The Gateway Playhouse
Bellport, NY

Expires: 02/10/18

Job Dates

Now through early October 1st, with possible extension through early January


$350/week + housing per week

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is seeking a STAFF CARPENTER for our 2017 season.

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is a professional non-profit theater located roughly 55 miles east of New York City on Long Island in Bellport, NY. We work in two main theaters, the Gateway Playhouse, our 500 seat home theater, and the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, the 1200 seat road-house, where we present at least two shows in each season.

Housing is provided. Gateway will also assist with transportation to and from its location in New York.

This job starts immediately and goes through October 1st, with possible extension through early January. The remainder of our season includes productions of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, LEGENDS IN CONCERT, A CHRISTMAS STORY, as well as several childrens theatre productions, our annual gala, and our nationally ranked HAUNTED PLAYHOUSE.

Duties will include working with our Technical Director and ATD in the day-to-day operations of our scenery department, supervising interns, apprentices, and over-hire stagehands in the scenery department, running deck crews during performances, and other duties as requested by the TD or ATD.

This is a full-time staff position within our scenery department. We are looking for someone with previous experience working in a comparable setting who has a good working knowledge of stage carpentry technical practices, and who is capable of both following instructions carefully and giving instructions to others.

Other requirements include:

* Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout the work day.
* Ability to work at heights in excess of 14 on lifts and ladders.
* Attention to detail in verbal and written communication.
* Comfort working in a fast-paced environment.
* Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem solving.

Please note that we are looking to hire someone immediately.

TO APPLY: please email letter, resume, and references (three preferred) to Production Manager Brian Loesch at hr@thegateway.org (Attn: Staff Carpenter)


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(631) 286-0555

Business Address

215 S. Country Rd.

Bellport, NY 11713

Posted: 08/18/2017 13:18:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/08/2016 21:01 EST

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