Parallel 45 Theatre Company
Traverse City, MI

Expires: 05/01/20

Job Dates

June 8, 2020-August 7, 2020


$2400-$3000 DOE, housing, plus $200 towards travel flat fee

Keep in communication with Costume Shop Manager to ensure all Wardrobe department needs are communicated to the PM before arrival for summer

Load-In /Rehearsal
Assist Wardrobe staff with construction of all costumes for each show as assigned by the Costume Shop Manager
Administer alterations to clothing as required
Assist Wardrobe staff in executing fittings as needed

Run of Show Process
Ensure each shows wardrobe plot is organized and prepared for all changeovers
Perform quality checks on all costumes prior to show and perform necessary alterations
Assist with styling of hair/wig/make-up during run of show as needed
Lead Wardrobe changeovers and set-up for all (3) shows of the 2019 season, also being available as run crew if needed
Ensure that all wardrobe/dressing room areas are cleaned/organized daily and between performances
Execute quick changes during performances
Perform regular laundry and facilitate dry-cleaning of necessary costumes

Strike Process
Strike, inventory and store all Wardrobe as previously determined by Costume Shop Manager
Other duties as assigned
Assist in managing inventory processes for all departments, helping to execute transport and set-up at warehouse/storage.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience working as a wardrobe crew
Resourceful, with a knack for problem solving
A degree in theatre or similar artistic background
Working knowledge of basic sewing skills
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Proactive, self-starter who is highly organized with acute attention to detail
Exhibits grace under pressure
A strong sense of humor

Parallel 45 Theatre produces cutting-edge interpretations of classic plays, giving familiar stories new life and fresh relevance for our northwest Michigan audience. By producing a repertory of reinvented classics, new works and imaginative adaptations, we seek to entertain, encourage critical thought, and inspire conversation in our community. Since 2010, Parallel 45 Theatre has brought more than 150 artists from across the country and around the world to create groundbreaking shows for our audiences. In 2017, Parallel 45 Theatres production of Alice in Wonderland was nominated for a Wilde Award, which honors the best productions, performances and technical work produced or presented by professional theaters across the state.

In 2020, Parallel 45 Theatre will host a 5-week season featuring 4 shows in rotating repertory in our brand new outdoor theatre at Traverse Citys Civic Center Park from July 2 August 2, 2020

We consider diversity and inclusion a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought and action, especially from historically underrepresented communities. We seek to champion dignity, visibility and accessibility, while promoting cultural competency, humility and sensitivity. Parallel 45 is an equal opportunity employer.


Jody Cohen

Director of Production



(770) 639-2810

Business Address

PO Box 1829

Traverse City, MI 496851829

Posted: 01/17/2020 10:05:17 EST

Last Updated: 01/17/2020 14:00 EST

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