Assistant Scenic Artist & Deck Crew Member

Assistant Scenic Artist & Deck Crew Member

CATEGORY: Technical

Ogunquit Playhouse
Ogunquit, ME 03907


Amanda Woodward

Job Details


Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks an experienced ASSISTANT SCENIC ARTIST and DECK CREW MEMBER for our 2019 holiday production of Annie at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH.

Approximate dates of employment: Monday, November 4 – Sunday November 24, 2019 (Assistant Scenic Artist); Friday, November 22 – Monday, December 23, 2019 (Deck Crew).  

*PLEASE NOTE: We wish to find a candidate to fulfil both positions for all above dates, but we will accept applications for the Assistant Scenic Artist or Run Crew positions separately. 

Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast paced working environment with some non-traditional hours. Experienced, exceptional painting skills and the ability to lift/carry 50 pounds is required, and a working knowledge of backstage practices and procedures is preferred.

Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to):

            Assistant Scenic Charge:
-Assist the Scenic Charge in painting set pieces, some properties and drops -Experience working from paint elevations and reference material
-Must be able to create samples from reference materials, while also keeping a detailed log of procedure and recipe for future duplication.
-Ability to work independently and with a team
-Basic knowledge of tried and true scenic techniques
-Experience mixing and matching colors
-Experience sculpting/carving foam a plus
-Have a working knowledge in theatrical procedures, scenic painting tools and products

            Run Crew Member:
-Prepare, clean the stage, and preset scenery/props prior to rehearsals and performances
-Possess flexibility and positive backstage demeanor working with actors and other crew
-Run each performance (8 shows/week), shifting scenery and aiding with prop handoffs
-Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary
-Assist with various crew/shop calls as necessary

 Salary and Housing Included.

Please send letter, resume and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at Please include ANNIE ASSISTANT SCENIC ARTIST and or ANNIE RUN CREW the subject line.


November 4, 2019 - December 23, 2019



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