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Wardrobe Master Cutter - Pacific Opera Victoria

This is a Seasonal, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Victoria, British Columbia
Position: Wardrobe Master Cutter
Deadline: June 15, 2019
Posted: May 15, 2019

Job Description / Duties

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.

Additional Information

Production Dates:

Show 1 – (Il Trittico)
Wardrobe Source/Build: Sept 3 - Oct 11, 2019
Notes as called: Oct 14 - 17, 2019

Show 2 - (Flight)
Wardrobe Source/Build: Jan 13 – Feb 14, 2020
Notes as called: Feb 17 – Feb 20, 2020

Show 3 - (Carmen)
Wardrobe Source/Build: Mar 9 – Apr 10, 2020
Notes as called: Apr 13 – Apr 16, 2020

*Subject to Change

Salary: 2019/2020 Season Hourly Wage: $30.97 + benefits

Contact Information

Deadline for all applications: June 15, 2019
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.

Employer Profile

Pacific Opera Victoria is currently accepting applications for the nine following seasonal positions for the 2019/2020 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, Pacific Opera 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.