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Dan Grycza

Overhire Props Artisan

Job Title: Overhire Prop Artisan

Dates of Employment: September 1 through October 15, 2021

Pay rate: $17.00 per hour (starting)

Overhire Props Artisans assists the Interim Prop Supervisor to successfully providing props for Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of As You Like It. Working both collaboratively and independently, Overhire Props Artisans will work to refresh, build, repair, and procure props for the production as assigned by the Interim Prop Supervisor. Attention to detail, the ability to work in a timely manner, and communication with the Interim Props Supervisor and other Artisans will be key.


Help to maintain an inclusive work environment through participating in staff training and activities relating to equity, diversity, inclusivity and accessibility at CST.

Maintain, install, refresh, procure, and occasionally build props for the upcoming production of As You Like It.

Assist in the installation and dressing during the load-in process.

Use existing knowledge and skill set, as well as remain open to learn new skills to complete various projects at the direction of the Interim Props Supervisor.

Devise creative solutions to projects using artistic discretion.

Work both individually and collaboratively to create designer’s vision.

Safely unload props from truck packing and assess the status of items and determine a recommendation for course of action.

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Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago