The Old Globe Theatre
San Diego, CA

Expires: 03/15/22

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$25.75-$28.50/hr biweekly

The Old Globe seeks qualified applicants for a full time Draper/Tailor. This position reports to the Costume Director and is responsible for leading a team of artisans to create mens and womens costumes.

The Draper/Tailor is expected to efficiently produce a large quantity of high quality costumes, achieving the Globes high production and safety standards. The Draper/Tailor is expected to work independently and as part of a team; communicating effectively with production, creative, and administrative staff in delivering support for productions and ensuring department success.

The Draper/Tailor will determine, with the Costume Director, the construction method required, estimate yardage and work flow, make patterns, cut or supervise the cutting of garments based on the sketches and research; and direct the assembly, fitting and altering, final application of fabric and trims of all assigned garments.
Qualified candidates should demonstrate at least 4 years of progressive work creating high quality theatrical costumes; a thorough knowledge of a pattern making system: e.g. draping, drafting and for tailoring, knowledge of a drafting system specific to tailoring menswear; knowledge of historical and garment making resources; and expertise in managing and training team members to produce the desired results and increased skill sets.
Successful applicants should be self-motivated, adept at problem-solving, and attentive to details and timelines.
Flexible hours and overtime is required, Workweek is Tuesday- Saturday. Able to adapt to a changing work environment quickly and manage competing demands. Employee will be required to stand, walk, crouch, and sit for long periods of time, excellent vision (color, close and distance), and lift up to 35 lbs. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position available Fall 2021. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate is $25.75- $28.50.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore, we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with Draper/Tailor in the subject line.


Human Resources

Hr Generalist


(619) 231-1941

Business Address

1363 Old Globe way

San Diego, CA 92101

Posted: 09/15/2021 14:29:26 EST

Last Updated: 09/15/2021 17:00 EST

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