Lookingglass Theatre Company
Chicago, IL

Expires: 12/01/17

Job Dates



Hourly based on experience per week

Overhire Welders:
Lookingglass Theatre Company is looking to hire scenic welders for over-hire calls for the 2017-2018 season. Candidates would primarily weld steel scenery, and assist with other scenery construction as needed. Qualified candidates must be detailed oriented, skilled at MIG welding, and able to read and build from construction drawings. Candidates must excel in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment. These are per show part-time positions and are paid hourly. Typical schedule is M-F 8:30a-5:30p. Hourly rate is based on experience and project difficulty. Welders may have the opportunity to join Lookingglass carpenter calls as well, for strike and load in at the theater.

Welder qualifications:

Cutting, prepping and drilling steel, jigging steel frames
Operation of standard metal shop tools and equipment
MIG welding (primarily steel) of theatrical scenery
Ability to work independently or with a team

Ability to read and build from construction drawings
Must be able to lift 50 lbs
Provide individual transportation to the shop/theater

Basic carpentry/construction of theatrical scenery

Rigging experience and ability to work at height a plus

Please email a resume and three references to productionjobs@lookingglasstheatre.org to apply.


Sarah Burnham

Production Manager

(773) 477-9257

Fax: (773) 477-6932

Business Address

875 N Michigan Ave

Ste 1430

Chicago, IL 60611

Posted: 05/31/2017 14:06:41 EST

Last Updated: 12/06/2016 10:01 EST

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