Juilliard: The Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor’s main responsibility is to support the Wardrobe Supervisor on wardrobe logistics for all productions, events and workshops as well as stock management.
Wardrober / Stylist
Greater New York City Area
Nov 10, 2022
- Reports to the Wardrobe Supervisor in order to develop work schedules for each production project.
- Coordinates, organizes, and tracks costumes for all work requests and special events.
- Monitors all rehearsal reports. Supervises rehearsal costume items prepared by Costume Apprentice Assistants. Attends weekly Wardrobe meetings and shop meetings. Attends production meetings, rehearsals and staff meetings as needed.
- Speaks with students from Opera, Drama and Dance before any performance on proper Costume and Wardrobe protocol.
- Supervises Wardrobe crews (overhire and Work Study) throughout dress rehearsals and performances. Develops run sheets, check-in lists and coordinates all backstage wardrobe logistics. Supervises laundry and all prep work for shows as needed (laundering, dry-cleaning, pressing and steaming). Coordinates and tracks costumes from the costume shop to all Juilliard venues.
- Helps to coordinate all dry-cleaning and maintenance of all costumes throughout and post production including the restoration and return of all rented costumes.
- Assists in the coordination of inventory and restock of all wardrobe supplies.
- Cleans and maintains all costume storage spaces and helps coordinate the re-stock of all shows and projects with the assistance of Costume Apprentice Assistants.
- Receives donations as needed.
- Collaborates with the Office Manager and Wardrobe Supervisor in the assurance of safe working conditions.
- Coordinates incident reports with both the Office Manager and Wardrobe Supervisor as needed.
- Fulfills maintenance duties on a daily, weekly, and yearly basis in the costume shop and storage areas.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Two years of professional wardrobe experience.
- Strong knowledge of costume history, period and sizing.
- Computer literacy including Excel, Word and Outlook.
- Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
- Strong communication skills.
- Ability to multitask.
- Ability to work nights and weekends.
- One year of experience in a professional costume shop.
- Proficient abilities in operating industrial and domestic sewing machines and sergers.
- Proficient hand sewing skills.
- Demonstrated ability in a wide range of clothing construction techniques and alteration methods.
- Knowledge of general dying and theatrical craftwork.
- Previous Costume Coordinator experience
- Experience working in an educational institution.
- Experience in the training of staff, freelancers or apprentice.
$55,000 to $58,000 per year