|Stage and Shop Carpenters|
Company: Pittsburgh Public Theater
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/12/2022
Expire Date: 10/12/2022
Job Categories: Arts, Entertainment, and Media
Stage and Shop Carpenters|
Pittsburgh Public Theater seeks seasonal full-time Shop Carpenters, a Head Shop Carpenter, and a Head Stage Carpenter. Complete job descriptions are available on our website.
The Head Shop Carpenter, working in concert with the Technical Director, helps coordinate shop operations that result in the timely completion of scenery within budget parameters in a safe, efficient, and respectful manner. The Head Shop Carpenter is directly responsible for managing the construction of scenery, and as a working position, assists with hands-on construction and the placement and rigging of scenery for productions, performing general maintenance and upkeep of shop machinery and tools, and supervising carpentry staff in the construction of scenery.
The Shop Carpenters support shop operations that result in the timely completion and installation of scenery, special prop builds, and other stage elements safely, and efficiently. Shop Carpenters are directly responsible for constructing, altering, repairing, and maintaining scenery by cutting, shaping, welding, or carving different materials, and erecting or assembling pieces such as flats, platforms, and stairs.
The Stage Carpenter is responsible for duties associated with scenery installation and maintenance; backstage and on-stage safety; running shows, including flying scenery and programming and operating computerized automation; supervising backstage crews; the installation of masking; the maintenance of rigging equipment and audience seating configurations.
Company Name: Pittsburgh Public Theater
Contact Email: Production@ppt.org
Our mission at Pittsburgh Public Theater is to provide artistically diverse theatrical experiences of the highest quality, created in a fiscally responsible manner that shares our resources with our wider community. We believe that a theater experience is more than a transaction with an audience, but an opportunity to forge a personal connection that seeds a vital relationship over time. Our vision is to cultivate these connections by engaging the Pittsburgh’s many robust communities, not only as audiences but as partners. The Public typically produces a six-play season and provides educational and engagement programming to the community throughout the year.