• Assistant Scenic Charge May 22, 2023
    Starting at $550 per week plus Company Housing, Medical and Dental, 403b Matching, Bonuses, Vacation/ Wellness/ Personal Days JOB TITLE: Assistant Scenic Charge REPORTS TO:  Scenic Charge Artist JOB TYPE:  Full time with hours worked as needed to meet production goals. Based on the production calendar must be able to work irregular hours, evening hours,
  • Head of Scenic Arts May 9, 2023
    Reports to: Technical Director Compensation: $70,000 – $75,000 annually plus benefits   THE POSITION The Head of Scenic Arts leads the paint shop in supporting the designer’s vision related to the painting of scenic and prop elements within the allotted time, budget, and scope of resources. Also responsible for managing all paint shop employees, leading projects and
  • Charge Scenic Artist May 8, 2023
    The Pittsburgh CLO is a not-for-profit cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, creation and promotion of the American musical theater art form, the furnishing of arts education, and providing meaningful community engagement opportunities in Western Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. The Pittsburgh CLO, the largest not-for-profit musical theatre producer in Western Pennsylvania, is seeking
  • Scenic Artist April 4, 2023
    PRISCILLA BEACH THEATRE SCENIC ARTIST POSTION PBT is seeking a Scenic Artist for three of our productions in our 2023 Season. The position is a 1099 contract, with a stipend of $750 per production. The Scenic Artist will receive the ground plans and set drawings with reference photos in advance from the Production Manager. All base painting
  • Scenic Artist March 20, 2023
    The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music is searching for a Scenic Artist. The chosen candidate will collaborate with students, faculty, and guest designers to execute production while adhering to budget. This position will be active for 46 weeks out of the year with an expected salary range of $45,000-$50,000, with the possibility of adjunct

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  • Reply To: How to build a giant faux cinnamon roll? April 30, 2023
    Hi! Just joined today, would love to know how this turned out! 🙂
    John Nicol
  • Reply To: Advice on sealing white, wooden walls for working with fake blood April 13, 2023
    Hello! Would like to chime in with the blood recipe if I may. We use stage blood (or food coloring) with corn starch and blue dawn dish soap to make our washable blood. It works pretty well especially on fabric, but it would foam up if rubbing on it.😹  
    Syuan Zeng
  • Reply To: Advice on sealing white, wooden walls for working with fake blood April 6, 2023
    Hello~ Coworkers who had to paint an entire back wall white and pour gallons of blood down it for Dracula suggest Ben Moore Scuff-x in Satin as the paint that resisted staining the best. No sealer. Blood recipe needed plenty of glycerin with the food coloring. Jeffrey
    Jeffrey Cook
  • Advice on sealing white, wooden walls for working with fake blood April 5, 2023
    I’m in great search for a solution to seal/or prep white, wooden walls to make them non affectable when working with fake blood. I tried so many coatings, but the blood keeps staining the withe walls. If someones knows a good product, please tell me. Thanks in advance!    
    Constanze Nier
  • Reply To: New Favorite Brush March 30, 2023
    Hi everyone, I also use this brush often. It is a staple for painting furniture -recently painted as couch for the third time and this brush fits perfectly into the grooves and pleats. I also use it for corners, sign and letter painting, anything that needs a clean edge ( I use this over an […]
    Lauren Conerly


  • 9 Green Tricks for Scenic Artists March 7, 2023
    9 Green Tricks for Scenic Artists Being a “Green Scenic” usually means what shade of green we have on our hands, but this article will present some ways in which we can be another type of green—better for the world around us green. Not only do our jobs use chemicals that aren’t great for air […]
  • You Can’t Throw That Down the Sink! February 21, 2023
    One of the most important lessons we can learn as Scenics is how to safely discard materials after they’ve been used. Since our sinks can eventually lead to rivers, lakes, and other waterways, many states have developed regulations prohibiting the disposal of paints in this manner. (Example: CA state law) So… how should extra materials […]

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