The Hanover Theatre

2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608

Date Posted:
January 28, 2019

Central Massachusetts



Costume Assistant for Youth Summer Programs (ages 9-18)


Each summer, The Hanover Theatre runs Youth Summer Programs for students ages 6-18.Our teen program, now in its 10th year, offers students, ages 13-18, daily morning classes focusing on music, drama and dance as well as afternoon rehearsals for a final production. Two sessions will be offered. Students will present three performances of a full-scale Broadway musical at the end of each session. Our Pre-Teen session, now in its 4th year, overlaps the teen program and will produce a Broadway Jr. production in two weeks utilizing the same set, props, etc.


· Active involvement with children, ages 9-18

· Assisting the Costume Coordinator

· Coordinate complex costume changes and assist with quick-changes

· Measuring students for costumes

· Execution of costume plot

· Sewing, alterations, steaming, ironing, pattern work, washing

· Assist in the coordination and return of rental items

· Production-related errands and general help with the day to day activities of the Youth Summer Program



· Daily: 

   -Teen Session 1: July 8th – July 27th 

    (Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4pm*)

   -Teen Session 2: July 29th – August 17th 

    (Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4pm*)

   -Pre-Teen Session: July 29th – August 10th 

    (Monday-Friday 7:30am- 3:30pm*)

   -Performances: Teen: July 26 at 7pm & 27 at 2pm & 7pm, 

    August 16 at  7pm & 17 at 2pm & 7pm

   -Pre-Teen: August 10th at 2pm & 6pm

   -Strike: Evening of August 18th following the final performance.

* Additional hours will be required during tech week


· Strong interest in performing arts

· Previous experience with costume design and patterns

· Excellent sewing skills

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to manage and work within a budget

· Proven self-starter and desire to take initiative

· Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

· Confident personality with the motivation to achieve results

· Strong attention to detail

· Punctual and dependable

· Reliable Transportation (parking will be provided)

· Must be 19+

How To Apply:

To apply for this internship, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Meghan Montaner 

Director of Education 

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

2 Southbridge Street

Worcester, MA 01608

Apply by:
March 01, 2019
About this Organization:

The Hanover Theatre welcomes more than 200,000 visitors per year to its 2,300-seat historic venue for a broad range of world-class performances including touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedy, family shows and other events. The facility is comprised of two adjacent and connected buildings, and includes function rooms for private or community events, and a conservatory for the performing arts, serving 200 students in a wide variety of classes in acting, dance and design. We are committed to providing the highest quality customer experience and dedicated to embracing a system of values that includes mutual respect, teamwork, professionalism and an open and inclusive culture.