Southern Utah University
  • 02-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • 15 per hour +
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

No Benefits


Job Description:

The Tony-award winning UTAH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, a professional theatre company in residence at Southern Utah University, is accepting applications for Production Staff for the 2023 season. The Utah Shakespeare Festival produces a seven-show repertory season and two Greenshows across four venues in the summer/fall of each year.

Position details below. Contract dates vary by position. Most build contracts begin May 1 and end June 30. Run contracts Begin in May/June and end September/October. Please check dates in specific job descriptions.

Properties Supervisor: Contract begins late 2022 (offsite - attending meetings and doing prep work) with residency from early May to Mid-July

Properties Artisan: Contracts start in early-May and end in June/July.

Junior Artisan/Stage Crew: Contracts begin early May and run through early September/mid-October.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Properties Supervisor: Responsible for the organization, management, and coordination of all props for the shows they are assigned to. Works with the Properties Director and Assistant Properties Director to manage personnel, equipment, and supplies in the props department. Helps to ensure completion of all prop work for the season.


Properties Artisan: Responsible for the building and fabrication of stage and rehearsal properties for assigned productions. Works with the prop team to complete shop improvement and organizational projects as assigned.


Junior Artisan/Stage Crew: Responsible for the building and fabrication of stage and rehearsal properties for assigned productions. Works with the prop team to Complete shop improvement and organizational projects as assigned. Responsible for running, storage, and maintenance of props for assigned productions, as well as assisting with changeovers as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:

- Prior experience in props construction or other related technical theater fields encouraged.


Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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