Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Syracuse Stage will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on this application. If, however, you require reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process due to disability, requests must be made in a timely manner to the Human Resources Office at (315) 443-9842.
 

JOB OPENINGS  

Props Supervisor
 
Syracuse Stage, a leading LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, is accepting resumes for a Props Supervisor.
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.
 
The Syracuse Stage Props Shop produces for both Syracuse Stage, working with professional house staff, designers and directors from nearby NYC and across the nation, and the SU Drama Department working with student and faculty designers.  Supervisor leads a staff that includes props carpenter, props artisan, student intern labor, and occasional over-hire labor.
 
Ideal Candidate Skills and Qualities:
Successful candidates will have several years’ experience in professional theatre, proven ability to search for and acquire items from a wide variety of production styles and periods from the local and national theatre communities.  Can lead and participate in prop construction using a variety of skills.
 
Excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to consistently produce high quality work, both independently and as a team leader are necessary. Must be able to manage time, budgets and people well, balancing multiple projects in various stages of production in a fast paced work environment. Proven ability to create and lead a positive work environment is key to this position.
 
Position Dates and Salary:
Position is full-time exempt, annual, salaried position and includes a significant benefit package (please see Annual Full Time Benefits).
 
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Work may require routine physical exertion including working at heights, lifting objects of approximately 50 lbs., and craft work with a variety of chemical source materials. Knowledge to use, and train others in the proper use of power tools, safety equipment and precautions is required. Successful candidate will be a licensed driver.
  
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, access to portfolio material that reflects your prop craft, construction, and decoration work, and contact information for references to hr@syracusestage.org. Priority consideration will be given to early applicants. Interim commitment will be considered. Position open until filled.

Benefits for Annual Full Time Employees


Electrics Apprentice

Syracuse Stage, a leading LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, is accepting resumes for an Electrics Apprentice.
 
Apprenticeships are great early-career positions at a top, regional theatre working with professional house staff and designers, directors and actors from nearby NYC and across the nation. Apprentices support our productions in rehearsal and run of shows. Syracuse Stage works in close partnership with the Syracuse University Department of Drama and the production department supports the professional and educational seasons. 
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Ideal Candidate Skills and Education:
Candidates should have experience specifically in the hanging, focusing, and maintenance of theatrical lighting and console programming. Experience with projections/video production, theatrical rigging/counterweight systems, and special effects helpful.
 
Position Dates and Salary:
Position is full-time, seasonal, non-exempt salary with guarantee of 40 hours and includes a benefit package (please see SFT benefits for list). Position dates are August 2019 through May 2020. Potential to come back in subsequent seasons. Overtime will be required during load-in, tech, dress and performance weeks.
 
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Work may require routine physical exertion including working at heights, and lifting 50 lbs. The use of safety equipment and/or specific precautions is required, under supervision and with instruction.
 
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for references to hr@syracusestage.org. Alternatively, please email HR for an application. Priority consideration will be given to early applicants. Position open until filled.

Benefits for Seasonal Full Time Employees


Sound Apprentice

Syracuse Stage, a leading LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, is accepting resumes for a Sound Apprentice.
 
Apprenticeships are great early-career positions at a top, regional theatre working with professional house staff and designers, directors and actors from nearby NYC and across the nation. Apprentices support our productions in rehearsal and run of shows. Syracuse Stage works in close partnership with the Syracuse University Department of Drama and the production department supports the professional and educational seasons. 
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Ideal Candidate Skills and Education:
Successful candidates will be recent graduates of a training program with a focus on sound design or production with experience in: programming and running of QLab, load-in of systems and soldering.  Excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to consistently produce high quality work, both independently and with others in a fast-paced environment, and a positive attitude are key to this position. Experience with students and some live mixing experience is a plus.
 
Position Dates and Salary:
Position is full-time, seasonal, non-exempt salary with guarantee of 40 hours and includes a benefit package (please see SFT benefits for list).  Position dates are August 2019 through May 2020.  Potential to come back in subsequent seasons. Overtime will be required during load-in, tech, dress and performance weeks.
 
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Work may require routine physical exertion including working at heights, and lifting 50 lbs. The use of safety equipment and/or specific precautions is required, under supervision and with instruction.
 
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for references to hr@syracusestage.org. Alternatively, please email HR for an application. Priority consideration will be given to early applicants. Position open until filled.

Benefits for Seasonal Full Time Employees


VOLUNTEER OPPORUNITIES

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer usher, please contact Jake Ellison, audience services manager, at jgelliso@syr.edu.
Individuals 14 years or older with the ability to stand for at least 2 hours are eligible to volunteer.  

UPCOMING SHOWS & EVENTS

Past Shows