This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
The Master Cutter’s duties shall include, but not be limited to the scheduling and coordination of all cutting and construction. They are responsible for fabricating patterns, research, cutting, fitting and supervision of the construction of costumes from specific designs and/or sketches provided by the Costume Designer or designate. The Master Cutter determines yardage and trims for costumes and will assist in selecting materials.
Show 1 – POV (Fidelio)
Wardrobe Source/Build: Sept 4 - Oct 5, 2018
Notes as called: Oct 8 - 11, 2018
Show 2 - POV (La Traviata)
Fittings and alterations: Jan 14 - Feb 1, 2019
Notes as called: Feb 4-14, 2019
Show 3 - POV (Countess Maritza)
Wardrobe Source/Build: Mar 18 – Apr 19, 2019
Notes as called: Apr 22-25, 2019
*Subject to Change
Salary: 2018/2019 Season Hourly Wage: $30.36 + benefits
Deadline for all applications: June 25, 2018
Applicants are invited to submit their resumes by email to:
Please address cover letters to Mark Leigh, Technical Director.
We thank all who express interest in these positions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Pacific Opera Victoria is currently accepting applications for the nine following seasonal positions for the 2018/2019 season. The seasonal positions are hired from July 1st through June 30th each year, and Pacific Opera’s shop is normally in operation from August to May. Opera Shop staff work under the jurisdiction of IATSE Local 168. Preference will be given to candidates who have five or more years of professional work experience in a shop/theatre environment. The Opera Shop’s normal hours of operation are from 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, but hours of employment will be as required depending on the demands of each production. In addition to hourly wages noted below, POV currently provides 5% in employer RRSP contributions, 5% vacation pay, and 4% in lieu of benefits; as well as access to a health and welfare fund paid by Pacific Opera and administered by the union.