Artisan Center Theater is looking for a Scenic Carpenter. 

This is a full time position to the right candidate.


Scenic Carpenter Job Summary: Job of the Scenic Carpenter is to construct sets, help with load in, maintenance, and strike of show sets.


Scenic Carpenter/Set Builder Responsibilities:

  • Do build work as assigned by the Set Build Director 
  • Clean up work space at the end of work session
  • Help with the load in of sets, maintenance of sets, and strike of show sets
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned


Abilities and Qualifications:

  • Able to safely operate all power tools, equipment, stage machinery, instruments
  • Skilled in carpentry – experience with plastering, welding, stitching, and painting helpful
  • Know how to build from blueprints, verbal descriptions, or a scale model
  • Experience in constructing theater sets, knowing what kinds of materials have the necessary strength and durability, but will not be cumbersome and too heavy to move
  • Able to work within a limited time frame and budget
  • Flexibility to work around Artisan performing hours
  • Be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills 
  • Knowledge of shop safety 
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Ability to plan and execute strategies
  • Make good use of time and able to meet deadlines
  • Experience in minor electrics, lighting/sound, mechanics and/or rigging is helpful
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Is a team player
  • Has personal and professional integrity and an exemplary work ethic – is a leader


Please send cover letter, resume, and interview request to:

Dee Ann Blair: deeann@artisanct.com