Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Expires: 11/12/19

Job Dates

05/16/19 - 09/05/19


$300-325 per week

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+With Scene Shop staff, ensure the proper construction, fabrication, installation, rigging and strike of scenic elements for 7 shows produced on 2 stages;
+Facilitate transport of scenery from offsite shop to theater(s);
+Consistent tool maintenance and inspection for standard and safe operation at all times;
+Daily clean-up and organization of scene shop and work areas;
+Oversee safety of those working in scene shop and on stage, mentoring interns in all departments and individuals of varying levels of skill;
+Provide training as needed for operation of shop machinery and tools; use appropriate personal protective equipment while working in the shop, during load-ins, techs and changeovers;
+Assist other production departments as necessary;
+Driving, assist in loading, unloading and securing items in rented scenery truck;
+Serve on running crew for productions if needed;
+Provide support for special events and company projects as needed;

+Proficiency in wood and metal scenic construction and fabrication techniques; scenic engineering and rigging;
+Minimum of 1-2 years professional experience in scenic construction preferred;
+Demonstrated knowledge of shop equipment maintenance and usage;
+Excellent inter-personal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills;
+Demonstrated experience working on multiple productions within tight timelines and budgets;
+Demonstrated knowledge of industry and OSHA standard safety practices;
+Ability to safely lift 50 lbs with assistance;
+Ability to manage multiple, overlapping productions, projects, and personalities with grace;
+Prior experience safely loading, unloading and driving 24-foot truck preferred;
+Ability to thrive in rural area with limited cell phone service;
+Valid driver's license with clean driving record; own car, with valid, current insurance coverage
preferred. Mileage will be reimbursed for all business related trips;
+Ability and willingness to work long days with irregular schedule with positive attitude

Housing: Shared room, kitchen and bath in company housing

Weston Playhouse Theatre is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring
practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to hiring@westonplayhouse.org.

For more information check out our website at https://www.westonplayhouse.org/


Deb Sherrer

General Manager



Business Address


WESTON, VT 05161

Posted: 05/12/2019 20:48:51 EST

Last Updated: 05/12/2019 23:00 EST

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