Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Syracuse Stage will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on this application. If, however, you require reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process due to disability, requests must be made in a timely manner to the Human Resources Office at (315) 443-9842.
 

JOB OPENINGS  

Production


Props Apprentice
Syracuse Stage, a leading LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, is accepting resumes for a Props Apprentice.
 
This Apprenticeship is a good opportunity for an early-career prop manager at a top, regional theatre working with professional house staff and designers, directors and actors from NYC and across the nation. Syracuse Stage works in close partnership with the Syracuse University Department of Drama and the production department supports the professional and educational seasons. The Props apprentice will work closely with the Prop supervisor to plan out builds, manage shows, and  complete builds.
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Ideal Candidate Skills and Education:
Candidates should have experience specifically in prop management and construction including: prop crafts, carpentry, excel, shopping and Auto Cad. Strong organization and communication skills are necessary for working with professionals and students. A BFA degree in theatre with a prop emphasis is preferred.
 
Position Dates and Salary:
Position is full-time, seasonal, non-exempt salary with guarantee of 40 hours and includes a benefit package. Some overtime will be required.
 
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Work may require routine physical exertion including working at heights, and lifting 50 lbs. The use of safety equipment and/or specific precautions is required, under supervision and with instruction.
 
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, sample portfolio or link, resume, and contact information for references to hr@syracusestage.org. Alternatively, please email HR for an application. Priority consideration will be given to early applicants. Position open until filled.


Scene Shop Carpenter
Syracuse Stage, a leading LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, is accepting resumes for a Carpenter to join our professional staff in our well-equipped shops.  The scene shop produces for both Syracuse Stage and the SU Drama Department.  As such, the scope of show produced ranges widely; from small black box pieces to fully produced musicals.  This is a full-time, seasonal position with benefits, working 10-hour days, Monday through Thursday. 
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Ideal Candidate Skills and Education:
Successful candidates will have several years’ experience in professional theatre and/or will be recent graduates of a theatre program with a degree in technical theatre production.  Excellent theatrical carpentry skills, the ability to work both independently and with others in a fast-paced environment, and a positive attitude are key to this position.  Experience with students, rigging (ETCP certified), automation (Creative Conners), and metal working experience are a plus. Strong communication skills are necessary for working with professionals and students.
 
Position Dates and Salary:
Full-time, seasonal, available mid to late summer 2020 thru May 2021. Salary non-exempt, $13+/hr with generous benefit package. Some overtime may be required.
 
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Work may require routine physical exertion including working at heights and lifting 75 lbs. The use of safety equipment and/or specific precautions is required, under supervision and with instruction.
 
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, sample portfolio or link, resume, and contact information for references to hr@syracusestage.org. Alternatively, please email HR for an application. Priority consideration will be given to early applicants. Position open until filled.


 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer usher, please contact Jake Ellison, audience services manager, at jgelliso@syr.edu.
Individuals 14 years or older are eligible to volunteer.  

UPCOMING SHOWS & EVENTS

Past Shows