Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

Babson College, Sorenson Center, 231 Forest Street
Babson Park, MA 02457
http://www.commshakes.org
info@commshakes.org

Date Posted:
March 27, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Seasonal

Apprentice Showcase: Scenic & Props Coordinator: Summer 2019

Description:

Dates: June 10 – August 5, 2018

CSC is seeking a props artisan for our two Apprentice Showcase productions this summer All’s Well That Ends Well, directed by Adam Sanders and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Bryn Boice. The Coordinator should have experience with crafting and sourcing basic prop and scenic elements within a predetermined budget. Rehearsals will be at Babson College in Wellesley and access to reliable car transportation for this position is advised.

Dates:

  • Rehearsals will begin week of June 9, 2019 on the Babson College campus in Wellesley, MA.
  • Tech Period: Approximately July 22-23, 2019
  • Performances: July 24- July 28, 2019 (location TBA, Boston)
  • Rehearsals will take place on the Babson College campus in Wellesley, MA

The props artisan will:

  • Attend scheduled meetings with directors and production team
  • Meet all deadlines for prop and scenic needs
  • Attend technical rehearsals as agreed upon with the production manager and make the required changes to properties based on input from the directors and other designers
  • Work within the provided budget and provide all paperwork concerning purchases and rentals to the Production Manager in an organized and timely manner
  • Work with Production manager to coordinate transportation of scenic and prop elements to the rehearsal space and back to their place of origin after the run
  • CSC has many items in storage, but the coordinator will likely have to source other elements from various sources
Qualifications:
See above
How To Apply:
Email a short cover letter and resume toemployment@commshakes.org with “Apprentice Scenic and Props Coordinator” in the subject lineby April 19, 2019; however, hire will be made as soon as suitable candidate is found. Please apply ASAP for priority consideration.. No phone calls, please.
Apply by:
April 19, 2019
Salary:
There is a stipend available for this position.
About this Organization:

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), best known for its annual free performances on the Boston Common, is a non-profit organization founded in 1996, dedicated to the core values of artistic excellence, accessibility, and education. CSC’s Free Shakespeare on the Common has served over one million audience members over its 23-year history, and has become a beloved summer tradition enjoyed by nearly 75,000 people annually.


In 2013, CSC became the Theatre-in-Residence at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. In addition to the annual Boston Common production, CSC presents several plays and staged readings at both the Sorenson Center for the Arts at Babson and at various venues throughout Boston, including Theatre in the Rough, Shakespeare & the Law, and Shakespeare & Leadership. CSC fulfills its educational mission with actor-training programs for pre-professional and professional actors through the summer Apprentice program and CSC2. To learn more about these programs, visit www.commshakes.org.