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Careers at ATC

Assistant Charge Scenic Artist (Tucson)

Full-time seasonal, Non-Exempt

Reports to Charge Scenic Artist

Compensation: $12.75/hour

Position based in Tucson, AZ

Updated 04/29/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Assistant Charge Scenic Artist will be involved in executing the painting of all scenic elements and assist the Charge Scenic Artist in day to day paint department operations. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with the Charge Scenic Artist to research, define and implement all scenic paint needs.
  • Complete all scenic paint work on time and within available resources.
  • Supervise paint department staff, overhire artists, and volunteers under direction of the Charge Scenic Artist.
  • Working with, supervising, and sometimes teaching paint department interns.
  • Attend technical and/or dress rehearsals to take notes and finish paint activities as directed by the Charge Scenic Artist.
  • Assist in the finishes and painting of properties, under direction of the Charge Scenic Artist and the Properties Department.
  • Work days could be long surrounding tech week and there will be occasional night and weekend calls.
  • Lead paint department operations during Phoenix remounts.
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Maintenance and Administrative Duties

  • Maintain ATC tools, paint shop areas, and paint inventories.
  • Assist on other ATC special events or programs as assigned by the Production Manager.
  • Occasional purchasing of tools and materials for the Paint Department, as directed by the Charge Scenic Artist.

Competencies

  • A comprehensive knowledge of traditional scenic paint techniques and carving practices including, but not limited to paint mixing, sculpting, trompe l’oeil, drop painting, HVLP sprayers, and the ability to easily understand and paint from provided samples and renderings.
  • Able to create paint samples from renderings under the direction of the Charge Scenic Artist.
  • Working knowledge of the brushes, carving tools, sprayers, scenic paint, sealers, and other typical materials and tools commonly used in scenic art.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and able to operate within deadline-oriented schedules.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced work environment.

Qualifications

  • College degree and/or equivalent professional experience in scenic art.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 50 pounds.
  • Able to work at heights (Personnel Lifts, Ladders, Scaffolding).
  • Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, three professional references, and portfolio examples (website link, or 5-7 photos in a single PDF attachment) via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Assistant Charge Scenic” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.

Costume Shop Manager (Tucson)

Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Production Manager
Supervises: Resident Costume Designer, Staff Draper, Wardrobe
Supervisor, Lead Dresser, Costumes and Wigs Overhire and Interns
Compensation: $825/week
This position is based in Tucson, AZ.
Updated 4/29/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Costume Shop Manager serves as a senior member of the Production Staff and is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of the costume department. This position acts as a liaison between the costume designer, the artistic staff, the costume shop staff, and all other production departments. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Review scripts for all productions to identify costume needs.
  • Manage the design process from preliminary design concepts through final design package.
  • Collaborate with Costume Designers to determine the best means of executing the final costume designs within the resources and budget available.
  • Manage the procurement and construction of all costumes, costume accessories, wigs, and specialty makeup items.
  • Coordinate with the Production Manager on the hiring of additional costume personnel based on the needs of each production.
  • Work with the Wardrobe Supervisor and Lead Dresser to ensure the effective communication of information from the designer and the shop to the dressers. Also ensure that the Wardrobe department is properly staffed for each production.
  • Ensure each of ATC’s Productions transfer to Phoenix efficiently while maintaining the artistic integrity of the show. Ensure that costumes are obtained or altered to accommodate any new cast members in Phoenix.
  • Manage all costume personnel including wardrobe supervisor, drapers, stitchers, craftspeople, wig technicians, and interns.
  • Maintain detailed estimates, departmental budgets, show budgets, and expense reconciliations for all spending.
  • Supervise the daily operation of the costume shop and maintain an efficient and safe working environment.
  • Maintain stock, tools, supplies, and other equipment in the costume shop.
  • Attend production meetings, technical, and dress rehearsal notes sessions, and previews as needed.
  • Schedule all necessary fittings and provide rehearsal costumes as needed.
  • Collaborate with other department heads on interdepartmental projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Skilled with all standard theatrical costume construction and quick rigging techniques and materials.
  • Basic understanding of theatrical wig construction and maintenance techniques and requirements.
  • Basic understanding of theatrical make up techniques.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline oriented.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office or comparable computer skills.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of regional theatre management and costume construction preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to endure long periods of time either sitting or standing.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Short stays in Phoenix as required for productions. Housing provided.

