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Summary of Position
Working alongside the resident Props Designer/Manager, the Props Artisan will acquire, build and maintain all stage props for Fulton Theatre’s Mainstage, Studio Series, and Family Series productions. The Props Artisan reports to the Props Designer/Manager and is a fulltime, benefits eligible position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintaining organization in prop storage
• Assist in crafting/building/buying rehearsal and show props
• Repairs/modification to props
• Participating in load-in and strike
• Assist with prop rentals
Required Qualifications and Skills:
• Completion of a props apprenticeship/internship at a professional theatre
• Valid driver’s license and ability to drive company van
• Able and willing to lift and move furniture, boxes, and items weighing over 25 pounds
• Competent understanding of power tools
• Proficiency in general crafts
• Creative, resourceful problem solving skills
• Ability to multi-task with a strong sense of time management
• Strong communication skills both verbally and written
• Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
Desired Experience and Knowledge:
• Hand and machine sewing
• Basic carpentry and scenic painting
• Proficient in Photoshop and Microsoft Office
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, upbeat, and ever-changing environment
• A team player that will enjoy and contribute to a great workplace culture
Applicants for this position should email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to email@example.com by July 31, 2018. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked for 3 professional references.
About the Fulton Theatre: The mission of the Fulton Theatre is to create and produce exceptional theatre that moves the collective soul of our community and honors our national historic landmark. The Fulton is an equal opportunity employer, deeply committed to hiring, supporting, and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce.
The Fulton first opened its doors in 1852. 165 years later, this national historic landmark theatre continues to entertain, educate and delight audiences, bringing live theatre, music, and more than 120,000 patrons into downtown Lancaster annually. Today, the Fulton Theatre produces a mix of comedies, dramas and musicals, employing the talents of professional directors, designers, playwrights from across the country. The Fulton also offers classes for children, teens and adults as well as numerous community engagement programs across the region.
Other Ways You Can Join Us
Interns fully participate as Fulton Theatre personnel, attending appropriate staff and production meetings and monthly seminars, and participating in special events. Seminars are held throughout the program based on apprentices and interns interests.
The Fulton Theatre provides shadow opportunities for emerging professionals to apply skills acquired in the high school and university setting to a professional institution, to build upon those skills and to learn new ones.
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