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Armour Supervisor/ Costume Armorer - Canadian Badlands Passion Play

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Location: Drumheller, Alberta
Position: Armour Supervisor/ Costume Armorer
Deadline: February 8, 2013
Posted: January 29, 2013

Job Description / Duties

Armour Supervisor– Duties include but not limited to:
- responsible for overseeing the use and maintenance of the armoury
- maintenance and design improvements to all types of armour & helmets.
- proper care and polishing of armour, as well as repairing chain-mail and loricas as needed.
- Instructing actors in the proper wearing of their armour
- Expected to prepare and polish all armour for show readiness

The Costume Armourer is part of the Wardrobe production crew, who’s sole job is to prep and maintain and the armour used for and during the shows. They prepare and polish the armour pre-show so it is ready for use by performers, then distribute it to performers during the show and assist actors with dressing into their armour and then post show they assist in actors removal of their armour, collect it, maintain it, and store it for the next show day.

Qualifications / Required Skills


Additional Information

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is currently accepting applications for the Head of Wardrobe for the summer of 2013. The contract would run from June to July 28th 2013 (Dates TBC)

The wardrobe team consists of: a Costume Designer, Head of Wardrobe, Wardrobe Administrator, Assistant Designers, Seamstresses, Dressers, and Production Volunteers.

Any interested applicants are encouraged to email a resume and cover letter to Ms. Ailsa Birnie at  no later than February 8, 2013.


Contact Information

Ailsa Birnie
Company Manager- Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Employer Profile

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is one of Canada's largest outdoor theatrical events. Now in its 19th season, the company annually depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in dramatic form. An epic story told on an epic scale, this year's production features a creative retelling of the Gospel of John. The script will be performed by a mixed professional/volunteer cast of approximately 200 actors in a 2700-seat outdoor amphitheatre.

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