This is a full-time, year-round position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Costume Shop Manager” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.

Human Resources Manager

Full time exempt
Reports to Managing Director
Salary negotiable based on experience
Updated 5/9/2018

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix. This position is based in Tucson, but overnight travel to Phoenix is required.

Overview

The Human Resource Manager will be responsible for all of the significant human resources issues for a major regional theatre company with over 50 full time employees and at times over 200 full time, seasonal, part time and union employees. Duties include, without limitation, conflict management, coaching, employee performance and discipline issues, training, salary assessments and salary equity analysis, as well as assisting in the creation and maintenance of job descriptions and the recruitment and hiring processes. The successful candidate will have knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to employment in the State of Arizona.

The candidate will have shown a demonstrated ability to handle highly sensitive issues with intelligence and confidentiality, while projecting a professional and neutral demeanor. The candidate also shall have experience in investigating and resolving employee complaints according to the law. The candidate will be required to conduct investigations into employee complaints and other concerns as they arise, and to resolve these issues in a timely and appropriate manner.

The candidate will also need to be able to act independently, multi-task, exercise a creative and innovative approach to problems and duties, and maintain records of various processes, such as recruitment efforts, job duties, performance evaluations, and other data.

The successful candidate will report to the Managing Director with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Chairman of the Board on complaints pertaining to the Senior Management, i.e. Managing Director and Artistic Director. The candidate will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment interacting with a diverse group of employees

Qualifications

  • At least five years in Human Resource Employee relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Business/Management) OR a comparable amount of experience in Business Management/HR
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience in not-for-profit organization preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work across a wide spectrum of highly specialized employees
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a working culture of communication and accountability
  • Experience in compliance with multiple collectively bargained agreements.

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to atcjobs@arizonatheatre.org and reference “Human Resources Manager” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Master Carpenter (Tucson)

Full time seasonal (non-exempt)
Reports to Technical Director
Compensation: $15.50/hr
Updated 4/24/2019

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – and the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Master Carpenter will assist the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director (TD Staff) in the day-to-day operation of the scene shop. They will oversee the efficient movement of scenic elements through the build process and construct scenic elements for ATC productions and outside contracts. This position is based in Tucson, AZ. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Assist TD staff in the development of production build schedules and with technical design.
  • Lead scene shop staff members, overhire, and interns to ensure scenic elements are constructed safely, efficiently, and according to ATC’s expectations and standards.
  • Assist in developing the load in and strike plans for shows in both Tucson and Phoenix.
  • Assist in leading the scene shop staff, overhire, and interns to achieve daily load in and strike goals.
  • Assist TD Staff in the planning and lead crews in the execution of truck packs for ATC productions.
  • Collaborate with TD Staff to ensure that all scene shop staff members have sufficient training, information, materials, equipment, and floor space needed for assigned projects.
  • Maintain inventory of all necessary equipment and materials used in the scene shop, Scenic Road Boxes, and for load in/remount/strike.
  • Alert Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director of any low stock materials, hardware and shop consumables for purchase and restock.
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness standards in the shop to ensure a safe and hazard-free work environment.
  • Assist Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director in purchases locally in town
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Mastery of standard scenic construction techniques including finish carpentry, rigging, and welding.
  • Skilled utilizing a range of materials and techniques.
  • Skilled with all hand and power tools, scenic carpentry and welding, and rigging practices.
  • Able to lead IATSE and overhire crews independently.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and able to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Preferred Competencies

  • Basic understanding of automation systems and Creative Connors automation control software.
  • Basic knowledge of CNC (ShopBot and VCarve Pro Software)
  • Basic knowledge of AutoDesk AutoCAD drafting software.
  • Able to or willingness to learn to drive a 26’ box truck.
  • Able to or willingness to learn to drive a forklift.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in theatre carpentry. 2 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 80 pounds.
  • Able to work at heights (Grids, catwalks, personnel lifts, loading bridge).
  • Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Master Carpenter” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.

