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New York University
New York, NY
EDUCATION | Production House

Expires: 01/10/19

Job Dates

Short Term Overhire work Aug-May

Pay

Starting rate $20 per hour

Theatrical Production at Tisch is seeking Overhire Prop Artisans, Scenic Carpenters, and Scenic Painters, Electricians, Sound and Video Designers. This is independent contractor for short term overhire work.
We are a theatrical production department in an educational setting producing up to 14 plays and productions from August-April. We are looking for hard working individuals to add to our overhire team starting mid-August. We are located in downtown Manhattan.
9:30-5:30 M-F with some morning weekend shifts for tech rehearsals.
Competitive, hourly rates.

Duties + Responsibilities:
Knowledge of safe shop practices and skill in using shop tools and equipment
Ability to read and interpret design and technical drawings
Have well rounded, general construction and shop experience
Ability to work in a multitude of mediums
Willingness and ability to work with student designers and occasionally oversee student production associates + work study employees

Qualifications:
Hard working, highly motived + efficient work ethic
Artistic ability with a keen eye for design
Able to work in a fast-paced environment + adapt quickly to shifting priorities
High performance commitment with integrity and value
Positive, can do attitude
Safe work practices with ability to be aware of your surroundings

Other Desirable Skills + Experience:
Furniture carpentry
Welding + Metal Work
Upholstery
Hand + Machine Sewing
Mold Making + Casting
Painting
Faux finishing
Crafting
Soldering and electrical wiring
Sculpting + Carving
Sourcing props and materials
Set dressing

For Paint and Scenic Carpentry email our Technical Director, Jon Allaire at ja53@nyu.edu and our Year Two Supervisor Katie Takacs at kt54@nyuedu.

For Props e-mail our Prop Supervisor Ellie Bye etb2@nyu.edu.

For lx/sound/video please email our Lighting Supervisor Mike Voytko at mike.voytko@nyu.edu.

Please send a PDF copy of your resume with references with a brief description of your career trajectory + why you think you would be a good addition to our team.


Contact

Ellie Bye

etb2(at)nyu(dot)edu

(212) 998-1989

Business Address

111 2nd Ave

New York, NY 10003

Posted: 07/10/2018 09:26:16 EST

Last Updated: 07/10/2018 13:00 EST

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