School Site Production Assistant Needed (Fall Semester, Part Time, Hourly Pay)

Schoolsite Production Assistant - Seasonal, Part-Time

  • Production Assistant to load-in and out traveling production elements for our on-site school productions with various Northwest Chicago elementary schools.

  • Production Assistant position is seasonal, with work during our tech week and shows at the end of the Fall and Spring semesters.  

  • Primary responsibilities include moving small set pieces, props and costumes to schools, setting the stage, then loading out after tech week and performances.  During the busy times, the job is about 10-12 hours per week.  The load-in and load-out days and times vary slightly each week.

  • Seasonal: FALL PROGRAMS: Work phases-in in December; the busiest Fall production time is January and early February. SPRING PROGRAMS:  Work phases-in in early May; busiest time is mid- and late-May and first week of June.  The calendar is available during the interview process.

Skills & Qualifications: 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Valid Illinois Drivers License, comfortable with driving trucks as needed.

  • Some light carpentry experience

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Must be punctual, reliable, organized, adaptable, have a positive attitude, work well in a team setting and under pressure, have previous experience working with children, and success working in theatre settings is preferred.

To Apply: 

Submit resume with three professional references and cover letter to Production Manager Bri Wolfe at

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Bri Wolfe