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Nashville Repertory Theatre

Props Artisan

Nashville Repertory Theatre


Job Summary


To work in cooperation with each show’s director and creative team to fulfill the artistic vision by providing functioning and artistically appropriate props.

Job Responsibilities


• To create and/or procure hand props

• Puling props from storage

• Shopping for props

• Do research as needed for specialty props

• Provide set dressing

• Maintain ongoing communication with the Head of Design, the Artistic Director, the Technical Director,   Production Manager, and the director of the show regarding status and progress of props designs

• Attending production meetings

• Attending rehearsals as needed

• Create and provide a current hand and set props list

• Pull hand prop “do-fers” for use in rehearsals in the absence of the actual items, and work with Stage Manager to provide any necessary set props/furniture “do-fers” as required

• Responsible for the load-in and strike of props, working in cooperation with the Technical Director

• Responsible for adherence to props budget and deadlines

• Assist the rentals manager with props rentals



• High degree of creativity

• Ability to self-manage time and budget to determine the optimal method of providing props (purchase, creation or procurement)

• Research skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong communication skills

• Proficiency in major office software suites

Additional Information



The minimum salary will be $35,568 annually, negotiable depending on experience. The benefit package includes options of health, dental, vision, and life insurance, plus paid time off and vacation pay.

How to Apply


Email cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to nashrepjobs@gmail.com. Interviews will begin immediately.


  • Date Posted: October 18, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: $35,568 annually