Vertigo Theatre is seeking to fill the position of WARDROBE ASSISTANT. This individual would have either professional or academic experience working in a theatrical wardrobe shop. They would be self-motivated and able to work under little supervision with a high attention to detail.
– Assisting the costume designer in the production and strike of the show.
– Maintain cleanliness and organization of the costume shop.
– Maintain cleanliness and organization of wardrobe stock.
– Mend costume pieces during the run of a show.
This is a part-time, hourly position. Hours will be based upon the needs of the show and the theatre. The position would start early February, 2013.
Vertigo Theatre is a highly successful charitable society with an operating budget of $2.5M; of which 60% is derived from earned revenues. Its mission is to be a leader in developing, producing and presenting plays based in the mystery genre, and plays for young audiences, while providing a performance home for other organizations. Its vision is to create exceptional entertainment experiences.
Vertigo Theatre occupies a unique place in Calgary’s cultural landscape as:
The only professional theatre in Canada producing a series of plays based in the mystery genre (Vertigo Mystery Theatre)
The only theatre in Calgary presenting a full series of plays of national importance for children and teens during the regular theatre season (Y Stage)
Providing a performance home for other arts and arts education organizations (Vertigo Theatre Centre).
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume by January 1st, 2013 to the Production Manager at jeremy.parker @vertigotheatre.com.