Costumers Sought for Three Shows at the Covedale Center

CCPACincinnati Landmark Productions is seeking costumers for three shows in the Covedale Marquee Season,2021-2022.

These are contracted positions hired for the following productions:

  • ALL SHOOK UP (October 21 – November 14, 2021)
  • ELF the Musical (December 2 – December 26, 2021)
  • ON THE TOWN (March 17 – April 10, 2022)

Costumers may be contracted for multiple shows in this season.

Job brief:
Cincinnati Landmark Productions is looking for a creative Costumer to coordinate, create and manage clothing and costume props for several productions. Your work will play a great part in setting the tone of a story and enhancing the actor’s performance.

As costumer, you must be creative and well-versed in different garment types and styles. You should be able to sketch and see creating clothes as an art. Collaborating closely with a multi-disciplinary team to create the best visual effect.

Responsibilities:

  • Study script to understand costume requirements in terms of setting, era and character attributes.
  • Perform research on historical periods and different regions.
  • Develop costume plots for characters.
  • Create preliminary sketches of costumes and present them for approval
  • Create, acquire, pull from stock or purchase costumes to fulfill show needs
  • Ensure costumes stay within budget
  • Supervise fittings and costume rehearsals
  • Return, store, arrange for cleaning or dispose of used costumes as needed.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as costume designer/coordinator
  • Knowledge of design, sewing, costume creation, resources and textiles
  • Understanding of a range of styles and cultural/historical elements
  • Aptitude in research
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to work independently, yet as part of a production team.
  • Creativity and attention to detail
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • Degree or commensurate experience in costume design or relevant field

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Jennifer Perrino, Business Manager at jenniferperrino@clpshows.org.

No phone calls.
Deadline to apply: August 30, 2021.

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