Scenic Carpenter Changeover Crew

Scenic Carpenter Changeover Crew

CATEGORY: Technical

Court Theatre
Chicago, IL 60637

Job Details


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: December 6th – 10th
Week 2: December 13th – 18th
Week 3: December 20th – 23rd

*partial availability will also be considered.

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

About working at Court:

Scenic Carpenters are paid as employees of the University of Chicago on a bi-weekly schedule. Street parking is available for free. The University of Chicago is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago.

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. For more information about the theater, visit

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.

Instructions to Apply:
Please send a resume and references to

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


December 6, 2021 - December 23, 2021





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