Sharon Playhouse

Expires: 06/10/17

Job Dates

May 30-Aug 7


400 per week

The Sharon Playhouse, a 28-year old professional summer theater located in the foothills of the beautiful Berkshire Mountains in Sharon, CT, is seeking to fill the role of Props Artisan for its 2017 summer season. The season includes: New Saloons Minor Character and Caryl Churchills Far Away both directed by Morgan Green on our Second Stage; as well as Meredith Willsons The Music Man also directed by Morgan Green on our Main Stage. Our Youth Theatre will present Footloose, the musical on our Main Stage, directed by Sarah Combs.

The Props Artisan shall report directly to the Production Manager, Artistic Director, and Managing Director. The position is seasonal with possible part-time requirements starting in April. Full-Time seasonal status starts in early/mid May and terminates at the mid-August. Housing and local transportation are provided.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

+#61623; Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with the production team. Be responsive to emails and communicate regularly and promptly with Directors, Stage Manager, Managers, Designers and others as appropriate.

+#61623; Work with Production Stage Management to assemble rehearsal props before the first rehearsal for each production.

+#61623; Carry out research, shopping and borrowing runs, and build projects as assigned by the Artistic Director, Production Manager, Technical Director and Scenic Designers.

+#61623; Research and obtain rental quotes for appropriate items.

+#61623; Participates in cross-departmental production and venue support, as needed, to ensure overall success of all events and productions.

+#61623; As a member of the senior technical staff, this position is involved with the training and mentorship of Sharon Playhouse interns with respect to your given area of expertise.


+#61623; Candidate must have the ability to work independently, excellent organizational and time-management skills, a positive attitude and a sense of humor.

+#61623; All candidates must have a valid drivers license.

+#61623; Prior Props Artisan experience preferred.

Dates of employment: May 30 -August 7, 2017.

Email cover letter and resume to

Include Props Artisan in the subject line. No phone calls please.

For more information on the Sharon Playhouse, visit sharonplayhouse.org.


George Quick

Managing Director

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(860) 364-7469

Fax: (860) 866-4432

Business Address

PO 1187

49 Amenia Road

SHARON, CT 06069

Posted: 05/16/2017 12:17:27 EST

Last Updated: 12/05/2016 19:01 EST

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