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Head of Wardrobe - Sudbury Theatre Centre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Position: Head of Wardrobe
Deadline: June 25, 2012
Posted: May 22, 2012

Job Description / Duties

•Advises on the cost and time required to build a costume design.
•Constructs and supervises the construction of wardrobe elements for all productions of the STC.
•Rents and supervises the rental of wardrobe elements for all productions of the STC.
•Ensures that all costumes properly fit the cast by measuring and altering the costumes.
•Purchases all materials needed for the construction of the costumes as required by the Wardrobe Designer.
•Ensures the cleanliness of the costumes during the run of a production.
•In co-operation with the Costume Designer and Director, ensures that all costumes required for media calls are ready and properly fitted to the cast.
•Ensures the proper maintenance of the wardrobe equipment.
•Ensures that the above responsibilities are completed within the budget and schedules provided by the Production Manager.
•Maintains and organizes Wardrobe Storage.
•Periodically co-ordinates the rental of costumes to other organizations in co-operation with the Production Manager.
•At the discretion of the Technical Director/Production Manager, will be required to work backstage during the run of some productions of the STC. This may include running fly’s, special effects and other regular backstage duties.

Qualifications / Required Skills

-Qualifications should include, but not be limited to:
-Minimum 2 years’ experience in a professional theatre
-Interpret a costume design and implement the design as required by the Costume Designer or Director.
-A full working knowledge of the equipment in the wardrobe shop.
-Organizational, self-motivation and time management skills are of the utmost importance.
-A valid driver’s license.
-A diploma or degree in a post-secondary technical theatre production program.
-Candidates must have strong sewing skills in both machine and hand sewing, be ingenious in their approach to their craft and be willing to work with conventional and unconventional materials.
-First Aid training is an Asset

Additional Information

Contract position runs from Sept.to Dec. 2012 and Feb. to May 2013 with the option of yearly renewal.

Salary:

Contact Information

Technical Director/Production Manager
Sudbury Theatre Centre
170 Shaughnessy St.
Station B, Box 641
Sudbury, ON, P3E 4P8
Phone (705) 674 8877 ext 29
Fax (705) 674 7369

Employer Profile

For over thirty years the STC has been a vital cultural entity in the City of Greater Sudbury, presenting audiences with the chance to experience award-winning productions that are emotionally powerful, socially conscious and uniquely reflective of the concerns and habits of northerners. The stories we tell absorb the heart and mind while gently confronting meaningful social and familial issues. We present honest plays that challenge, inspire and reflect the community’s needs. From humble beginnings, today the STC can lay claim to being the only English-language professional theatre between Sudbury and Thunder Bay. With a 287 seat auditorium, a fully-licensed lounge, dressing rooms, a rehearsal hall, a greenroom, wardrobe, storage, an in-house workshop and administrative office space all located under one roof, STC truly has it all.

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