Flint Repertory Theatre is seeking a Head of Wardrobe for our 2019/2020 season. Work with Costume Shop Manager, Costume Designer, Technical Director and Stage Manager to implement costumes into the technical and dress rehearsal process. Report to Costume Shop Manager and Technical Director. Attend technical and dress rehearsals and production meetings as required. Prepare costume plots and quick changes. Keep costumes clean and repaired at all times, notifying the Costume Shop Manager and Technical Director of any problems with wear and tear immediately. Label costumes prior to the first technical rehearsal. Ensure all costumes (fully laundered and repaired) are in the dressing rooms, on stage or in quick change areas by the half, or as requested by the Stage Manager. Arrange the set-up of quick change areas with the Costume Shop Manager and Technical Director before technical rehearsals begin, in coordination with the Stage Manager. Assist Company members to dress during the half if required, possibly assisting with the application of wigs, hairpieces and body make-up. Assist quick changes during performances. Ensure the Company is aware of the laundry and repairs routine and of their responsibility to protect their costumes as far as possible. Assist Costume Shop Manager in production strike after the close of each show.
Previous wardrobe experience required. An organized yet flexible approach and calm under pressure. Demonstrable ability to work as part of a team and under your own initiative. Ability to be creative and resourceful in problem solving.
This is a part-time/contractual position. Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Ramirez, Production Administrative Director, at sramirez@FlintRep.org. Review of applications will begin on or before November 8, 2019.
2019/2020 Production Dates:
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
• Technical and Dress Rehearsals – March 7-12, 2020
• Performances – March 13-22, 2020
• Strike – March 23 & 24, 2020
The Magnificent Seven
• Technical and Dress Rehearsals – April 25-30, 2020
• Performances – May 1-10, 2020
• Strike – May 11 & 12, 2020