Flat Rock Playhouse
Flat Rock, NC
Professional Job

Expires: 05/21/23

Job Dates

4/10/23-7/16/23 + 7/31/23-11/05/23


$16.00-18.00 an hour (plus overtime after 40 hours per hour

Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina, enriches lives through the art of theatre by nurturing talent, inspiring creativity, and encouraging growth.

Founded in 1952 as the Vagabond School of the Drama by the Vagabond Players, this mission builds on the Vagabond legacy of excellence in production, education, life-long learning, and a unique family bond that extends to its community of patrons, supporters, and partners +ndash; the Vagabond family spirit.
Flat Rock Playhouse is a 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable organization.

Job Title: Assistant Props Manager
Salary + Benefits: $16.00-18.00 an hour (plus overtime after 40 hours)
Eligible for Insurance Benefits after 90 days
Housing provided as availability permits
Department: Props
Reports to (Position): Props Manager

Dates of Employment: 4/10/23-7/16/23 + 7/31/23-11/05/23
position could be one individual, or split between two individuals - please indicate availability when applying

SUMMARY: The Assistant Props Manager will be responsible for assisting the Props Manager in the realization and procurement of all prop elements for FRP productions and for maintaining all props including furniture, set dressing and hand props throughout a production run. Additionally, the Assistant Prop Manager will work closely with and oversee properties artisans and assist with the upkeep of the properties shop, storage, tools, equipment and inventory.

+ Function as lead props manager on productions as assigned
+ Construct, refurbish, paint, upholster and maintain props
+ Shopping, buying, and procurement of props
+ Research and develop ideas for set and hand props based on designer and directors concept and needs
+ Coordinate with stage manager and director on rehearsal props
+ Maintain prop shop and storage
+ Attend production meeting, rehearsals and tech when assigned by Props Manager
+ Participate in load in and strike of shows
+ Serve as run crew or sub as necessary and agreed upon
+ Commitment to the training and professional development of entry level theatre artists.
+ Complete required parking shifts during show runs along with other staf

+ Bachelor's Degree in theatre/related field or commensurate experience.
+ 2 years experience in props or crats preferred.
+ Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
+ Prop construction
+ Basic sewing
+ Furniture repair and upholstery
+ Painting and staining techniques
+ Knowledge and use of power tools
+ Computer savvy in photoshop or other digital media programs
+ Ability to lift 50 lbs.
+ Valid license
+ Organized and personable

Flat Rock Playhouse is making every effort for the health and safety of the acting company, volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with following any Federal, State, and Local mandates, Flat Rock Playhouse will be operating under the Actors Equity Association fully vaccinated guidelines.

Flat Rock Playhouse strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. All candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Revised 11/18/22


Adam Goodrum

Production Manager



(828) 693-0403

Fax: (828) 693-6795

Business Address

2661 Greenville Hwy

Flat Rock, NC 28731

Posted: 11/21/2022 12:30:00 EST

Last Updated: 01/11/2023 23:13 EST

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