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Assistant Props Supervisor

CATEGORY: Technical

Manhattan Theatre Club
New York, NY


Vincent Losito

Job Details


Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), a Tony Award-winning nonprofit theatre dedicated to the production of contemporary plays and musicals, seeks a full-time, seasonal Assistant Props Supervisor beginning immediately.

Founded in 1970, MTC has been the creative and artistic home for America’s most gifted theatrical artists, producing works of the highest quality by contemporary American and international playwrights. MTC typically produces eight plays annually in Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street and off-Broadway at the historic NY City Center complex on West 55th Street.

This role will assist the Props Supervisor in managing the construction, purchasing, procurement, and maintenance of show properties for the Friedman Theatre and NY City Center Stages I and II as well as special events. Responsibilities also include the upkeep and inventory of all stock and storage areas. Duties will include building rehearsal and show props, constructing, upholstering, and altering furniture, shopping, and maintenance. Carpentry skills, experience with upholstery, soft goods, painting, Photoshop and general craft skills are highly important. The perfect candidate is a “person of all trades” who is able to approach problems from many angles.

Applicants should be able to communicate effectively with designers, props personnel, stage managers, run crew, directors, and other production departments.

At Manhattan Theatre Club we strive for collaboration above all - creativity and willingness to work as a team member are highly regarded. This position offers competitive salary of $1,315 a week and benefits covered by the IATSE Local One contract.

Send resume, cover letter and references to Manhattan Theatre Club, 311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10036. E-mail: [email protected]. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Manhattan Theatre Club is an equal opportunity employer.

Manhattan Theatre Club believes that equity, diversity and inclusion should be essential elements of all activity within the organization. We have made it a priority to create and maintain an environment that is attractive to and supportive of all individuals regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender identity, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, military or veteran status, etc. MTC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


$1,315.00 – $1,315.00 per week


IATSE Local One



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