Props Supervisor

Colorado Shakespeare Festival
Boulder, CO 80309
US

CONTACT NAME

Jon Dunkle

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival, a professional theatre company in residence at the University of Colorado Boulder, seeks a highly organized and experienced individual to serve as Props Supervisor.  This is a full-time seasonal position in Boulder from May – July 2020 (some meeting participation required preseason).

Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Props Supervisor works closely with scenic designers, technical directors, and stage managers to realize properties and stage furnishing packages for the 2020 CSF season.   Key responsibilities include:  Establishing and maintaining material and labor budgets; collaborating with scenic designers and technical directors; supervising and coordinating all prop shop operations.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival produces 4 shows per seasons in 2 venues on campus.  

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Responsible for all props, stage furnishings, and perishables in the 4-show reportory Season.  

Supervisoe small staff in the acquisition and / or construction of all properties.

Instruct run crew in proper maintenance of props in performance and ensure quality of all props for the stage.

Manage props budget and spending in coordination with Production Manager

Participation in preseason production and design meetings as needed. 

REQUIREMENTS:
Professional experience required.

Standard props constrcution skills (crafts, carpentry, sewing, apholstery).

Experience faux painting props, working with a wide variety of materials.

Experience with sculpting and casting.

Advanced carpentry is helpful.

Experience with arm, armor, and stage weaponyr (construction, repair, proper maintenance) is helpful, but not required. 

Teaching experience is a plus, but not required.  

DURATION

May 12, 2020 – July 19, 2020

HOW TO APPLY

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