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Head of Props and Scenic Paint - Magnus Theatre

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Position: Head of Props and Scenic Paint
Deadline: December 7, 2015
Posted: November 26, 2015

Job Description / Duties

Magnus Theatre is now accepting applications for Props/Scenic Painter for the 2016 session. The position is regular part-time, 20 hours per week, with additional hours common during busy periods. Start date will be January 4, 2016. Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Duties and skills required for the position include, but are not limited to:

Properties

- read the play scripts, identify props used, research and source props.
- props building using materials such as wood, foam, paper mache, fabrics, etc.
- paint touch-ups, basic sewing, minor wood or metal repairs.
- props buying, renting, responsible for petty cash

Scenic Painting

- colour mixing using pre-mixed paints or using paint powders and standard bases.
- reproduce the Set Designer’s paint design schemes and colours from drawings, photographs, or models.
- layout and paint large scale designs such as flooring, wall treatments, exteriors, landscapes.
- breakdown of props and set elements to produce effects such as weathering, patina, wood graining.

Qualifications / Required Skills

General Requirements

- a valid driver’s license is required for this position.
- basic computer skills including use of email, MS Word and Excel, and internet search tools.
- comfortable working at low and medium heights from ladders or platforms.
- able and willing to work evenings and weekends as required by production schedule.

Additional Information

Please submit your resume and cover letter by regular mail, or by email in .pdf or .doc format only (zipped or compressed files and folders will not be opened) and include the position applied for in the subject line or header of your document.

All applications can be directed to:

Daniel Dimond - Technical Manager
10 Algoma Street South
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 1A7

Contact Information

All applications can be directed to:

Daniel Dimond - Technical Manager
10 Algoma Street South
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 1A7

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