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Props Artisan

Apply now Job no: 493948
Categories: Temporary
Department: Theatre

DAVIDSON COLLEGE, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina, invites applications for a props artisan for The Addams Family.

Duties include:

·  Design and construction of properties including SFX for the production

·  Discusses and understands the show concepts with the designer. 

·  Articulates prop design and construction to the shop staff and students

·  Working with and mentoring student assistants

·  Leading at least one teaching opportunity for students such as a props construction workshop


Salary: $5,000 plus travel and housing expenses. The applicant does not need to be local to apply. Requirements: Bachelors degree; at least two years of props construction experience. Preferred experience: an MFA degree in scenery or props construction

The ideal candidate will be paid as an Independent Contractor. Due to the location and type of work, the candidate will need to be vaccinated.

To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter including your interest in the position, a CV, a portfolio or website, and names and contact information for three current references to Karli Henderson, Producer at  Applications received by December 1, 2021, will receive full consideration; the anticipated start date of the position is January 10, 2022.  We are currently planning for two separate residencies for this position.  Show production dates are April 6-10, 2022. Davidson College and the Theatre Department are committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome submissions from applicants of all backgrounds.


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.



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