Olney Theatre Center
Olney, MD

Expires: 04/01/18

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Olney Theatre Center seeks a Prop Artisan Apprentice for summer 2018. Located just north of DC in Olney, MD, it is in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick triangle, within easy access of all three cities. The Prop Artisan Apprenitce will report directly to the Properties Master and will have the opportunity to learn practical applications of working in a properties shop. Opportunities include:

- Participating in the day-to-day operations of the Properties Shop

- Participating in the build of productions for Olney Theatre Center and the National Players

- Loading in and striking summer season shows as assigned

- Following all safety protocols as required

- Shopping, constructing, or renting props

- Additional goals and skills as discussed with supervisor

- Participating in the technical rehearsal process assisting the Prop Master with notes

The ideal candidate should possess basic carpentry skills, sewing, scenic painting for props, and stage property construction. Candidates will be detail-oriented, flexible, and committed to seeing projects through to completion. Applicants should be able to lift and carry 50 lbs., be comfortable working with power tools, and possess a valid drivers license. A sense of humor and ability to work well as a part of a team is a must. A weekly stipend is available. Housing is not provided for this position: applicants must have local housing in the DC/Baltimore area to apply.

To apply, please send the following applications materials in PDF format: cover letter, resume, and portfolio to apprenticeships@olneytheatre.org Deadline to apply is April 1.


Jason Jones

Senior Associate Artistic Director



(301) 924-4485

Business Address

2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd

Olney, MD 208321601

Posted: 02/27/2018 12:37:33 EST

Last Updated: 02/27/2018 16:00 EST

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