Props Artisan

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival, a professional theatre company in association with the University of Colorado Boulder, is accepting applications for a props artisan. This position is seasonal and non-exempt, paid hourly. Housing is available at a weekly rate paid by employee; CSF will arrange accommodations with each employee prior to the start of the season.

Duties:

Assist Props Supervisor in building, modifying, procuring all props in the 4 show season.
Standard props construction skills (crafts, carpentry, sewing, upholstery).
Experience with faux painting of props, working with a wide variety of materials, Sculpting, casting, and advanced carpentry.
Experience with arms and armor, including construction, repair and proper maintenance.
Assist as needed across departmental lines as designated by Production Manager.

Requirements:

Professional experience is required.
Artistic sensibility and sensitivity, as well as strong collaborative skills.
The ideal candidate will have strong collaboration, communication and technical skills and be able to maintain high quality/standards and safe and supportive work environment while working on tight time line.
Teaching/mentoring experience.

Please submit cover letter, resume with references to CSF Production Manager at: jarid.sumner@colorado.edu (No Phone Calls)

All Applications due by Feb. 2, 2018