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AVAILABLE POSITIONS

WARDROBE SUPERVISOR

The Hale Center Theater in Orem is seeking a professional, self-motivated, highly organized and experienced individual to serve as Wardrobe Supervisor.

HCTO produces 7 shows per year, with performances running almost year round. The Wardrobe Supervisor position is responsible for supervising all wardrobe related activities for each show. This includes organizing, scheduling, training, and managing a team of dressers as well as building dresser tracks for each show. The position will organize and oversee all costume changes, working with stage management to designate backstage spaces, rehearse quick changes, and assign dressers to specific performers and tasks. Additionally the Wardrobe Supervisor is responsible for orchestrating the maintenance, upkeep and repair of costumes, work with costume shop management to organize costume load-in and assist in show strikes.

This is an hourly position (with the potential to become full time) which will require some weekend and evening shifts. Pay rate is based upon experience.

Experience

Demonstrated experience as a Dresser (Professional wardrobe experience preferred) Demonstrated experience acting as Wardrobe Supervisor Experience with wig/hair maintenance and assisting actors with wig changes

Qualifications

  • A working understanding of theatre and production practices, as well as costume construction techniques, tools and equipment
  • Firm understanding of costuming and costume crafts
  • Strong understanding of fabric care
  • Ability to work with and lead a team
  • Ability to create run paperwork, quick-change plans and documentation
  • Ability to work productively and meet deadlines in an environment of change, creative process and rigorous time management
  • Willingness to meet professional standards and possess professional experience in commercial and/or regional professional theatre
  • Ability to work long hours and work with a flexible schedule
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Physical Demands: Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, perform physical activities such lifting, bending, standing, climbing, and walking

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with wig/hair maintenance and assisting actors with wig changes

Schedule

Requires some weekend/evening shifts (determined by show performance schedule) and additional flexible preparation hours.

Salary

DOE

Benefits

N/A

Apply

If you are interested, please email us at peter@haletheater.org and include your resume, cover letter, and an application form which you can download here.

HCTO DRESSER POSITION

The Hale Center Theater in Orem is seeking a professional, self-motivated, highly organized and experienced individual to serve as Dressers for shows during our 2020 season. HCTO produces 7 shows per year, with performances running almost year round.

The Dresser position assists in all wardrobe related activities for each show. This includes inventorying costumes prior to and after performances, assisting actor costume changes, working with stage management, rehearsing quick changes and work under the Wardrobe Supervisor to ensure each performance runs smoothly. Dressers will assist in some maintenance, upkeep and emergency repair of costumes. This is an hourly position with shifts that run during performances. While the schedule is flexible based upon availability and needs of each show, it does require weekend and evening shifts. Pay rate is based upon experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • A basic understanding of theatre and production practices, costume construction techniques, tools and equipment
  • Ability to work with a team and take direction
  • Ability to work productively in a fast-paced environment of change
  • Ability to work long hours and work with a flexible schedule
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Physical Demands: Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, perform physical activities such lifting, bending, standing, climbing, and walking

Bonus Qualifications

  • Previous experience as a Dresser is a plus, but not required

Schedule

Requires weekend/evening shifts (as determined by show performance schedule)

Salary

DOE

Benefits

N/A

Apply

If you are interested, please email us at peter@haletheater.org and include your resume, cover letter, and an application form which you can download here.

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