Props Designer for Hedda Gabler
General Gabler's Theatre
About the project and the company
General Gabler’s Theatre was founded in Seattle by Helen T. Mariam and Natalie Schmidt. We primarily produce the plays of Henrik Ibsen using non-normative casting that prioritizes women and non-binary actors. Our first production, Hedda Gabler, will go up at West of Lenin in August 2023.
We are seeking a Props Designer to join our production team ASAP. Pre-production starts in early May.
COVID-19 Vaccination and Mask Requirement:
All cast members, designers, and crew must be fully vaccinated to participate in this production. Fully vaccinated includes at least one booster shot.
Proof of vaccination is required by first pre-production meeting.
All rehearsals will be masked.
Pre-production: May 2023
Rehearsals: Sunday, May 28, 2023 – Thursday, June 15, 2023 AND Sunday, July 2, 2023 – Thursday, July 27, 2023. Note: There is a rehearsal break between June 15 and July 2.
Tech: Sunday, July 30, 2023 – Thursday, August 3, 2023
Performances: Friday, August 4, 2023; Saturday, August 5, 2023; Sunday, August 6, 2023 (matinee); Thursday, August 10, 2023; Friday, August 11, 2023; and Saturday, August 12, 2023
The Props Designer will work with the director to create a vision for the props design based on the style, genre, and period of the production; design, build, gather necessary props for the production of the show; create props run sheet; facilitate the move, organization, and labeling of props as necessary and in coordination with the stage manager; and provide the rehearsal with some rehearsal props as necessary.
Familiarity with the props design process. Experience designing props preferred.
Preferred method of submission
$400 honorarium. All designers are considered volunteers and receive an honorarium. We are a brand new theatre company, and as we grow, we hope to be able to raise our stipend amount for future projects.
Submit one or more of the following: letter of interest, resume or CV, and/or website or portfolio.