Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston, VT

Expires: 07/23/18

Job Dates

Mid May - Late September


Contact for Details

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversee and participate in the construction, pulling, fitting, and strike of costume elements for 7 shows on 2 stages within budgets and deadlines
Ensure completion of all costume elements of each production to the satisfaction of the Theatre Company and Costume Designer.
Supervise Costume Shop staff and occasional over hire and volunteer stitchers
Coordinate costume fitting schedules, rehearsal needs, and performance notes with Stage Management in accordance with Equity rules
Ensure fitting notes are competently and appropriately executed in a timely manner; attend costume fittings as needed
Acquisition, purchase, rental, and maintenance of all costume items
Manage and maintain costume shop inventory of supplies, fabrics, notions, etc
Manage costume shop equipment, repairs, and maintenance.
Collaborate with Wardrobe Manager for the smooth transition of costumes from shop to tech rehearsals.
Attend all tech rehearsals; work with designer, Wardrobe Manager, Stage Management to ensure completion of costume notes during tech and previews
Support occasional costume rental by outside organizations. Coordinate WPTC rentals from other organizations. Coordinate paperwork and payments with Operations Manager
Create costume-related paperwork as needed
Create and oversee costume construction and staff work schedules
In coordination with Wardrobe Manager, provide support for performance repair notes and dry cleaning as needed
Consistently maintain and organize costume shop and storage areas
Collaborate with other department heads on multi-disciplinary projects as needed
Attend and participate in all scheduled production and department head meetings
Submit purchasing paperwork to Production Management; consistently and accurately track costumes expenditures within budget parameters
Oversee safety of those working in costume shop. Actively participate in and promote a culture of job safety at all times.
Ensure that personnel are properly trained in operation of machinery and tools and use appropriate personal protective equipment during all work and show calls
Research, acquire and maintain MSDS for products used or stored in the costume shop
Provide support for special events or company projects as needed

Mastery of costume construction, fabrication techniques; knowledge of cutting, draping and patterning, costume and fashion history; wig styling and makeup experience a plus
Computer proficiency
Minimum of 2 years professional experience as Costume Shop Manager or equivalent
Excellent inter-personal, organizational, collaborative, communication, and leadership skills

For full job description, visit: westonplayhouse.org


Emily Matthees



(802) 824-8167

Business Address

703 Main St

Weston, VT 05161

Posted: 04/16/2018 09:30:00 EST

Last Updated: 04/16/2018 14:38 EST

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