Overview

Seeking props designer for 3rd annual Encounter Series which will feature six mid-length pieces produced at Kennedy King College in their 292 seat theatre.

Collaboraction incites social change through original devised theatre and community engagement that cultivates knowledge, dialogue and action around Chicago’s most critical social issues.

Encounter is an annual a performance series curated around diversity, equity and inclusion. ​

Encounter is curated through a combination of open and invited submissions from emerging and established artists throughout the city. Every performance is followed by a Crucial Conversation where the audience is welcomed to share their thoughts and lived experiences as they connect with the work. The series serves to engage the Chicago community in discussion on issues of equity and inclusion, incite knowledge and grow empathy that leads to action and lasting change.

Designer meetings will start in October.  Show schedule is as follows:

Mon., Jan. 6. 10 – 25

Mon., Jan. 6 – Load-in 10 am  10 pm

Tues., Jan. 7 – Load-in – 10 am – 10 pm

Wed., Jan. 8  – Staging and Programming Rehearsals 10 am – 10 pm

Each show will get a chunk of time to stage between these hours.

Thur., Jan. 9  – Tech 10 am – 10 pm

Fri., Jan. 10 – Tech 10 am – 10 pm

Sat., Jan. 11 – Tech 10 am  – 10 pm

Each show will get a chunk of time on one of these days to tech.

Mon., Jan. 13  – Tech Notes/Rehearsals

Tues., Jan. 14 – Preview Program 1,  6 – 10 pm

Wed., Jan. 15  – Preview Program 2, 6 – 10 pm

Thur., Jan. 16 – Preview Program 3, 6 – 10 pm

Fri., Jan. 17  – Open Program 1, 6 – 10 pm

Sat., Jan. 18  – Open Program 2, 3 pm, Open Program 3, 7 pm

Mon., Jan. 20  – Dr. King Celebration

Tues., Jan. 21 – Program 1 6 – 10 pm

Wed., Jan. 22 – Program 2, 6 – 10 pm

Thur., Jan. 23 – Program 3, 6 – 10 pm

Fri., Jan. 24  – Program , 6 – 10 pm

Sat., Jan. 25  – Program 2, 3 pm, Program 3, 7 pm

Mon., Jan. 27  – Strike and Load-Out – 10 am – 10 pm

Instructions to Apply:

Send brief cover letter and resume to sarah@collaboraction.org

To apply for this job email your details to anthony@collaboraction.org

Pay Range: $300-$600
Organization Contact Name: Sarah Swift
Organization Email Contact: sarah@collaboraction.org