- Job listings posted on AtlantaPerforms.BIZ Copyright law prohibits unauthorized reproduction of any kind without the permission of the owner. en-us Sun, 21 Oct 2018 03:09:33 -0700 Copyright 2006 Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts 30 Overhire Scenic Crew Category: Tech & Production

The Center for Puppetry Arts is accepting resumes to fill its ever-growing list of scenic artists, craftsmen, and technicians for part-time opportunities on an as-needed basis. Specific duties may range from general technical assistance to specific artistry projects. The expected duties are outlined by the Technical Director during the planning process to fill specific needs. Scene shop crew are encouraged to discuss interest in upcoming projects.

Responsibilities cover a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to the following:
•Load-in, changeover, or strike of Center productions and events.
•Moving scenery in or out of storage.
•Repair and touch-up of all scenic elements.
•Building, painting, and dressing scenery.
•Planning builds, which could involve drafting, rendering, or prototyping.
•Maintain a clean and orderly shop with appropriately functioning equipment.
•Assist with Center activities, as needed.
Physical Demands
•Comfortable working on ladders and ability to move and manipulate 80-pound ladders.
•Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds regularly.
•Ability to stand for long periods, squatting kneeling
Required Qualifications:
•Three years of formal theatre education or professional experience.
•Troubleshooting and problem solving.
•Willingness to adapt to different fabrication processes.
•Motivated and responsible.
•Healthy sense of humor.
•Team-oriented attitude.
Desired Skills (any level of each can be helpful and should be discussed with the Technical Director):
•Stage Technician (confident installing or striking a range of scenic elements)
•Woodworking (from scenic carpentry to furniture craft and everything in between)
•Metalworking (welding, smithing, machining, etc)
•Painting (Scenic artistry to faux finishing)
•Crafting and dressing
•Tetris-ing (Packing and storing efficiently)
•Planning (Outlining, drafting, samples, etc)
•Working in a dead-hung space
•Use of hoists and lifts.

Overhire Scenic Crew are compensated on an hourly basis.

Organization Background:
The Center for Puppetry Arts is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to the art form of puppetry. For further information, visit our website at

To apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and portfolio (if available) to:

Please note any attachment over 10 MB may need to be sent in separate emails.
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Ticket Sales Assistant - Part Time Category: Box Office/Front of House

The Ticket Sales Assistant’s overall responsibility is to provide courteous and effective customer service when selling memberships, donations, performances, workshops and museum activities at the Center for Puppetry Arts. This is a Part-Time position primarily Saturday and Sunday each week as well as occasional weekdays when needed.

• Sell tickets to all events at the Center for Puppetry Arts.
• Process group sales orders and follow through with all procedures including confirmation of orders and finalizing payment of orders with group leaders.
• Sell memberships to all customers.
• Support the Ticket Sales Director and Ticket Sales Supervisors as needed.
• Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and around holidays, as needed.
• Sales Calls when needed to groups to encourage early booking.
• Flexible with work schedule.

Position requires ability to:
• Demonstrate exceptional skills in customer relations, communications and problem solving.
• Operate windows-based computerized ticketing system, preferably Tessitura ticketing system
• Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
• Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
• Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
• Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
• Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.
• Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.

High school diploma or G.E.D. with 1-2 years College preferable and one (1) year ticket sales related experience and/or training required; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred with the Tessitura ticketing system.

Send Resume to or mail to Ticket Sales Director, Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309. See for more information about the Center for Puppetry Arts. No phone calls, please
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