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  • Wardrobe Assistant

    Posted: 02/21/2023

    Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks experienced Wardrobe Assistants for our 2023 Season and Arts Academy productions. Approximate dates of employment vary per position between March and November 2023.


    Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast paced working environment. Wardrobe Crew experience required; sewing/stitching skills are encouraged. Reports to Wardrobe Supervisor and Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor.


    Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to): 

    -Minor costume repairs 

    -Ensure proper cleaning, organization and delivery of costume pieces 

    -Assist with backstage quick changes 

    -Possess flexibility and positive backstage demeanor working with actors and other crew

    -Run each performance (8 shows/week) 

    -Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary 

    -Assist with Arts Academy

    -Coordinate with Costume Director, Staff, Coordinators and/or designers to ensure a productive handoff and tech experience

    -Attending or watch video of designer run to determine quick changes and other costume related problems

    - Foster and maintain a positive and productive work environment backstage, in dressing rooms, and in wardrobe rooms. 

    - Ensure that the wardrobe rooms, backstage areas, and dressing rooms are kept in a clean and tidy manner. 

    -Job requires ability to sit/stand for long periods of time, and bend, stoop, or kneel while assisting actors, staff, and designer in execution of duties as assigned

    -Job requires ability to lift, carry, move costumes and necessary equipment up and down stairs in varied lighting conditions

    -Unconventional hours may be required


    $17-18/hr plus O/T after 40 hours and housing included. 


    Ogunquit Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting the growth of a diverse and inclusive workplace. For our full Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility statement please visit our website: http://www.ogunquitplayhouse.org/about-us


    Please send letter, resume and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at production@ogunquitplayhouse.org. Please include 2023 WARDROBE ASSISTANT in the subject.