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Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
WESTON, VT
LAST MINUTE

Expires: 09/09/19

Job Dates

9/9/19-10/23/19

Pay

$400-$425 per week



Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

WALKER FARM WARDROBE MANAGER

Seasonal, full-time



Reports to: Costume Shop Manager

Start Date: September 9, 2019

End Date: October 23, 2019

Work Week: 6 days, 8-10 hours/day, day off may vary week to week

Housing: Private room, shared kitchen and bath in company housing



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



Direct, supervise and participate in wardrobe needs for Indecent at Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm;

Ensure consistent successful execution of costume and wig quick changes for Indecent at Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm;

Care, laundering, and maintenance of show clothes, wigs, costume accessories, quick changes;

Participate in costume fittings when possible;

Create and assign all wardrobe duties;

Train, mentor, and supervise intern wardrobe run crew;

Create and distribute necessary show paperwork;

Tend to actor wardrobe needs; enforce Equity wardrobe regulations;

Attend designer run-throughs and all tech rehearsals;

Attend production meetings as needed;

Work in the costume shop to assist with notes as possible;

May be asked to assist on minimal run crew and sound/A2 duties during the run of the show;

Collaborate with Costume Shop Manager on wardrobe intern scheduling for all WPTC productions;

Collaborate and communicate with Costume Shop Manager and Costume Designer on costume looks, choices, quick-rigging, construction, sourcing of materials, in order to maintain the integrity of costume design and production standards throughout each show run;

Work directly with Costume Staff on load-in, tech, and strike of all costume elements;

Actively promote and participate in a culture of job safety in all work areas;

Maintain cleanliness of wardrobe and dressing room areas;

Maintain wardrobe, laundry, and show expendable supplies - consulting with Costume Shop Manager on budgets;

Provide support for special events and company projects as needed;



Requirements:

Minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience as Wardrobe Supervisor or equivalent;

Demonstrated interest and proficiency in costuming construction, alteration, clothing care techniques;

Solid wig styling and maintenance skills;

Ability to lift 50 lbs safely with assistance;

Proven organizational and time-management abilities; excellent communication, collaboration and computer skills (using own laptop) a must;



Ability to manage multiple, overlapping productions and projects, and personalities with grace;

Prior experience working with Equity actors; knowledge of AEA wardrobe guidelines;

Valid drivers license with clean driving record; own car with valid, current insurance coverage preferred. Mileage will be reimbursed for all business related trips;

Ability to work long days with an irregular schedule with a positive attitude;

Ability to thrive in a rural area with limited cell phone service



Compensation is between $400-425/ week, housing included.



Weston Playhouse Theatre is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.



To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to hiring@westonplayhouse.org.



For more information check out our website at https://www.westonplayhouse.org/







Contact

Deb Sherrer

General Manager

hiring(at)westonplayhouse(dot)org

https://www.westonplayhouse.org/

Business Address

703 MAIN STREET

WESTON, VT 05161

Posted: 06/06/2019 16:32:25 EST

Last Updated: 06/06/2019 19:00 EST

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