Maintain theatre sets


Install, check, maintain and repair stages and sets.

Alternative labels

oversee theatre sets
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Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Maintain theatre sets is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Set builder: Set builders construct, build, prepare, adapt and maintain scenic elements used on stage and for filming movies or television programs. They use a wide variety of materials like wood, steel, aluminium and plastics. Their work is based on artistic vision, scale models, sketches and plans. They work in close cooperation with the designers and may build exibition stands for fairs, carnavals and other events.
Scenic painter: Scenic painters decorate sets for live performances. They employ a broad variety of crafting and painting techniques such as figurative painting, landscape painting and Trompe-l’œil to create convincing scenes. Their work is based on artistic vision, sketches and pictures. They work in close cooperation with the designers.

Optional skill

Maintain theatre sets is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Scenery technician: Scenery technicians setup, prepare, check and maintain pre-assembled sets in order to provide optimal scenery quality for a live performance. They cooperate with road crew to unload, set up and move equipment and sets.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022