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Technical Positions

We will be conducting technical interviews in 2 locations for 2014:

Williamsburg, VA - December 11 & 12, 2013 and at the Southeastern Theatre Conference in Mobile, Alabama March 6, 7 &8 (for info visit http://www.SETC.org/job-contact-service)

 

Position Descriptions

Costume Stitchers (2) 5/27 - 7/10  $1,750 for season plus housing.  Assist shop foreman with new construction, shop renovation and assemble of finished wardrobe for productions produced in stock. Requires skill and experience with period costuming, proficiency with standard and industrial sewing equipment and ability to assist interns and volunteers. Six-day week, beautiful Williamsburg location, pleasant facilities. Submit letter of interest, current resume, 2 letters of reference by February 26 to: Mary Jo Damon, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

Cutter/Asst. Designer 5/27 - 7/10 Stipend of $1,900 plus housing.  Assist Designer with fabric selections, cut from original and existing patterns for productions. Requires skill and experience with period costuming, proficiency with standard and industrial sewing equipment and ability to assist interns and volunteers. Six-day week, beautiful Williamsburg location, pleasant facilities. Submit letter of interest, current resume, 2 letters of reference by February 26 to: Mary Jo Damon, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

Costume Shop Interns (3) 5/27 - 7/23 - Stipend of $1,200 plus shared campus housing. College credit available with payment of tuition. Construction and running of productionsproduced in stock on the campus of The College of William & Mary. Six-day week in pleasant facilities. Requires experience with standard and/or industrial sewing machines, wardrobe, interest in period costuming. Submit letter of interest, resume, and one or two letters of recommendation by February 26 to: Mary Jo Damon, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

Scenic Painter 5/27 - 7/10-  $1,800 plus housing. Under the supervision of Resident Scenic Designer, paint scenery. Six-day week, two story paint frame in shop, will be painting both two dimensional and three dimensional scenery. Submit current resume and two letters of reference by February 26 to Technical Director, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

Properties Manager 5/27 - 7/10 -  $1,900 plus housing. Acquire, build and organize hand properties and furniture. Design and painting skills essential, proficiency with welding and other construction preferred. Work under supervision of Scenic Designer and Technical Director. Responsible for maintenance of current good stock of furniture and properties. Submit current resume and two letters of reference by February 26 to Technical Director, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

Master Carpenter/ATD 5/27 - 7/10  $1,900 plus housing. Assist TD with work schedule, maintain materials inventory, supervise two lead carpenters and student production interns on builds. Proficiency with wood, plastic and metals technology. 760 seat proscenium, 48 line house, well equipped shop, six-day week. Submit current resume and two letters of reference by February 26 to Technical Director, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

Lead Carpenters (2) 5/27 - 7/10  $1,750 plus housing. Build, load-in, and strike. Proficiency with wood, plastic and metal technology in well-equipped shop. Work with Resident Scenic Designer, TD, Master Carpenter, Properties Master, and production interns in overall company of 40 (Equity Guest Artist Contract). Submit current resume and two letters of reference by February 26 to Technical Director, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

Production Interns & ASMs   5/27 - 7/23. Stipend of $1,200  plus shared campus housing provided. College credit available with payment of tuition. Set construction, electrics work, properties, scenic painting, sound, costume shop, assistant stage management all available in intensive season. Six-day week, pleasant work environment, company of 40 (Equity Guest Artist Contract). Resume should stress nature of experience in area of choice. Submit current resume and at least one letter of reference by February 26 to Christopher Owens, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795