Costume Shop Assistant

Submitted by Looking on Mon, 02/11/2019 - 9:09am

Lookingglass Theatre Company, a nationally recognized ensemble theatre company located in Chicago Illinois, seeks an enthusiastic team player to serve as Costume Shop Assistant for our upcoming production of Frankenstein.


Ideal Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

-Outstanding attention to detail

-Ability to excel in fast-paced, quickly changing environment

-Comfortable delegating work and supervising up to three stitchers

-Excellent verbal & written communication skills

- Positive attitude

- Punctual and deadline oriented

- Able to maintain an organized and clean workspace

 -Ability to lift 30 pounds and stand for long periods of time



Minimum Required Experience:

-1 year of shop assistant, assistant shop management or other supervisory experience at collegiate level or higher

            - Strong hand and machine stitching skills

-Excellent alteration skills

            - Familiarity with fitting & tailoring

            - Experience and interest in patterning/draping strongly encouraged



            Dates as follows:



Tuesday April 9, 2019 – May 19, 2019


This position is hired per show. Please indicate your availability in your cover letter. This position is paid $16/hour. OT is paid at time and a half. This position requires evening and weekend availability.

To Apply: 

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Angela Enos at  Please include COSTUME SHOP ASSISTANT in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through March 03, 2019. No phone calls please.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Angela Enos
Contact Phone Number: 
No phone calls, please.