About the Role
The Costume Designer is responsible for creating and designing costumes for productions. This includes working with the director and other members of the production team to create costumes that accurately reflect the characters and setting of the show.
You must be a high school graduate
Background in theater, specificlly in costume production
Degree in costuming, or equivalent experience
Experience as a costume designer or similar role
Knowledge of fashion history, textiles and construction techniques
Strong leadership and communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Strong problem-solving skills
Researching and analyzing script, characters and historical time period
Manage fittings and alterations of all costumes
Managing purchases and rentals
Creating patterns, and construction of costumes.
Supervising a costume crew.
Ensuring any necessary peices that get dirty or ripped during a show are ready for the next performance
About the Company
There are many valuable opportunities to create with MTC throughout our season. Whether you are a professional trying to give back to community theater roots or a young artist trying to make your way into a career in production, design, or education.
During a typical season we produce four youth musicals, one young adult musical, one all ages musical, one adults only musical/cabaret and a performing arts day camp with five overlapping sessions resulting in five youth musicals across nine weeks in the summer. All of these productions need Directors, Choreographers, Vocal Directors, Tech Directors, Costume Designers, Stage Managers, front of house positions and more.