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Head Scenic Painter - Alberta Theatre Projects

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Calgary, Alberta
Position: Head Scenic Painter
Deadline: July 31, 2017
Posted: May 15, 2017

Job Description / Duties

 Working as an integral member of the production team, The Scenic Artist is responsible for the
painting of all set pieces, backdrops, murals and various other scenic elements.
 The Scenic Artist will be briefed by the Set Designer to paint all scenic elements and complex props.
 Ensure that their work is carried out to the agreed standards and deadlines.
 The Scenic Artist will adhere to all Health and Safety guidelines and carry out their tasks in a safe
work environment.
 The Scenic Artist shall attend production meetings, staff meetings, technical rehearsals, and note
sessions as scheduled.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The Scenic Artist will need excellent, comprehensive artistic and scenic skills. They should have a
good knowledge of scenic painting techniques, layout and paint application, and colour mixing skill.
 The Scenic Artist’s abilities should include the traditional fine arts skills of sketching, rendering, and
painting in addition to being well versed in theatrical painting techniques.
 A working knowledge of the requirements of the relevant Health and Safety legislation and
procedures when working with paints is essential.

Additional Information

This is an annually renewable contract position and specific work dates will vary by season. 2017‐2018
season work dates are August 14 – November 19, 2017 and January 22 – April 1, 2018.

Salary: Working conditions and wage shall be governed by Collective Agreement with I.A.T.S.E., Local 212. 2017-18 Season hourly wage is $26.77.

Contact Information

Please send a letter of interest, an up‐to‐date CV, and a list of three references to David Fraser, Production Manager at .

This position shall remain open until a successful
candidate is chosen. We thank everyone for their interest, but only those short listed will be contacted.

Employer Profile

We create community by producing relevant, high quality contemporary theatre; by playing a national
leadership role in the development and creation of new Canadian plays; and by bringing audience and
artists together in an exchange around the work.

At Alberta Theatre Projects we are committed to a diverse workforce and a respectful work
environment. We are focused on attracting and retaining the best talent by encouraging applications
from all qualified individuals including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and people with disability.

For more information about Alberta Theatre Projects please visit our website, www.atplive.com.

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