Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston, VT

Expires: 05/30/18

Job Dates

Mid May-Late August/Early September 2018


Contact for Details

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Work with Properties Manager to ensure successful engineering, construction, installation, acquisition, maintenance, and strike of prop and scenic prop elements for 7 shows on 2 stages

Work with Properties Manager and Production Management to ensure all shows are completed within deadlines and budgets

Direct, supervise and mentor Props Intern in tandem with Props Manager

Assist Properties Manager in creation of and adherence to build schedules, purchasing, ordering materials, paperwork and communications

Work with Props Manager on all issues of purchasing, paperwork and inter-departmental communication

Work with Props Manager and Stage Management to coordinate and support rehearsal prop needs

Consistently maintain and organize prop and furniture storage areas

Assist Props Manager with interpretation of design drawings and creation of construction drawings

In coordination with Props Manager, order all necessary materials and supplies in timely manner

Oversee safety of those working in Prop Shop

Ensure that personnel are properly trained in use of machinery and tools and use appropriate personal protective equipment while working in the shop, during load-ins, techs and changeovers

Research, acquire and maintain MSDS for products used or stored in the scene
Provide support for special events or company projects as needed


Excellent prop and scenic prop construction and fabrication skills, carpentry, upholstery, soft goods and crafts skills; painting and welding a plus

Excellent inter-personal, organizational, collaborative, communication and leadership skills

Computer proficiency

Minimum of 1 year professional experience as Props Artisan or equivalent

Proven ability to motivate, manage, educate and coordinate staff members of varying proficiency levels

For a full job description, visit: http://www.westonplayhouse.org/jobs/staff-positions

To apply, please e-mail a letter and resume, including 3 current references with phone numbers, to hiring@westonplayhouse.org.


Emily Matthees

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Business Address

703 Main St.

Weston, VT 05161

Posted: 11/30/2017 10:05:09 EST

Last Updated: 11/02/2016 09:01 EST

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