cumberland county playhouse
Crossville, TN
LAST MINUTE | Production House

Expires: 05/01/20

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Full time


$600 - $650 per week per week

The Cumberland County Playhouse is looking for a strong, independent person who is well organized to manage our costume shop. Said person would also be responsible for designing some of our productions. We would like this person to start as soon as the beginning of December to help start off our new season by assisting our current CSM / Designer on Tuna goes to Vegas and to design our volunteer production (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). This would also give you time for the current CSM to show you around.

Knowledge of and general experience in theatrical cutting, stitching and crafts.
Demonstrated experience in management.
Basic knowledge of costume history.
Working knowledge of costume materials including, but not limited to: fabrics, notions, crafts supplies.
Working knowledge of machinery used in the costume industry including, but not limited to: Industrial and domestic single and multi needle sewing machines, steam irons and cutting tools.
Working knowledge of safety standards and the implementation of same.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.

Oversees the completion of both made-to-order and pulled costumes for the stage.
Supervises directly costume staff - assistant Costume shop manager, Wig designer, interns and over hire stitchers
Expedites productions within scheduled deadlines.
Handles fittings as necessary for troubleshooting and production continuity.
Manages staff time for payroll and budgeting purposes.
Supervises the timely inclusion of fabrics into costume production.
Manages shop supplies, especially stock fabrics, notions and materials.
Manages shop equipment, including repairs, maintenance and replacement.
Acts as a liaison with Stage Management for fittings and production notes.

As noted will be responsible for designing some of our smaller productions and larger ones if interested. We have 17 shows in our up coming season. So our costume shop is a very busy and intense place. Not for the faint of heart.

Must be a people person because as we all know the costume shop is the hub of the theater. Must also like cats because Stiches comes with the job. She is our costume shop cat and every ones mental health counselor.

If I haven't scared you away yet please look at our website www.ccplayhouse.com for our up coming season. In all seriousness we are a great place to work and have fun. Please send resume,references and link to portfolio to the attention of Sandra "Sam" Hahn technical producer. shahn@ccplayhouse.com


Sam Hahn

Technical Producer


Business Address

221 tennessee ave

Crossville, TN 38555

Posted: 10/31/2019 15:56:38 EST

Last Updated: 10/31/2019 19:00 EST

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