Props Designer | Bring Your Own Theater Productions

Submitted by fareine on Tue, 02/12/2019 - 4:40pm

Bring Your Own Theater is now taking applications to be part of the production crew for the world premier of “Aces and 8's,” a rowdy spoof of a film noir that follows Detective Francine Noir as she tries to solve the mystery of a missing painting.

Stipend: $55
Time Commitment: 1 production meeting per month, starting in late February, plus additional hours as needed during the rehearsal and tech period depending on your position.
Rehearsals: mid-July through late August
Tech: September 1-4
Performance Dates: September 5-8 and 13-15

About Bring Your Own Theater Productions:

At the end of every month five writers, five directors, and a group of actors gather to create and perform five brand new plays–all in 24 hours.

BYOT is a platform for anyone and everyone to come and create live theatre with a supportive and collaborative group of talent, regardless of experience level.  Our company found its roots in the living rooms of its members and has expanded to a variety of different performance spaces.  

BYOT is an ever expanding melting pot of creative minds with vision and drive.  From shooting several digital shorts to producing full-length productions, there is little to nothing that BYOT will not attempt in thanks to our dedicated community.

BYOT is your largest Chicago family – we invite you to come play with us!

Skills & Qualifications: 

Responsible for sorting and organizing the props and small set dressings needed for the show in connection with the director to further their vision. A large amount of this job will be sourcing materials that we have access to from the space we are renting from with a small amount having to be sourced from the outside. The props will need to be available by tech week and the prop designer should plan on being at all tech week rehearsals to take notes and modify as needed.

To Apply: 

If you are interested in any of the positions, please e-mail a letter of interest as well as your resume to

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Fareine Suarez
Props Designer | Bring Your Own Theater Productions | Chicago Artists Resource


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