Northern Stage
White River Junction, VT

Expires: 06/03/18

Job Dates

06/04/18 - 05/19/19


$375/week biweekly

Northern Stage in White River Junction, VT seeks a highly motivated Wardrobe Manager for its 2018-2019 season. Northern Stage is a LORT D 240 seat regional theater in VT, producing 6 mainstage shows, 4 educational productions, and 4-6 other events year-round, with the mainstage season falling between the months of August and May. The Wardrobe Manager will work closely with the Costume Shop Manager, costume technician, and other members of the production staff.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assist Costume Shop Manager with day to day shop organization.
Assist with all costume fittings.
Assist in maintaining all shop equipment in the wardrobe room and keep a safe work area.
Run wardrobe for all shows .
On-site supervision and maintenance of costumes, shoes, wigs/hair, and accessories.
Maintain adequate supplies and materials .
Prep, preset, track, and assist with costumes before, during, and after all rehearsals and performances.
Create all show related wardrobe paperwork.
Provide freshly laundered undergarments and towels.
Oversee the laundering, ironing, steaming, and cleaning of all costumes.
Perform minor repairs on costumes/accessories as needed.
Maintain wigs as needed.
Valid driver's license.
Assist in building and alterations when not running shows.
Provide support for events outside the mainstage and education seasons.


Bachelors degree or 3 years professional experience in theatrical wardrobe management.
Stitching and construction skills.
Competent working knowledge of garment construction, alteration, and repair, fitting costumes, and finish work.
Strong experience with wigs required.
High degree of interpersonal and communication skills.

The ideal candidate is a self-motivating individual who prioritizes and executes required duties. This position helps other production departments as needed and works alongside interns to promote a safe and healthy work/learning environment. Some nights and weekends required. Work week is 5-6 days with varied hours depending on workload. Starting salary for this position is $375/week, plus pet-friendly housing valued at $200/week within walking distance of the theater (all utilities/internet included). Contract Dates: 6/4/18-5/19/19.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Matthew Mills, Associate Production Manager at mmills@northernstage.org and include the words Wardrobe Susearch in the subject. No Phone calls please.


Matt Mills

Director of Production Operations



(802) 291-9009

Business Address

76 Gates Street

PO Box 4287

White River Junction, VT 05001

Posted: 03/13/2018 14:27:29 EST

Last Updated: 03/13/2018 17:00 EST

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