Dates:  May 16, 2016 through August 27, 2016

 Overall Responsibility: Shop for and procure costume items specified by the Costume Shop Supervisor and the Costume Designers.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Shop Sacramento and outlying areas to procure requested costume items.
  • Research and order costume needs online for discounts and specialty items.
  • Based on information provided by the Costume Shop Supervisor, purchase and organize all the seasons’ undergarments and “skin parts”.
  • Cultivate and maintain vendor relationships.
  • Work with local cobbler to dance rubber and modify shoes as necessary to meet Actors’ Equity guidelines and production schedule deadlines.
  • Strictly follow accounting procedures as directed by the Director of Production.
  • Creatively seek cost efficient methods of meeting costuming needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • A serious interest in the theatre profession, preferably having obtained or currently pursuing an education in theatre.
  • Previous collegiate or professional experience in musical theatre.
  • Ability to work independently for the majority of the workday.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record a must.
  • Familiarity with the Sacramento and Northern California region preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and see a task out to completion.
  • Proven history of reliability and a strong work ethic.
  • Possess a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in an environment that requires working under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a positive team member.
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential setbacks.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Interested applicants should email letter of intent and resume to Jill Lane with letter of intent and resume. Deadline to apply is March 18 although you are strongly encouraged to apply ASAP as the position will fill quickly.