The Gateway
Bellport, NY
Production House

Expires: 08/24/18

Job Dates

Now thru 10/7/18, with possible extension thru January


$300-400/wk BOE, plus housing

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is seeking a CARPENTER/STAGEHAND for its 2018 fall/winter 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. Salary is negotiable, and on-site housing is provided. Gateway will also assist with transportation to and from its location in New York. Please submit a cover letter, and resume w/ references (3 preferred) as well as any examples of previous work

We no longer operate on a true summer-stock schedule

The season consists of:
FLASHDANCE (full build)

Our nationally ranked HAUNTED HOUSE in October

LES MISERABLE Student Edition (November)

The Carpentry department, the largest technical department, is looking for well-rounded stage hands and technicians with experience in multiple positions to be hired as a Staff Carpenter for The Gateway.

Staff Carpenter Job Responsibilities include:
-Knowledge of Theatrical building techniques.
-Ability to read scenic drawing and build plans.
-Loading in and changing over technical elements or each production.
-Constructing scenery on an as needed basis.
-Constructing/refurbishing sets that have been rented for a production.
-Refurbishing sets for our rental department
-Being a part of the run crew as needed for each production.
-Loading, unloading, and cross loading of scenic trailers.
-Keeping the Scenic shop and work areas clean and safe.
-Ability to safely lift 60+ pounds.
-Experience with rigging and fly systems preferred (hemp and counter-weight).
-Metal Working and welding Skills are a plus.
-Must have good communication skills and be a team player
-Managerial or mentoring experience is a plus.


Brian Loesch

Production Manager



(631) 286-0555

Business Address

215 S Country Rd.

Bellport, NY 11713

Posted: 08/10/2018 17:10:14 EST

Last Updated: 08/10/2018 21:00 EST

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