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Head Carpenter

Walnut Street Theatre

Walnut Street Theatre, America's oldest and the most subscribed-to theatre company in the world, is seeking an experienced Head Carpenter.  WST produces a five-show main stage season consisting of three musicals and two straight plays, as well as a five-show children’s series. Primary responsibilities include: analyzing and implementing all scenic design plans; supervising scenic load-in, strike, and load-out for all mainstage shows; communicating key information to stage crew; running performances as crew; and other carpentry and scenic duties as assigned.  Candidate must be able to work closely with designers, management, and other onstage departments.  This is a full-time, seasonal, IATSE position with excellent salary that begins asap (with an 8-week probationary period). If not already a member of IATSE Local 8, candidate will join the union.  Walnut Street Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Siobhan Ruane, Director of Production, at and include “Head Carpenter” in the subject line.