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Lyric Rep
Logan, UT

Expires: 11/30/17

Job Dates

mid May- mid July

Pay

season flat fee employee Based on Experience

The Lyric Repertory Company, a semi-professional theatre company in summer residence at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, seeks a self-motivated, highly organized and experienced individual to serve as CUTTER/DRAPER for the 2018 season.

Lyric Rep produces 4 shows in rolling repertory each season. Costume designs are realized through a combination of built pieces, stock pieces, and some rental pieces. This is a full-time position with on-site residency required May 8 through July 9, 2018; paid as a seasonal flat fee employee; housing provided if needed.

Responsibilities include: use sketches provided by the costume designers to create costumes; research period, style and techniques necessary to complete the costumes as needed; maintain the integrity of the design through the interpretation of the design sketches; fabricate patterns, either by draping or flat patternmaking, as needed; fit costumes to actors; determine yardage for fabric and trims for each costume; cut or supervise the cutting of all fabric; correct patterns or alter costumes as necessary. Working closely with costume director, prepare and delegate work to first hands and stitchers; manage time and work to ensure high quality costumes are produced, and that designs are completed on time.

Qualified applicants will have: an MFA in Costume Design/Technology OR a Bachelors Degree in Costume Design/Technology with equivalent professional experience; demonstrated proficiency in flat patternmaking; draping and the sculptural use of fabric; experience in a variety of costume construction techniques, knowledge and experience in both men and womens tailoring techniques; good working knowledge of costume / fashion history; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; a collaborative attitude; good organizational skills; demonstrated managerial skills; ability to maintain a calm, positive work energy; ability to work quickly with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment; ability to maintain a flexible work schedule.

Applications are being accepted now through November 30, 2017. For consideration, please send email indicating position you are applying for, resume, and a list of 2-3 references to LuAnn at lyric@usu.edu; subject line: 2018 LYRIC REP CUTTER. Be sure your information has the correct email and phone information. Qualified applicants will be contacted for a phone interview.

If you wish to use this position for graduate internship requirement, please indicate that in your email.


Contact

Luann Baker

Company Manager

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(435) 797-3046

Fax: (435) 797-0086

Business Address

4035 Old Main Hill

Utah State University

Logan, UT 843224035

Posted: 11/09/2017 18:43:08 EST

Last Updated: 11/01/2016 12:02 EST

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