Deck Carpenter Run Crew

Signature Theatre Company
New York, NY 10036

Job Details


Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking a DECK CARPENTER RUN CREW for its upcoming production of YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA. The show is directed by Michael Wilson, with scenic design by Jeff Cowie, and Robert Bennett as Production Stage Manager.


Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1991, Signature Theatre celebrates playwrights and gives them an artistic home, producing six to eight productions annually. In 2005 Signature began its groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative, providing affordable tickets to all of its productions. In 2012, Signature opened the Pershing Square Signature Center, the Frank Gehry-designed 75,000 square foot Center featuring three theatres, two rehearsal studios, a central, public lobby with a café and bookstore, as well as administrative offices. In 2014, Signature became the first New York City theatre to receive the Regional Theatre Tony Award.


Responsibilities include:

·            Preparing stage and backstage areas for technical rehearsals and performances

·            Perform any pre & post show duties as identified by the Production Stage Manager

·            Maintain scenic and prop elements throughout the scheduled run

·            Identify and help arrange any major work calls with production staff


Start Date is 10/29/2019; Closing is Sunday, 12/15/2019; Possible extension through Sunday, 1/5/2020.

Candidates should have excellent carpentry, communication and organizational skills and be able to work independently. A well-rounded production background is preferred. 

Email cover letter and resume with references to Please put ‘DECK CARPENTER’ in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.  For more information on Signature Theatre and YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA please visit:


Signature is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for underrepresented communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, affectional preference, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, disability, genetic predisposition, age, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.



October 12, 2019 –



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