Prop Shop Manager

Job #6679

Job Type Full Time
Location Seattle , Washington
Field Management
Post Date Jul 2, 2024
Salary $35.15 per hour

ACT Theatre is excited to announce we have an opening for a Prop Shop Manager to join our team! ACT is an integral part of the Seattle theatre community and has supported local artists for almost six decades. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a cutting-edge, innovative artistic organization that highly values its employees.

The Prop Shop Manager’s main responsibilities are overseeing all day-to-day activities in ACT’s Prop Shop. These activities include budgeting, procuring, and supervising the construction of Props (including furniture, set dressing, soft goods, hand props, stage weaponry, food, and ephemera) for ACT Mainstage Productions and ACT’s annual production of A Christmas Carol. The Prop Shop Manager is a hands-on leader, guiding the prop design process from concept to stage.

ACT’s Prop Shop Manager is a Department Supervisor (“Working Supervisor”) responsible for managing the Prop Shop. Working Supervisors may perform limited bargaining unit work as defined by the ACT/IATSE collective bargaining agreement (CBA).


We are seeking applicants with a minimum of 5 years’ professional theater experience, with a focus on properties fabrication. Experience managing a shop and/or leading crews is strongly preferred. The ability to provide leadership in an environment with changing priorities, while consistently role-modeling flexibility, creative thinking and a problem-solving approach also strongly desired.

Please check out our full list of responsibilities and qualifications in the job posting, which can be found at