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Crafts Artisan
SUBMITTED DATE: 12/21/2018

Crafts Artisan

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Crafts Artisans for its 2019 summer season (La Traviata, Show Boat, The Ghosts of Versailles, and the world premiere of Blue). Contract dates vary but are generally mid-May through mid-July 2019. The Crafts Artisan will cut, stitch, paint, dye, and construct projects, as well as assist in the supervision of Intern Artisans.

Duties:

  • Report to the Crafts Manager/Asst. Crafts Manager/Assistant Costume Director
  • Assist in the setup and breakdown of the Craft areas
  • Millinery construction and modification
  • Jewelry construction and modification
  • Leatherwork
  • Stitching
  • Painting/dying
  • Shoe/boot modification
  • Fabric/Garment aging and distressing
  • Assist in pulling/restocking/organizing items in Costume Storage
  • Possible assistance in Costume Shop as needed

Please note that this is a general guideline of what is expect of a Staff Crafts Artisan and you may be asked to perform other duties in the Costume Department as well.

Crafts Artisans receive $12.15/hour, overtime, and company-provided housing. Please submit cover letter, resume, and references as one PDF file to Deborah Shippee, Costume Director, at hiring@glimmerglass.org. Please include your last name and the job title in both the PDF file name and the email subject line.


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