Full-time seasonal, Non-Exempt Reports to Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director Compensation: $12.00/hour
Arizona's first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state's only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) - as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.
Overview: The Carpenter will construct scenic elements for ATC productions and outside contracts.
Essential Functions: - Construct scenic elements, in accordance with plans provided by the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director, through carpentry, welding, rigging, and work with plastics and other set-related materials. - Work with Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director on load ins and strikes in both Tucson and Phoenix. - Work with other carpenters and scene shop staff to maintain a safe and organized work area. - Other duties as assigned
Competencies: - Expertise in standard scenic construction techniques, practices, and tools including welding. - Understanding of standard industry rigging techniques. - Ability to read and understand drawings generated by CAD programs. - Self motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator - Attention to detail - Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines consistently. - Understanding of the theatrical design process - Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
Qualifications: - College degree preferred. - A Minimum of 1 year of experience in professional theatre scene shop construction. - Minimal supervisory skills necessary to be utilized with overhire and intern situations. - Eligibility to obtain a valid driver's license - Occasional overtime and long periods of sitting and standing are required - Ability to lift 50-70 pounds. - Ability to work at heights via ladders and/or personnel lifts - Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.
This is a full-time, seasonal position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected.
To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter, with three professional references via e-mail only to Dominic DeRiso, Technical Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender presentation, religion, disability, or national origin.