On a daily basis the Costumer is responsible for all costume aspects of the shows assigned to them. The Costumer maintains the designed look of the show, which includes costumes and hair
Scope & Responsibilities:
Distributes and presets costumes and costume accessories to all performers, and/or puppeteers on a daily basis.
Responsible for making sure all costumes and accessories are cleaned on a regular basis.
Makes repairs, and if necessary alters or works with seamstress to alter costumes to fit performers.
Takes performers measurements, coordinates, attends costume fittings, and interfaces with the workroom on a daily basis.
Puts laundry into washing machine, remove laundry from washing machine and puts laundry into dyer, fold and puts away laundry
Checks returned costumes for rips, tears, spots, and makes sure that any problem is taken care of before the next show.
Keeps a record of costumes issued and returned.
Maintains costume inventory to cycle out worn costumes.
Monitors office, repair area, laundry area, rest rooms, and Green Room in their facility encouraging staff to keep them neat and clean.
Notifies Maintenance of any problems with their facility.
Observe shows on a regular basis to monitor presentation of costumes for proper use and wearing.
Background & Experience:
One year of Theme Park experience as a Costumer is highly desirable.
Requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain positive, supportive working relationships.
Must be able to maintain an approachable and friendly demeanor.
Requires a team player, as they may be asked to cover any entertainment position on an emergency basis.
Experience as a Costumer in another related field, Legitimate Theatre, Television, or movies is helpful-not required
Knowledge of all sewing skills, textiles, dying, washing, and ironing is important.
Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Requires the ability to self-initiate activities and coordinate daily tasks, must be able to work with a minimum of supervision.
Must be organized, detail oriented, and ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.
Computer proficiency in Windows programs (Word, Excel) is preferred.
Basic math skills are required.
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