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The Gateway
Bellport, NY
Production House

Expires: 02/23/19

Job Dates

4/1/19 - Early January 2020

Pay

$300-$400/wk BOE, Plus Housing per week

Carpenters

Job Dates
04/1/19 - 01/05/20

Pay
$300-$400/wk. Plus housing per week

Celebrating 70 Years of Professional Theater!
The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is seeking CARPENTERS for its 2018 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:
Mainstage:
ON YOUR FEET
SPAMELTON
THE BODY GUARD
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
A new release TBA
Childrens Theatre productions:
ALLADIN JR
FROZEN JR
Our nationally ranked HAUNTED HOUSE in October
Show TBA (November)
ELF THE MUSICAL(December)

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:
-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.

Please Note that we are also accepting resumes for the following Carpentry positions:
Shop Foreman/Welder Fabricator

There is potential for advancement through the Carpentry Dept. as we like to promote from within our ranks.

All carpenters will occasionally help in other areas of production on an as needed basis, due to the fact that it is the largest technical department at The Gateway. Staff positions in all departments will be expected to work alongside interns and to promote a healthy and safe work/learning environment.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of Theatrical building techniques.
Ability to read scenic drawing and build plans.
Capacity to solve problems
Must have good communication skills and be a team player
Maturity and understanding of the artistic process
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work quickly and accurately with attention to detail
Drivers license
Rigging/Flying (hemp and counter weight fly systems)
Metal Working and Welding skills a plus
Ability to safely lift 60+ pounds.
Managerial or mentoring experience is a plus.




Contact

Brian Loesch

Production Manager

HR(at)TheGateway(dot)org

http://www.pacsc.org

(631) 286-0555

Business Address

215 S Country Rd.

Bellport, NY 11713

Posted: 02/05/2019 15:17:11 EST

Last Updated: 02/05/2019 18:00 EST

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