Scenic Designer

Bright Lights Theatre is seeking a Scenic Designer for our upcoming production, “Shrek The Musical” in July 2019. Performances are located in West Chicago, IL.

The Scenic Designer fulfills the director’s vision of the production and collaborates with the Technical Director/Set Builder/Scenic Painter to produce the final set.


Work with the production team to understand the artistic vision for the production under the leadership of the Director, and attend production meetings (in person or via Skype).

Provide estimations on how much set will cost to build. Work with the Director and Business Manager to monitor expenses and insure that the production stays within budget.

Prepare all scenic documents including but not limited to: set concept and set drawings.

Work with the Prop Designers on research for all hand props, furniture and other incidentals of any nature.

Meet all deadlines for the design, including presentation of design concepts and other pertinent production dates.

May assist Technical Director/Set Builder with set construction and painting (not required), as well as be present for the load-in process (not required).

Work with the Director and Choreographer to choreograph scene changes.  Analyze stage entrances and exits to ensure set is situated properly.

LOAD-IN: July 22nd, 2019 (10am – 4pm)

TECH WEEK: Monday, July 22nd – Thursday, July 25th

PAY: negotiable

Instructions to Apply:

Please submit your resume and pay requirements to Jared Titus: jared.brightlightstheatre@gmail.com

To apply for this job email your details to jared.brightlightstheatre@gmail.com

Pay Range: Negotiable
Organization Contact Name: Jared Titus
Organization Email Contact: jared.brightlightstheatre@gmail.com