Costume Shop

POSITION CLOSED - Costume Shop Supervisor/Head of Wardrobe is responsible for the running and supervision of the costume shop for a four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show, as well as maintaining the budget during the Festival’s costume shop build schedule. Position offers a $5,000 stipend for a ten-week contract, single occupancy dorm room, fourteen meals a week, and a $350 travel reimbursement. 

Costume Cutter/Drapers (2) are responsible for developing all needed patterns and cutting fabric for a four-show rotating repertory season.  Will assist in the supervision of the stitchers and any other costume duties that are deemed necessary and appropriate. Position offers a $3,500 stipend for a six-week contract, double occupancy dorm room, fourteen meals a week, and a $350 travel reimbursement. 

First Hands (2) are responsible for assisting the cutter/draper or Costume Shop Manager to take the cutter's patterns and be the "first hands" on fabric for a four-show rotating repertory season. Their responsibilities include cutting costumes out of fabric, helping practicum students with instructions on construction of the costumes, and constructing costumes themselves. Position offers a $3,000 stipend for a six-week contract, double occupancy dorm room, fourteen meals a week, and a $350 travel reimbursement. 

Stitcher/Wardrobe (5) will be responsible for all the sewing needs of the four-show rotating repertory season and the children’s show. Will perform all costume duties that are deemed necessary and appropriate.  Will serve as wardrobe crew on at least three productions during the run. Position offers a $3,000 stipend for a ten-week contract, double occupancy dorm room, and fourteen meals a week. 

Costume Intern/Wardrobe will serve as a Technical Intern assigned primarily to the costume shop and perform all costume duties that are deemed necessary and appropriate.  Will also serve as wardrobe crew on at least three productions during the run. Position offers a $1,250 stipend for a ten-week contract, double occupancy dorm room, and fourteen meals a week. 

 

To apply send or E-mail a résumé with current mailing address, telephone number, Email address and at least two letters of recommendation or references, and any examples of your work  to the Festival Office:
 info@TexasShakespeare.com
or
Texas Shakespeare Festival 1100 Broadway Kilgore, TX  75662 Phone: 903-983-8119 / Fax:  903-983-8124

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