The Goodman Theatre is searching for an Assistant Carpenter to join our scene shop.
The Goodman Theatre is searching for an Assistant Carpenter to join our scene shop. The Assistant Carpenter will work collaboratively with the Technical Director and other scene shop members to construct, load-in, maintain and load-out scenery for the 8-show subscription season, including our annual production of A Christmas Carol, our annual New Stages Festival and more at the Goodman Theatre. This position can require some evening and weekend hours on an as needed basis.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- At least 3 years professional theatre experience in scenery construction; scenic carpentry, finish carpentry, metal working, stage rigging, and automation/motion control
- Knowledge of theatrical procedures used in scenic construction
- Ability to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver 50-70lbs, either alone or with assistance from others as well as scale ladders and work in high places
- Safely operate a forklift or safely drive a 24’ box truck is beneficial
- Work collaboratively as a team member and maintain a positive attitude