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The Gateway
Bellport, NY
Production House | Concert / Event

Expires: 03/29/19

Job Dates

4/1/19 - Early January 2020

Pay

$450-$550/wk BOE +Housing per week

Shop Foreman

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

Pay
$450-$550/wk. B.O.E. Plus housing per week

Celebrating 70 Years of Professional Theater!
The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is seeking a SHOP FOREMAN for its 2019 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
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY
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 successful candidate will be experienced in high volume scenic production and fabrication. the Shop Foreman will be required to work with the technical director to interpret draftings and request resources and materials needed for projects.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Clean, organized, and efficient
Working knowledge of MIG welding, working primarily with steel and aluminum.
Knowledge of Theatrical building techniques.
Ability to read working drawing and plans.
Unique problem solving
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work quickly and accurately with attention to detail
Ability to safely lift 60+ pounds.
Managerial or mentoring experience is a plus.
Rigging/Flying (hemp and counter weight fly systems) a plus

Shop Foreman 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
-Loading, unloading, and cross loading of scenic trailers.
-Keeping the Scenic shop and work areas clean and safe.
-Works with TD and ATD to interpret draftings and shop drawings
-Maintains inventory of materials, equipment, and consumables- keeps TD updated regularly
-Fabricates scenery, equipment, parts, components, and hardware as required by the needs of the production and facilities
-Supervises and instructs apprentices and interns in assisting with fabrication as assigned



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: 03/13/2019 18:03:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/13/2019 21:00 EST

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