Paid Costume Intern

Date Posted: 2020-02-21 17:00:00

Pay: $100 Stipend per week per week

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"Shakespeare and Company, located in Western Massachusetts, is looking for people to join our costume shop staff. Shakespeare and Company\x92s season features 8 shows on four different stages. Shop spaces include natural light in 2nd floor, air-conditioned Costume Shop and our Scene Shop is 110 x 60 and includes a 20\x92 x 40\x92 Paint deck. We have separate Sound and Lighting facilities as well as 3,500 sq. ft. of costume stock and 12,000+ sq. ft. of props and scenic storage. The Props Department has a separate shop from the Scenic Department. Shakespeare + Company has an Equity LORT D playhouse seating approximately 400, an Equity SPT 4 black box theater with a 200 seat house, and two outdoor theaters, one LORT D and the other non-equity, both which have a capacity over 290.",
Paid Costume Shop Interns: Assist in the Costume Shop in a hands-on way with day-to-day needs of the Costume and Wardrobe Department, gaining experience (sewing, crafting, and more) in a full time fast-paced environment. They learn about the functions of a Costume Shop, from costume builds and alterations to wardrobe responsibilities and stock management. Preference will be given to those with some sewing skills and theatre experience. Interns work alongside the professional costume staff with a 40 hour work schedule. Internships offer a small stipend, housing + training in a professional costume shop and exposure to the company\x92s offerings and expertise, in the form of performances, open rehearsals, lectures. Applicants should have a demonstrated capacity to develop + maintain effective working relationships with individuals + organizations. 2 internships are offered to undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a career in technical theater and costumes.,
Shorter or different availabilities will be considered. Housing for non-local applicants is available. ,
Shakespeare + Company is an E.O.E. and this is a stipend educational position. Send cover letter with dates of availability, resume, and 3 references with e-mail contact to: Govane Lohbauer, Costume Director at More information on the season and company can be found at,


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