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Wardrobe Assistant & Cast Costume Facilitator and Wardrobe Assistants - Canadian Badlands Passion Play

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Location: Drumheller, Alberta
Position: Wardrobe Assistant & Cast Costume Facilitator and Wardrobe Assistants
Deadline: February 8, 2013
Posted: January 29, 2013

Job Description / Duties

Wardrobe Assistant/Cast Costume Facilitator – Duties include but not limited to:

Responsibilities:
- Entering in Actor & Costume Data, along with photographs of actors as per associate designer’s fittings
- Responsible for taking the photo’s for wardrobe tracking.
- Liaison with Wardrobe ASM to get actors for fittings as required.
- Attending Production meetings, to assist the head of wardrobe in taking and disseminate wardrobe notes.
- Schedule Quick Change rehearsals
- Ensure Designer is there when needed to see actors
- Working in the wardrobe department as a cutter, stitcher and dresser as required
- Hand-sewing, millinery, cobbling and craftwork as required.
- Maintenance and improvements to all types of armour & helmets.
- Instructing actors in the proper wearing of their armour.
- In the past, has been responsible for creating and presetting show blood.


Wardrobe Assistant– Duties include but not limited to:
- Working in the wardrobe department as a cutter, stitcher and dresser as required
- hand-sewing, millinery, cobbling and craftwork as required
- Dying and painting as required.
- Costume assembly from general stock for BG Actors, under the direction of the Head of Wardrobe and Costume Designer.
- Maintenance and design improvements to all types of armour & helmets.
- Costume Maintenance and Laundering as required.
- Costume pulling and storage as required.
- Responsible for sewing new costumes, under the guidelines of the Head of Wardrobe
- Alterations and repairs on stock costumes as required
- Presetting costumes before each show
- Assisting quick changes for actors as needed
- Assist with show laundry each night as required
- Often responsible for shoe repairs including sewing and glueing

This is a full time position filled by two or more people. As directed by the Head of Wardrobe they are responsible for the day to day functions and labour that makes the wardrobe department a success. The work week is Thursday to Monday.

Qualifications / Required Skills

 

Additional Information

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is currently accepting applications for the Head of Wardrobe for the summer of 2013. The contract would run from May 6th to July 28th 2013.

The wardrobe team consists of: a Costume Designer, Head of Wardrobe, Wardrobe Administrator, Assistant Designers, Seamstresses, Dressers, and Production Volunteers.

Any interested applicants are encouraged to email a resume and cover letter to Ms. Ailsa Birnie at  no later than February 8, 2013.

Salary:

Contact Information

Ailsa Birnie
Company Manager- Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Employer Profile

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is one of Canada's largest outdoor theatrical events. Now in its 19th season, the company annually depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in dramatic form. An epic story told on an epic scale, this year's production features a creative retelling of the Gospel of John. The script will be performed by a mixed professional/volunteer cast of approximately 200 actors in a 2700-seat outdoor amphitheatre.

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