NewArts: Newtown Musicals
Newtown, CT

Expires: 06/10/19

Job Dates

06/24/19 - 08/15/19


2500-3000 pending experience flat fee

NewArts: Newtown Musicals in Newtown, CT is looking for a Prop Master/Designer/Fabricator for its summer production of "MATILDA".

NewArts Newtown musicals was formed by a local dad in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December of 2012. So far NewArts has produced twelve highly-acclaimed, large-scale musicals involving more than 500 local youth onstage, backstage, and in the orchestra.

NewArts is the subject of an award-winning documentary film, "Midsummer in Newtown."

In addition to our full-scale productions with professionals in every department, we offer leadership and character development workshops to give these kids tools for the future.

Responsibilities will include coordinating/organizing/procuring/building/managing and running all props, working with vendors to make sure rentals arrive, and are returned, on time, overseeing prop budget, working with the Producing Artistic Director and scenic designer to help implement their artistic vision in a SAFE, NURTURING environment, supervising student and adult volunteers and overseeing the strike of all prop elements for one large-scale musical.

Prop Master will report to Production Manager and Producing Artistic Director, Michael Unger.

Housing is provided, car and valid license is preferable. Fee negotiable based on experience.

All successful applicants will be subject to a background check.

Salary is on the low end of competitive but the emotional rewards of working with this amazing, resilient community are on the HIGH end of INSPIRING. Visit the foundation website to check out what we do. www.newarts.org

We are looking for dedicated and driven individuals who are passionate about theatre and great causes. We bring youth from the Newtown/Sandy Hook area together with Broadway professionals in a summer program of healing through the arts. We give these children tools to succeed as we respond to tragic loss with positive action.


Michael Unger

Producing Artistic Director



(646) 345-4561

Business Address

PO Box 90

Newtown, CT 06470

Posted: 05/06/2019 00:18:24 EST

Last Updated: 05/06/2019 03:00 EST

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