Job Opportunity: Puppeteer (perform & build)
Are you interested in building marionettes, and then performing family productions with them throughout the Bay Area? The Fratello Marionettes is hiring!
* Weekday daytimes: aid in the creation of marionettes in our Pinole, CA workshop
* Perform marionette shows (with another puppeteer) at theaters, schools, libraries, private events, festivals, and other events across the west coast, primarily within the Bay Area
* Must be available for daytime, evening, and weekend performances
* Enthusiasm about creating and performing with marionettes
* Comfortable working with children
* Must be reliable, punctual, and a good communicator
* Building skills such as wood carving, sculpting, molding, painting, and sewing, and/or prior experience with marionettes are a plus – but willingness to learn is more important
* Ability to lift up to 50lbs and enough arm strength to hold and manipulate marionettes for a 30-45 minute show
See http://fratellom.com for examples of the company’s work and performances. Please send a resume and/or questions to: [email protected].
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