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Dan Grycza

Overhire Carpenter

Job Title: Over-hire Carpenter

Reports to: Scenic Supervisor

Pay Rate: $17 per hour (starting)

Dates of employment: September 6 through December 1, 2021

Overhire Carpenters will work with the Scenic Supervisor and CST House Carpenters to install, construct, and maintain the scenic elements of Chicago Shakespeare productions. Working as a member of the scenery team, Overhire Carpenters will work collaboratively to load and unload trucks, install and remove scenery, and augment venue configurations. Ability to work safely and follow instruction from the Scenic Supervisor and other CST staff is key.


  • Willingness to follow all of CST’s safety guidelines.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work as a member of a team.
  • Loading and offloading of trucks.
  • Assist in the installation, modification, maintenance, and disposal of scenic items in CST venues or alternate performance spaces.


  • Fabrication or alteration of scenic elements using a variety of power tools such as drills, saws, and others.

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Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago