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Job (Bragg Creek): Set Designer – Spring Production

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Job (Bragg Creek): Set Designer – Spring Production


Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society is looking for a Set Designer/Lead Builder for our production of The Wizard of Oz which runs from May 22 to 24, 2020.

Honorarium: $300

Show Dates: May 22 to 24, 2020


• Collaborate with the Director on establishing a set design
• Collaborate with the Director, Costume Designer, and Lighting Designer on establishing a colour palette
• Create a maquette (scale model), diagram, or drawings to communicate the final “look” of the set, as required
• Present design concept at rehearsal in collaboration with the Director
• Create a set of accurate drawings for the set builders
• Recruit and coordinate set builders and painters with the assistance of the Volunteer Coordinator
• Supervise, manage, direct, and assist the builders and painting crew
• Create a set of drawings for the Props/Furnishings Coordinator, as required
• Coordinate props and furnishings with Props/Furnishings Coordinator
• Attend production meetings, as required
• Attend rehearsals, as required
• Supervise and assist with load-in and set-up
• Attend technical rehearsals and dress rehearsal, as required
• Supervise and assist with striking the set following the run
• Work within a budget


• Strong visual sense
• Ability to prepare maquettes, diagrams, or drawings of set design
• Knowledge of architectural styles and history
• Ability to interpret construction plans
• Strong knowledge of health and safety legislation, policies, and practices
• Strong building skills
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills Strong
• Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people
• Willingness to work with a number of people with a range of ages, experiences, and abilities
• Enthusiasm for the project


January to May 2020
Tech Week: May 17 to 21, 2020


Submit your resume and references to our Artistic Director via email at The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 8th, 2020.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check at his/her cost.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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