Barrington Stage Company
LAST MINUTE | Professional Job

Expires: 10/16/24



Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking a skilled Carpenter/Scenic Drafter to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. This dynamic role combines hands-on carpentry with the precise technical drafting skills essential for bringing scenic designs to life by assisting the Technical Directors in drafting the scenic needs throughout the season, for productions on our Boyd-Quinson Stage, and St Germain Stage. This position requires a driven and passionate professional with strong communication and organizational skills, a working knowledge of scenic creation techniques, and computer drafting programs, and a working knowledge of shop tools and maintenance.

Barrington Stage has a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.


Collaborate with Technical Directors to interpret the Scenic Designs and create precise and accurate technical drawings.
Utilize CAD software (Vectorworks or AutoCAD preferred) to generate detailed ground plans, elevations, sections, and other necessary construction documents.
Work closely with the Technical Director, Scenic Charge, and construction teams to address design challenges, ensure feasibility, and optimize build plans.
Effectively communicate design intent, specifications, and updates to the carpentry shop and other fabrication teams.
Assist with pre-production budgeting, including estimating materials, labor, and potential rental costs.
Maintain a safe and organized work environment in the scene shop, adhering to all established safety protocols.
Assist with additional production tasks as needed, including site surveys, model building, and other support activities.


Demonstrated proficiency in CAD software (Vectorworks preferred)
Advanced experience in scenic drafting or a closely related field.
Solid understanding of theatrical construction techniques, materials, and industry-standard practices.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment.
Working knowledge of scenic construction techniques and materials
Ability to skillfully operate a variety of pneumatic and electric hand tools as well as stationary tools, including table saws, bandsaws, panel saws, miter saws and sanders
Working knowledge of welding and rigging
Working knowledge of shop tools and equipment
Able to lift up to 50 pounds and comfortable working at heights

This position reports to the Technical Directors. It is a part-time, seasonal position


Remote Work 4/22/2024 - 5/19/2024

In-person Work 5/20/2024 through 9/20/2024

Salary is $18.50 per Hour, with housing included.

Please apply via the link below:


Marcus Kearns

Director of Production + Operations



(774) 571-0096

Business Address



Posted: 04/16/2024 11:59:26 EST

Last Updated: 04/16/2024 19:00 EST

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