University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Arts, Museum, and Theater 284

STUDENT THEATRE ASSISTANT

Assists faculty and staff with the operation of a theatre. May be required to:

  • Coordinate activities involved with productions
  • Assist in quick-change costumes or sets
  • Set up, operate, maintain, and repair lighting equipment, devices, and panel board
  • Construct costumes
  • Procure and construct theatrical properties
  • Usher patrons to appropriate seats
  • Complete ticket transactions
  • Construct and paint scenery
  • Create and/or distribute posters and other promotional materials
  • Maintain make-up and dressing rooms
  • Assist Director and House Manager
  • Perform backstage duties for lighting and staging during productions
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Ability to work quickly to meet stringent deadlines
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • May need to perform physical duties such as lifting, simple carpentry, etc.
  • May need to work nights and/or weekends