This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Stage West Calgary is seeking Stitchers to work on their upcoming production of CHICAGO. This person would be working directly with the Head of Wardrobe and fellow Stitchers on the construction and/or altering of garments. Stage West is looking for individuals with a great attitude and experience in working in a professional theatrical costume shop. This is a temporary position with an approximate average of 40/hours per week between March 26, 2013 – April 26, 2013. Education and Experience in theatrical costuming is not necessary but is considered an asset.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Demonstrate strong hand and machine sewing skills on both domestic and industrial machines as well as perform various techniques on both.
Pattern drafting, draping and ability to read both commercial and industrial patterns. Ability to alter such is an asset.
Working knowledge and safe use of equipment and tools used in a costume shop including but not limited to – domestic, industrial and specialty sewing machines, steam irons, steamers, and cutting tools.
Ability to work unsupervised and follow instructions as set forth by the Costume Designer and/or Head of Wardrobe.
Demonstrate experience in effective time management and meet deadlines.
Be extremely well organized and able to work effectively under such deadlines with the ability to remain clear and productive under stressful circumstances.
Excellent communication, “people skills” when dealing with actors and other coworkers.
To apply please send resumes in by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (403) 243-7991. Successful applicants will be contacted by phone or e-mail; interviews will be scheduled by Jolane Houle. Application deadline is February 15, 2013.
Jolane Houle, Head of Wardrobe
Fax: (403) 243-7991
Stage West Dinner Theatre features great food, great service and great entertainment... all in one location. Our 400 seat theatre is ramped and tiered, offering easy access and an excellent view of the stage from all locations. Stage West's sumptuous 120 item buffet is included with each performance.
We bring you the greatest entertainers from television, movies, the stage and the music world. Past stars have included Bruce Weitz from "Hill Street Blues", Richard Moll from "Night Court", Cindy Williams from "Laverne & Shirley" and stage and screen legend Mickey Rooney.