Employment Opportunities

Assistantships

This position is ideal for theatre-makers who are already well-versed in scenic design, model-building, drafting, and scenic technology, and require little-to-no instruction.

| Season |

Offered year-round

| Compensation |

Pay based on skill and experience; ranging from $15-$25/hour.

May start at lower rate, and then earn raise accordingly.

Full reimbursement for materials. Mileage is not covered.

| Hours |

Flexible Scheduling, depending on deadlines.

May need some weekends depending on deadlines.

| Studio Locations |

Home Studio - Chicago: Ardmore & Milwaukee Aves, 60646.

Campus Studio - Chicago: NEIU Fine Arts Building, Office FA232, 60625.

Internships

This position is ideal for theatre-makers who are still learning the craft of theatrical design and technology.

| Season |

Offered year-round in fall, spring, and summer terms

| Compensation |

College credit only; small travel stipend

| Hours |

Anytime between 9-5pm

A minimum of 20 hours/week

| Studio Locations |

Home Studio - Chicago: Ardmore & Milwaukee Aves, 60646.

Campus Studio - Chicago: NEIU Fine Arts Building, Office FA232, 60625.

Applications

Applicants should have experience with:

  • Microsoft Word, Adobe, Photoshop, AutoCAD,

  • Color mixing and model-building,

  • Online research, play analysis, and scenic design.

Please e-mail your application materials for review to: sarah.jhp.watkins@gmail.com.

You will receive an email notifying that your materials arrived. Upon review, Sarah will notify you if she'd like to do a phone interview.

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter: Please give background on your experience in scenic design, model-building, drafting, and why you are interested in working in Sarah's studio.

  • Resume: Please include three references with your resume.

  • Letter of Recommendation: For intern applicants only. Please include two letters of recommendation.

  • Portfolio: Samples of Production Work (production photos, drafting, etc.), and Samples of Model Work in 1/4"=1'-0" Scale

 

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