Barrington Stage Company
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Barrington Stage Company is seeking a Deck Chief to join our team in Pittsfield, MA for the summer season, from July 9–September 5, 2021. The Deck Chief will run 2 shows in the Boyd-Quinson Stage. The ideal candidate will have experience working backstage for live theatrical performances. This position will maintain the quality and integrity of the scenery and props for each production in the venue. Job functions will include: assisting with the transfer of scenery from the shop to the theatre, assisting with the load-in and strike of each show, daily pre-show safety checks and the pre and post-show set up and strike of scenery and props as necessary. Experience with theatrical rigging, scenic construction, furniture repair, props maintenance and scenic painting is preferred. Understanding and application of safe backstage practices is essential. The employee must be able to lift 50+ pounds unaided and have a full range of motion, as well as a valid driver’s license and clean driving record in order to operate company vehicles.
Position pays $13.50/hr with time and a half after 40 hours in a week, plus housing.
To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) firstname.lastname@example.org with Deck Chief in the subject line.
July 9, 2021 - September 5, 2021