Scenic Artisan

Bristol Valley Theater, a professional summer theater for over 50 years, is accepting resumes for an Scenic Artisan for our 2022 summer season. We are located in upstate New York, an hour south of Rochester, in the scenic Finger Lakes Region.

The 2022 summer season, running June 16 – September 4, includes Heartbeat of America: The Classics of Country, Cowboy Vs Samurai, Once, The Book Club Play, It’s a Small World (World Premiere), and Amy and the Orphans.

The contract will run from June 4 – August 27.

Salary for this position is $400 per week. Housing is provided at no cost to the employee.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Assisting the season’s scenic designers with scenic painting and set decoration.
  • Assisting the props master with props construction and management.
  • Personal participation, as needed, in strike/changeovers.
  • Attending production meetings as needed.

    Please submit resume with cover letter and at least three references with phone numbers and email addresses to Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Phone interviews are ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

    For 2022, all staff, designers and cast members must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

    BVT, who completed the 2021 season without a single case of covid 19 in the company, will continue to evolve their Covid Protocols as the summer approaches in order to take into account the latest changes in transmission rates and best industry practices. This includes/has included fully vaccinated company, masking, UV sanitizing wands and UV air filtration system in the theater, and testing protocols.