Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Expires: 01/09/18

Job Dates

12/11/17 - 02/02/18


$18 per hour

First Hand

Drury Lane Theatre seeks a First Hand to assist with our production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Costume shop under new management.

Project dates are Dec 11th to Feb 2nd with the week of December 18th to the 25th off.

General Functions:
1. Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly.
2. Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
3. Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.
4. Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.
5. Must be able to manage other team members and work flow effectively.
6. Must be able to react to change productively and professionally.
7. Must behave professionally within the work environment.
8. Must be willing to perform other tasks as assigned.

Minimum: Bachelors Degree in Theatre Design/Technology or Fashion Design OR 2-3
years professional experience as a first hand in a commercial shop or equivalent theatre, opera or ballet company.
1.Strong, organization, planning and instruction skills.
2. Proven ability to productively and effectively function as a member of a team.
3. Demonstrated ability to handle a high volume of work and attend to numerous projects concurrently.
4. Proficient knowledge of costume construction and alteration skills, pattern layout and cutting processes.
5. Proficient knowledge of mens and womens tailoring.
6. Proficient knowledge of various types of fabrics and materials, as well as their individual qualities, characteristics and uses.
7. Proficient knowledge of costume history.
8. Strong skill in the use and proficient understanding of many types of domestic and industrial sewing machines, sergers, steam irons, and heat presses.
9. Proven ability to work with a wide range of designers and performers productively, effectively and professionally.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to N.Boylan@DruryLane.com.

Drury Lane is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls please.


Nicole Boylan

Floor Manager

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(630) 570-7289

Business Address

100 Drury Lane

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Posted: 11/23/2017 01:27:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/02/2016 06:00 EST

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