ABOUT

Employment Opportunities

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre is one of Missouri’s oldest professional regional theatres (AEA- LOA-LORT D).  In 1961, in an old Baptist church, the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre began entertaining audiences. Now, over a half a century later, The Lyceum continues to entertain audiences in a beautiful, historic setting. Located in the unique Village of Arrow Rock, Missouri, The Lyceum is now housed in a beautiful, intimate 416 seat theatre where Lyceum audiences truly are a part of the action. Each year, more than 33,000 patrons enjoy Broadway-caliber productions created by professional theatre artists carefully chosen from around the country.

 


Job Opportunities

Several exciting positions are available within our fast-paced production departments. If interested, please send resumes and either a digital portfolio or link to one to ryanz@lyceumtheatre.org.  Please include at least three references.

Assistant Technical Director

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Summer season runs from May 9 through Sept 29, with flexible beginning and ending contract dates, based on availability.
  • Housing is provided for all staff.  Also included are free laundry facilities, internet, cable TV and Kitchen area.
  • Pay range begins at $600/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Assistant Technical Director will work with the Technical Director to execute scenic designs.  
  • Oversee all work in the shop and manage shop space and use.  
  • Work with the TD to create technical drawings, as needed, but will primarily be housed within the shop environment.  
  • Maintaining current production.
  • This is a hands-on construction/management position.  

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ATD should be an organized self-starter who has a strong background in scenic construction techniques, rigging, basic tool maintenance, and time and crew management within a fast-paced professional setting.  
  • A strong history of proven experience is a must.
  • CAD Proficiency. Vectorworks preferred, but AutoCAD is acceptable.
  • Ability to lift minimum 75 lbs.
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with hemp rigging systems.
  • Proficient at welding (MIG).
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Comfort with 3d CAD.

Charge Artist

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Charge Artist contract runs from May 16-Aug 18.
  • Housing is provided for all staff. Also included are free laundry facilities, internet, cable TV and Kitchen area.
  • Pay range begins at $550/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Charge Artist will work with the Scenic Designer/Technical Director to implement all painting as design demands.  
  • Touch up maintenance for shows that are running.
  • Maintain a high standard of quality in a quick paced shop.  
  • Aid Props Master with difficult faux finishes.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Charge Artist should be an organized self-starter who has a strong background in scenic paint techniques, foam carving and color mixing.  
  • A history of experience is a must.
  • Ability work from digital paint elevations.
  • Ability to collaborate with shop to negotiate space and time concerns.
  • Ability to plan and schedule work and anticipate paint supply needs.
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with colorant based paint mixing system.
  • Previous experience painting drops.

Lead Carpenter

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Summer season runs from May 9 through Sept 29, with flexible start and ending contract dates, based on availability.
  • Housing is provided for all staff.
  • Pay range begins at $550/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Lead Carpenter will work with the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director to execute scenic designs.  
  • Oversee carpenters and be able to offer guidance when necessary.
  • Be able to fill in for ATD, when necessary to manage shop operation. 
  • Set a standard of quality in a quick paced shop.  
  • Maintaining current production.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Lead Carpenter should be an organized self-starter who has a strong background in scenic construction techniques, rigging, and basic tool maintenance within a fast-paced professional setting.  
  • A strong history of proven experience is a must.
  • Ability to lift minimum 75 lbs.
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.
  • Ability to tolerate pun-based humor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with hemp rigging systems.
  • Proficient at welding (MIG).

Carpenters

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Summer season runs from May 9 through Sept 29, with flexible start and ending contract dates, based on availability. (college students are encouraged to apply)
  • Housing is provided for all staff.  Also included are free laundry facilities, internet, cable TV and Kitchen area.
  • Pay range begins at $500/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Carpenter will work with the Assistant Technical Director and Master Carpenter to execute scenic designs.  
  • Depending on demands of show, Carpenters may be assigned as run crew for shows.  Carpenters will then be given leave from shop to make up for their crew responsibilities.
  • Maintain a high standard of quality in a quick paced shop.  
  • Maintaining current production.
  • Aid Props Master with moving and constructing props as is needed.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Carpenter should be an organized self-starter who has a strong background in scenic construction techniques, rigging, and basic tool maintenance within a fast-paced professional setting.  
  • A history of experience is a must.
  • Ability to lift minimum 50 lbs.
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Previous experience with hemp rigging systems.

