Scenic Builder and Instructor
Company: The Foote School
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 16, 2022
The Foote School Summer Theater program is celebrating its 40th
season in New Haven, CT! We are looking for a set builder /
instructor for our five-week summer program from June 27-July 31,
2022. The program takes place in our air conditioned black box
theater at The Foote School, 50 Loomis Place, New Haven, CT. This
is a paid position as an independent contractor, and the hours are
flexible. The student program runs 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday. There will be a few additional evenings for tech
rehearsals. Performances are July 28-31. Strike will be on July
Primary responsibilities: Instruct and supervise a group of
technical theater students that are in grades 7-12, majority are
middle school age. Coordinate and lead the overall construction and
painting of the set design for our production of - Matilda, The
Musical ; including set pieces, props, and other stage elements.
Coordinate and collaborate with our set designer, Portia Elmer, and
production manager so that the building process is focused on
educational and efficient planning. We would prefer the person to
have a background in educational theater, be able to show patience,
calm leadership, and a good sense of humor with young students.
Having strong carpentry skills and the ability to read blueprints
Keywords: The Foote School, New Haven , Scenic Builder and Instructor, Education / Teaching , New Haven, Connecticut
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