SINGLE CARROT THEATRE SEEKS TECHNICAL ASSISTANTS

Single Carrot Theatre (SCT) is seeking technical assistants to support the Technical Director in planning and execution of show designs, space set up for rentals, and other support as needed. This position is an independent contractor position on an as needed basis, averaging 5-20 hours a week, depending on SCT’s production calendar and needs.

We are specifically looking for people with experience in carpentry, electrics, scenic painting, rigging, and audio tech, however we are willing to train an unskilled worker who is interested in expanding their knowledge.

Qualifications:

  • Enjoys working in a collaborative work environment and is a team player.
  • Strong communication and forward thinking
  • Good time management and project planning skills.
  • Able to lift and move large objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Has a knowledge of and prioritizes safe practices and industry safety standards.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • For Carpenters: ability to read scenic blueprints and cut lists, able to operate a table saw, drafting skills a plus.
  • For Electrics: Comfortable climbing ladder and working at height of 17′, familiarity with theatrical lighting terms, knowledge of ETC element a plus.
  • For Audio Tech: Comfortable climbing ladder and working at height of 17′, knowledge of a range of audio equipment, knowledge of sound program Qlab, ability to solder and fix equipment a plus.
  • For Scenic Painting: Understanding of brush techniques, paint and application skills, and mixing; ability to work on tight timelines.
  • For Rigging: Knowledge of several basic knots and ability to calculate weight on aircraft cable, experience hanging soft goods.

Compensation: $10-$12 hourly, commensurate with experience

This is an independent contractor position

 

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with references to 

Kristin Hessenauer at khessenauer@singlecarrot.com

No phone calls please.

Single Carrot Theatre is committed to building a diverse community of staff, interns and artists. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply


ABOUT SINGLE CARROT THEATRE

Mission:

The Single Carrot Theatre ensemble is a driving force for theatrical innovation in Baltimore—championing new, diverse, and socially significant works; reinvigorating the classics; creating vibrant theatrical experiences; and fiercely supporting the growth of artists.

Brief History:

In 2007, Single Carrot Theatre (SCT) opened its doors to become a driving force for theatrical innovation in Baltimore. SCT is “the dean of Baltimore’s alternative theatre scene (The Baltimore Sun) and reaches over 3,000 audience members and over 1,000 students annually.  Now entering its 11th full season, Single Carrot theatre has produced over 45 mainstage productions, participated in numerous collaborative endeavors with area nonprofits, offered extensive educational programming for both children and adults and engaged in international exchanges with theatre artists from Russia, Hungary and Bulgaria. SCT productions continue to receive critical praise and provide an indispensable home for emerging theatre artists and recent graduates in Baltimore to hone and professionalize their craft. Through various initiatives, Single Carrot Theatre has made it a priority to engage and empower Baltimore’s residents through theatre.