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Props/Scenic Painter - Magnus Theatre

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Position: Props/Scenic Painter
Deadline: August 12, 2015
Posted: July 30, 2015

Job Description / Duties

Magnus Theatre is now accepting applications for Props/Scenic Painter for the upcoming 2015/2016 season.

The position is regular part-time, 20 hours per week, with additional hours during busy periods.

Start date is ideally August 17. Rehearsals begin Aug. 24.

Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Qualifications / Required Skills

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

- read and interpret scripts, identify props used, research and source props.
- props building using materials such as wood, foam, paper mache, fabrics, adhesives, clays.
- 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.
- interpret and reproduce 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.

- 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) to:

Daniel Dimond
10 Algoma Street South
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 1A7
(807) 345-8033 ext.229

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact Information

Daniel Dimond
10 Algoma Street South
Thunder Bay, Ontario  P7B 1A7
(807)345-8033 ext.229

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