Arizona Broadway Theatre
Peoria, AZ
Production House

Expires: 09/09/18


Hourly DOE biweekly

Costume Shop Stitcher

Job Summary
The Costume Shop stitcher sews costumes for the theatre company, preferably using an industrial machine, or domestic sewing machines and hand sewing. The stitcher aids the Cutter/Draper as needed, sews mock-ups and actual costumes in a variety of styles and periods, and alters existing costumes. This position reports directly to the Assistant Costume Director.

Responsibilities and Duties
Sew theatrical costumes to the specifics requested accurately and in a timely fashion
Sew costumes with limited supervision
Use industrial and domestic sewing machines, including sergers, blindstitch and other specialty machines.
Use hand sewing for finishing work
Maintain costumes by washing, ironing, steaming, pressing, and categorizing as needed
Organize stock rooms, costume racks and road boxes
Pack road boxes and create an inventory list.
Perform other job related functions as assigned.
Complete notes from all costume fittings and dress rehearsals
Ensure that equipment and supplies are properly maintained.
Assist with the organization and storage of all fabrics, trims, and supplies.

Knowledgeable and skilled at operating industrial and domestic sewing machines.
Theatre experience preferred, but not required
Able to perform a variety of construction and alteration techniques with minimum guidance.
Demonstrated proficiency in hand sewing techniques
Knowledge of/and experience in a variety of costume construction techniques including tailoring, period construction techniques, and alterations.
Demonstrated knowledge in theatrical construction and quick rigging techniques
Good working knowledge of costume history
Ability to efficiently complete assigned projects.
Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
Ability to operate shop equipment including industrial and domestic sewing machines, multi needle and leather sewing machines, steam irons, and cutting tools

Excellent organizational skills
Excellent time management skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines
Works well in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
Ability to lift 20 lbs

To apply, please provide your resume to lottie@azbroadway.org.


Barbara Wiswall

Human Resources



(623) 776-8400

Fax: (623) 776-9974

Business Address

7701 W Paradise Lane

Peoria, AZ 85382

Posted: 03/09/2018 16:22:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/09/2018 20:00 EST

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