Scenic Carpenter Changeover Crew

  • Part Time
  • Chicago

Website Court Theatre

The professional theatre of the University of Chicago

Court Theatre, a department of the University of Chicago, is seeking candidates for Scenic Carpenter Changeover Crew. Scenic Carpenters will participate in strike and load-in for the upcoming production on our main stage. Typical workday is 9:00a-5:30p (30-min lunch and two 15-min breaks).

Ideal candidates will possess the following skills/attributes:

Working knowledge of power tools and hand tools

Previous experience in theatrical carpentry

Ability to take direction and work independently

Knowledge of safe practices

Ability to lift and carry objects weighing 50 pounds

Offered Work Time Period:
Week 1: October 3rd – 7th

Week 2: October 10th – 14th

*partial and extended availability will also be considered.


$21 per hour and time and a half after 40 hours

As a potential employee of the University of Chicago, candidates will need to pass a criminal background check prior to their first day.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability. The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Court Theatre is committed to engaging, with equity and intention, the communities of which we are a part: the South Side of Chicago, the University of Chicago, and the local and national theatre community, including Court’s own staff, freelance technicians, and guest artists. Court is dedicated to being an anti-racist organization and creating an environment where people of marginalized identities can feel safe and flourish.

Instructions to Apply:

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Pay Rate/Range*: $21 per hour and time and a half after 40 hours