Circus Smirkus
Greensboro, VT

Expires: 08/20/19

Job Dates

June 2019


$3,000 flat fee

Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour staff experience firsthand the excitement and adventures of being part of a traditional touring youth circus. Teamwork, a good attitude, and the willingness to get things done are a must! We are seeking a scenic designer/prop master to join us as part of our circus family this summer during June!

The Scenic Designer/Prop Master will design and build all props and scenic elements in collaboration with the Artistic Director and Creative Director.


1. Design, develop and build set and props.
2. Participate in production/creative meetings by conference call monthly, or as scheduled. Attend daily production meetings during rehearsal period.
3. Work with Production Manager in creating prop list, build schedule, and project deadlines.
4. Provide materials and supplies lists to Production Manager. Work closely with Production Manager in building props and scenic elements within budget and on schedule.
5. Develop and practice safe procedures for a safe and efficient prop shop area.
6. Design and build props and set (bandstand portal) that will withstand the rigors of a traveling circus.
7. Work with Backstage Intern in organizing and stocking a repair kit (including prop specific replacement parts, paints, glues, hardware, etc.)
8. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
9. Other jobs as needed.

Interested parties please include:

Cover letter
Completed Circus Smirkus Employment Application

Circus Smirkus is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.



Sara Wunderle

Big Top Tour Administrative Director



(802) 533-7443

Fax: (802) 533-2480

Business Address

1 Circus Road

Greensboro, VT 05841

Posted: 03/22/2019 11:30:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/22/2019 10:27 EST

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