2021 Colorado Shakespeare Festival Costume Crafts Supervisor

Range of pay: $18 per hour.

Term of Employment: May 24, 2021 through July 11, 2021

Application deadline: Feb 2, 2021

Duties:

  • Interpret and implement costume crafts projects as designed by the Costume Designer and approved by the Costume Shop Manager.
  • Supervise the construction, fitting, and alteration of costume craft items including hats, jewelry, armor, masks, footwear, belts, bags, puppets, foam structures, and mechanical costumes.
  • Pattern fabrication and development and fitting of craft pieces as designed.
  • Utilize fabric manipulation techniques, painting / dyeing, and costume distressing.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently, supervising a small staff of artisans, interns, and volunteers.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace environment.
  • Professional experience, and / or demonstrable skill set in relevant trades and professions.
  • Experience working with a variety of costume crafts materials including clay, leather, buckram, felt, thermoplastics, foams, adhesives, and metal work.
  • Knowledge of respirator use, basic safety procedures, and the ability to operate power tools.
  • Artistic sensibility and sensitivity.
  • Strong collaboration, communication and technical skills and ability to maintain high quality / standards and safe and supportive work environment.
  • Teaching / mentoring experience is helpful, but not required.

Follow this link to apply!