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Call for SET DESIGNER for Fall Production

Updated: Mar 16


Call for SET DESIGNER and MASTER CARPENTER/PAINTER for Fall Production of ELF: THE MUSICAL


We are in need of an independent contractor to work as SET DESIGNER and MASTER CARPENTER/PAINTER for our fall production. Rehearsals are slated to begin the week after Labor Day. The show will be in mid to late November.

JOB DESCRIPTION:


Set Designer:

  • Communicates with the Director, Technical Director, Costume Designer & Lighting Designer to develop a shared understanding of the Director’s artistic vision and concept of the show.

  • Works in cooperation with the Director & technical Director to create a set design (ground plan, artistic renderings and possibly model) which contributes effectively to the director’s interpretation of the script with all necessary physical elements including such things as furniture placement, entryways, etc, which will allow the action of the script to be accomplished. The set designer will also suggest colors, which will complement the action, mood and setting.

  • Works in cooperation with the Technical Director to obtain the Lincoln Center Main stage Theater specifications.

  • Provides all necessary construction drawings to include scaled floor plans, elevations, building sections and details of individual units.

  • Provides necessary logistics for the movement of scenic elements (traveling on and off stage; flying elements; wing staging.)

  • Arranges for rental and return of drops or other scenic elements which will not be built.

Master Carpenter/Painter:

  • Communicates with the Technical Director and Set Designer to develop a strong understanding of the scenic design and physical requirements of the set.

  • Builds and paints the set by the agreed upon deadlines.

  • May recruit volunteers or hire a set construction and painting crew using Master Carpenter’s budgeted stipend to complete set construction by agreed upon deadlines.

  • Purchases necessary materials to build and paint the set. Can request checks from the Producer(s) for materials or be reimbursed. All expenses must be documented with receipts to be submitted to the Producer(s)

  • Oversees the volunteer crew in building, set-in & strike.

  • Is trained in all Backstage Warehouse procedures for use of the set building space and materials and opening/closing procedures.

This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities but an overview of the role.

If you have worked with us before and are interested in being part of our fall production team, please send an email to info@fortcollinschildrenstheatre.org to express your interest.


If you have not worked with FCCT before and are interested in being part of our fall production team, please send your resume and let us know why you’re a good fit for FCCT. Please send this to info@fortcollinschildrenstheatre.org


FCCT Mission: Engaging youth and adults through theatrical experiences in order to enrich, entertain, and inspire.


FCCT Vision: We see ourselves nourishing the lives of every member of our community through theatre by weaving together the talents and aspirations of creators, learners, and audiences. By 2026, we will:

  • Be the most nurturing theatre company in the region

  • Increase financial sustainability to expand programming and performances

  • Expand opportunities to foster talent and be seen by the community

Non-Discrimination Policy: Fort Collins Children’s Theatre does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status including gender identity or expression, pregnancy, or marital status in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our Board of Directors, clients, volunteers, contractors, vendors, and program participants.

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