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Barrington Stage Company, Inc. Scenic Artist in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking two Scenic Artists to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. This position assists with the scenic painting for productions on our Boyd-Quinson Stage, and St Germain Stage. This position requires a skilled artist with knowledge of paint techniques and the willingness to work as part of a team and follow through on individual projects. Barrington Stage has a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply. Responsibilities: - Communicate with the Charge Scenic Artist to accurately execute the artistic designs through high quality scenic painting for all of BSC\'s 2024 season\'s productions - Paint and/or texture scenery, drops and props as assigned by the Charge Scenic Artist - Maintain paint shop tools and equipment, to ensure they are in safe and proper working order and properly cleaned and put away - Keep the paint shop and storage areas clean and free of debris and wipe up any spills/drips, and be aware of overspray as to not damage any other items or infrastructure - Arrive on time and ready to work, and follow all health and safety guidelines in place - Attend shop meetings as required Skills: - Working knowledge of painting and texturing techniques and materials including wood graining, faux marbling, photo-realistic, stenciling, large scale drop painting and foam carving - Working knowledge of shop tools and equipment - Ability to read blueprints and follow directions - Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat This position reports to the Charge Scenic Artist. It is a full-time, seasonal position. Contract 5/13/2024 through 9/2/2024 Pay is \$17.50 an hour, with housing included.

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