Call for Halloween Artistic and Production Staff for the 26th BareBones Annual Halloween Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza

Calling all theatrical puppet artists, designers, and production-minded nerds. BareBones Puppets is now accepting applications for multiple stipended contract positions for the 26th Annual BareBones Halloween Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza. We need your expertise to bring this multifaceted outdoor Halloween spectacle to life.

This year, our shows will be performed on October 25, 26th, 31st and November 2nd, at Hidden Fall Regional Park in St. Paul, Minnesota. The contract period is from mid-August through mid-November 2019. All positions are employed as 1099-MISC Contractors, and are expected to be available throughout the contract term.

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Call for Barebones Artistic Staff, Halloween 2019

BareBones Puppets is looking for artistic staff for the 26th annual Halloween Extravaganza! Staff artists work both individually and collaboratively to bring a multitude of visions to life in the form of puppets, scenery, props and costumes.

Previous experience with BareBones community, and puppetry, desirable but not required. Part time or full-time positions available. Stipends vary $750-$1500 depending on need and commitment.

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We apologize to the Barebones community about the inconsistent communication regarding deadlines for the Production Manager Position. We will continue accepting applications through June 10th. We are currently reviewing applications but will keep it open to those who have wanted to apply but received misinformation regarding the deadline. Thank you! – Hiring team

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Upcoming Events

Staff Orientation

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4040 18th Avenue South Minneapolis

Storyboard Meeting

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
To be determined

Storyboard Meeting

September 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
To be determined

Storyboard Meeting

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
To be determined

Sat. Build Workshop

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1500 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, 55407

Day Rehearsal

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1305 South Mississippi Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55116

Storyboard Meeting

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
To be determined

Thank You!

It takes more volunteers than bones in the human body to produce the Annual BareBones Halloween Puppet Extravaganza. A roar of “Thank you, all!” to the volunteers, collaborators, and supporters of all kind, plus all those unnamed excellent others who helped to create the 25th Annual BareBones Halloween Puppet Extravaganza, BONESEED: Mist Stories.

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Poster Art by Quinn Rivenburgh, Design by Henry DeGrand