Cardinal Stage Company
Bloomington, IN

Expires: 01/25/19

Job Dates

Various throughout 2018-2019 season


$500-$1000 based on production per show

Cardinal Stage, located in Bloomington, IN, is seeking Props Masters for their upcoming season of productions. The Props Master will work closely with Cardinals Production Manager, Scenic Designers, and Directors to gather appropriate props and set dressing for productions. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, ability to work quickly and make decisions in high-pressure situations, and have a positive attitude. Local applicants to the Bloomington/Indianapolis area preferred.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Creating, borrowing, renting, and/or purchasing of props and set dressing
Work with the Artistic Director, Directors, Scenic Designer, and Production Manager to achieve desired looks for props in a timely manner and within budget.
Keep prop Cardinals stock inventory maintained, adding new items after the show closes.
Attend all required design and production meetings.
Assemble any necessary rehearsal props.
Assist in load-in and strike of all prop elements.


Prior experience in the reading and understanding of designer and working drawings.
Proficiency in use of basic construction techniques, sewing and upholstery.
Proficiency in electronic media for communications, research and online purchasing.

Our season consists of:
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe | September 7-23
The Christians | October 20 -November 4
Beauty and the Beast | December 15-30
Rounding 3rd | January 26 -February 10
The Glass Menagerie | March 23-April 7
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley | May 10- 26

We hire Props Masters on a per-production basis, but the opportunity for multiple productions within the season is available.

Compensation is in the form of a stipend paid incrementally throughout the production process.

Cardinal Stages mission is to advance professional theatre in Bloomington. We aim to cultivate a lifelong passion for the stage by offering diverse, high-quality productions in tandem with outreach and educational initiatives that contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of South-Central Indiana.

Please send responses and resumes with references to joel@cardinalstage.org


Joel Magill



Business Address

900 S Walnut Street

Bloomington, IN 47401

Venue Address

Cardinal Stage Company

900 S Walnut Street

Bloomington, IN 47401

Posted: 08/07/2018 15:04:00 EST

Last Updated: 08/07/2018 13:24 EST

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