic drawing and build plans.
Experiences with rigging and counter weight fly systems.
Knowledge of both woodworking and metal working techniques.
Ability to safely lift 60+ pounds.
Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
Drivers License required

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

Loading in and changing over technical elements of each production.
Building and repairing scenic elements as need.
Keeping the scene shop and work areas clean and promoting a safe working environment.
Being a part of the run crew as needed for each production.

COMPENSATION AND HOUSING

Competitive compensation based on experience. Housing during the Summer Residency period is provided.

Please send a resume and cover letter with at least two references that can speak directly to your skill set for this position to: Steve Grair, Production Manager, at production@operasaratoga.org

Opera Saratoga is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact

Steve Grair

Production Manager

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Business Address

9 ROOSEVELT DRIVE, SUITE 215

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866

Posted: 04/20/2017 22:18:04 EST

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