Production Manager

Full time exempt
Reports to Artistic Director and Managing Director
Position based in Tucson, AZ, Short stays in Phoenix required
Updated 5/6/2019

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – and the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Production Manager will work closely with the Artistic Director, Managing Director and other ATC staff to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate the various production and operational activities of ATC. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

Production:

  • Work collaboratively with all guest artists to achieve the highest possible artistic standards within the available resources of personnel, time, and budget.
  • Supervise and manage the Production Department Heads and all related full- and part-time production staff.
  • Supervise and Manage the design and implementation of ATC mainstage productions, including all elements of scenery, lighting, props, paints, costumes, wigs, makeup, projections, and sound in both Tucson and Phoenix.
  • Negotiate and manage all set, costume and prop rentals and applicable paperwork and finance issues.
    Develop and maintain seasonal departmental budgets and projections for Production.
  • Develop and manage Production department payroll and associated paperwork.
  • Assist in season planning and develop and manage master production calendar and scheduling.
  • Negotiate with USA designers and prepare and/or supervise preparation of all applicable contracts, letters of agreement, payments, and other paperwork for these guest artists.
  • Supervise and prepare submission of information to USA and other unions and organizations as required.
  • Coordinate designer schedules with all other ATC departments.
  • Provide production support to outside rentals, ATC-presented special events, and various education programs including Summer on Stage.

Administration:

  • Assist development, marketing, and community engagement initiatives as needed, coordinate and develop technical support for annual fundraising events in both cities, tours, and special events, also including assistance in project grant submissions.
  • Attend Board or Committee meetings as requested by Artistic Director and/or Managing Director.
  • Represent ATC at community events as requested.
  • Represent ATC at arts events in Tucson and Phoenix as needed.
  • Travel to conferences and other out-of-town events as needed.

Competencies

  • Ability to supervise numerous individuals and to work well with people, including ATC staff, volunteers, other agency and governmental personnel, ATC customers, union representatives, artists, and potential donors.
  • Understanding of standard theatrical practices in all technical areas including scenery, costumes, lighting, sound, and stage management.
  • Knowledge of best practices in creating a safe working environment and a culture of safety including training, protective equipment, and safe working practices.
  • Understanding and experience navigating USA, IATSE, and AEA contracts.
  • General knowledge of non-profit and theatrical budgeting and accounting procedures and rules.
  • Self motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Organized and attentive to detail, accountable and deadline oriented.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in technical theater, stage management, or production management required.
  • Four or more years of artistic theatre administration and/or production management experience.
  • Four or more years of supervisory experience.
  • Frequent long days and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 50 pounds.
  • Short stays in Phoenix as required for productions. Housing provided.

This is a full-time position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Send any questions or inquiries to atcjobs@arizonatheatre.org.

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to atcjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Production Manager” in the subject line.

Production Overhire – Load In, Strike, Run Crew

Part time temporary (non-exempt)
(Updated 08/06/18)

Overview

Arizona Theatre Company, Arizona’s first professional theatre company, seeks qualified crew members to add to our overhire list. ATC maintains an overhire list in Carpentry, Props, Costumes, Wardrobe, Electrics, and Deck Crew in both Tucson and Phoenix. Daytime, Night, and Weekend opportunities are available throughout our season, which runs from September to May.

 

To Apply:

If you are interested in being added to our Production Overhire list, please send a resume and references, along with which department(s) you are interested in and your general availability to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Properties Carpenter/Artisan (Tucson)

Full time seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to Properties Master
Compensation: $12.50/hour
Updated 5/1/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Properties Artisan will work with the rest of the Properties Department and ATC’s Production Staff to construct and restore furniture, hand props, and set dressing for ATC’s Productions. The position must be creative, collaborative and have excellent communication skills.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the construction and restoration of furniture, hand props, and set dressing for ATC’s productions.
  • Assist the Properties Master and Assistant Properties Master in load ins, strikes, and remounts as directed.
  • Maintain Prop Department Tools and Equipment
  • Work with other scene shop staff to maintain a safe and organized work area.
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies

