Job Description: Stitchers in the Costume Studio perform the majority of the construction, sorting, cleaning, mending, and altering work for costumes of mainstage productions. Stitchers also work as Wardrobe Crew Chiefs, a paid position on mainstage productions. Minimum of 3 hrs/week scheduled time (plus additional hours when serving as Wardrobe Crew Chief).
Preferred Skills/Attributes: Experience in sewing, common alterations, and other theatrical costuming techniques; time management skills; attention to detail; qualification on all Costume Studio equipment (provided by the department upon hiring); First Aid and Adult CPR certification (provided by the department upon hiring).
Preferred Experience in the Department: Some experience working with department faculty and staff members in coursework (especially Theatre 115: Introduction to Stagecraft) and/or productions.
Availability: This position is a one-semester or one-year position, extendable for a second year upon successful reapplication. It is open to students who have completed at least one semester at Grinnell College. Students in this position may study abroad and then return to the position afterward (upon successful reapplication). Extended nighttime and weekend hours required when serving as Wardrobe Crew Chief.