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We recruit, nurture, maintain, and honor a highly diverse, highly qualified resident staff of theater artists, administrators, educators and operational staff members. We focus on providing fair and competitive compensation and opportunities for growth.

Positions are updated as they become available and subsequently are filled. On an as needed basis, we also have a variety of internships available. We also post information about auditions as they become available.


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Position Announcement
Dallas Children's Theater
Lead Carpenter

For over 35 years, Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) has been astonishing kids and families with the fun of Broadway-like plays and a lot more! Named by Time magazine as one of the top 5 children’s theaters in the country, DCT is DFW’s only theater center committed to bringing literature to life for children year round. Each year, DCT’s devoted cast of professional artists and others expose more than 250,000 people to what is clearly one of the best educational and artistic experiences available. In addition, through hands-on workshops, substantive classroom curriculum, onstage performance and supplemental forums for discussion around tough themes such as bullying, learning differences, eating disorders and dating violence – to name a few—DCT provides kids and families with a safe, non-threatening environment in which to experience the performing arts and exchange important and character-building ideas at the same time.

Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced candidate to fill the role of Lead Carpenter. This position reports to the Technical Director & Production Manger and will construct scenery for all DCT productions. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator who can lead teams and give instructions. Woodworking and metalworking skills are a must, as well as the awareness to monitor safety in the work environment. The Lead Carpenter will supervise regular and over-hire staff as well as interns.

Experience

  • Technical Theatre degree or equivalent experience;

  • Experience supervising others;

  • Proficiency with all necessary tools;

  • Knowledge of Theatrical construction techniques;

  • Able to read and interpret technical drafting;

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

To apply, email a theatrical resume and cover letter with contact information for three references to justin.miller@dct.org.

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Dallas Children's Theater online position announcements are intended only to provide general descriptions of employment opportunities; none of the information provided for any position should be interpreted as a commitment by Dallas Children's Theater to specific terms and conditions for employment.

DCT is committed to the kind of excellence in theater arts programming that challenges and inspires young people from every race, culture, gender, social class, ability and sexual orientation to develop their unique creative talents and individual perspectives in order to contribute to a more pluralistic and peaceful world.

DCT promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of the institution, including its programming, board and staff. DCT is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

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