Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

Bloomington's Professional Theater Company

Administration & Cardinal Box Office

900 S Walnut St
Bloomington, IN 47401
(812)336-9300 Box Office
(812)336-7110 Admin

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Employment

Props Master

Cardinal Stage, located in Bloomington, IN, is seeking Props Masters for their upcoming season of productions. The Props Master will work closely with Cardinal’s Production Manager, Scenic Designers, and Directors to gather appropriate props and set dressing for productions.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, ability to work quickly and make decisions in high-pressure situations, and have a positive attitude. Local applicants to the Bloomington/Indianapolis area preferred.

Duties included but are not limited to:

  • Creating, borrowing, renting, and/or purchasing of props and set dressing
  • Work with the Artistic Director, Directors, Scenic Designer, and Production Manager to achieve desired looks for props in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Keep prop Cardinals stock inventory maintained, adding new items after the show closes.
  • Attend all required design and production meetings.
  • Assemble any necessary rehearsal props.
  • Assist in load-in and strike of all prop elements.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in the reading and understanding of designer and working drawings.
  • Proficiency in use of basic construction techniques, sewing and upholstery.
  • Proficiency in electronic media for communications, research and online purchasing.

Our season consists of:

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe | September 7-23
The Christians | October 18 – November 4
Beauty and the Beast | December 13 – 30
Rounding Third | January 24 – February 10
The Glass Menagerie | March 21 – April 7
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley | May 10 – 26

We hire Props Masters on a per-production basis, but the opportunity for multiple productions within the season is available.

Compensation is in the form of a stipend paid incrementally throughout the process.

Cardinal Stage’s mission is to advance professional theatre in Bloomington. We aim to cultivate a lifelong passion for the stage by offering diverse, high-quality productions in tandem with outreach and educational initiatives that contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of South-Central Indiana.

Please send responses and resumes with references to joel@cardinalstage.org.

Production Opportunities

Cardinal Stage, located in Bloomington, IN, is seeking Production Assistants and Technicians in all production/technical theater fields for their upcoming season.   PAs and technicians will work closely with Cardinal’s Production Manager and Technical Director in carpentry, painting, lighting, and wardrobe for productions.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, ability to work quickly and have a positive attitude. Local applicants to the Bloomington/Indianapolis area preferred.

Seeking Production Assistants/Technicians in the following areas:

  • Master Electricians
  • Electricians
  • Carpenters
  • Scenic Charges
  • Painters
  • Stichers
  • Dressers
  • Stage Hands
  • Wig Styling/Maintenance
  • Props

Internships and part-time paid positions are both available.

Our season consists of:

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe | September 7-23
The Christians | October 18 – November 4
Beauty and the Beast | December 13 – 30
Rounding Third | January 24 – February 10
The Glass Menagerie | March 21 – April 7
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley | May 10 – 26

Cardinal Stage’s mission is to advance professional theatre in Bloomington. We aim to cultivate a lifelong passion for the stage by offering diverse, high-quality productions in tandem with outreach and educational initiatives that contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of South-Central Indiana.

If you would like further information about any positions; questions and resumes with references can be directed to joel@cardinalstage.org.

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