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Spring Costume & Wardrobe Intern

THEATRE COSTUME & WARDROBE INTERN- SPRING 2021
 
I.    POSITION OBJECTIVES: To provide superior technical expertise in the areas of Costume Design and Construction for ECCT productions, rentals and special events. To help oversee day to day costume shop operations. To be an active member of the Production Staff, assisting in the areas of hair and makeup and properties as capable.
II.    POSITION CHARACTERISTICS:
Recruited by:           Executive Director
 
Salary/Benefits:   $5000 plus housing

Schedule:       January 4, 2021- May 21, 2021
                  Full time salaried position; schedule will flex between daytime, evening and
                  weekend hours depending on ECCT production schedule
 
III.   POSITION RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to:       Executive Director
 
Supervises:      Community volunteers
 
Coordinates with: Costume Shop Manager, Crew Heads
 
IV.  POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
·   BA/BS in Costume Design, Theatre, Fashion Merchandising or related field desired or comparable experience in the field
·   Demonstrated costume design ability
·   Intermediate to advanced sewing skills
·   Knowledge of theatrical style, conventions and terminology
·   Strong oral communication skills
·   Background in or appreciation of theatre
·   Demonstrated ability to recruit and work with volunteers
·   Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
·   Strong organizational skills and highly motivated with strong work ethic
·   Ability to work with minimal supervision
 

V.   PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND SAMPLE TASKS:

·   Provide costume design and construction assistance for all ECCT productions. Spring 2021 shows include Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, The Addams Family, Elephant & Piggie, Seussical, Winnie the Pooh, Lion, Witch and The Wardrobe, Disney's The Jungle Book
·   Assist with outside rentals and special events
·   Supervise volunteers on work nights
·   Work with properties coordinator on fabric projects
·   Assist with hair and makeup design as able
·   Serve on the running crew for shows
 
VI.    HOW TO APPLY
Submit cover letter and current resume to ECCT by email at info@ecct.org, by mail or in person at 1814 Oxford Ave. Eau Claire WI 54703. Application deadline is December 4, 2020. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Executive Director Wayne Marek at (715) 839-8877.