-Professional design credits for theatrical productions (or similar)
-Strong and efficient sewing skills
-Resourceful, with a knack for problem-solving
-Proactive, self-starter who is highly organized with acute attention to detail
-Ability to read + create CAD drawings
-Exhibits grace under pressure
-Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a team
-A strong sense of humor
We consider diversity and inclusion a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought and action, especially from historically underrepresented communities. We seek to champion dignity, visibility and accessibility, while promoting cultural competency, humility and sensitivity. Parallel 45 is an equal opportunity employer.
To design, or supervise the selection of the costumes which correspond with the needs and budget of the Production, such needs having been defined in discussions with the Director, the other Designers and the Theatre.
To be responsible to supply a Designer Research Package to be used in the Presentation based on consultation with other members of the Creative Team. The Research Package will include a brief research presentation (Pinterest board, Powerpoint, Collage, etc.) for each show and will be uploaded to the applicable google drive folder (as communicated by the PM) by the deadline given
To supply a color sketch and/or painted working scale model of each set.
To supply Preliminary Designs and Completed Designs as required for the estimation of cost and construction of all costumes.
To coordinate and direct the realization of the costume(s) in direct communications with the Costume Shop Manager, Director of Production, Director, or with any other agent as appointed by the Theatre
To supervise all shopping and be available as herein defined for shopping. To consult with PM while working/shopping remotely before making any major purchases which would require reimbursement.
To supervise the selection of costumes, or parts thereof, which are borrowed, rented, purchased, or selected from the Theatre stock or performers' personal wardrobe.
To be responsible for the supervision of all necessary fittings and alterations, these fittings to be scheduled by the Theatre (PSM + Shop Director +Designer) at mutually agreed upon times and locations.
To design, select and/or supervise the selection of all accessories, headgear, gloves, footwear, hose, purses, jewelry, umbrellas, canes, fans, masks, etc.
To supervise and/or design makeup and hairstyling and to design, select and/or supervise the selection of wigs, hairpieces, moustaches and beards
In coordination with TD + PSMs + Costume Director + Apprentice(s), supervise and assist in the construction of costume trunks/cases/lockers and/or whatever is mutually agreed upon by the team to be effective, portable storage for all wardrobe the duration of the season.
Supervise and assist with the construction of Dressing Room/Make-Up areas that are capable of being quickly changed for each Show of the repertory season. Ensuring, with consultation of the PM, that areas are in compliance with Equity rules.
To be available remotely for consultation with TD + PM +Costume Shop Director to clarify, adjust designs as the budget/venue may require, as needed
To design and/or supervise special effects in consultation with the other Designers and the Theatre
Note: Explore Talent only provides Internet exposure, resources, and tools for you to match your talent with auditions and casting directors. All materials, information, casting information, products, and services included in or available through this site (the "content") are provided "as is" and "as available" for your use. The content is provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability. All talent under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times