Set/props – Show Designer
The Interim-Designer is a person hired to function as a intermediary or interpreter of the original script design for the current remount of the script. Reporting to the Production Manager they work with the productions Lead Director, the Directing Team and the Production Teams during the remount years of a script where the major design has already been established. They are to oversee the re-execution of the original script designs plus add personal interpretation and imputing of their own design flavours into places of change or modification in the current remount. Their function is to the Original Design a little like a Fight or Dance Captain would to the Fight Director or Choreographer.
Because the Passion Play is a large outdoor theatre with a mandate for authenticity there are many permanent buildings structures and Landscaping already in place that can not be altered structurally for individual shows. This means much of the individual show design is in furniture, building dressings and soft goods. The Passion Play owns a large stock of props and dressing pieces from which to pull for design and also has a reasonable budget for each show for new purchases, builds, or modifications.
This position is a flat rate contract, based on having a minimum of a three day work week on site during rehearsals (Starting mid May and Ending early July) plus fees allocated to include time spent in design meetings with Directors and working time, to meet design deadlines in February, March and April.
Please submit digital resumes and portfolios to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 30th, 2014. If there are any questions do not hesitate to contact the email listed above.