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Barrington Stage Company, Inc. Assistant Properties Supervisor in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking an Assistant Properties Supervisor to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. This position assists the Properties Supervisor in overseeing all the properties 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 props creation techniques and historical context, and a working knowledge of prop 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. Responsibilities: - Assist in the construction or procurement of all needed theatrical properties for all of BSC\'s 2024 season\'s productions, while remaining within budget - Assist the Properties Supervisor in coordinating with designers, stage management and directors to create a final props list, and ensuring all properties match the artistic vision of each production - Assist in providing stand in rehearsal props for each production throughout the rehearsal process - Assist in the maintenance of the current properties stock, document any additional purchases, and restock props at the end of productions, while recording the status of props in the BSC props inventory - Maintain properties shop tools and equipment, and purchase shop supplies as instructed by the Properties Supervisor - Keep the properties shop and storage areas free of debris - Coordinate with the Properties Supervisor to cover tech rehearsals, notes sessions, production meetings and previews as needed Skills: - Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills - Online research and procurement skills - Working knowledge of properties construction techniques and materials - Working knowledge of shop tools and equipment including - Experience with carpentry, sewing and upholstery necessary. Experience with welding helpful. - Knowledge of mold making and casting techniques - Knowledge of art history and period useful - Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat - Driver\'s License required This position reports to the Properties Supervisor. It is a full-time, seasonal position Contract: 5/6/2024 through 8/23/2024