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Tuacahn Center for the Arts
Ivins, UT
LAST MINUTE

Expires: 09/11/19

Job Dates

April 8th - June 1st with possible extension

Pay

$12+ per hour plus overtime and housing

We are looking for three available positions.

Tuacahn edifies and inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment and an unparalleled artistic and academic experience that matches the majesty of the canyon

Position Title: Stitcher
Department: Costume Shop

Position Summary
The Stitcher is responsible for the alteration and/or construction of all assigned costumes.

Essential Functions
Constructs or alters all assigned costumes according to the Draper and/or first hands specifications
Actively participates in a team consisting of Draper, First Hand, and other Stitchers
Researches the period, style, and techniques necessary to complete the costume within the costume designers guidelines
Maintains the integrity of the costume design
Qualifications
Able to perform a variety of construction and alteration techniques with minimum guidance.
Demonstrated proficiency in hand sewing techniques
Knowledge of/and experience in a variety of costume construction techniques including tailoring, period construction techniques, and alterations.
Demonstrated knowledge in theatrical construction and quick rigging techniques
Understanding of period shape and how to adapt it to theatrical costumes
Good working knowledge of costume history
Ability to collaborate with the costume team to efficiently complete assigned projects.

Skills / Abilities
Ability to operate shop equipment including industrial and domestic sewing machines, multi needle and leather sewing machines, steam irons, and cutting tools
Ability to listen, take instruction, and to participate in a team to complete the builds/alterations
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent time management skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines
Works well in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
Ability to lift 20 lbs

Housing is Provided.

Production Dates: April 8th - June 1st and/or June 3rd - July 26th

Salary / Rate: $12.00 / hour plus overtime

2019 Production shows include Disneys The Little Mermaid, Disneys When You Wish, The Sound of Music, and A Gentlemans Guide to Love and Murder

Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio/Website to mlenn@tuacahn.org

Contact

Maria Lenn

Costume Shop Manager

mlenn(at)tuacahn(dot)org

https://www.tuacahn.org

(435) 652-3285

Business Address

1100 Tuacahn Dr.

Ivins, UT 84738

Posted: 03/11/2019 16:43:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/12/2019 20:02 EST

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