The Draper/Tailor will lead a team for our
productions of “Romeo and Juliet”- January 14 -March 8, 2019, “Indecent”- March
25 -May 3, 2019, and “Yerma”-May 6- June 14, 2019 to be produced in the
Huntington Avenue Theatre. Position is
paid hourly; the work week will be 40 hours and some overtime will be
required. Candidates should be local or
have local housing, as neither housing nor travel is provided.
- Patterns new costumes and alters existing
and supervises construction and alteration of costumes.
- Accurately measures actors.
- Supervises and trains First Hands and
- Conduct fittings with costume designer and keeps
the build on schedule.
- Restocks costumes and assists with general
shop projects, including maintenance and inventory.
- Assists with costume
rental and outside contracted jobs as needed.
and promotes safe working practices in the use of shop tools and equipment.
- Additional duties as
assigned by Production Manager, or Costume Director.
- B.A./B.F.A. or
- 2-3 years of First
Hand or Draper experience in a professional costume shop.
- Must demonstrate a
thorough knowledge of draping and patterning for contemporary and period
clothing, plus the ability to use these skills for theatrical
- Tailoring experience
- Possess an
understanding of fabrics and their uses.
- Excellent time
management and good interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency with
operating and trouble-shooting industrial sewing machines
- Must maintain a calm
and professional attitude at all times
- Strong attention to
- Must be a willing
collaborator, a confident and capable decision-maker and a craftsperson
with an artistic eye.
How To Apply:
please send letter of interest, references, and resume to:
of Human Resources
Theatre Company, Inc.
December 15, 2018
About this Organization:
Huntington Theatre Company engages, inspires, entertains and challenges audiences
with theatrical productions that range from the classics to new works; we train
and support the next generation of theatre artists; we provide arts education
programs that promote life-long learning to a diverse community; and we
celebrate the essential power of the theatre to illuminate our common humanity.
Founded in 1982 and led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois
and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning
productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play
development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of
the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Huntington Theatre Company strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for
employment. African Americans, Asian
Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin
Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific
Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.