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First Hand

The nationally recognized Hartford Stage (LORT B) in Hartford, CT. seeks experienced and creative individual for First Hand position. Preferred candidates will possess the following qualifications:

  • 5 years professional experience in comparable position
  • Positive and collaborative attitude, including strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical/creative problem solving
  • Expertise in dressmaking, men’s tailoring, cutting and stitching
  • Working knowledge in pattern drafting, draping
  • Expertise with industrial and domestic sewing machines, sergers, industrial irons and other pertinent tools.
  • Exemplary organizational capabilities
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment

This position is seasonal, full-time/hourly, eligible for overtime and includes a full benefit package.  Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities.   Please email cover letter, resume, references, and examples of work to costume shop manager Blair Gulledge at bgulledge@hartfordstage.org with “First Hand” in the subject line.  No calls please.

Wardrobe Run Crew

The nationally recognized Hartford Stage (LORT B) seeks qualified individual for Wardrobe Run Crew position for for upcoming world premier musical Flamingo Kid. Dates: May 1st– June 21st .  This is an over hire position is responsible for running and maintaining shows.

Required skills include:

  • Experience setting up and executing quick changes
  • Garment care and repair including cleaning and maintenance
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, well-disciplined, flexible and capable of working in a fast paced environment.

Hourly pay with overtime compensation after 40 hours.  No Housing provided.  Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities.   Please email cover letter, resume, references, and examples of work to costume shop Manager Blair Gulledge at bgulledge@hartfordstage.org with “Wardrobe Run Crew” in the subject line.  No calls please.

Wig Run Crew

The nationally recognized Hartford Stage (LORT B) seeks qualified individuals for Wig Run Crew position for upcoming world premier musical Flamingo Kid. Dates: May 1st– June18th .  This is an over hire position is responsible for running and maintaining shows.

Required skills include:

  • Wig and facial hair application and basic styling- synthetic and human hair
  • Experience executing quick changes- including costumes, wigs and facial hair
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, well-disciplined, flexible and capable of working in a fast paced environment.

Hourly pay with overtime compensation after 40 hours.  No Housing provided.  Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities.   Please email resume, references, and examples of work to costume shop Manager Blair Gulledge at bgulledge@hartfordstage.org with “Wig Run Crew” in the subject line.  No calls please.

2019/20 Season Apprentices

Hartford Stage is seeking apprentices for the 2019/2018 season. Apprenticeships are available in the following departments: Arts Administration; Artistic; Costumes; Development; Education; Electrics; Marketing/Communications; Production/Company Management; Properties and Technical/Scenic Arts. Most apprenticeships run September 2019 - May 2020. Housing, parking and weekly stipend provided. For details about each position visit www.hartfordstage.org.  To apply, send cover letter, resume, references and supporting materials to education@hartfordstage.org by March 1, 2019. No phone calls, please. Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Wig and Make-Up Crew Supervisor

The nationally recognized Hartford Stage (LORT B) seeks qualified individual for Wig and Make-up Supervisor position – This position is responsible for running and maintaining shows.

Required skills include:

  • Human and synthetic wig styling and maintenance.
  • Theatrical make-up including corrective, old age, specialty, prosthetic application and maintenance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, well-disciplined, flexible and capable of working in a fast paced environment.
  • Ideal candidates will also have ventilation and wig construction skills and management experience.

This position is seasonal, full-time/hourly, eligible for overtime and includes a full benefit package. Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities.  Please email cover letter, resume, references, and examples of work to costume shop Manager Blair Gulledge at bgulledge@hartfordstage.org with “Wig and Make Up Supervisor” in the subject line. No calls please.

Box Office Supervisor

Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage is seeking a part-time Box Office Supervisor. Reporting to the Box Office Manager, theSupervisor’s primary responsibilities include assisting Hartford Stage patrons with purchasing single tickets and subscriptions over the phone, in person, and acting as a manager on duty in the absence of the Box Office Manager and/or Subscriptions Manager, including making managerial decisions, and completing nightly deposits. Candidate should have 1-2 years experience in customer service (supervisory experience is a plus), excellent telephone demeanor, and the ability to respond gracefully in high pressure situations. Multitasking and attention to detail are also crucial. Applicant must be comfortable working with a computerized ticketing system (experience with Tessitura is a plus), and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. To apply for this position, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and references to Lindsey Hoffman, Box Office Manager, lhoffman@hartfordstage.org. No phone calls please. EOE.

Box Office Representative

Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage is seeking a seasonal part-time Box Office Representative. Reporting to the Box Office Supervisor and/or Box Office Manager, the Representative’s primary responsibilities include assisting Hartford Stage patrons with purchasing single tickets and subscriptions over the phone, in person, and acting as a representative of the Box Office during performances. Candidate should have 1-2 years of customer service experience, excellent telephone demeanor, and the ability to respond gracefully in high pressure situations. Multitasking and attention to detail are also crucial. Applicant must be comfortable working with a computerized ticketing system (experience with Tessitura is a plus), and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. To apply for this position, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and references to Lindsey Hoffman, Box Office Manager, lhoffman@hartfordstage.org. No phone calls please. EOE.

Technicians

Tony award winning Hartford Stage is seeking experienced Technicians for various Run Crew positions. Applicants should have previous professional back stage experience, programing or audio experience a plus. Must be able to lift heavy equipment and scenery, and be comfortable working on ladders and elevated platforms. Responsibilities include stage rigging, scenery shifting, operating spot light, props tracking, and scene shop carpentry. Employment is on a per show basis. Pay is hourly with overtime paid after 40 hours. Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, references to Charles S. Freitag, Associate Production Manager cfreitag@hartfordstage.org. EEO.