This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Production
Province: Kelowna, British Columbia
Position: Set Decor & Props Co ordinator
Deadline: October 19, 2019
Posted: September 19, 2019
Job Description / Duties
Do you want to do work that matters and make a difference in the lives of people? Are you the type of person whom projects fear because you have the ability to wrangle the details and get them done – no matter the situation?
Are you the type of person who loves details and has the energy to keep up with a growing and dynamic theatre company?
Then we want to talk to you!
With our expansion we are looking for a Production Coordinator and Set Decor and Props Coordinator.
You must be interested in being a part of a company dedicated to bringing top notch professional theatre to our audiences.
We are looking for a sharp, passionate, over-achievers who:
Wants to do work that matters.
Is passionate about what we do.
Is a self-starter. If you need a baby-sitter, please don’t apply.
Is HIGH energy and driven to excellence. If “good enough” is good enough, you’re not good enough.
Can manage multiple projects with tight deadlines, many moving parts and enjoy the challenge!
Is comfortable wearing multiple hats and is willing to jump in and help get things done. “It’s not my job” is not something we say around here. We are a growing company that is looking for team players.
Is great at creating and loves organization and order.
Is a life-long learner and is willing to grow and learn.
If you haven’t seen a theatre production in the last year, please don’t apply.
Can create magic for a wide range of audiences.
Can write professional emails. If u think this sentunce iz jus fine, pleeze dont apply fur this pozishun.
Is fun! Boring, stuffy people should apply at one of our competitors.
Working with the set designer and set decor departments, set construction and builds
Assist in other production areas including decor, props and stage crew
Assist with Light Hangs
Coordinate multiple projects and their resources and deadlines at the same time.
Work with the team to create and manage Standard Operating Procedures and systems.
The set decorator is the head of the set decoration department responsible for selecting, designing, fabricating, and sourcing the "set dressing" elements of each set in support of the story and characters of the script. The set decorator is responsible for each décor element inside the sets, from practical lighting, technology, art, furniture, drapery, floor coverings, books, collectables, to exterior furnishings
Wallpapering and painting experience required
The Props Corodinator provides and designs all elements that are handled by the actor.
Create a props inventory and maintain throughout the season
Collaborate with Stage Manager and Production Co ordinator
Qualifications / Required Skills
A recent graduate from a theatre production program or 2 years practical experience
Must be technically savvy – especially with a Mac and Mac products.
Must be a Type A person who can help run the show
Must love learning new skills and and be able to do it quickly.
Must be resourceful
Must be able to manage stress well and tight deadlines.
Works very well with other people and can build rapport with team members
High attention to detail.
Can handle direct and blunt feedback.
Can juggle lots of moving pieces while staying collected.
Adapts really well to changes on the go.
Is not afraid of new challenges.
High functioning communication skills. Not afraid to pick up the phone to get things done. Can talk to anyone and communicates clearly and concisely.
Salary: Based on Experience: $31,200 starting / 2 weeks paid vacation/comprehensive Benefits plan
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Kelowna Actors Studio is located in beautiful, Kelowna, British Columbia.
Our MainStage theatre offers approximately 11,000 square feet; a 230-seat theatre including 91 dinner seats with full table service, mirrored rehearsal/dance studio; kitchen, licensed bar and a general office area.
We recently opened our second space ‘ The WorkRoom’ which is our set and costume workshops; Kelowna Tickets, an 80 seat black box, administration offices and lobby/piano lounge.
Our season consists of 10 productions with 2 family friendly productions, 2 On the Edge Productions and 6 MainStage productions.
KAS positions itself in the local cultural scene as a comprehensive home for the theatre arts, offering educational, volunteer and performance opportunities for children and adults in all aspects of a theatre production.
KAS’s mission statement, “Providing quality education, entertainment and enrichment for all ages through the performing arts” is showcased by their strong contribution to the Kelowna Cultural District.