Job Summary

Performs routine seamstress duties on costumes for University theatrical productions under close supervision. This is an entry level position.

Job Functions

  • Assists costume designer in the fitting of costumes to performers; performs duties including cutting, sewing, fitting, painting, distressing, and pressing; may mend or modify existing costumes.
  • Assists in performing special costuming duties to include wig dressing, hat making, corsetry, leather crafting, shoe making, dyeing, jewelry making, fiberglass and celastic construction.
  • Maintains inventory of costumes, related accessories, and costume shop supplies; ensures cleaning and mending of costumes as necessary; ensures necessary maintenance on sewing machines and other equipment.
  • May provide technical guidance and direction to students and wardrobe “running crews.”
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High school degree. Experience may substitute for education on a year-for- year basis.

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Skilled Craft (non-supervisory)

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