Opera in the Ozarks
Eureka Springs, AR

Expires: 05/01/18

Job Dates

05/22/18 - 07/22/18



Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point (www.opera.org), is a training program for aspiring opera singers in beautiful Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Now preparing for its 68th season, the company runs three main stage productions in repertory (7-8 performances each) and a smaller, traveling studio artist production for a one-month season, mid-June to mid-July. 45 vocal artists supported by an artistic/administrative staff of 25 and a paid orchestra of 25 comprise the company. 2018 main stage productions: Strauss Jr.s Die Fledermaus, Rossinis Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Moores The Ballad of Baby Doe. There will be a small, traveling outreach production of Cinderella.
Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point is seeking an Assistant Costume Shop Manager/Draper for its 68th season. Representative responsibility include, but are not limited to:

Assisting Costume Shop Manager in all aspects of daily operation of the costume department
Serving as a primary Draper, using draping techniques, or flat pattern
Distributing work to the staff in the costume shop, ensuring the production continuity
Overseeing the costume constructions, modifications, and alterations
Supervising and mentoring a crew of student/ artist and volunteer workers
Participating in fitting, consultation, and shop work as needed
Assisting in pulling from stock, reorganization, and restocking of costume storage and work areas
Acting as a wardrobe crew during the complete run of the performance
Maintaining costumes, accessories, and wigs during the complete run of the performances

The successful candidate will be hired as an independent contractor, will be ineligible for medical/retirement/travel benefits and no taxes will be withheld. Compensation includes $2800, a shared air-conditioned room and meals 6.5 days/week for the period of the contract May 21-July 21, 2018. Review of applications will begin January 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Application procedure:

Please send the following as PDF attachments to Thomas Cockrell, artistic director.

1. Letter of application outlining qualifications for the position
2. Curriculum vitae or r+eacute;sum+eacute; detailing experience
3. Link to professional website or portfolio if available
4. List of three references, including email addresses and phone numbers


Thomas Cockrell

Artistic Director



Business Address

P.O. Box 127

Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Posted: 01/19/2018 10:31:57 EST

Last Updated: 01/19/2018 14:00 EST

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