Props Supervisor/Designer

The Cape Playhouse
Dennis, MA 02638


Michael Rader

Job Details


The historic Cape Playhouse in Cape Cod – the theatre where Broadway goes to summer – is currently looking for a Props Supervisor/Designer for our 2019 Summer Season which includes productions of The Importance of Being Earnest, Little Shop of Horrors, Once, A Chorus Line, Noises Off and Deathtrap.

The ideal candidate for this position will have the opportunity to showcase the range and depth of his/her skill set. The job will require research, sourcing items and purchasing (locally, online), borrowing, renting, furniture upholstery, hand props, independent set dressing, and building of props.

Our facility includes an extensive collection of all manner of properties stored onsite. This is a great opportunity for creative, inventive and driven property artisans. 

The applicant must be able to manage time, forecast need, and plan lead-time for hard to find items. Candidate must have a willingness to work long hours to complete each show. Applicant should ideally have a car for work use – mileage reimbursed. 

Position runs from late May to late August. Weekly salary plus housing walkable distance to both the theatre and the beach.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume to: [email protected] with the job title as the subject line. Applications by email only, no phone calls please.


May 20, 2019 – August 31, 2019



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