African Amercan theatrical Ensemble (AATE)
Twentynine Palms, CA

Expires: 12/14/19

Job Dates

09/04/19 - 11/12/19


$400 flat fee

the AATE (African American Theater Ensemble) SEEKS COSTUME DESIGNER + PROP DESIGNER FOR UPCOMING PRODUCTION OF the AATEs Adaptation of A Soldiers Play

About the play
A murder mystery, set in a dystopian future among Black women in the Army. The mystery explores the complicated feelings of racism, classism and sexism from outside and within the African American community. We are looking for a Costume Designer + Prop Master that is adaptive and flexible.

Responsibilities and Expectations
The Costume + Props Designer is responsible for working with the director, stage manager and actors to design and purchase costumes and props. Designer will work with cast and stage manager to obtain measurements, schedule fittings and identify any and all costume changes throughout the performance. The Costume Designer + Prop Designer are required to attend all production meetings and rehearsals as needed. The ideal candidate(s) is flexible, adaptive, highly organized, with strong attention to detail, high artistic standards and comfortable working in highly collaborative environments.

Pay is a $400 honorarium, to be paid within two weeks of the end of the contract.

Pertinent production dates are as follows:

Start date: Sept. 1st

Rehearsals: Oct. 9- Nov. 1st

Tech: Nov. 4-7th

Performances: Nov. 8-10th

Rehearsal schedule for this production will be a bit different than a typical production. Rehearsals will begin Oct. 9th and run throughout the month till the show opens on Nov. 4th. Rehearsal will be between 7 and 9pm on Weekdays and Full Days on alternating weekends.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume with references, with COSTUME DESIGNER + PROP DESIGNER n subject line, to aateexcellence@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

The AATE is committed to building a diverse community of staff, interns and artists. Individuals from all groups are encouraged to apply.


Eric Quander

Creative Director



(760) 553-3617

Business Address

73065 Sun Valley Drive

Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

Posted: 06/14/2019 09:17:20 EST

Last Updated: 06/14/2019 13:00 EST

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