Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
October 12, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts





The Stitcher is a Full-Time Seasonal, non-exempt position that will sew costumes as needed for new build productions as well as refurbished productions. The Stitcher may also assist in fittings, as needed. He or she will need to be able to stitch at a fast and accurate rate and demonstrate strong project and time management skills.


  • Stitch costumes as required for new builds, refurbishment, and repair of ballet costumes

  • Stitch at a fast, accurate rate

  • Assist as needed in fittings

  • Complete all projects as specified and on time

  • Other job-related assignments, as needed

  • Three years of experience sewing at a professional theatre level

  • Strong knowledge of costume construction methods

  • Strong hand sewing skills

  • Competent cutting ability

  • Experience sewing knits as well as wovens

  • Knowledge of industrial sewing machines used in costume construction and ability to perform weekly maintenance on that equipment

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail

    Boston Ballet is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

How To Apply:

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter IMPORTANT – PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE POSITION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR E-MAIL. No phone calls please.

Apply by:
November 30, 2018
About this Organization:
Since 1963, Boston Ballet has been one of the leading dance companies in the world on stage, in the studio and in the community. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Max Hodges, the Company maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire and the largest ballet school in North America, Boston Ballet School.

Boston Ballet maintains a repertoire of classical, neo-classical and contemporary works, ranging from full-length story ballets to new works by some of today's finest choreographers. Boston Ballet's second company, Boston Ballet II, is comprised of pre-professional dancers who gain experience by performing with the Company and independently, presenting lecture-demonstrations and special programs to audiences throughout the Northeast.