Arizona Broadway Theatre
Peoria, AZ
Production House

Expires: 09/09/18


Hourly DOE biweekly

Theatrical Cutter/Draper

The primary responsibility of the Cutter/Draper is the creation of costumes;
interpretation of original design work and custom patterning based on the design, and all facets of the construction process for the costumes.

The Cutter/Draper works with the Costume Director and Costume Designer to meet construction and fitting deadlines; may assist in other costume production areas as directed by the needs of the production.

Examples of Duties:
Discusses assigned projects with Designer, Costume Director.
Serves as a communication link for Stitchers, Designers, Costume Director
Calculates yardage estimates and needs (notions, zippers, etc.) for each costume.
Instructs the stitchers on the accurate construction of the costumes.
Performs drafting or draping of costume pieces for rendered designs.
Tailors or alters costumes, as needed.
Maintains a safe, healthy and clean work environment.
Performs other related work as required.

Knowledge of textiles and costume history.
Must be skilled in costume construction including: cutting, stitching, fabric dyeing, crafts, draping, pattern making, and sketch interpretation.
Thorough understanding of the costume design and construction processes.
Specialized training or experience with tailoring, altering and original pattern creation.
Ability in fabricating and correcting patterns for specific performers
Overseeing the construction and alteration of costumes on a scheduled deadline
Maintaining the integrity of the costume design.
Strong organizational skills.
Must have excellent personal time management skills.
Ability to work productively under time pressures and meet deadlines.
Excellent communication skills written, oral, visual.
2-4 years of experience in a similar position required
Millinery, tailoring, and dancewear skills a plus.


Barbara Wiswall

Human Resources



(623) 776-8400

Fax: (623) 776-9974

Business Address

7701 W Paradise Lane

Peoria, AZ 85382

Posted: 03/09/2018 16:32:49 EST

Last Updated: 03/09/2018 20:00 EST

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