Costume Shop Supervisor

The Conservatory of Theater Arts at Purchase College is accepting applications for Costume Shop Supervisor. This position will be responsible for the supervision of the shop, shop staff, and the execution of costumes for Conservatory Productions; together with workroom supervisor and other staff, position will serve as an adviser and supervisor for students working in the Costume Shop. This position is a 10-month College Year appointment from August 1 to May 31 each academic year. Successful applicants should show leadership in the field, significant professional work in the theater at an advanced level, and teaching experience. Position requires advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem-solving skills, as well as a strongly demonstrated commitment to safety in the entertainment industry. Required: Strong knowledge and experience in theatrical costume construction (machine and hand sewing, alterations, professional finishing techniques, basic crafts, dyeing, millinery), leadership experience in staff management and wardrobe supervision, proficiency with standard costume shop equipment and maintenance, skills in communication, collaboration, time management and team-oriented focus. Instructions to Candidate: This is a condensed version of the job posting. For the complete posting, please visit Purchase College Job Vacancy website at and complete an online application.

Properties Manager and Cutter-Draper

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is proud to be an organization where a diverse mix of talented, committed and enthusiastic people gather to do their best work. We celebrate the glorious richness of our world by cultivating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusiveness as we create exceptional theatre experiences.

CTC, one of the nation’s largest, fully producing professional theatre companies for youth, is accepting applications for a Cutter-Draper and a Properties Manager to join the Production Team. These are regular, full-time, year-round positions with a benefit package. If you are committed to bringing a story to life for the young (and young-at-heart) with a portfolio to prove it, visit our website for details about these positions and the application process.

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Staff Costumer/Instructor of Crafts, Wardrobe, Make Up and Hair

Staff Costumer/Instructor of Crafts, Wardrobe, Makeup and Hair

• Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a position in Costume Crafts, Wardrobe, Hair and Makeup, beginning Fall 2019. Because the university seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism, the College of Fine Arts is invested in hiring faculty and staff members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Theater Division.

• Ten-month renewable non-tenure track appointment. Generous benefits: tuition for self and dependents, comprehensive insurance package, excellent retirement plan, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, wellness programs/facilities, and employee assistance program - Minimum Qualifications

• MFA or equivalent professional experience in Costume Crafts and Wardrobe.

• Experience/teaching ability in multiple Crafts applications, Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup.

• Working knowledge of all costume design and technology areas. Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in university teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds.

• Connections to professional markets. Responsibilities: Building costume crafts, hair, makeup; enforce shop standards; oversee student wardrobe/costume stock teams; supervision/maintenance of the costume crafts shop and stock. Ideal candidate should have teaching knowledge and production experience in: Millinery, Dyeing, Mask-making, Wardrobe, Stage Makeup/effects (i.e. prosthetics), Hair/Wigs, Jewellery, small Metal-working. Strong mentorship of students is critical.

Apply by 2/24/19for full consideration. Apply at:

Assistant or Associate Professor in Costume Design

The Department of Theatre at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor (100%) in Costume Design beginning Fall 2019. Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate foundation courses in costume design and makeup; developing research/creative works in theatre costume design and makeup; advising and mentoring costume and makeup design and production students; overseeing personnel for all costume and makeup elements for departmental productions; providing departmental service and other requisite duties of a tenure-track position.

Essential qualifications include a terminal degree in costume design or related field from a regionally accredited university with two years teaching experience (graduate school teaching experience accepted) and experience designing costumes professionally. Proven record of research or creative works in costume design. Excellent communication skills; the ability to manage and supervise; and demonstrated ability to complete projects within time and budget constraints.

The University of Minnesota requires online applications for this position. For complete position description and information on how to apply online, visit and search for Job Requisition 327901.

Complete applications will be reviewed beginning January 14, 2019. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.


The School of Theatre and Dance invites an engaging and collaborative individual who respects a diverse academic environment to join a progressive faculty for a 9-month, Tenure-track position in Costume Design and Technology starting August 19, 2019. The School produces eight productions annually. Opportunities exist for employment at Porthouse Theatre, the School’s professional summer theatre.

Responsibilities. Teach graduates/ undergraduates in design, drawing and rendering techniques. Provide leadership of the Costume Design and Technology area including supervision, academic advising, and mentorship of M.F.A. teaching assistants in costume. Candidate will collaborate effectively with diverse students and faculty.

Qualifications: M.F.A. in Theatre design technology and/or equivalent professional experience designing for theatre and dance. Demonstrated competence in teaching. Skills in both traditional and digital media. Commitment to scholarship and service in an academic environment. Wigs and Makeup are desirable secondary areas.

Applications considered starting November 1, 2018 at (998087) Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, a philosophy of teaching, and a list of 5 references. Please have three confidential reference letters and link to website portfolio of realized work sent to Tammy Honesty ( Costume Design Search, School of Theatre and Dance, Kent State University, B141 CPA, Kent, OH, 44242-001