Texas Shakespeare Festival
Kilgore, TX

Expires: 02/16/21

Job Dates

May 10 - July 15, 2021


$4,500 gross pay / $350 travel / single dorm housi Contact for Details

TO APPLY submit resume, with cover letter specifying area of interest, at least two letters of recommendation, and examples of work by submitting a Technical Submission Form at https://www.texasshakespeare.com/work-with-us

Scenic Charge Artist /Childrens Show Set Designer
May 10 arrive / July 16 depart
$4,500 stipend (minus taxes and 7.25% retirement contribution) / will be hired as a part-time employee of Kilgore College)/ $350 travel / private dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Experience in creating samples for approval by Scenic Designer, mixing color, paint mixing, and scenic treatments including, but not limited to, faux finish, carving, texturing, ageing, distressing, and general working ability in both latex and scenic paint. The candidate should also have experience in reading blueprints and color elevations and be comfortable working at heights above 16'. Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, safety conscious, and a team player with at least three years of professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Responsible for:

Maintaining paint stock, budget, and purchasing. Painting of scenic elements for the four-show rotating repertory season and a childrens show. Working closely with the Scenic Designer and Technical Director on all scenic painting projects. Participating in opening night discussions. Assist with company strike

Scenic Painting Department consists of the Scenic Charge Artist, Assistant Scenic Charge Artist, Scenic Artist, Assistant Scenic Artist, and scene painting intern.

The Texas Shakespeare Festival, a not-for-profit, non-Equity, summer repertory company is dedicated to providing an opportunity for theatre artists to work in an environment that is both nurturing and humane and one that creates a spirit of trust, collaboration, and mutual respect.

"...indisputably the best Shakespeare festival in Texas." Austin American


Raymond Caldwell

Artistic Director



(903) 983-8117

Fax: (903) 983-8124

Business Address

1100 Broadway

Kilgore, TX 75662

Posted: 09/16/2020 13:56:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/16/2020 17:00 EST

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