Paper Mill Playhouse
Production House

Expires: 10/12/19

Job Dates

permanent full-time


1175 per week

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is in search of a Costume Shop Manager for its New York based Costume Shop. Reporting to the Director of Production, the Costume Shop Manager works with Costume Design team and is responsible for ensuring that the costume package for each of our 5 mainstage shows is constructed, rented and/or purchased as appropriate, as scheduled, and within budget.

Responsibilities include, but are not be limited to:
Hire and manage shop staff including Assistant, Draper, First Hand, Stitchers, Craftsperson and Shoppers.
Create bid packages for outside shops and manage bidding process, as well as maintain relationships with outside shops and vendors.
Coordinate Main Stage productions rental packages with rental houses and other theatres.
Process weekly payroll and submit to Director of Production and PMP Finance Department.
In coordination with stage management team, schedule and oversee all costume fittings, and supply rehearsal costumes.
Act as liaison between the design team and wardrobe crew.
Work closely with Wardrobe Supervisor to facilitate alterations, quick-changes and quick change rigging.
Other duties as assigned by Director of Production.

Minimum of 5 years experience in theatrical costume design and/or construction.
Preferred - Running and managing a costume shop.

Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends.
Travel locally on a regular basis.
Attendance at technical rehearsals at Paper Mill Playhouse.
Ability to lift 30-40 lb. boxes.

Paper Mill is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ability are encouraged to apply.

This full-time position includes an excellent benefits package, and a salary which is competitive with industry standards. All applicants should mail or email a cover letter and resume to Anne Pollock, Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Dr. Millburn, NJ 07041, prodresumes@papermill.org or fax resume to 973-315-1424. No phone calls please.


Anne Pollock

Hr Manager



(973) 315-1646

Fax: (973) 315-1418

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Posted: 04/12/2019 16:19:39 EST

Last Updated: 04/12/2019 19:00 EST

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