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Shakespeare and Company
Lenox, MA
INTERNSHIP

Expires: 02/17/19

Pay

$100 per week

Shakespeare + Company is now offering year round internships in the Costume/Wardrobe Department. Interns work full time alongside the professional costume staff. They will assist the Costume Director and staff in the daily running of the Costume Shop in a hands-on way, helping meet the day-to-day needs of the Costume and Wardrobe Department, gaining experience in costume builds and techniques, alterations, wardrobe responsibilities, pulling shows, rental coordination and stock management in a professional environment. They will learn about the functions of a Costume Shop within the larger context of a professional theatre with large performance, education and training programs to support. Education Program Costume Design may be assigned as well. Applicants should be highly motivated individuals who have acquired basic training in the theater arts and are looking to explore their field further through meaningful hands-on experience. This Internship offers a small stipend, housing + training in a professional costume shop and exposure to the companys offerings and expertise, in the form of performances, open rehearsals, lectures and classes, and individual projects.

Applicants must, have a valid drivers license and be capable of repeated lifting, carrying heavy baskets and boxes, and bending, as well as possibly being on ladders. Preference will be given to those with a degree in Costume Technology or its equivalent, good stitching skills, a basic knowledge of historical fashion, theatre experience and a demonstrated passion for the work. Applicants should have a demonstrated capacity to develop + maintain effective working relationships with individuals + organizations.

A letter of interest, resume, and e-mail contact for 3 references are required.
Please send them to Govane Lohbauer, Costume Director, at JobSearch@Shakespeare.org.
Applications for the fall and winter should be received no later than September 28, 2018


Contact

Kevin Harvell

Production Manager

JobSearch(at)Shakespeare(dot)org

http://www.shakespeare.org

(413) 637-1199

Business Address

70 Kemble Street.

Lenox, MA 01240

Posted: 08/17/2018 14:46:51 EST

Last Updated: 08/17/2018 17:00 EST

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