Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Opportunity: Set Designer/Artist for The Relentless Pursuit of Ice by Max Langert, Punchkin Repertory, Austin


Want to join a fun, creative, and collaborative team? We are currently looking for creative people to join our team as Set, Prop, Lighting, Sound, Costume Designer. If you are skilled at one or more of those areas, contact us!We need creative, flexible designers and artists who want to showcase their talents. Please email your resumé to

Punchkin Rep will be producing a new play by Austin playwright Max Langert, The Relentless Pursuit of Ice, for FronteraFest 2014! We are pleased to welcome Kyle Zamcheck to our team as our director for our upcoming production!

The Relentless Pursuit Of Ice is set in the impending desolate future, where we focus on a couple. We follow their daily life of enduring the never ending, increasingly miserable hot sun. With the weather getting hotter, and more unbearable, a special delivery is brought to their door. Choices must be made. Will this new adventure tear them apart, or bring them together?

Typical designer responsibilities include: Collaborate with director and interpret script to visualize set and sound; order/locate materials for production of set; conceptualize, create and craft sets while working alongside production team; produce plans, drawings and models of sets; prepare estimates of set costs; liaise with directors, producers, costume designers and lighting/sound staff, etc.; manage set budget; attend rehearsals as needed; analyze stage entrances and exits to ensure set is situated properly; demonstrate set abilities to crew members, including actors; ensure stage is properly broken down and disposed of after use; costume and prop design.

Key skills: ability to demonstrate genuine interest in, knowledge or experience of visual arts, and theatre is essential; teamwork ; enthusiasm; determination; perseverance; imaginative/artistic adaptability; working well under pressure; good spatial awareness; technical skills.

If interested, please message our Facebook page,, or e-mail, to set up an interview. For more info about Punchkin Rep, go to our website,

Punchkin Rep is a sponsored project of Austin Creative Alliance and is supported in part by the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division.

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