  • Expertise in fine woodworking, cabinetry, metal forming, and fabrication along with standard theatrical prop construction techniques.
  • Proficient on table saws, band saws, chop saws, belt sanders, MIG welder, cold cut saw, grinders, and assorted hand tools.
  • Able to build from construction drawings and in some cases photographs.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Understanding of the theatrical design process.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred.
  • A Minimum of 1 year of experience in professional theatre prop shop construction.
  • Minimal supervisory skills necessary to be utilized with overhire and intern situations.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 50 pounds.
  • Able to work at heights (personnel lifts, ladders, scaffolding).
  • Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Properties Artisan” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis.

Scenic Carpenter (Tucson)

Full time seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to Technical Director
Compensation: $12.75/hr
Updated 04/26/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – and the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Carpenter will construct scenic elements for ATC productions and outside contracts. This position is based in Tucson, AZ. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Construct scenic elements, in accordance with plans provided by the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director, through carpentry, welding, rigging, and work with plastics and other commonly used scenic materials.
  • Work with Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director on load ins and strikes in both Tucson and Phoenix.
  • Work with other carpenters and scene shop staff to maintain a safe and organized work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Competencies

  • Expertise in standard scenic construction techniques, practices, and tools including welding.
  • Understanding of standard industry rigging techniques.
  • Able to read and understand drawings generated by CAD programs.
  • Able to exercise minimal supervisory skills when assigned to lead tasks with overhire, IATSE crew, and interns.
  • Understanding of the theatrical design process.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and an efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and able to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Preferred Competencies

  • Basic understanding of automation systems and Creative Connors automation control software.
  • Basic knowledge of CNC (ShopBot and VCarve Pro Software)
  • Basic knowledge of AutoDesk AutoCAD drafting software.
  • Able to or willingness to learn to drive a 26’ box truck.
  • Able or willingness to learn to drive a forklift.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional theatre scene shop environment.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 80 pounds.
  • Able to work at heights (Grids, catwalks, personnel lifts, loading bridge).
  • Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Scenic Carpenter” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis.

Wardrobe Supervisor (Tucson)

Full time seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to: Costume Shop Manager
Supervises: Tucson Overhire Dressers
Compensation: $13.75
This position is based in Tucson, AZ.
Updated 4/16/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – and the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Wardrobe Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of the wardrobe department, including costume maintenance and the wardrobe running crew for ATC productions in Tucson. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise the wardrobe department as directed by the Costume Shop Manager and the specific needs of each production.
  • Coordinate with the Production Manager and Costume Shop Manager on the hiring of additional wardrobe personnel based on the needs of each production.
  • Generate and maintain all wardrobe paperwork including run sheets, preset paperwork, laundry and maintenance schedules, and pre and post show checklists.
  • Coordinate with the show’s wig master and Costume Shop Manager to ensure any wigs in the show are properly documented and maintained by the dressers.
  • Coordinate haircuts for the actors with the Costume Shop Manager and the Stage Manager as necessary.
  • Obtain supplies and equipment needed for each production.
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Production Manager and supervise all wardrobe load-in and strike needs.
  • Collaborate with Phoenix Lead Dresser on remounting shows from Tucson to Phoenix to ensure a smooth and effective transition. This includes supervising and/or executing costumes notes and training of new dressers as necessary.
  • Assess and execute the daily cleaning and maintenance of costumes and wigs during the run of the production in accordance with Equity regulations
  • Coordinate, organize, and maintain all quick change and dressing needs and areas for actors during the run of the production.
  • Manage and maintain the supplies, tools, other wardrobe equipment, wardrobe room, road boxes, and dressing rooms.
  • Attend all production meetings, technical, and dress rehearsal note sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Knowledgeable about standard costume construction techniques and materials.
  • Understanding of standard theatrical wardrobe requirements and quick change techniques.
  • Basic understanding of wig construction and maintenance preferred.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills.
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office or comparable computer skills.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred, but not required.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of costume construction and backstage crew experience preferred.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Frequent long days, overtime, and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 50 pounds.
  • Short and multi-week stays in Phoenix as required for productions. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Wardrobe Supervisor” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis.