Overview

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

-Assist with the fabrication, sourcing, and modification of props, furniture, and set dressing for 7 shows on two stages;
-Work with Props Team on the necessary paperwork, purchasing, research, preparing samples, etc.;
-Attend Intern Meetings;
-Assist in other departments as assigned/needed;
-Possible run crew duties on one or more shows;
-Assist in production changeovers;
-Provide support for special events or company projects as needed;

REQUIREMENTS: 
-Proven interest and skills in standard props construction techniques and practices including basic carpentry, upholstery, scenic art, paper, and soft goods construction, machine/hand sewing;
-Minimum of 1-year experience and/or study, preferably at the university level, in properties design and construction or equivalent preferred;
-Excellent interpersonal, organization, collaborative, and communication skills;
-Ability to manage multiple, overlapping productions, projects, and personalities with grace;
-Willingness to learn and adhere to industry and OSHA safety practices;
-Ability to lift 50 lbs. safely with assistance;
-Ability and willingness to work long days with irregular hours with a positive attitude;
-Valid driver’s license with clean driving record; own car, with valid, current insurance coverage preferred. Mileage will be reimbursed for all business-related trips;
-Ability to thrive in a rural area with limited cell phone service.

Interns work side-by-side with Playhouse staff and top New York and regional directors and designers. Intern discussions are scheduled every other week with a variety of Playhouse artists and staff, providing hands-on knowledge and experience.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to hiring@westonplayhouse.org.

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@westonplayhouse.org

About Weston Playhouse Theatre Co.

Weston Playhouse Theatre is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

For more information check out our website at https://www.westonplayhouse.org/