Scenic/Props Designer and Technician

Scenic/Props Designer and Technician


New London Barn Playhouse
New London, NH 03257


Josh Feder

Job Details


The New London Barn Playhouse, a professional summer theater in New Hampshire, seeks designers/technicians for the staff of their education department. The Junior Intern Company is an audition-based company of approximately 30 local teenagers who put on five productions each summer as part of the Children's Theater Series. The Scenic/Props Designer and Technician for this company should be an early-career Technician/Designer with a passion for working with young artists.  

Job Duties include:
-Designing and building scenic elements and props for five productions:four over a mainstage set already in place and one outdoor production 
-Creating your own time management plan
-Adhering to a budget and submitting regular reports
-Drafting as needed
-Running backstage when needed
-Overseeing daily load-ins and load-outs of theater during tech and performances 
-Mentoring, training, and overseeing the Technical Junior Interns during daily rehearsal hours
-Be a role model for the company, in teaching them professional theatre etiquette, both for rehearsals and performances
-Assist with other production matters as necessary -Work in main stage scene shop as needed and scheduled   

-Experience in scene shops, designing, and building
-Experience working with children or teenagers a plus
-Ability to work in a rigorous, fast-paced environment
-Time management and meeting deadlines
-Creative problem solving
-Passion for collaboration
-Driven self-starter and multi-tasker
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-A sense of humor and fun  

Please email a resume, letter of interest, and portfolio or website link to Director of Education, Josh Feder, at the email listed below.


May 31, 2020 - August 25, 2020



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