Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks experienced Wardrobe Assistants for our 2023 Season and Arts Academy productions. Approximate dates of employment vary per position between March and November 2023.
Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast paced working environment. Wardrobe Crew experience required; sewing/stitching skills are encouraged. Reports to Wardrobe Supervisor and Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor.
Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to):
-Minor costume repairs
-Ensure proper cleaning, organization and delivery of costume pieces
-Assist with backstage quick changes
-Possess flexibility and positive backstage demeanor working with actors and other crew
-Run each performance (8 shows/week)
-Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary
-Assist with Arts Academy
-Coordinate with Costume Director, Staff, Coordinators and/or designers to ensure a productive handoff and tech experience
-Attending or watch video of designer run to determine quick changes and other costume related problems
- Foster and maintain a positive and productive work environment backstage, in dressing rooms, and in wardrobe rooms.
- Ensure that the wardrobe rooms, backstage areas, and dressing rooms are kept in a clean and tidy manner.
-Job requires ability to sit/stand for long periods of time, and bend, stoop, or kneel while assisting actors, staff, and designer in execution of duties as assigned
-Job requires ability to lift, carry, move costumes and necessary equipment up and down stairs in varied lighting conditions
-Unconventional hours may be required
$17-18/hr plus O/T after 40 hours and housing included.
Ogunquit Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting the growth of a diverse and inclusive workplace. For our full Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility statement please visit our website: http://www.ogunquitplayhouse.org/about-us
Please send letter, resume and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include 2023 WARDROBE ASSISTANT in the subject line.