Rail Events Productions
Whippany, NJ
LAST MINUTE | Concert / Event

Expires: 11/10/18

Job Dates

11/10/18 - 1/3/19


$600 and up per week

Job Summary: The successful candidate will be working with Rail Events Productions during the fall and winter of 2018 to present The Polar Express Train Ride in Whippanny, NJ on the Morristown + Erie Railway. The Wardrobe Supervisor will work with the Production Wardrobe Supervisor and production team during rehearsals, load in, performances and load out to prepare the costume package, perform costumes fittings of the cast, make alterations as necessary, load in and organize all wardrobe materials, maintain, launder and repair costume pieces, as well as assistant with props when necessary. They will work under the supervision of the Production Wardrobe Supervisor, the Stage Manager and the Production Manager. Because of the nature of the live event they may be required to assist in any event related items as required. They will advise the Stage Manager and Production Manager of any technical or artistic needs that may arise to keep the integrity of the costume designs.

Experience and Requirements:

Experience as a wardrobe supervisor and/or seamtress/tailor.
Sewing (hand stitching and machine) and general clothing repair and maintenance.
Have good DIY, craft, and repair skills.
Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills.
Ability to work alongside the production staff as a team member in an ever changing environment.
Possess a well-spoken manner in personal communications.
Self-motivation and attention to details.
Must be 18 or over.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for daily organization, maintainance, laundry, and repair of costumes.
Fittings for performers and alterations as needed.
Overseeing the pre-setting and usage of costumes for each performance.
Assist the Props Supervisor as necessary with props items.
Responsible for seeing that the costume designs are maintained with artistic integrity throughout the event.
Works with the Stage Manager and Production Staff during technical rehearsals to incorporate last minute changes.
Work with the production staff during load out to see that event space is returned to the railroad appropriately.
Become familiar with railroad safety rules.
Works with the entire event team to maintain a positive, enjoyable, and rewarding environment for all staff and passengers.

High School diploma or equivalent

Salary to be negotiated per candidates experience

Date Posted: 10/9/18


Michael May

Director of Production


(970) 385-8853

Business Address

479 Main Ave

Durango, CO 81301

Venue Address

Polar Express - Whippany, NJ

Morristown + Erie Railroad

Whippany, NJ 00000

Posted: 10/10/2018 17:41:09 EST

Last Updated: 10/10/2018 21:00 EST

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