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Tuacahn Center for the Arts
Ivins, UT
LAST MINUTE | Production House

Expires: 11/07/20

Job Dates

06/01/20 - 07/25/20

Pay

$15/ hour plus overtime and housing per hour

Tuacahn edifies and inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment and an unparalleled artistic and academic experience that matches the majesty of the canyon

Position Title: Costume Milliner
Department: Costume Shop

Position Summary
The Milliner is responsible for the construction, fitting, and alteration of costume millinery items, including but not limited to: hats, headdresses, masks, and dye work. They should be familiar with as many different techniques and materials as necessary to complete the tasks mentioned and /or be able to research new products as needed.

Essential Functions
Development and fitting of assigned pieces according to designer specification
Cuts or supervises cutting, construction, finish work, and alterations on assigned craft items
timely delivery of craft pieces for dress rehearsals
Fits all assigned projects to actor
Helps Determines yardage for fabric and trims for the assigned projects
Researches the period, style, techniques and materials necessary to complete the costume piece within the costume designers guidelines
Maintains the integrity of the costume design

Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of Dye techniques and procedures using Union, Fiber Reactive, and other dyes including ageing/distressing
Understanding of period shape and how to adapt it to theatrical crafts
Demonstrated knowledge in theatrical Quick Rigging and sewing techniques
Good working knowledge of costume history
Good working knowledge with as many different techniques and materials as necessary to complete the tasks mentioned and /or be able to research and bring to the design new products as needed.
Demonstrated knowledge in Costume Craft Fabrication a plus.


Skills / Abilities
Ability to operate shop equipment including industrial and domestic sewing machines, multi needle and leather sewing machines, steam irons, and cutting tools
Proven skills in cutting, costume craft construction, alterations, and fittings
Ability to collaborate with the costume team to efficiently complete assigned projects.
Excellent organizational, time management, communication skills
Ability to lift 20 lbs

Housing is Provided.

Production Dates: June 1st July 25th

Salary / Rate: $15.00 / hour plus overtime

2020 Production shows include Disneys The Beauty and the Beast and The Count of Monte Cristo

Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio/Website to mlenn@tuacahn.org

Contact

Maria Lenn

Costume Shop Manager

mlenn(at)tuacahn(dot)org

https://www.tuacahn.org

(435) 652-3285

Business Address

1100 Tuacahn Dr.

Ivins, UT 84738

Posted: 05/07/2020 15:45:00 EST

Last Updated: 05/08/2020 07:38 EST

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