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Scenic Artist/Head of Properties - Sudbury Theatre Centre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Position: Scenic Artist/Head of Properties
Deadline: June 25, 2012
Posted: May 22, 2012

Job Description / Duties

•Acquires, builds, purchases or rents all props and furniture as required by the Director and Set Designer(s) for all productions of the STC.
•Scenic Painter for all productions of the STC
•Ensures the maintenance and security of prop storage.
•Provides supervised access to prop storage to people and organizations affiliated with STC.
•Decorates the set with appropriate items in coordination with the Set Designer(s).
•Assists with the install of sets on-stage for all productions of the STC.
•At the discretion of the Technical Director/Production Manager, will be required to work backstage during the run of some productions of the STC. This may include running fly’s, special effects and other regular backstage duties.

Qualifications / Required Skills

-Minimum 2 years’ experience in a professional theatre
-A full working knowledge of the equipment in the carpentry shop including various hand and power tools.
-Creative problem solving and resourcefulness.
-Scenic Painting Skills.
-estimating production paint needs for the purposes of ordering and budgeting
-Organizational, self-motivation and time management skills are of the utmost importance.
-A valid driver’s license.
-A diploma or degree in a post-secondary technical theatre production program.
-Props construction experience in a professional theatre
-broad range of experience with various scenic techniques and mediums (including familiarity with woodworking equipment of all types, foams and casting materials)
-willingness to experiment with unfamiliar products/techniques
-good understanding of how props pieces are used by actors
-good communication skills.

Additional Information

Contract position runs from Sept.to Dec. 2012 and Feb. to May 2013 with the option of yearly renewal.


Contact Information

Technical Director/Production Manager
Sudbury Theatre Centre
170 Shaughnessy St.
Station B, Box 641
Sudbury, ON, P3E 4P8
Phone (705) 674 8877 ext 29
Fax (705) 674 7369

Employer Profile

For over thirty years the STC has been a vital cultural entity in the City of Greater Sudbury, presenting audiences with the chance to experience award-winning productions that are emotionally powerful, socially conscious and uniquely reflective of the concerns and habits of northerners. The stories we tell absorb the heart and mind while gently confronting meaningful social and familial issues. We present honest plays that challenge, inspire and reflect the community’s needs. From humble beginnings, today the STC can lay claim to being the only English-language professional theatre between Sudbury and Thunder Bay. With a 287 seat auditorium, a fully-licensed lounge, dressing rooms, a rehearsal hall, a greenroom, wardrobe, storage, an in-house workshop and administrative office space all located under one roof, STC truly has it all.

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