Florentine Opera Company
Milwaukee, WI
LAST MINUTE | Concert / Event

Expires: 05/31/22

Job Dates

2021/2022 Season


$350 w/o Designer Run; $400 w/Designer Run Contact for Details

Wardrobe Crew/Dressers needed for Florentine Opera's 2021/2022 season. Compensation is based on attendance of Designer Run (+/- $50) and scheduled hours during other dates listed. Compensation for one-week run is $350 w/o Designer Run or $400 w/Designer Run. Compensation for two-week run is TBD.

Dates are:

Designer Run- October 2, 2021
Tech: October 4 + 5, 2021
Preview: October 6, 2021
Opening: October 8, 2021
Closing/Strike: October 10, 2021

Designer Run: 2/4/2022
Tech: 2/7 + 2/8, 2022
Preview: 2/9/2022
Opening: 2/11/2022
Closing/Strike: 2/13/2022

L'enfant et le Sortileges + Cendrillion
Designer Run: 3/4/2022
Tech: 3/7 + 3/8/2022
Preview: 3/9/2022
Opening: 3/11/2022
Performances: March 11, 13, 18, 20
Closing/Strike: 3/20/2022

La Boheme
Designer Run: 4/30/2022
Tech: 5/2 + 5/3/2022
Preview: 5/4/2022
Opening: 5/6/2022
Closing/Strike: 5/8/2022

Job responsibilities include:
-Attend designer run.
-Attend all technical rehearsals and performances.
-Assist with load-in.
-Attend to all costume needs of the performers.
-Ability to communicate clearly with Wardrobe Supervisor or Costume Shop Manager.
-Must be able to help with costume changes.
-Ability to problem solve and act quickly/efficiently should problems arise during performances.
-Basic hand and machine sewing knowledge is encouraged, but not required.
-Need to be able to lift and carry costumes while navigating stairs.
-General understanding of wardrobe paperwork.
-Assist with strike.

(Florentine Opera Company does not provide housing or travel expenses for this position.)

If interested, please submit cover letter and resume with references to:

Robert Sharon
Costume Shop Manager

***The Florentine Opera is committed to the health and safety of all staff, performers, crew, board members, and patrons in these unprecedented times. All performers, staff, and crew are required to provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination. Applicants will be asked to provide this information once contacted by Costume Shop Manager.***

The Florentine seeks to provide the best possible opera experience to our patrons, staff and performers. It is imperative to create a work environment that fosters the recruitment, hiring, development, and retention of diverse talent, both administratively and artistically. Breadth of perspective and participation helps our opera thrive.

The Florentine Opera Company is driven by its mission to produce the full range of operatic works reflecting the highest musical and theatrical standards and to support community and education programs that foster the current and next generation of opera audiences and practitioners. Our vision is to enrich Milwaukee through great opera, and to achieve local and national recognition for high quality and innovative programs that engage our community. Florentine is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on all legally protected status. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority candidates under-represented within our organization.


Robert Sharon

Costume Shop Manager


Business Address

926 E Burleigh St

Milwaukee, WI 53212

Posted: 09/10/2021 16:43:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/12/2021 15:14 EST

Trackback: http://offstagejobs.com/jobdetail.php?jobID=26757

Figure 53 (the maker of QLab, Go Button, and other fine products), is the exclusive sponsor of OffStageJobs.com!