Costume Assistant needed for Live Art LOUD! The Movement

By | February 9, 2020

Hello, Community! SPARC – Youth Performing Arts is currently seeking applicants for the following position (read through for contact and application information): Costume Assistant for Live Art LOUD! The Movement

The Costume Assistant reports to the Costume Designer and Live Art Program Manager. They will assist the Costume Designer during rehearsals and the performance of Live Art LOUD! The Movement with tasks ranging from organizing to problem-solving to repairing costumes. The Costume Assistant should plan to be available May 1-June 2, especially in the evenings for rehearsals and performance. The ideal candidate will have relevant wardrobe experience, including hand-stitching, crafting skills, and dresser/quick-change skills.Live Art is an inclusive performing arts program for students of all abilities; each class is comprised of 50% of students who are typically developing and 50% of students who have a disability; students range from ages 10-18. This nine-month program culminates in a performance experience at the Altria Theater with students from the program and guest artists from around the country. This position includes a stipend for the Costume Assistant’s time, payable in June 2020. The performance of Live Art LOUD! The Movement is Sunday, May 31, 2020, at the Altria Theater.

NECESSARY SKILLS:

  • basic hand sewing skills (closures in particular)
  • wardrobe crew experience
  • comfort working with students of all ages and abilities
  • capacity to receive direction
  • strong observation and problem-solving skills
  • strong time management and focus
  • calm and positive attitude
  • interest in DIY crafts, costume design, or theatrical production/performance

All interested candidates should submit a resume and a reference to Maura Sinnenberg, Live Art Program Manager (msinnenberg@sparcrichmond.org).

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