Scenic and Props Designer

  • Contract / Stipend
  • Chicago

Website Kerfuffle

Theatre for the Very Young

Kerfuffle is seeking a Scenic and Props Designer for Bookworms, an original, interactive play for very young children touring Chicagoland libraries and to Lincoln, Nebraska. Bookworms is about a library storytime where all the stories have been mixed up. The Storyteller blames The Bookworms for the chaos. The Bookworms ask the audience for help and bring them Beyond the Bookshelves where The Storyteller and the audience work together to restore the stories.

Production Requirements
A tourable set that can transform from the “real-world” library storytime to “Beyond the Bookshelves,” the place where stories live.

Production Calendar
Design meetings: 3-4 virtual meetings between August-November
Rehearsals: October 8 – November 9, 2024
Tech/Dress Rehearsals: Daytime on Saturday, November 2; Evenings of Monday, November 4-Tuesday, November 5; Thursday, November 7; Daytime on Saturday, November 9
Performances: Daytime performances from November 10-December 8 at libraries in Illinois and Nebraska.
Closing: December 8

Instructions to Apply:

Any interested applicants should submit a resume to Managing Director Jeff Sachs at

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Pay Rate/Range*: $500
Organization Contact Name: Jeff Sachs
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