Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY

Expires: 03/28/19

Job Dates

November 2018 to June 2019


$825 per week

Mills Entertainment is looking for a Touring Head Deck/Carpenter/Props for our upcoming production of American Girl Live.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Participate in pre-production, production, and advance calls, as needed.
Assist the Stage Manager in the rehearsal process and creation of documentation for run of show.
Supervise and direct local carpentry crew and participate in scenic build and strike, ensuring a safe working space on deck throughout tours stay
Participate in and direct/supervise local props crew during load-in and load-out
Maintain touring scenic elements as needed, including but not limited to paint touch-ups and hardware replacements
Maintain and manage production props, including but not limited to paint touch-ups,
replacements and repairs
Preset and track props throughout the show
Run the deck during performances
Execute and advise on solutions for repairs to props.
Call the truck pack for production elements.
Maintain a log of all maintenance and troubleshooting done on scenic elements and equipment while on the road, to be shared and discussed during production meetings
Participate in weekly Production meetings and general tour check-ins
Lend assistance to other departments when available

Required Skills + Qualifications:
Must be based in or near NYC, with easy access to Manhattan for rehearsals.
Must be proficient as a carpenter.
Experience with rigging techniques.
Organized and able to assist stage manager with creating paperwork for deck tracks.
Experience working with and supervising a local crew under union regulations.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must be self-motivated and have strong leadership skills.
Astute attention to detail.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally, collaborating with others.
Able to manage multiple projects at once, and operate in line with proven systems.
Must be able to solve problems as and when they may arise.
Strong organizational and adaptability skills.
Positive attitude and the ability to remain effective under pressure.
Experience working in a dynamic, high-energy environment with a demanding workload.
Have a valid drivers license and the ability to pass a background test.

Preferred Skills
Higher consideration will be given to candidates based in or near NYC.
Higher consideration will be given to candidates with related touring experience of 2 years or more.
Higher consideration will be given to candidates with a background in musical theatre.

Additional Information: Position runs from November to June with potential layoffs during that time. This is a touring position that will require driving. Weekly rate is $825.00. Travel, accommodations, and per-diem are provided.

Qualified applicants should apply via our online portal at:



Michael Mills




(518) 306-4333

Business Address

468 Broadway

Suite C

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Posted: 10/26/2018 17:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 10/26/2018 16:02 EST

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