Assistant Scenic Artist

Assistant Scenic Artist

CATEGORY: Technical

Ogunquit Playhouse
Ogunquit, ME 03907

Job Details


Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks experienced ASSISTANT SCENIC ARTISTS for our 6-production 2020 Mainstage Season. Approximate dates of employment: April – November, 2020.


Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast paced working environment with some non-traditional hours. Experienced, exceptional painting skills are required.


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

-Assist the Scenic Charge in painting set pieces, some properties and drops for each production including Children’s Theatre

-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

-Must be comfortable working at heights, and ability to lift and carry 50 pounds


Please send letter, resume, portfolio and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at Please include 2020 ASSISTANT SCENIC ARTIST in the subject line.


April 1, 2020 - November 8, 2020



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