MASTER Stage Carpenter

Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks an experienced MASTER STAGE CARPENTER for our 6-production 2019 Mainstage Season. Approximate dates of employment: April – November, 2019.

Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast paced working environment. Successful candidates will have high-level carpentry skills, fast-paced problem-solving abilities, and demonstrate proficiency in the safe operation of power tools, scenic carpentry, theatrical rigging, and stage operations.

Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to):

-Work with Stage Manager and Production Manager to run and maintain back-stage areas during each show, including technical rehearsals, performances, and events

-Act as a liaison between management and run crew, relaying call times and ensuring team efficiency

-Maintain scenery, rigging, stage equipment, fly rail, and carpentry repairs

-Must have experience with single-purchase counterweight fly system

-Must be comfortable working at heights and able to lift and carry 50 pounds

-Provide additional scenic construction support as necessary

-Possess flexibility and positive backstage demeanor working with actors and other crew

-Run each performance (8 shows/week)

-Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary

-Additional experience in automated rigging control, deck automation, and hydraulics is desirable

Salary and housing included.

Please send letter, resume and references to Brian Swasey, Associate Producer, at Please include 2019 MASTER STAGE CARPENTER in the subject line.