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Cutter - The Globe Theatre Society

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Regina, Saskatchewan
Position: Cutter
Deadline: August 30, 2019
Posted: July 9, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Develops patterns and cuts costumes based on costume renderings, research and instruction of the Costume Designer.
- Research the period, style, and techniques required to achieve the Designer’s concept.
- Create patterns, either by draping or flat pattern making for specific actors .
- Determine the yardage for fabric and trims.
- Responsible for cutting all fabric including interlinings, facings, linings, plackets, etc.
-Preparing and assigning work, instructing stitchers in proper construction methods and techniques, and assisting in developing production schedules in consultation with the Head of Wardrobe.
- Attends and participates in fitting the costumes to the actors, corrects patterns and alter costume as necessary.
-Supervises alterations.
-May be involved in costume construction as necessary as assigned by Head of Wardrobe.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Specific skills will include, but are not limited to:
- Excellent knowledge and experience in costume construction techniques (flat pattern making and draping)
- Proven knowledge and experience in both men’s and women’s tailoring techniques
- Understanding of period shape and how to adapt it to theatrical costumes
- Working knowledge of costume history, fabric types and uses
- Proficient in hand-sewing, and the use of industrial sewing machines
- Communicates well and is creative and resourceful in problem solving
- Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and under your own initiative
- Take direction and manage time effectively with minimal supervision
- Minimum of 2 years' experience as Cutter in a professional theatre company or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience and 4 years’ experience in costume construction

Additional Information

This is an hourly agreement on a seasonal contract, for the build of 2-3 main stage plays of the 2019/2020 season. Exact schedule of anticipated work dates and weeks has been prepared and is available upon request. The position is governed by the terms outlined in a collective agreement negotiated between Globe Theatre and IATSE 295, however it is not required that the successful applicant already be a member of IATSE.

Salary: $20.58/hr + travel

Contact Information

Celeste Pinder
Head of Wardrobe
Globe Theatre
Regina, SK S4P 2G9

(306) 924-2831

Employer Profile

Globe Theatre is a national centre of excellence in the production of theatre-in-the-round and in fostering the work of Saskatchewan artists.

The Globe Theatre Society is a Board run not-for-profit organization. With this structure, the Board of Directors hires the Artistic Director who provides the artistic expertise and vision to realize the mission of the Globe Theatre Society. Globe Theatre receives federal, provincial and municipal grants and accepts corporate and private donations that are tax deductible. Revenue is also raised through ticket sales, theatre rental, fundraising projects and related ventures.

Globe Theatre is one of Saskatchewan's largest arts organizations with a permanent staff of 29 administrative, technical and artistic employees. Throughout a season, Globe employs more than 100 artists on a contract basis. The annual operating budget is just over $4 million.

Globe Theatre is located on Treaty 4 territory, the traditional lands of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Nakoda, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation.

We respect and honour the Treaties, we acknowledge the harms of the past, and we are committed to moving forward with Indigenous Nations in the spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.

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