Scenic Artist/ Builder
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
About the project and the company
Tacoma Musical Playhouse is in search of a Scenic Artist/Stage Technician. It is a full-time position with benefits.
Tacoma Musical Playhouse is in search of a Scenic Artist/Stage Technician. It is a full-time position with benefits. Duties of Position 1. Build/paint and implement all sets for each TMP production including mainstage, traveling, education, and TMP Family theater. It is the goal to have the next production-ready to load into the theater as soon as the previous production is struck. 2. Assist Shop Foreman to maintain theater, stage, and scene/prop shop in clean order – fire and traffic safe and up to fire code. 3. Participate in production meetings. 4. Assist Shop Foreman to supervise, schedule, and support volunteer set builders, painters, and props assistants. 5. Be charge artist on all productions. 6. Assist Shop Foreman to build sets per annual budget guidelines. 7. Be flexible with working hours which may include some evenings and weekends. Normal working hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Facility: 1. Assist Shop Foreman to maintain the TMP facility including the theater, lobby, light /sound booth, storage, and retail rental units. All facilities shall be in working order and fire safe. 2. Set up rooms or spaces for various events as needed such as the education room for mailing or board meetings or special rehearsals as needed. Set-up technical needs for annual fundraisers Misc. 1. Be flexible with circumstances that arise outside the scope of normal duties. Education and Or Experience • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required • Two years of successful set painting • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. • Capable of pushing, pulling, lifting, and/or carrying up to 50 pounds. Specifics about the position 1. Yearly Salary to be $43,000 2. Benefits will include Group Health medical insurance (Group Health Options) and dental insurance (Washington Dental) to be implemented after a 90-day probationary period. 3. Two weeks of paid vacation each year. Vacation cannot be taken during tech of shows or during the absence of the Managing Artistic Director. No extra compensation is given if not taken. 4. Holidays to include Christmas, New Year, Thanksgiving, Labor Day, and Memorial Day, Juneteenth. Other days may be given as determined by the Managing Artistic Director. 5. Follow other personnel policies per the official TMP policies and procedures manual. 6. Worker’s Compensation paid by the employer. How to apply Tacoma Musical Playhouse is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining employees who represent its community, especially those who are in the global majority. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume with relevant experience, photo examples of stage painting work, and two listed references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept 7, 2021. No phone calls, please. TMP hopes to make its decision by mid-September 2021 with the chosen candidate taking on the position shortly thereafter. Tacoma Musical Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Education and Or Experience • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required • Two years of successful scenic artistry with a scenic portfolio • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. • Capable of pushing, pulling, lifting, and/or carrying up to 50 pounds.
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$43,000/year with Medical and vacation benefits