Touring Props Master

Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Job Details


Job Purpose

Mills Entertainment is looking for a Touring Props Master for a currently touring production.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Participate in production meetings, conference calls, and training sessions prior to start date, as needed

·         Participate in advance process when and if deemed necessary by the Company Manager

·         Lead and call the truck pack during both load-in and load-out

·         After the truck is dumped, perform routine maintenance on show props during load-in, including but not limited to paint touch-ups, replacements and repairs.

·         Work in collaboration with the Deck Supervisor to ensure presets are achieved prior to each performance

·         Assist the scenic department with repairs and touch-ups when available, and as needed

·         Run the stage left deck track during performances, under the supervision of the Deck Supervisor and Stage Manager

·         Supervise and direct local crew during the truck pack and backstage during performances, in conjunction with the Deck Supervisor, ensuring a safe working space in the truck and on deck throughout tours stay

·         Maintain production paperwork related to the stage left deck track, collaborating with the Deck Supervisor on any edits

·         Participate in weekly Production meetings and general tour check-ins

·         Lend assistance to other departments as available and as needed.


Required Skills & Qualifications:

·         Must have prior touring experience

·         Must have experience with prop maintenance

·         Must have a background in theatre

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally, collaborating with others

·         Able to manage multiple projects at once, and operate in line with proven systems

·         Must be able to solve problems as and when they may arise

·         Strong organizational and adaptability skills

·         Positive attitude and the ability to remain effective under pressure

·         Experience working in a dynamic, high-energy environment with a demanding workload

·         Prior experience in providing general direction to a crew

·         Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

·         Must pass a background check


Preferred Skills

·         Higher consideration will be given to candidates with related touring experience of 2 or more years

·         Higher consideration will be given to candidates who have previously toured with a theatrical show

Additional Information: Position runs from December to June with potential layoffs during that time. This is a touring position that will require driving. Weekly rate is $800.00. Travel, accommodations, and per-diem are provided.


January 12, 2019 – June 30, 2019