Scenic Department

Festival Technical Director is responsible for the construction, mounting, rigging, and maintaining of all scenic pieces, and such set props that are needed, for a four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show.  The Technical Director will also supply working drawings for all scenic elements and is responsible for the overall supervision for the scenic department and is responsible for the organization and supervision of the scenic running and change-over crews. 

Scenic Charge Artist is responsible for all the painting of scenic elements for the four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show. Will work closely with the Scenic Designer and Technical Director on all scenic painting projects. Position offers a $3,500 stipend for a six-week contract, private dorm room, fourteen meals a week, and a $350 travel reimbursement. 

Scenic Artist is responsible for all the painting of scenic elements for the four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show. Will work closely with the Scenic Designer and Technical Director on all scenic painting projects. Position offers a $3,500 stipend for a ten-week contract, double dorm room, fourteen meals a week, and a $350 travel reimbursement. 

Scene Painting Intern will serve as a technical intern assigned primarily to the scene painting department and will assist on all scenic painting duties as required.  When not needed in the scene painting area they will be assigned to the properties department.  During the production run will maintain painting elements and serve on properties running and change-over crew. Position offers a $1,250 stipend for a ten-week contract, double dorm room, and fourteen meals a week. 

Master Carpenter is responsible for the build of all scenic elements, and such set props that are needed, for a four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show.  Will assist in the overall supervision of the scene shop.  During the run of the shows the Master Carpenter will serve on both the scenic running and change-over crew. Position offers a $5,000 stipend for an eleven-week contract, double occupancy dorm room, and fourteen meals a week. 

Lead Scenic Carpenter is responsible for building all scenic elements, and such set props that are needed, for a four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show. Will also serve on the scenic running and change-over crew. Position offers a $4,500 stipend for an eleven-week contract, double occupancy dorm room, and fourteen meals a week. 

Scenic Carpenter (6) are responsible for building all scenic elements, and such set props that are needed, for a four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show. Will also serve on the scenic running and change-over crew. Position offers a $4,000 stipend for an eleven-week contract, double occupancy dorm room, and fourteen meals a week. 

 

To apply send or E-mail a résumé with current mailing address, telephone number, Email address and at least two letters of recommendation or references, and any examples of your work  to the Festival Office:
 info@TexasShakespeare.com
or
Texas Shakespeare Festival 1100 Broadway Kilgore, TX  75662 Phone: 903-983-8119 / Fax:  903-983-8124

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