The 574 Theatre Company
Mishawaka, IN

Expires: 03/27/20

Job Dates

04/23/20 - 08/24/20


$50 per week

The 574 Theatre Company in Mishawaka is seeking production interns for their 2019-2020 season. Interns will be an integral member of our production team and opportunities for leadership, supervisory, and design positions are available for qualified candidates.

Interns will be asked to commit 10 hours of work a week (plus technical/dress rehearsals, load-in, performances, and load-out) and be compensated with $50.00 per week, plus provided housing. Interns will also be eligible for class credit if it meets their institutions requirements.

Description: Serving as the Wardrobe and/or Wig Crew Head for season productions in addition to the Costume/Makeup Assistant, this position will support the Costume Director/Designer(s) through creation, execution, and implementation of costumes, hairpieces, and makeup looks throughout the season. Design Opportunities are available for a qualified and motivated individual.

Responsibilities: Works with the Designer/Costume Director as needed as a cutter/draper or stitcher for the season. Will assist with pulling, fittings, and alteration as well as organizational and tracking paperwork. Will also work in costume crafts as needed and matched to their skillset. Serves as Wardrobe Crew Head for productions responsible for tracking, quick changes, crew supervision, maintenance, and laundry during the run. Will also construct, set, style, and maintain wigs and makeup looks as needed by productions in addition to any overhire makeup and wig crew.

Required Qualifications: Excellent stitching skills, experience working with commercial sewing patterns. Excellent time management skills with the ability to follow directions and work independently in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects with open communication and discretion. Experience with Google Drive Suite Programs, Office Suite Programs. Ability to work with wool, cotton, and latex-based products. Will need to stand, bend, and twist and work in moderate heights. Needs to be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous theatrical costume experience, including historical costume construction. Experience with draping and flat-patterning. Experience with any/all of the following: millinery work, jewelry, armor, leatherworking, dye work, puppetry, general crafts. Coursework in Costume History/Fashion History, costume technology a plus. Experience with lace-front and human hair wigs, cosmetology license, and stage makeup techniques advantageous. Drivers License and Regular Access to Vehicle preferred. 1st-Aid/CPR training a plus.

To apply please submit cover letter, resume with references, and online portfolio link via email to

574 Theatre Company
Sarah Bussard, Internship Director
PO Box 1624 Mishawaka, IN 46546

For more detailed information about the program and specific job descriptions, please visit our website: (insert internship page of website here with updated descriptions of the program and offers.)

The 574 Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Alex Price

Artistic Director


(574) 323-1686

Business Address

PO Box 1624

Mishawaka, IN 46546

Posted: 09/27/2019 21:34:46 EST

Last Updated: 09/28/2019 01:00 EST

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