Lexington Children's Theatre
Lexington, KY

Expires: 02/28/19

Job Dates

Start Date Negotiable - One Year Renewable Contract Preferred


$16900-$18200 +health benefits and free housing annually

Reporting to the Charge Artist / Technical Director (CA/TD) and Lighting Designer / Technical Director (LD/TD) the Master Carpenter (MC), a full time staff position, facilitates, contributes to, and guides the careful, safe, and effective construction, installation, and maintenance of scenery for all aspects of LCT programming. The MC works with the Technical Directors (TDs) to ensure that the scene shop and all tools and equipment are functional, appropriately maintained, dependable, and organized. The MC assists the TDs in devising the build plan, developing and disseminating production schedules and assignments, while participating in all aspects of construction, installation, runs, maintenance, strikes, and rentals in our home facilities and regional venues including, but not limited to, welding, carpentry work, rigging, painting, etc. The MC participates in and contributes to LCTs collaborative artistic philosophy understanding that all scene shop artisans contribute in all technical aspects of any given production. The MC serves as a mentor for the production interns and, when working interdepartmentally, other production personnel in accordance with LCTs commitment to the advancement of young professionals in the field of theatre, while upholding and implementing LCTs mentoring philosophy, mission, vision, values, and goals statements.

QUALIFICATIONS: BA or BFA plus 1-3 years professional experience, or MFA.

-Salary of $16900-18200/year
-Free Housing. No deposit required.
(An internet and utilities fee of $10 a week is deducted from salary)
-Health benefits (at no cost to employee)
-Paid leave:
Approximately two paid weeks off over winter break
7 Major holidays
5 vacation days
3 personal days
5 sick days
-Option for retirement investment plan through company with match

TO APPLY: Submit the following to LCT.Hiring@gmail.com
-Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three current professional references
-A portfolio of construction samples, preferably including at least one show with original design renderings for comparison.
-An example of working drawings with finished project for comparison.
-OR include links to online portfolios that meet these criterion.


Lct Hiring Staff



(859) 254-4546

Business Address

418 West Short Street

Lexington, KY 40507

Posted: 11/28/2018 10:19:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/28/2018 15:48 EST

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