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Costume Designer - KW Musical Productions

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Kitchener, Ontario
Position: Costume Designer
Deadline: May 8, 2015
Posted: April 28, 2015

Job Description / Duties

Costume Designer
The costume designer collaborates with the director, and is responsible to the director/production
*Volunteer position with Honorarium.
● Collaborates with director on establishing a costume design
● Collaborates with director, set and lighting designers on a colour palette
● Takes measurements of all cast members
● Buys, rents or borrows costumes and accessories (shoes, hats, gloves, jewelry, purses, etc.),
● Adapts clothing to suit a character, and the actors’ activities (safety, comfort and movability)
● Sews costumes if necessary
● Attends production meetings
● Supplies rehearsal costumes
● Manages and direct a crew of volunteers
● Attends first rehearsal and presents design concept
● Attends other rehearsals as available
● Attends costume parade, dress rehearsals, etc.
● Coordinates dressers for costume changes
● Arranges to repair and clean costumes during the run
● Supervises returns of any borrowed costumes or accessories
● Works within a budget

Qualifications / Required Skills

● Strong visual sense
● Knowledge of clothing styles and history
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Strong communication skills
● Strong organizational skills
● Strong supervisory skills

Additional Information

February 12-14 & 18-21, 2016
St. Jacobs Country Playhouse


Contact Information

KW Musical Productions is now accepting applications for the Creative Team for Grease. Please send applications to

 by Friday May 8th, 2015.

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KW Musical Productions is a community theatre organization based in Kitchener-Waterloo Providing the opportunity to experience & participate in high quality musical theatre since 1948.

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