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Arizona Theatre Company
Tucson, AZ

Expires: 11/06/19

Job Dates

Early August through Mid May

Pay

$12.50/Hour biweekly

Full time seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to Properties Master
Compensation: $12.50/hour
Updated 5/21/19

Arizonas first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the states only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview:

The Properties Artisan will work with the rest of the Properties Department and ATCs Production Staff to construct and restore furniture, hand props, and set dressing for ATCs Productions. The position must be creative, collaborative and have excellent communication skills.

Essential Functions:

--Responsible for the construction and restoration of furniture, hand props, and set dressing for ATCs productions.
--Assist the Properties Master and Assistant Properties Master in load ins, strikes, and remounts as directed.
--Maintain Prop Department Tools and Equipment
--Work with other scene shop staff to maintain a safe and organized work area.
--Other duties as assigned

Competencies:

--Expertise in fine woodworking, cabinetry, metal forming, and fabrication along with standard theatrical prop construction techniques.
--Proficient on table saws, band saws, chop saws, belt sanders, MIG welder, cold cut saw, grinders, and assorted hand tools.
--Able to build from construction drawings and in some cases photographs.
--Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator.
--Attention to detail.
--Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines consistently.
--Understanding of the theatrical design process.
--Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Qualifications:

--College degree preferred.
--A Minimum of 1 year of experience in professional theatre prop shop construction.
--Minimal supervisory skills necessary to be utilized with overhire and intern situations.
--Eligibility to obtain a valid drivers license.
--Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
--Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
--Able to lift and move items weighing 50 pounds.
--Able to work at heights (personnel lifts, ladders, scaffolding).
--Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATCs benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply:

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include Properties Artisan in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis.

Contact

Arizona Theatre

productionjobs(at)arizonatheatre(dot)org

Business Address

343 S. Scott Ave

Tucson, AZ 85701

Posted: 05/06/2019 16:21:00 EST

Last Updated: 05/21/2019 11:08 EST

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