Sarasota Opera
Sarasota , FL

Expires: 07/28/17

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Full Time, Seasonal


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Props Artisan/ Crew Member

SARASOTA OPERA seeks a full time seasonal stagehand for our 2017-2018 season (Oct 9, 2017- Nov 26, 2017 + Jan 15, 2018 April 1, 2018). Additional work with IATSE Local 412 is available outside of the Opera season. We perform in Rep style so the applicant should expect night and weekend work and overtime.

Job Responsibilities
Load-in and change-over of prop elements for each production
Create and maintain props for all Sarasota Opera productions
Keeping the prop shop and work areas clean and promote a safe working environment
Being a part of the props run crew as needed for productions
Assist in fulfilling all rehearsal props needs, and the transfer of all props between rehearsal spaces and the stage

Required Knowledge and Skills
A minimum of two years as a props artisan
Prop carpentry skills including finish carpentry, furniture building and repair, and metalworking
Scenic Art skills including Faux finishes, dyeing, foam carving
Machine/ hand sewing of various materials and upholstery experience
Other desirable skills include molding, casting, creation of paper props and basic electronics
Computer skills including Word, Excel, Photoshop
The ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds unassisted
Excellent organization, communication skills, and attention to detail
Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

All Stagehands are currently required to join the IATSE Local #412 referral list, and are subject to a collective bargaining agreement including work rules, pay scale and benefits. Housing and transportation is not provided. Send resume and cover letter to prodjobs@sarasotaopera.org with Props in the Subject line.+nbsp; For more information, visit: www.sarasotaopera.org. EOE.


Steve Grair

Director of Production

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(608) 323-6560

Business Address

91 N Pineapple Ave

Sarasota, FL 34236

Venue Address

Sarasota Opera

51 N Pineapple st

Sarasota , FL 34236

Posted: 06/16/2017 13:27:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/06/2016 19:01 EST

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