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Springer Opera House
Columbus, GA
Production House

Expires: 11/16/17

Job Dates

08/22/17 - 05/20/18

Pay

$400 per week

Costume Technician:
The primary responsibility of the Costume Technician is to assist the Costume Designer with the build and alteration process in a thorough and timely fashion. The Springer has a fast paced environment, with an 11 show season. The Costume Technician is expected to be the primary costume builder, while maintaining attention to detail. Excellent organizational skills are expected.
Essential Functions
Cuts and marks fabrics for costumes as instructed by the Designer, and according to generally accepted construction methods.
Assist the Designer in delegating work, and explaining the construction process to overhire stitchers, interns, and volunteers.
Assist in the execution of alterations and notes following fittings.
Assist with the completion of all garments.
Make certain that all garments have name labels prior to load-out.
Pattern garments as assigned by the Designer.
Be available as needed during dress rehearsals including notes, running errands, assisting with the actors, overseeing the dressers, and acting as head of Wardrobe.
Assist with the execution and completion of notes between dress rehearsals as scheduled by the Designer.
All other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:
A BA/BFA is preferred, but not required. Candidates who hold an undergraduate degree should have at least two years professional experience. All other candidates must have at least five years professional costume experience as a Stitcher and First Hand.

Necessary Skills:
Excellent fabric cutting skills
Pattern interpretation
Advanced sewing skills
Tailoring skills
Proficient in fashion history
Proven leadership abilities, and communication skills.
The ability to lift at least 40 lbs.
Rate of Pay:
40 weeks at $400 per week, beginning August 22, 2017


Contact

Katie Underwood

Associate Producer

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http://www.springeroperahouse.org

(706) 256-3493

Business Address

103 10th St.

Columbus, GA 31901

Posted: 05/16/2017 16:50:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/05/2016 19:01 EST

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