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Job (Bragg Creek): Costumer/Seamstress – Spring Production

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Job (Bragg Creek): Costumer/Seamstress – Spring Production


Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society is looking for a Costume Designer/Lead Seamstress & Wardrober for our production of The Wizard of Oz which runs from May 22 to 24, 2020.

Honorarium: $300

Show Dates: May 22 to 24, 2020


• Collaborate with the Director on establishing a costume design
• Collaborate with the Director, Set Designer, and Lighting Designer on establishing a colour palette
• Create a costume plot
• Present design concept at rehearsal in collaboration with the Director
• Take measurements of all cast members
• Buy, rent, or borrow costumes and accessories (shoes, hats, gloves, jewelry, purses, etc.), within the production budget and in consultation with the Production Manager
• Sew costumes as required
• Recruit and coordinate additional seamstresses/seamsters to sew costumes with the assistance of the Volunteer Coordinator
• Supervise the seamstresses/seamsters
• Attend production meetings, as required
• Supply rehearsal costumes
• Attend at rehearsals, as required
• Coordinate a costume parade in consultation with the Production Manager and Director
• Attend at dress rehearsal
• Recruit and coordinate dressers for costume changes with the assistance of the Volunteer Coordinator
• Supervise dressers
• Make arrangements for costume repairs and cleaning during the run
• Arrange for cleaning and returns of any rented or borrowed costumes or accessories
• Work within a budget


• Strong visual sense
• Ability to draw
• Knowledge of clothing styles and history
• Strong sewing skills
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people
• Willingness to work with a number of people with a range of ages, experiences, and abilities
• Enthusiasm for the project


January to May 2020

Tech Week: May 17 to 21, 2020
Sunday May 17, 2020 – run through 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.
May 18 to 21, 2020 – tech rehearsals and dress rehearsals – available every evening


Submit your resume and references to our Artistic Director via email at The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 8th, 2020.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check at his/her cost.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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