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Theater ,
submitted by
Richard Trumbo

Theatrical Set Designer and Carpenter for 2024-25 Season

In search of experienced theater set designer/carpenter to build sets for children's productions of our full season of shows including (Fall/Winter: Mamma Mia, Little Mermaid JR, Finding Nemo KIDS, Nutcracker and Spring: Into The Woods, Matilda JR, Annie KIDS, and a spring dance production).

Our shows take place in January and February and then again in June. Planning and designing would happen in August/September for the Jan/Feb shows and then in March for the June shows. Builds would take place in January and May/June. Strikes take place the first week of February and mid-june.

With the director you will:

- collaborate on the set design

- collaborate on sourcing materials

- provide rough drawings that will serve as guides to discuss and ensure clarity of communication

Independently (with 1-2 assistants as needed) you will:

- Build the sets

- paint sets

- strike sets


- Experience designing theatrical sets

- Experience building theatrical sets with raised platforms

Qualities looked for:

- Works well in a collaborative setting and independently

- Resourceful and reliable

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $20.00 - $30.00 per hour

Work Location: In person

Contact Info:
Peri Griffiths
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Compensation: $20-30/hr
Location: Chicago