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Assistant to the Costume Designer - 4th Line Theatre

This is a Seasonal, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Millbrook, Ontario
Position: Assistant to the Costume Designer
Deadline: January 24, 2020
Posted: December 23, 2019

Job Description / Duties

4th Line Theatre, an outdoor theatre company located in Millbrook, Ont., is currently looking
for an Assistant to the Costume Designer for the 2020 summer season.

Start date: June 2, 2020
End date: August 6, 2020 (10 weeks)

Responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

•Working with the Costume Designer to design, create and purchase costumes and accessories for the production

•Liaising with the director and Costume Designer about creative concepts, establishing the look and feel of the production and its characters, deciding what each character wishes to convey through his/her clothing (time period, setting, status/social class, age, geographic region, etc.)

•Arranging costume fittings, taking actors' measurements for garments and accessories, such as wigs, shoes and hats

•Shopping at fabric, craft, charity, and clothes shops

•Petty cash responsibilities

Qualifications / Required Skills

•Must have strong sewing/building skills

•Must have strong drafting and pattern making skills

•Must have strong organizational skills

•The successful candidate will be creative, curious and passionate about theatre and historical costuming and have the ability to work in a team environment

•A valid Ontario Driver’s License and clean driving abstract are required

•A car is a requirement

•Must enjoy working outdoors

•Ideal for a returning student

Salary: $550/week

Contact Information

Please send a resume and cover letter by January 24, 2020 to:
Lindy Finlan
General Manager

If applying by email, please note the position title in the subject line of your email.

Employer Profile

4th Line Theatre is an award-winning outdoor theatre company that presents regionally-based, environmentally-staged, historical dramas. Our performance venue is located on the Winslow farm, just outside of Millbrook, Ontario. To find out more about 4th Line Theatre and the upcoming summer season, please visit our website

*4th Line Theatre can arrange temporary housing options for the length of the contract for out-of-town applicants.