Village Theatre, a professional company in the Seattle area approaching its 31st season, seeks Scenic Artist for 2010-2011 Season.
Qualified candidate will have:
3 years experience in professional theatre environment as scenic artist.
Strong arts background with experience in theatrical scenic arts including working with a grid, lay out in perspective, figure drawing, portrait work, color theory, color matching in various mediums, faux finishes and trompe l’oeil painting effects, carving various foams, and texture application.
Experience working on muslin drops (translucent and opaque) and on scrim.
Good communication skills and team based working strategies.
Ability to follow safety procedures in shop and on stage.
Primary responsibilities include drawing, painting, and texturing of scenery as designed by the Scenic Designer, as well as basic shop work of priming, back painting, shop maintenance and paint clean up. This position is subject to the collective bargaining agreement between Village Theatre and IATSE Local #15. Season lasts from July 2010 to May 2011. People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; EOE. Send cover letter, resume, color copies of scenic work or a CD with work samples, and 3 theatre-related references to:
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