Props Coordinator

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Summer season runs from May 16 through Sept 29, with flexible start and ending contract dates, based on availability.
  • Housing is provided for all staff. Also included are free laundry facilities, internet, cable TV and Kitchen area.
  • Pay range begins at $600/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Props Coordinator will work with the Scenic Designer/Technical Director, Production Directors and Stage management to pull, create and shop all prop demands.  
  • Maintain props for running shows.
  • Respond to daily rehearsal and production reports and quickly act on all needs for both rehearsing and performing shows.
  • Maintain a high standard of quality in a quick paced environment.  
  • Work with Scenic Designer to provide and install scenic dressing as needed.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Props Coordinator should be an organized self-starter who has a strong background in theatrical prop construction, finishing and management techniques.  
  • A strong history of proven experience is a must.
  • Strong collaboration skills and an ability to balance the needs of multiple people.
  • Ability to collaborate with shop to negotiate space and time concerns.
  • Ability to maintain and manage budget.
  • Have a valid drivers license.
  • Online shopping expertise.
  • A diversity of skillsets applicable to creating custom props that are well constructed durable enough for a production
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.

Production Electrician (formerly Master Electrician)

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Summer season runs from May 14 through Oct. 8.
  • Housing is provided for all staff. Also included are free laundry facilities, internet, cable TV and Kitchen area.
  • Pay range begins at $650/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Production Electrician is responsible for implementation of lighting design.
  • The PE will make their own orders, keep a budget and file receipts as required by administration.
  • The PE will run the light board for all shows.
  • The PE will coordinate with other staff as is needed to negotiate space and time as is needed.
  • The PE will report progress and issues to the Director of Production. 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The PE will be an organized self-sufficient  person with a strong knowledge of stage lighting, maintenance, and execution of various elements within a lighting design.
  • Previous experience is a must.
  • Familiarity with DMX, intelligent fixtures, LED tape light, encoders, and other typical data system elements.
  • Familiarity with ETC EOS software and ETC Element console.
  • Ability to work on ladders and personal lifts safely.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets for budgeting.
  • Ability to lift minimum 35 lbs.
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.

Costume Shop Supervisor

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Summer season runs from May 14 through Sept 29, with flexible ending contract dates, based on availability.
  • Housing is provided for all staff. Also included are free laundry facilities, internet, cable TV and Kitchen area.
  • Pay range begins at $650/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Costume Shop Supervisor will work with the Costume Designer, Stitchers and Wardrobe personnel to execute costume designs in a timely manner.  
  • The Costume Shop Supervisor will maintain a budget and file receipts with administration. 
  • Overseeing cleaning and returning of stock and rental costumes in a timely manner
  • This is a hands-on Costume Shop Supervisor position that will include construction as well as administrative duties.
  • Coordinate fitting schedule with stage management.
  • Report on progress and any issues to Director of Production.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Costume Shop Supervisor should be an organized self-starter who has a strong background in costume construction techniques,  patterning/draping, costume crafts, and basic tool maintenance within a fast-paced professional setting.  
  • Previous experience is a must.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets for budgeting.
  • Ability to lift minimum 35 lbs.
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with wig maintenance.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.

Stitchers

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Summer season runs from May 14 through Sept 29, with flexible ending contract dates, based on availability.
  • Housing is provided for all staff. Also included are free laundry facilities, internet, cable TV and Kitchen area.
  • Pay range begins at $500/week, BOE.
  • Arrow Rock Lyceum is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in hiring and all daily operations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Stitcher will work with the Costume Designer and Shop Supervisor to execute costume designs.  
  • Depending on demands of show, Stitchers may be assigned as wardrobe crew for shows.  
  • Maintaining, fixing and laundering current production.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Stitcher should be an organized self-starter who has a strong background in costume construction techniques, costume crafts, and basic tool maintenance within a fast-paced professional setting.  
  • Previous experience is a must.
  • Ability to lift minimum 35 lbs.
  • Dedication to maintaining a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with wig maintenance.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.