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Costume Shop Overhire, City Theatre (95 views)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
June 25, 2017

Costume Shop Overhire

Job Description

-Overhire will work closely with the Costume Shop Manager in all aspects of building and altering of costumes for productions in the 2017-2018 season (six shows).
-Help prepare shows by unpacking, measuring/ rehanging/ steaming/ and altering costumes.
-Restocking/reorganizing of the costume stock once shows are struck & preparing for the next
-Assist in returning shopped items to stores when needed
-Opportunity to move around departments might be available: please note if you have experience in carpentry, props, or scenic painting


-Experience working as a stitcher or first hand in a professional costume shop (at least two years)
-Skills in both hand sewing and machine sewing (domestic & industrial)
-Alteration techniques
-Available for flexible hours on an “as needed” basis starting September 2017 – June 2018
-can work anywhere from 4-12 hours in a day
– Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and carry up to 30 pounds, as well as be comfortable working at heights up to 15’ on ladders.
-Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, climbing, standing and sitting for long periods of time, and/or walking.
-Possess a valid driver’s license
-Experience in patterning, crafts and/or dyeing fabrics is a plus
-Have excellent communication skills – written, oral, visual. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work productively under severe time pressures and meet deadlines.
-Ability to interact effectively and professionally with staff, management, vendors and artists.


**Please note that applications will be collected until 8/8/17, then interviews will be scheduled.

For more information, visit: http://www.citytheatrecompany.org/inside-city/auditions-and-employment/