Atlanta Opera
Atlanta, GA

Expires: 12/19/17

Job Dates

Fall 2017


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Positions: Cutter/ Draper
The Atlanta Opera Costume Shop is seeking a qualified Cutter/Drapers for our 2017-18 season. The draper will be responsible for leading a team as we launch our fall season with Flying Dutchman (Main Stage), Magic Flute (Studio Tour), and 7 Deadly Sins (Discoveries)
Job Duties will include, but are not limited to:
Must have experience as a draper in a professional costume shop, and as such be able to drape or draft costumes as rendered by the costume designer, and supervise the cutting and construction of costumes by your team.
Conduct fittings with costume designer, and keep the build on schedule.
Experience with fitting and altering rented and purchased costumes, adhering strictly to accepted practices for rented costumes.
Must have experience with a wide variety of materials, proficiency with operating and trouble-shooting industrial sewing machines, and excellent communication skills.
Must maintain a calm and professional attitude at all times, and manage own workload and that of team, under the supervision of the costume director.

Minimum Qualifications:
i. Bachelors degree or equivalent job related experience
ii. Proficiency in advanced sewing techniques
iii. Experience using industrial sewing equipment
iv. Experience supervising costume staff
v. Demonstrated proficiency drafting/draping patterns for costuming
vi. Must be able to climb stairs
vii. Be able to lift 25lbs
viii. Some evening and weekend work
Interested candidates, please send letter of interest, resume, and references to:

Please send materials to Joanna Schmink at jschmink@atlantaopera.org please include Draper/ Cutter in the subject line.


Dave Smith

Director of Production

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Atlanta, GA 30318

Posted: 06/19/2017 14:59:43 EST

Last Updated: 12/06/2016 22:01 EST

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