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Costume Positions: Drapers, First Hands, Stitchers, Wardrobe Staff and Interns: Seasonal personnel sought for an Equity L.O.A. 8 show, 3 stage season at Shakespeare & Company. Season runs from early May through mid-September. Most contracts for shorter duration. Late season and early start contracts may include theater-in-education support. Some design assistantships available. Housing available, local transportation negotiable, though preferred candidates will have own transportation. Salary commensurate with experience. Experience in fast paced Summer Theater helpful. E.O.E.

DRAPERS

Shakespeare & Company is currently accepting applications for 2 Drapers for an Equity L.O.A. 8 show, 3 stage 2016 summer season. Job Dates: 05/ 2 or 23/16 – 08/14/16

The Drapers are responsible for overseeing the construction of all costumes built in the shop from patternmaking to garment construction. The ideal candidate is experienced in flat patterning and draping, works well under the pressure of a larger shop with 12-15 on staff, is well organized, is comfortable delegating work as needed, and is comfortable providing direction to a staff with varying degrees of skill. Housing available, local transportation negotiable, though preferred candidates will have own transportation. Salary commensurate with experience. E.O.E. Send cover letter, resume, 3 references with e-mail contact, and your dates of availability to:

Costume Department, Shakespeare & Co., 70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA 01240, or costumes@shakespeare.org. Additional information can be found at www.shakespeare.org.

FIRST HANDS

Shakespeare & Company is currently accepting applications for First Hands for an Equity L.O.A. 8 show, 3 stage 2016 summer season. Job Dates: 05/ 2 or 23/16 – 08/1-14/16

First Hands are responsible for garment construction and alterations and /or working with the stitchers to produce the final work. First Hands will also assist the Cutter/ Draper, as needed, in patterning and cutting. With 12-15 on staff, First Hands must be is well organized, comfortable delegating work as needed, and comfortable providing direction to a staff with varying degrees of skill. Housing available, local transportation negotiable, though preferred candidates will have own transportation. Salary commensurate with experience. E.O.E. Send cover letter, resume, 3 references with e-mail contact, and your dates of availability to:

Costume Department, Shakespeare & Co., 70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA 01240, or costumes@shakespeare.org. Additional information can be found at www.shakespeare.org.

WARDROBE STAFF

Shakespeare & Company is currently accepting applications for 2 Experienced Wardrobe people and 2 assistant wardrobe people, for an Equity L.O.A. 8 show, 3 stage 2016 summer season. Shows start as early as May 23 and run through Sept 4 but schedules vary.

Wardrobe staff are responsible for the smooth running of costumes for every performance: prepping costumes for each show, helping actors into costumes, running quick changes and cleaning and maintaining show wardrobe. Housing available, local transportation negotiable, though preferred candidates will have own transportation. Salary commensurate with experience. E.O.E. Send cover letter, resume, 3 references with e-mail contact, and your dates of availability to:

Costume Department, Shakespeare & Co., 70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA 01240, or costumes@shakespeare.org. Additional information can be found at www.shakespeare.org.

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To inquire about other available positions, email Jobsearch@shakespeare.org.